Undisclosed conflicts of interest

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Case studies

1: Undeclared competing interests


COPE charts

NOTE

What to do if a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest (CoI) in a submitted manuscript?
What to do if a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest (CoI) in a published article?

 

Relevant Elsevier policies/links

Conflicts of interest                 
Disclosure                              
The role of your funding source 
Duties of authors
Elsevier policy on article withdrawal