Call for Papers: 6th NLIU-Trilegal Summit on Corporate and Commercial Law

Deadline: 

04/18/21

Event Date: 

05/2/21

Location name: 

Virtual

Organization: 

Centre for Business and Commercial Laws of National Law Institute University, Bhopal

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Themes: 

  • INTERNATIONAL BANKING AND FINANCE;
  • CROSS-BORDER RESTRUCTURING AND INSOLVENCY;
  • CORPORATE GOVERNANCE;
  • INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS;
  • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN COMPETITION LAW & ANTITRUST REGIMES;
  • ANALYSIS OF MAJOR TRANSACTIONS OR SECTORAL STUDIES;
  • INTERNATIONAL TAXATION LAW;
  • COMMERCIAL ISSUES RELATING TO DIGITAL ECONOMIES & E-COMMERCE;
  • CROSS-BORDER INVESTMENT LAW;
  • SOCIAL /SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS;
  • ETHICAL COMPL IANCE AND RISK ANALYSIS TRENDS IN COMMERCIAL LAW
  • RECENT ISSUES IN INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY LANDSCAPE
  • FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND EMERGING TRENDS IN INDIA
  • TAXABILITY OF CRYPTOCURRENCY IN INDIA
  • DATA PRIVACY AND COMPETITION LAW CONCERNS
  • SPECIAL PURPOSE ACQUISISITON COMPANIES IN INDIA
  • MERGERS AND ACQUISTIONS IN THE ED-TECH SECTOR

Please not ethe above mentioned themes are merely illustrative in nature.  All submissions will be considered as long as they fall in within the ambit of corporate and commercial laws. 

Submission guidelines: 

Eligibility: 

Authors must be pursuing their LL.B. (Hons.) / LL.B. / LL.M. from any recognized university for the academic year of 2020- 2021, to be eligible to participate in the Summit. 

Categories: 

Submissions can be made under the following categories:

• Articles: Manuscripts under this category should be 4000-6000 words long dealing with an issue in-depth and demonstrating a comparatively higher level of analysis. Coauthorship of papers (maximum two) among individuals from the same or different institutions is allowed.

• Essays: Manuscripts under this category should be 2000-3000 words and either cover a recent development or be issue-specific. Co-authorship is not allowed.

Kindly note that the word limit is exclusive of footnotes. Strict adherence to the word limit is prescribed. Citations must conform to the standards laid down in the Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th 2015). Submissions must use only footnotes as a form of citation. Substantive footnoting is permitted. 

Formatting: 

The following format must be adhered to –

Title: Times New Roman, size-15, Bold, 2.0 line spacing, centre-aligned.

Abstract: Times New Roman, size-11, Italicized, 1.5 line spacing, justified, Margins of 2.0.

Main Body: Times New Roman, size-12, 1.15 line spacing, justified.

Heading: Times New Roman, size-14, Bold, 1.5 line spacing, centre-aligned. Sub-headings: Times New Roman, size-13, Italicized, 1.15 line spacing, centre-aligned.

Footnotes: Times New Roman, size-10, 1.0 line spacing, justified.

Margins: One inch (2.54 cm) on all four sides.

Submission must be accompanied by a covering letter including author(s) name, email-ID, mobile number and college name. Submissions must only be through the specified google form. All submissions must be in .doc or .docx format and must contain an abstract of 250-300 words exclusive of the word limit.