Call for Papers | CLD NUALS Securities Law e-Newsletter Volume VII- Submit by June 25

The Centre for Law and Development (CLD) is a Research Centre at the National University of Advanced Legal Studies Kochi (NUALS Kochi). The CLD NUALS Securities Law e-Newsletter is a leading online newsletter in the area of Security Law. It features articles, case notes and opinions by experts in the area of Security Law. The Quarterly e-Newsletter also provides updates on the legal and regulatory developments in the area.

CLD NUALS Securities Law e-Newsletter is now open for contributions for its Seventh Volume to be published in July 2019. Contributions to the e-Newsletter are welcome from all academicians, professionals and law students.


The contributions must deal with a contemporary issue of securities law and must provide the author’s novel take on the issue. Please note that the sub-themes provided hereunder are not exhaustive and submissions discussing the contemporary issues of securities lawwill be considered for publication.

Sub Themes:

  • Credit Rating Agencies (Recent Developments).
  • Norms for transfer of Securities in physical mode.
  • Cybersecurity and Cyber resilience framework.
  • Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Debt Securities
  • Significant beneficial ownership (Recent Developments).
  • Physical settlement of stock derivatives.
  • Valuation of money and Debt Securities.
  • Permitting Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) to invest in Municipal Bonds
  • Regulation of Mutual Funds (Recent Developments).

Submission Procedure and Guidelines
  • The word limit for the contribution is 800 to 1200. (excluding footnotes)
  • The article should be submitted as a Word Document (.doc/.docx) and must be in Times New
    Roman font size 12, line spacing 1.5 for contents and footnotes.
  • The topic of the article and the name of the document shall be the same. It is to be noted that the document shall not mention anything about the author.
  • Co-authorship is allowed (maximum 2 authors).
  • The selected contributions will be published and all such contributions will be acknowledged in the newsletter.
  • Plagiarism will lead to disqualification of the contribution.
  • Footnotes shall be avoided and kept to a bare minimum (if necessary).

In order to facilitate independent, innovative dialogue on securities law and regulatory practice, we invite students as well as professionals to send in their entries to on or before June 25, 2019 (by 11:59 pm).

The subject of the mail shall be ‘Submission for CLD e-Newsletter Edn. VII’. The body of the mail shall contain details of the author (full name, semester, university and contact number).


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