NLS Business Law Review: Call for Submissions

[The following announcement is posted on
behalf of the NLS Business Law Review]

The NLS Business Law
is an initiative by the National Law School of India University
to recognise and foster academic research and scholarship in corporate and
commercial law. The law review intends to examine the interface between the
myriad regulatory frameworks that impact doing business in India, particularly
in light of comparative international perspectives. The mandate of the NLS
Business Law Review thus includes company law, securities and capital markets
regulation, banking and finance, taxation, foreign investment, competition law,
commercial dispute resolution, contract and commercial law, and employment law
inter alia.
The NLS Business Law Review (NLSBLR – Volume 2) is
accepting submissions under the following categories:

Articles (6,000 – 10,000 words)
are comprehensive publications that
analyse important themes, and may adopt comparative perspectives.

Essays (4,000 – 6,000 words)
typically identify a specific issue, which
may be of contemporary relevance, and present a central argument.

Case Notes, Legislative Comments, Book/Article Reviews (1,500 – 3,000 words)
Submissions may be made in electronic form (strongly
recommended) or in hard copy. All submissions must be word-processed, and
formatted in Times New Roman, point 12, 1.5 line spacing. All word limits are
inclusive of footnotes.
References and citations must be in the form of
footnotes (not endnotes) and must conform to the latest edition of Bluebook.
Footnotes must be formatted in Times New Roman, point 10, 1.0 line spacing.
All submissions must contain the name of the author,
academic qualifications, professional information (including institutions to
which they are affiliated), the title of the manuscript, and contact
information. Joint authorship of papers by individuals of the same or different
institutions is welcomed.
Submissions must be accompanied by an abstract of not
more than 250 words.
Submissions are accepted for publication on the
condition that they do not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any
third parties.
Submissions made to NLSBLR are on an exclusive basis
and must not be concurrently under consideration by any other publication.
The last date for submissions to Volume 2 is December 10, 2015. Submissions made after this
date may be considered for subsequent issues.
Submissions may be emailed to [email protected] under the subject title NLSBLR
(Volume 2) – [Submission Category] – [Name(s) of Author(s)]
or addressed
Board of Editors,
NLS Business Law Review
National Law School of India University
Nagarbhavi, Bangalore 560072

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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