Centre for Global Corporate and Financial Law and Policy, Jindal Global Law
its commercial laws determines the robustness of its economy. Corporations not
only assist in improving the local economy, they also play a key role in
raising global capital and furthering investments, both domestic and foreign.
economic liberalization and accompanying growth. This growth has required
equally strong corporate governance norms which have been implemented in India
in the last ten years or so. Drawing from the recommendations of the Cadbury
Committee Report and later, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Securities and Exchange
Board of India formulated and implemented corporate governance laws. However,
the enactment of the Companies Act, 2013 brings to the proverbial corporate
table, new issues on how companies are run, and more importantly, how they
should be run. In addition, various sectors and areas of law are undergoing
significant changes due to a variety of reasons, such as economic reforms,
rethinking of institutional policy and implementation of appropriate regulatory
mechanisms to deal with rapid socio-economic changes.
Policy, Jindal Global Law School is proud to announce the Inaugural Corporate
and Financial Law Colloquium to be held at the OPJGU campus from April 15th,
2015 to April 17th 2015.
practitioners, academicians, law students, representatives of regulatory
bodies, businesses, investors and stakeholders to engage and reflect on issues
relevant to corporate governance and emerging legal, policy and regulatory
challenges and developments in rapidly developing areas such as banking,
competition and corporate fund-raising. We welcome theoretical, empirical as
well as practitioners’ perspectives.
conference will be organized. Selected papers pertaining to each theme will be
discussed in a panel consisting of presenters as well as experienced members of
the JGLS faculty. These themes, along with suggested sub-topics are as follows:
2015 (both days inclusive) and will be held at the O.P. Jindal Global
University, Sonipat, NCR of Delhi, India.
required to be submitted via email by January 30th, 2014 to
Arjya Majumdar at [email protected].
Email submissions must have “Corporate and Financial Law Colloquium – Abstract
Submission” as the subject header.
notified by February 15th, 2015.
confirmation of registration and draft papers (8,000 – 10,000 words) by March
20th, 2015. Registration modalities will be informed to selected
participants separately. Draft papers must be submitted in MS Word *.doc (Times
New Roman, font size 12, double spacing) format, in UK English and footnotes
should conform to the requirements of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of
Citation (19th ed.).
& local transfers
on the university premises. Transfers to and from the Delhi airport will also