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About Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law:

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) is an autonomous National Law University (NLU) established by the RGNUL Act (No. 12 of 2006) passed by the Legislature of the State of Punjab, under the second wave of reforms instituted by the Bar Council of India. Established in 2006, RGNUL has garnered a pan-India reputation as a stellar institution for legal research and education. In May 2015, RGNUL became the first and the only NLU to have been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade.

About the RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review:

The RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR) is a bi-annual, student-run, double-blind peer-reviewed law journal published by RGNUL, Punjab. The journal was first published in the year 2014 and gives an opportunity to the legal academia, legal professionals, and law students to contribute cutting-edge doctrinal and empirical research in the field of business and commercial laws.  The Journal is indexed on SCC Online and Manupatra and has been consistently ranked amongst the top 10 most accessed law school journals by SCC Online.

As a part of its endeavour to promote study and research in the field of business and commercial laws, the Editorial Board has organised the RGNUL-SAM Conclave on Arbitration in Practice and on Information Technology Litigation & Data Protection, in collaboration with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (SAM & Co.) and the RFMLR-IBBI Conference on Evolving Dynamics of the Insolvency Regime in India in collaboration with the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) among other events.

 

The Journal has also received guest articles from leading professionals and academicians from top law firms, and law schools across India, and in our previous issues, the Peer Review Board has been graced by the presence of various legal luminaries.

 

About Volume X Issue I:

For Volume X Issue I, the author(s) can make submissions in the domain of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, competition, insolvency, banking and finance, insurance, capital markets, securities, dispute resolution and ADR, international trade, investment funds, labour and employment, taxation, intellectual property, real estate, technology, media & telecommunication, and white-collar crimes.

Submissions encouraging an insightful discourse around any contemporary developments in the field of financial and mercantile laws are also welcome.

 

Eligibility:

The Editorial Board invites submissions from legal practitioners, professionals, academics, and law students.

Categories of Submission and Word Limit:

RFMLR accepts submissions in the following categories:

  • Article: 6000-12,000 words
  • Short Note: 4000-6000 words
  • Case Comment: 3000-5000 words
  • Book Review: 1500-3000 words

The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

 

Submission Guidelines

  • The submissions shall be in English language only.
  • Co-authorship is limited to a maximum of two authors.
  • Submissions shall be lucid, contemporarily relevant, and well-researched. They shall contain a novel analysis of the issue by the author(s). The Editorial Board encourages analytical submissions with concrete suggestions over descriptive submissions with generic suggestions.
  • Any form of plagiarism is strictly prohibited and the submission shall be original, unpublished, and an outcome of the author’s own efforts.

Submission Procedure

  • The manuscripts shall be submitted through this Google Form only. Submissions made through any other mode will not be entertained.
  • Each author is allowed to submit a maximum of 1 manuscript, in .doc or .docx format.
  • The author(s) shall submit the manuscript along with a duly signed Certificate of Originality and Copyright (in this format).
  • Upon submission, the author(s) will receive a receipt of acknowledgement of submission along with a code for your manuscript. Kindly quote the same in any future communication.

Submission Deadline:

  • The author(s) shall submit the manuscript via the following Google Form latest by October 30, 2022.
  • Google Form for Submission of Manuscript: HERE

Contact Details:

In case of any queries, please write to the Editorial Board at submissions_rfmlr@rgnul.ac.in.

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For further details, please refer to the brochure attached or visit www.rfmlr.com

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ABOUT RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LAW

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (RGNUL) is an autonomous National Law University (NLU) established by the RGNUL Act (No. 12 of 2006) passed by the Legislature of the State of Punjab, under the second wave of reforms instituted by the Bar Council of India. Established in 2006, RGNUL has garnered a pan-India reputation as a stellar institution for legal research and education. In May 2015, RGNUL became the first and the only NLU to have been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade. In March 2018, RGNUL was amongst the four NLUs to have been granted an autonomous status by the University Grants Commission.

