Call for Papers in English
For the 2012 Issue of the Journal of Offshore Financial Services
To be Awarded In Honor of Honorable Mr. Seung Wook Lim
The Journal of Offshore Financial Services (hereinafter “JOFS”) published in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, cordially invites submission of papers written in English in all areas of offshore financial services for the 2012 Issue.
The JOFS is annually published jointly by the Jeju Financial Forum whose main purpose is to promote offshore financial business activities, and the Jeju Development Institute, an academic research institute sponsored by Jeju Special Provincial Government. The Forum’s main office is located in Seoul, Korea, and the current president of the Forum is Mr. C. W. Hyun, a senior partner of Kim & Chang, the largest law firm in Korea.
We kindly request you to submit papers to Professor Dong W. Ko of Sungkyunkwan University, Korea at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the deadline of submission is November 30, 2012.
Selected papers will be published in the JOFS after they undergo a rigorous refereeing process by the editorial board of the JOFS.
Among those published papers, the best selected one will be awarded U$ 5,000 in honor of Honorable Mr. Seung Wook Lim. The other published papers will be given U$300. The award will be announced by December 31, 2012.
Please refer to the editorial policy at the next page for the basic formatting of papers and general information on the reviewing and editing process
If you have any further questions regarding the submission of papers or the activities of the Forum, please feel free to contact Professor Dong W. Ko, a chief editor of the JOFS at email@example.com or 82-2-760-0592.
1. Guidelines for Original Manuscripts
(1) Cover Letter
All submissions should be accompanied by a cover letter which should include all necessary contact information.
(2) General Formatting
The JOFS encourages contributors to prepare their manuscripts in Microsoft Word format. The manuscripts should be written in typical journal style. They must be analytic and well-supported with citations to authority. Articles published in the JOFS are generally twenty to forty pages in length. The JOFS also encourages the use of gender-neutral language.
(3) Introduction of Author and Abstract
The name of the author, placed below the main title of the manuscript, should be accompanied by institutional affiliations of a position held by the author.
All manuscripts should include a brief abstract of less than 300 words. The abstract should be placed between the name of the author and beginning of the body text. It should describe concisely the purpose, methods, and argument of the study.
Up to ten keywords should be listed at the bottom of abstract to be used as index terms.
Citations in manuscripts should appear in footnotes, not endnotes.
2. Publication and Copyright
Except for the negotiated secondary publication, the manuscripts submitted to the JOFS must be previously unpublished and not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All published manuscripts become the permanent property of Jeju Financial Forum and Jeju Development Institute and may not be published elsewhere without written permission. Please note that the submitted manuscripts cannot be returned.
3. Peer Review Process
All articles judged suitable for publication in the JOFS will be peer-reviewed in a blind process by three referees recommended by the Editorial Board. Acceptance of the manuscript is decided, based on the critiques and recommended decision of the referees. If the manuscript passes through the peer review process, it is still subject to editing, cite-checking, and formatting by the editors of the JOFS prior to publication.