GNLU Centre for Corporate and Competition Law (GCCCL): First International Conference

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the GNLU
Centre for Corporate and Competition Law]
The GNLU Centre for Corporate and
Competition Law (GCCCL) announces the first International Conference on, ‘Modern Corporate Laws: Understanding the
Dynamism- Within and Beyond the Legal Boundaries’
, on 5th and 6th
of October, 2013.
With the rising competition in the
corporate world, the increasing numbers of shareholders, the emerging financial
market, the modern corporate world is subject to multifarious issues and
concerns. There are endless questions to the issues and challenges to modern
corporate laws without any answers. With the aim to grapple with the
multifarious concerns and realities for a reform in the corporate governance,
emerging dimension of corporate social responsibility, protection of securities
market and the challenges to corporate restructuring, the two-day conference is
to explore possibilities of convergence and appreciation of divergence, and at
times conflicting perceptions and views on the proposed themes.
Following are the themes for the Call
for Papers:
1. Corporate Governance- Competing Models and Possibility of
2. Development of Securities Market: Improving
Accessibility, Spreading Prosperity & Inspiring Confidence
3. Corporate Restructuring : Driving factor for Corporate
Growth- Revisiting in borders and beyond
– Submission of Abstracts                                 :  5th July, 2013
– Declaration of selection of abstracts             :  10th
July, 2013
– Submission of full papers                               : 10th September, 2013
– Registration closes                                         : 25th September, 2013
Entries should have a cover page
containing the following:
– Full name & Designation
– Institution/Organization/University & Professional/Educational details; and Email address & telephone number.
Entries should be submitted in .doc
format with the following specifications:

Font Type : Garamond
– Spacing : 1.5 inch spacing
– Font Size:  Title16 points , Sub-title:14
points and Text:12 points.
– Citation Method: Chicago Manual of Style (15th Edition).
– Word Limit: 3000
For the details of the Conference,
plse. check the event website,
Important Instructions
– Kindly make sure that the soft copy of
abstract is sent to
[email protected]
– Full papers to be sent both in hard and soft
copies, soft copy to be sent via mail on [email protected] and
the hard copy to be sent at the address given bellow.
– Filled up registration form and Demand Draft
(DD) to be sent at the bellow mentioned address.
GNLU Centre for Corporate & Competition
Gujarat National Law University
Attalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor,
Koba, Gandhinagar – 382007, Gujarat (INDIA)
For any
further queries, kindly mail us on [email protected] 

About the author

Umakanth Varottil

Umakanth Varottil is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. He specializes in corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions and cross-border investments. Prior to his foray into academia, Umakanth was a partner at a pre-eminent law firm in India.

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