NLU Odisha’s Surana & Surana Essay Competition on Securities & Competition Law [Prizes Worth Rs. 62k]: Submit by Sept 30 (Results Delayed)

First published on 17th August, 2017.

Update on Nov 30: Results Delayed


National Law University Odisha is organizing an International Essay Competition in collaboration with Surana & Surana International Attorneys. It is a law firm with over 70 lawyers and consultants, which was established in the year 1971.

Their practice area includes Arbitration, Corporate Law, Corporate Compliance, Civil and Criminal Litigation, etc.


The theme of the competition is Securities and Competition Law.


The following sub-themes have been identified as requiring academic consideration –

Insider trading and its implications on Competition law

Mergers and Competition law

Market disrupters in the Indian Market

Development of the essential facilities doctrine in the Indian Market


The competition carries total prize money worth more than Rs 60,000.

Winners: Rs. 25,000

First Runners-Up: Rs. 15,000

Second Runners-Up: Rs. 10,000

Remaining top twelve participants will receive Rs. 1000 each as the Consolation Prize

Additionally, Certificates of Participation will be issued to all winners and participants.


The competition is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in any discipline in a recognized University/ College/ Institute in India.

Co-authorship up to maximum 2 students is permitted.

Word Limit

Abstract- 200 words including title and keywords

Essay-2000 words, excluding footnotes and abstract

The submission should include Abstract, Essay, and Bibliography.

Submission Deadline

30th September, 2017 [Extended]


For any queries, drop an e-mail at

Ms. Torsha Sarkar, Student Convener, Organising Committee (Surana and Surana Essay Competition) – (+91) 9439474480.

Ms. Mamta Jaim , Co-Convenor, Organising Committee (Surana and Surana Essay Competition), (+91) 9439474183.


The declaration of results of the NLUO’s SURANA & SURANA INTERNATIONAL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION ON COMPETITION AND SECURITIES LAW have been postponed and will be declared by December 2017.

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