CALL FOR PAPERS
CALL FOR PAPERS
MANCHESTER JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW
SPECIAL ISSUE 2022
BRAVE NEW WORLD - DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION: WHAT MAY THE FUTURE HOLD FOR LAW?
Editors of the Special Issue
Professor Dr A F M Maniruzzaman, University of Portsmouth, U.K. and Professor Dr Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Cairo University, Egypt.
In recent years, the advent of enhanced artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and smart contracts has brought about a sea change to every facet of human life ushering the Fourth Industrial Revolution or the Digital Revolution. This has disrupted the traditional ways of human interactions, and increasingly so during the COVID-19 pandemic situations around the globe. This will also accelerate the integration of technology into law and dispute resolution in a post-pandemic world. As a fallout, this digital revolution will inevitably have an unprecedented transformative effect on trade, commerce and various other economic activities nationally and internationally. This digital transformation has also revolutionized the mode of dispute resolution in most countries across the globe, accelerated and enhanced by the practical need created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditional laws and regulations governing trade, commerce, dispute resolution and cross-border dealings are being revised, modernised and innovated to cater for the emerging techno-driven landscape on local, regional and global levels.
The new special issue of the Manchester Journal of International Economic Law entitled “Brave New World - Digital Transformation of International Trade and Dispute Resolution: What May the Future Hold for Law?” calls for papers on any aspect of the subject as follows, though not exclusively:
All submissions must be original, unpublished works, and not under consideration elsewhere. All publications are subject to transfer of copyright to the publisher. We are happy to discuss permissions to authors on justifiable grounds.
Editorial correspondence, including submissions to the journal should be made electronically to Professor Dr A F M Maniruzzaman (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Professor Dr Mohamed Abdel Wahab (MSW@zulficarpartners.com)
Finalised papers will be between 7,000-10,000 words (including footnotes) and must comply with the: MJIEL Guidelines for Contributors