Call for Papers: Indian Journal of International Economic Law

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Indian Journal of International
Economic Law]
The Board of Editors
of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is pleased to
invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume 9. 
About the
The IJIEL is a
student-edited and peer-reviewed law journal published annually by National Law
School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU). The previous volume of the
journal featured contributions by Prof. Raj Bhala (Rice Distinguished
Professor, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law, Kansas School
of Law) and Rodrigo Polanco (Researcher, Lecturer and SNIS/SECO Project
Coordinator at World Trade Institute) among several others. We have also
published articles by luminaries in the field such as Faizel Ismail, Enrico
Baffi, Lotta Viikari, Rafiqul Islam, G.R. Bhatia, Michelle Sanson, Jason R.
Bonin Dr. Rafael Arcas & Colin Picker; and forewords by Prof. Jagdish
Bhagwati and Prof. Stephen Hobe in the past. Further information may be
The Journal is an
endeavour to encourage scholarship in the field of international economic
law. This includes (but is not necessarily limited to) research concerning
the WTO, financial institutions, regulatory subjects such as taxation and
competition policy, services sectors such as banking and brokerage and
international commercial arbitration. Further, the Journal is oriented towards
publishing academic work that considers the aforementioned issues from a
comparative perspective and/or the perspective of the developing world. 
1. Articles (5000 to 10000
words, exclusive of footnotes)- Papers that comprehensively analyse  a
theme and engage with all the existing literature on it. 
2. Essays (3000 to 5000 words,
exclusive of footnotes)- Papers that concisely analyse specific contemporary
issues in international economic law.
3. Case notes and/or Legislative
Commentaries (2000 to 7000 words, exclusive of footnotes).
Guidelines for
1. The Journal reviews submissions
on a rolling basis. The deadline for sending submissions for the forthcoming
volume is February 10, 2017. 
2. Submissions must be made in
electronic form to [email protected] under the subject heading
‘IJIEL Vol. 9 Submission: .
3. All submissions must be in MS
Word format (.doc) or (.docx), with Times New Roman font (Main text: 12,
footnotes: 10) and double-spaced.
4. All manuscripts must be
accompanied by:
(a) A covering letter with the
name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript
and contact information should be provided.
(b) An abstract of not more than
200 words should be provided.
5. Co-authorship (upto 3 authors)
is permitted.
6. No biographical information or
references, including the name(s) of the author (s), affiliation(s) and
acknowledgements should be included in the text of the manuscript, file name or
document properties. All such information may be incorporated in the covering
letter accompanying the manuscripts.
7. The IJIEL uses only
footnotes (and not end-notes) as a method of citation. Submissions must conform
to the Bluebook.
For any clarifications, please contact us at [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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