Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) is a National Law University located in Patiala, Punjab. It was established in 2006 by the Government of Punjab as a university dedicated to the field of legal education under the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Punjab Act (No. 12 of 2006).
RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR), first published in the year 2014, is a bi-annual, student-run, blind peer-reviewed law journal currently in its 7th volume and is one of the flagship publications of RGNUL. It was set up as an academic initiative to promote research and debate in areas of financial and economic law. The review looks to understand the legal paradigm prevalent in India and South East Asia and how it affects finance and other cross border mercantile activities.
ABOUT THE COLLABORATORS
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ABOUT THE ONLINE ESSAY COMPETITION
The Competition aims to initiate a discourse on the legal and economic scrutiny of the issues, implementation and impact assessment of the policy decisions adopted by the Government of India to tackle the outbreak of the pandemic COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease). Furthermore, it attempts to find possible solutions and diagnosis of the situation through the discourse.
The competition will be conducted online. E-Certificates will be awarded to the Top Three entries. Online internship opportunities with Scriboard and Metacept.com will be provided to selected participants. In addition, selected entries will be published in an e-Edition of RFMLR –ISSN (O): 2347-3827 on HERE.
Corona Crisis and Economic Lockdown: Diagnosis and Cure of Legal-Economic issues
The following illustrative sub-themes have been identified as requiring academic consideration in this context.
Telemedicine Guidelines and Consumer Protection Act, 2019
Economy of Work from Home and Legal Issues
Challenges for e-Commerce in the times of COVID 19
COVID 19 and Impact on International Trade
Global Economic Recession: The Way Forward?
Monetary Stimulus of the RBI: Too little too late?
Fiscal Measures of the Union Government: Efficacy and Challenges
Impact of Pandemic on Unorganised Sector: Short term Remedies and Long term Approach
CSR and COVID 19: An Antidote to Non-compliance?
Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme: Efficacy of June 30 Deadline amidst Liquidity Crunch
The Competition is open for all students enrolled in any discipline in a recognized University/College/Institute within India or outside.
Authors participating in the Essay Writing Competition must fill the registration form before 2nd May 2020 at this URL.
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