NLIU-Ikigai Policy Case Competition by NLIU Cell for Law and Technology and Ikigai Law: Register Now!

‘Techtonic’ provides a chance for aspiring lawyers to explore their talent as policy professionals as well as gain insight into various technology law related issues.
NLIU-Ikigai Policy Case Competition by NLIU Cell for Law and Technology and Ikigai Law: Register Now!

The NLIU Cell for Law and Technology (NLIU-CLT) aims to create and promote an environment of debate and discussion on issues relating to Technology Law.

The Cell continuously takes efforts to engage in a variety of activities to keep up with its vision to be ahead of the curve when it comes to the intricate interactions between technology and legal policy. When it comes to the intricate interactions between technology and legal policy, the Cell wants to be ahead of the curve.

About Ikigai Law

Ikigai Law is an award-winning technology law firm. The firm has a reputation for helping emerging-tech businesses navigate complex regulatory and policy environments. It is consistently ranked as a leading law firm for innovative technologies, data protection and fintech. The firm finds itself assisting clients in a growing list of tech and innovation sectors.

About Techtonic 2023

The NLIU-CLT Technology and Law Fair: ‘Techtonic’ is a major flagship event organized by the NLIU Cell for Law and Technology annually. It provides a chance for aspiring lawyers to explore their talent as policy professionals as well as gain insight into various technology law related issues. The two major highlights of this event are the NLIU-Ikigai Policy Case Competition which provides the students with an opportunity to question, analyse and improve upon the law on a pressing policy matter and the Round Table Conference which includes a panel discussion with renowned industry experts.

‘Techtonic 2023’ which is the second edition of CLT’s flagship event, is scheduled to be held from 10 - 12 February, 2023. The winners shall be awarded an internship opportunity with Ikigai Law.

About the NLIU – Ikigai Policy Case Competition

The NLIU-Ikigai Policy Case Competition, a one-of-a-kind competition in India, is hosted annually by the NLIU Cell for Law and Technology, as part of Techtonic, in order to inspire students to think critically, analytically, and creatively and to put forth policy proposals on real life issues.

The winner shall be decided on the basis of both written submission and final oral presentation.

THEME FOR THE NLIU-IKIGAI POLICY CASE COMPETITION-

Theme: Internet Platform Regulation

The internet and large internet platforms are all pervasive in today's world. One of the key challenges of our time is to find the sweet spot of regulation which balances user interests, regulatory concerns and the need to allow innovative businesses to flourish. These are hard questions which countries all over the world are grappling with at the moment. Participants will be required to suggest a model for platform regulation that is best suited to India. This will involve examining and evaluating approaches to platform regulation across the globe- and assessing whether these work for India.

Perks and Benefits

  • Participants shall be given an opportunity to be a part of the two Round Table Conferences this year, conducted as part of Techtonic 2023.

  • All registered candidates shall have the opportunity to attend an online session on 'How to Write a Policy Proposal' by Ikigai Law.

  • Winners shall have the opportunity to intern with Ikigai Law.

  • Various publication opportunities shall be provided to the top ten policy proposals.

  • All teams shall get a chance to impress various think tanks and NGOs to land long term internship and mentoring opportunities on their proposed policies.

  • All teams shall have the opportunity to interact with and get mentoring sessions with industry experts from think tanks and law firms.

  • All teams shall have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with like-minded peers and colleagues.

  • A certificate of participation shall be awarded to all participants.

The detailed rulebook for the written rounds shall be published after the problem is released.

The detailed rulebook for the oral rounds shall be published after registrations close.

Important Dates

  • Registration Opens: 9 November, 2022

  • Online Session on 'How to Write a Policy Proposal' by Ikigai Law: 20 November, 2022.

  • Release of the Policy Problem: 20 November, 2022

  • Registration Closes: 18 December, 2022

  • Deadline for Written Submission for the Policy Case Competition: 18 December, 2022

  • Declaration of Result of the Written Submissions: 9 January, 2023

  • Dates for Oral Presentation: 10 February, 2023 – 12 February, 2023

Find registration link here.

Contact Details 

In case of any queries, please write to clt@nliu.ac.in.

For more details, please visit https://clt.nliu.ac.in/.

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