Call for Submission: MNLU Mumbai, Corporate Law & Commercial Regulations (Submit by 20 Nov)

The journal was established with the vision to make corporate law and commercial regulations accessible and comprehensible to the seekers.
MNLU Mumbai
MNLU Mumbai

CLCR publication process is seeking submissions of original and previously unpublished articles, notes and comments, and book reviews for publication in its first issue.

Submissions for the issue will be accepted on a rolling basis till 20 November, 2022.

The deadline cannot be extended.

All submissions must only be made online. All submission criteria are to strictly complied with. After initial screening, short-listed submissions will go through a blind peer review process and the final selection will be based on the outcome of the peer review process.

Submissions can be made relating to the fields of -: Company Law, Competition Law, Taxation, Banking & Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities Law, Venture Capital, E- Commerce Laws, Foreign Exchange Laws, Contract Law, Property Law, Business Regulations, Commercial Regulations, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Real Estate Laws, Labour and Employment Laws, and other cross disciplinary subjects.

About Corporate Law & Commercial Regulations

The Journal on Corporate Law & Commercial Regulations is a pioneering and flagship academic periodical of its kind and a student-run law journal devoted exclusively to the study of the interface between Corporate and Commercial Law and other cross disciplinary subjects. The Journal is a double blind peer-reviewed journal published bi-annually and established with the vision to make corporate law and commercial regulations accessible and comprehensible to the seekers.

It is guided by a student editorial board, peer review panel consisting of expert academicians and a board of advisors comprising of veterans in the field.

Academicians in law and cognate disciplines are encouraged to contribute to the journal by revisiting and reimagining the boundaries of law through innovations in method and form.

CATEGORIES FOR SUBMISSION

  1. Long Articles (6000 to 10000 words) - A long article must be a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the problem(s) or idea(s) dealt with by the author and should include references to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

  2. Short Articles (2000 to 6000 words) - A short article must be an analysis of the problem(s) or idea(s) dealt with by the author and should include references to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

  3. Case Comment (1200 to 4000 words) - The comment must be a critical analysis of a recent judgment, bringing out its relevance in light of the development of laws, views expressed in the judgment, and views of the author. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

  4. Book Review (1000 to 3000 words) - The review must be a crisp account of a recently published book including the issues explored and the related arguments of the author. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

  5. Legislative Comment (1000 to 3000 words) - The comment must analyse a recent legislative enactment. It must examine the objective of the legislation and the legal impact the same is expected to have. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

Eligibility

Authors must be students enrolled in 5-year or 3-year law course, legal professionals, teachers, researchers, policy-makers, senior academicians or any member of the legal fraternity.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  1. Participation Guidelines -Co-authorship of entries (maximum 2) among individuals from the same or different institutions is allowed. Multiple entries from the same authors are not allowed. Entries should be original, unpublished and non-plagiarised.

  2. Authors are requested to adhere to the following submission guidelines: 

    • Individual Attachments: Name; e-mail; contact number; current academic status (year of study, name of university etc.); undertaking as to guarantee of originality. 

    • Formatting specifications: 

    • Font and size for the Essay: Times New Roman | 12

    • Font and size for Footnotes: Times New Roman | 10

    • Line spacing: 1.5

    • Page size: A4

    • Margin - 1' from all sides

    • Alignment: Justified 

    • Citation Style: Footnotes must be properly cited strictly in accordance with the latest 21st Bluebook format. No endnotes or speaking footnotes (descriptive footnotes) are permitted.

  3. Interested authors must submit an abstract of not more than 200-250 words accompanied by at least 5 keywords. The general submission guidelines shall also govern the abstract submission.

  4. Authors may submit manuscripts in accordance with the above laid down guidelines by way of e- mail on journalclcr@mnlumumbai.edu.in We accept submissions on a deadline basis.

  5. Submissions made by way of E-mail must mention in the subject field – “Manuscript Submission [ARTICLE/ NOTE/ BOOK REVIEW]” and should be addressed to The Editorial Board, CLCR.

EDITORIAL POLICY

  1. CLCR adheres to the open access policy. This means that all articles published in the journal would be made available on the journal’s website without any time limit and free of charge.

  2. The submission must be an original unpublished work. Submissions should not be simultaneously considered by any other publication.

  3. Submissions are accepted for publication on the condition that they do not infringe upon the rights of any third party. All submissions will be run through anti-plagiarism software and plagiarism in any form will result in instant rejection of the submission.

  4. After review, manuscripts may be returned to authors suggesting changes to content, style or structure. Acceptance of the piece for publication may be made contingent upon incorporating the suggestions.

  5. Withdrawal of the manuscript must be notified to the team through mail. No withdrawals will be allowed after the author has responded with an acceptance to the confirmation mail by the team.

IMPORTANT DATES

Opening Date of Submission: 6 October, 2022

Closing Date of Submission: 20 November,2022

CONTACT

For any questions or clarifications, the authors may contact the board at journalclcr@mnlumumbai.edu.in

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