The University has been ranked among the top 10 law schools in India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

ABOUT RFMLR

RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR) is a bi-annual, student-run, double-blind peer-reviewed law journal published by the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. The Journal was first published in the year 2014 and gives an opportunity to the legal academia, legal professionals, and law students to contribute cutting-edge doctrinal and empirical research in the field of business and commercial laws. The Journal is indexed on SCC Online and has been ranked amongst the ten most accessed law school journals by SCC Online. The Editorial Board also collaborates with various legal experts and undertakes various academic initiatives to promote study and research in the field of business and commercial laws.

In our previous issues, the Peer Board of the Journal has been graced by the presence of various legal luminaries from top law firms in India, including Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., Khaitan & Co., J. Sagar Associates, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Anand & Anand, Nishith Desai Associates, Economic Laws Practice, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Kochhar & Co., Dua Associates, and more. Further, the Journal has previously received guest articles from leading professionals and academicians from top law firms and law schools across India.

The Editorial Board organized the RGNUL-SAM Conclave on Arbitration in Practice, 2021 in collaboration with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. along with Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and Bar & Bench as the Associate and Media Partner, respectively. Further, the Editorial Board also organised the Colloquium on GST Laws in association with Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys in February 2020, which witnessed participation from industry professionals as well as students across India.

About Volume IX Issue I

In Volume IX Issue I, the Editorial Board aspires to undertake a comprehensive review of recent happenings across all domains of business laws, and thus, has decided to invite submissions relating to all areas of business and allied laws. In furtherance, the author(s) can make submissions pertaining to various areas of business and commercial laws such as corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, competition, insolvency, banking and finance, insurance, capital markets, securities, dispute resolution and ADR, international trade, investment funds, labour and employment, taxation, intellectual property, real estate, technology, media & telecommunication, and white-collar crimes. Submissions encouraging an insightful discourse around any contemporary developments in the field of business and allied laws are also welcome.

Eligibility

The Editorial Board invites submissions from legal practitioners, professionals, academics, and law students.

Categories of Submission and word limit

RFMLR accepts submissions in the following categories:

  • Long article: 6000-12,000 words
  • Short article: 4000-6000 words
  • Case Comment: 3000-5000 words
  • Book Review: 1500-3000 words

The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

Submission Guidelines

  • The submissions shall be written in the English language only.
  • Co-authorship is limited to a maximum of two authors.
  • Any form of plagiarismis strictly prohibited and the submission shall be original, unpublished, and an outcome of the author’s own efforts.
  • The author(s) are required to submit an abstract, not exceeding 250 words, within their manuscript.

 

Submission Procedure

  • The manuscripts shall be submitted through this Google Form only. Submissions made through any other mode will not be entertained.
  • Each author is allowed to submit a maximum of one manuscript.
  • Manuscript is to be submitted in .doc or .docx format.
  • The author(s) shall submit the manuscript along with a duly signed Certificate of Originality and Copyright (in this format).

Submission Deadlines:

  • The author(s) shall submit the manuscript along with the duly signed Certificate of Originality and Copyright (in the attached format) via this form latest by October 30, 2021.

CONTACT DETAILS

Aditya Mathur (Managing Editor): +91-9654899130

Soumya Tiwari (Managing Editor): +91-7000855319

Talin Bhardwaj (Senior Editor): +91-9592191016

WRITE TO THE EDITORIAL BOARD AT RFMLR@RGNUL.AC.IN

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The Editorial Board of the RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR) invites blog posts from legal practitioners, academicians, research fellows, undergraduate students, postgraduate students, etc., on any theme related to “Financial & Mercantile Laws” for RFMLR Sidebar.

About the Review

RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review was set up as an academic initiative to promote research and debate in areas of financial and economic law. The review looks to understand the legal paradigm prevalent in India and South East Asia and how it affects finance and other cross border mercantile activities.

The journal aims at giving the opportunity to legal academia, research scholars, legal practitioners and students to publish work that is at the cutting edge of doctrinal, theoretical and empirical research.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. The Co-authorship shall be limited to maximum of two authors.
  2. All submissions must be in Times New Roman, font size 12, Spacing 1.5.
  3. Please ensure inclusion of endnotes instead of footnotes. All endnotes shall be in Times New Roman 10 single-spaced.
  4. Word Limit for each submission shall be between 1000 to 1300 Words (Exclusive of Endnotes).
  5. The submission should be accompanied with a covering letter specifying the author’s name, designation, institute, contact number and e-mail for future reference.
  6. All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx format.
  7. All selected entries will be published on the RFMLR Sidebar HERE
  8. A certificate of appreciation shall be given to authors who have a minimum of 3 entries published in the sidebar.
  9. The submission must be original, unpublished and an outcome of the author’s own efforts. In case of any plagiarism found in the contents of submission, the entry shall be rejected.
  10. The authors by submitting their entry would be deemed to have divested the copyright to RFMLR, however, all moral rights shall remain with the author(s).

