3. Editors and editorial staff within Cochrane Review Groups
This section has now been superseded by the Cochrane Conflict of Interest Policy for Cochrane Library Content (2020). Please see Section 6: Rules relating to declared interests (specifically Section 6.2: Rules for Cochrane Review Groups/Networks and the Editorial & Methods Department).
Editors and the editorial team of each Cochrane Review Group must disclose any potential conflict of interest that they might have, both on Cochrane Community website and on the Cochrane Review Group website.
8. If a Cochrane Review Group has questions about conflict of interest
8.1. Funding Arbiter
This section has now been superseded by the Cochrane Conflict of Interest Policy for Cochrane Library Content (2020). Please see Section 8: Policy governance (specifically Section 8.1: Conflict of Interest Panel).
The Funding Arbiter is accountable to the Cochrane’s Governing Board and convenes a standing panel of four to give guidance on difficult cases. See the Funding Arbiter page for information about the role of the Funding Arbiter and the Funding Arbitration Panel and to refer a conflict of interest issue.