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Requirements for Editors and Editorial Board Members 

Requirements for Editors and Editorial Board Members
Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

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date: 23 January 2020

Editors may also have their objectivity influenced or biased by conflicts of interest. As a result, the ICMJE, CSE, and WAME recommend that editors follow policies on conflicts of interest that require disclosure of all relevant conflicts of interest (financial and nonfinancial) and also that they not participate in the review of or decisions on any manuscripts in which they may have a conflict of interest.,, Editors and journal editorial board members should never use information obtained during the review process for personal or professional gain. Editors and editorial board members should refrain from making any decisions or recommendations about

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