Call for Papers: RGNUL Student Law Review [Vol. II, Issue 2]: Submit by Sep 20

About the Journal:

The RGNUL Student Law Review is a bi-annual, student run, peer reviewed journal based at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.

The Law Review aims to publish comprehensive treatments of subjects preferably written by law students as well as shorter pieces. Normative law articles form a major component of the Law Review.

Legislative Bill Drafting is one of the novel and the primary areas which it aims to cover.

Ambiguous provisions in the law are a cause of concern amongst the legal community. In pursuance of the same, any flaws in domestic legislations/treaties can be addressed in the article. The Law Review aims to seek the opinion of student researchers and provides the option to DRAFT and/or AMEND the existing law.

Theme For volume 2 Issue 2: Taxation Laws: Contemporary Issues

Note: The said theme covers both direct and indirect taxation laws as well as both national and international taxation laws.

It is to be kept in mind that the issues related to national taxation shall be limited to Indian jurisdiction only. However, the issues related to international taxation shall not be limited to any particular jurisdiction.


National Taxation

Structure and Governance of Tax Administration in India: Critique and Recommendations

Tax Dispute Resolution in India: Critique and Recommendations

Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015

Corporate Taxation Regime of India

Goods and Service Tax (GST)

Intersection/Overlapping of Service Tax and VAT Tax/Sales Tax in Transactions: Determining your Tax


Retrospective Amendments in Tax Legislation.

Other contemporary or normative issues in direct and indirect taxation laws.

International Taxation

Alternative Methods of Private and Public Dispute Resolution in International Taxation

Tax Evasion and Secrecy Provisions of the Low Tax Jurisdictions

Interaction between National Tax Systems and Cross-Country Spillovers

Role of International Organizations in International Tax Issues

Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes

E-Commerce and Permanent Establishment

Advance Pricing Agreements

Recent Developments in Transfer Pricing

Other contemporary or normative issues in international tax regime

Submission Categories:

The articles would undergo initial editorial screening followed by blind peer review.

Articles are invited under the following categories:

  • Articles (5,000 to 8,000 words)
  • Short Notes (3,000-5,000 words)
  • Case Comments (3,000 to 4,000 words)
  • Normative Law Articles (3,000 to 5,000 words)
  • Submission Guidelines:

Submission Deadline

The Last Date for submissions is 20th September 2015 by 11:00 P.M (Indian Standard Time)

Eligibility: Students pursuing their Undergraduate and Masters Course can send their submissions for the Law Review. Co-authorship must be between students.

For more details about the Law Review, visit

For any further queries, you can contact the Editorial Board at [email protected]

Full details are HERE.


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