A two day national Seminar on “Strengthining Legal provisions for the enforcement of contracts” is being organised by NLSIU CEERA along with Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.
Venue: NLSIU Campus, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru
Date: August 21-22, 2019
Other Important Dates:
Abstract Submission: 5th August, 2019
Communication for Acceptance of Abstract: 7th August, 2019
Last Date for Registration: 9th August, 2019
Submission of Full-Length Papers: 19th August 2019
Date of Seminar: 21st and 22nd August, 2019.
The Seminar will invite presentations and papers on the following themes:
1. Performance of Contractual Obligations Law and Practice:
a. Effectiveness of the remedy of Substituted Performance under Specific Relief
(Amendment) Act, 2018. Enforceability of Risk and Cost purchase clause
b. Specific Performance: Rule rather than exception.
c. Substantial Performance: Effective defence. e.g.: in Construction contracts.
2. Remedies and Relief:
a. Penalty Clauses and Penalty Damages
b. Indirect loss/Damages: Whether loss of profit can be claimed?
c. Whether Interest on damages can be claimed?
d. Exemplary Damages
e. Temporary Relief Measures: Ad Interim Injunctions
f. “Reliance Loss” Consequential Damages
g. Formula for calculation of Damages
Please find the attached brochure with more details.
3. Contractual Enforcement
a. Enforcing Indemnity v Damages
b. Non-Disclosure Agreements: Testing its enforceability in Commercial
c. Breach of IP Licensing agreements: Relief and remedies
d. Liquidated damages and Force majeure clause
4. Commercial Dispute Resolution
a. Interpretation and Construction of Contracts
b. Alternate Dispute Resolution in commercial Disputes
c. Commercial Court Act
Registration Fees: INR 1500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred Only) per author/
participant. [Non- Residential]
The fee covers the Registration, lunch, tea/coffee during the Breaks for the Two-Day Event. Participants will need to make their own arrangements for boarding/lodging. Accommodation
on campus is available, on first come first serve basis, and on a nominal charge, as per the University Rules. Towards booking accommodation, please write to Mr M. Gururaj on
For Further Details, Please Contact
Ms. Susheela Suresh,
Secretary, CEERA, NLSIU
For more details refer , seminarcontracts2019