Citation Format

The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation (20th Ed.). All footnotes must be in Times New Roman, size 10, single-spacing and justified.

Submission Deadline

All submissions must be e-mailed to rfmlr@rgnul.ac.in with the subject “Submission for RFMLR Sidebar” and they must be e-mailed latest by 15th January, 2019.

Contact Details

For any queries, please contact the Editorial Board at rfmlr@rgnul.ac.in

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The Editorial Board of RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR) is pleased to invite submission for its 1st Issue of Volume 6.

About the Review

RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review was set up as an academic initiative to promote research and debate in areas of financial and economic law. The review looks to understand the legal paradigm prevalent in India and South East Asia and how it affects finance and other cross border mercantile activities.

The journal aims at giving the opportunity to legal academia, research scholars, legal practitioners and students to publish work that is at the cutting edge of doctrinal, theoretical and empirical research.

Theme

The upcoming issue of RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review, i.e., Volume VI Issue I, is going to be a special edition on the broad theme of ‘Competition Law’

Through this edition, an attempt is made to create discourse on the emerging trends within the broader theme. Papers are invited dealing with one of the laws exclusively or mutually.

Sub-themes

  • Anti-trust Issues and Price Based Abuse of Dominance;
  • Arbitrability and Enforcement of Competition Law;
  • Competition Law in Platform Market and E-commerce;
  • Cartelisation, Jurisdiction and Adjudication Issues;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions with respect to Competition Law;
  • Competition Law and Big Data.

However, this list is not exhaustive and the authors are free to choose a different sub-theme as long as it comes within the ambit of the main theme, i.e. Ease of Doing Business.

Guidelines for Submission

Word limit

  • Articles (4000-6000 words);
  • Short Notes: 2,000 – 4,000 words;
  • Case/Legislative Comments: 2,500 – 4,500 words; and
  • Abstract: 200 – 300 words.

Submission

  1. The title of the research paper should be appropriate;
  2. The research paper should be original and unpublished work;
  3. The paper should not be plagiarized;
  4. All manuscripts must be submitted in English;
  5. The submitted manuscript should not have been submitted elsewhere;
  6. The Entry must be typewritten. Font: Times New Roman, font size 12, line spacing 1.5 and justified alignment;
  7. The Citations must be typewritten in the font Times New Roman, font size 10, line spacing 1.0 and justified alignment;
  8. Margins: 1 inch on all sides.
  9. The word limits specified above are exclusive of footnotes.
  10. An abstract should be included with the submission;
  11. Co-authorship is allowed subject to a maximum of two. Full names and contact details of all the authors must be given;
  12. Each author must be allowed to submit a maximum of 1 submission. In case of multiple submissions by 1 author, the 2ndand subsequent entries would be disregarded.
  1. The manuscript should be accompanied with a covering letter specifying the author’s name, designation, institute, contact number and e-mail for future reference.
  2. The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or view stated in the submitted Manuscript. In case of any gross plagiarism found in the contents of submitted manuscript, the Manuscript shall be subject to rejection.

Citation Format

The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation (20th Ed.). All footnotes must be in Times New Roman, size 10, single-spacing and justified.

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is December 16, 2018.

Submissions should be emailed to us at rfmlr@rgnul.ac.in.

Review Process

All articles, case notes and commentaries published in the law review are subjected to adouble-blind peer review process.It is imperative that contributors stick to the deadlines.

Eligibility

We welcome submissions from students, academicians, researchers and legal practitioners, to come up with their contributions in the form of articles, essays, short notes, case comments, legislative comments and book reviews.

Contact

Managing Editor:

  • Sunidhi (+91-7355198145)

For further information or clarifications, you may also write to us at rfmlr@rgnul.ac.in.