Call for Papers: NLU Odisha National Seminar on Emerging Trends of Corporate law: Submit by August 27


First published on 9th August, 2016.


The Centre for Corporate Laws, National Law University Odisha is organizing its 1st National Conference on Emerging Trends of Corporate Law.


The main theme of the conference is “Emerging Trends of Corporate Law”.

We invite papers in the followings Sub-themes:

1. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Corporate Engagement

Importance and implication of due diligence, Effect of decline in venture capital funding, Effect of government scheme: Start India Action Plan & MUDRA Scheme, Corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, etc.

2. Effect of Global Policy change

Eg. Brexit, rate hike by the US Federal Reserve, etc., Alternative Investment Funds in India:

Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Venture Capital Funds, PIPE (Private Investment in Public Equity) Funds, Debt Funds, Infrastructure Equity Fund, SME Fund, GREX, etc.

3. Corporate Crime and Capital Market

NSEL Fraud, Panama Paper (shadow companies), Satyam Computer, etc.

4. Schemes of Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate Restructuring: Mergers, Amalgamation, Demergers, Acquisition, Joint Ventures, Divestment, Strategic Alliance, Franchisee, Takeovers; Effect of Anti-trust rules and regulations on Schemes of Mergers & Acquisitions, etc.

5. Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

Comment on ICSI’s Global Corporate Governance Code, Importance of Implementation of CSR projects at the grass-root level, Impact of New Bankruptcy Code on Corporate Governance, etc.

6. Issues related to Securities Market

Securities Transaction Tax (in Shares, bonds, debentures, debenture stock or other marketable securities, etc.), Insider Trading, FIIs, Offences related to Intermediaries, etc.

7. Banking and Project Financing

Role of international financial institutions (IFIs) in project financing, Relation of project financing to the financing structure of PPP Projects, BREXIT: Implication on project financing, etc.

8. Recent changes to the FDI Policy and effect on Domestic Capital

Note: The above mentioned sub-themes are merely illustrative and not exhaustive and hence any other submission pertinent to the theme shall be accorded consideration.

Call for Papers

We call upon the Scholars, academicians in the field of law and students pursuing LL.B (Hons.) (3 years or 5 years) and LL.M. course from any recognized University to be eligible to participate in the competition.

Submission Procedure

All submissions shall be made online to

Note: In all matters relating to the acceptance of the abstracts and the research papers, the decision of the Organizers shall be final and conclusive.

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract: 27th August, 2016

Declaration of Abstract Selection: 27th August, 2016

Paper Submission: 20th September, 2016

Declaration of Paper Selection: 30th September, 2016

Deadline for Registration and Submission of Demand Draft (Soft Copy): 5th October, 2016

Deadline for Registration and Submission of Demand Draft (Hard Copy): 10th October, 2016

Conference Dates: 21st – 22nd October, 2016


 Single authorship- INR 1000/-

 Co-authorship- INR 2000/-

The registration will cover food, accommodation and conference materials on the day of conference.


 For Articles

Winner- Cash Prize of 7,500 + certificate & other gifts

Runners Up- Cash Prize of 5,000 + certificate & other gifts

 For Essays

Winner- Cash Prize of 7,500 +certificate & other gifts

Runners Up- Cash Prize of 5,000 +certificate & other gifts

Contact Details

For any further information or clarifications, please contact us on the following addresses or contact numbers:

 Meghmala Mukherjee (Convenor) –

Contact- +91-9437504985

 Nitin Jeswani (Secretary) –

Contact- +91 8895532153

On behalf of Centre for Corporate Law of National Law University, Odisha, we welcome you to this conference.

Submission Guidelines

For Submission details click HERE.

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  1. What is the last date of submission of the abstract? Is it 27th Aug or 20th Aug? on this site it is 27th and in the link of submission guidelines it is 20th. Which is the real one?

    1. Yes, Rashi if your paper gets selected it will be published under the aegis of Centre for Corporate Law, NLUO.


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