CfP: VSLLS Conference on Emerging Trends in Commercial and Arbitration Law at VIPS, Delhi [March 16]: Submit by March 11

Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS) is organizing VSLLS Conference on Emerging Trends in Commercial and Arbitration Law: International and National Perspectives on March 16th 2020.

Proposed Themes (but not limited to)

  • Business and Ethics
  • Emerging Trends in Cross Border Mergers
  • Role of Corporate Governance in Addressing the issue of growing Non-Performing Assets (NPA)
  • Defining boundaries of Corporate Governance
  • Significance of Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Institutional Investments
  • Shareholders Activism
  • Aspects of Insider Trading vis a vis SEBI Regulations
  • Impact of Recession on Corporate Existence
  • Arbitration: India and the Global Contours
  • The Jurisdictional and Contractual Consequences of Designating a Seat of Arbitration.
  • The Concepts of arb med, Med Arb and med arb med arb.
  • Parameters for empanelling Arbitral institutions. The need for an essential checklist.
  • Issues Arising out of the Schedule Regarding Qualification of Arbitrators Specifically in the Context of International Arbitration
  • The role of National courts in International Commercial Arbitration.
  • Arbitration in International Investment Disputes: Bilateral Investment Treaties

Important Dates

  • Conference Date: March 16, 2020 (Monday)
  • Abstract Submission: March 11, 2020 (Wednesday)
  • Full Paper Submission: March 15, 2020 (Sunday)


LLB/LLM Students

Submission Guidelines

  • Times New Roman: 12
  • Footnote: 10
  • Line spacing: 1.5
  • Citation Style: Uniform Style of Citation
  • File Name and Format: Name of the Author + Title of Paper, .doc/.docx
  • Word Limits: Abstract-150 words, Paper-2500-4500 words

Abstracts and Submission: vsllsstudentconference2020[at]

Registration Fee

Single author: Rs. 700

Co-authorship: Rs. 1400

Payable through a Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘VIVEKANANDA INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES’ payable at NEW DELHI to be sent with the registration form latest by March 11, 2020, on the following correspondence:

The Dean, Vivekananda School of Law and Legal Studies, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, AU Block, Pitampura, New Delhi, India – 110034.

Phone: +91 (11) 27343401, 27343402, 27343403.

Contact Details

Dr. Navjeet Sidhu Kundal (navjeetsidhukundal[at]

Ms. Gauri Gupta (gauri.gupta[at]

Ms. Amrita Jha: 8574834648

Important Links

Concept Flyer: CLICK HERE

Full details and registration form: CLICK HERE

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