November 28, 2021

Call for papers| NLUO’s CCL: Submit by Aug 16


About the National Law University Odisha

The National Law University Odisha (NLUO) is a vibrant addition to India’s national law universities. Within the short span, NLUO has made its mark as a university engaged in teaching and research in law. Faculty research output has always been of a very high standard, yielding among others several top-tier international publications. The student community’s engagement with co-curricular activities has yielded remarkable results, including consistently high performances in moot court competitions and active participation in prestigious national and international conferences and seminars. The liberal yet demanding academic culture coupled with the friendly environment have ensured that students are able to harness their full potential and contribute in the area of their choice.

The University has received recognition from the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 12(b) of the UGC Act 1956, and has been receiving grants under the XIIth Plan. Its degrees offered are recognised by the Bar Council of India. It is also an associate member of the UGC-INFLIBNET, and a participant in the National Knowledge Network under the Ministry of Information Technology and Communication, Government of India.

About the Centre

The CCL, NLUO as it is called, is an initiative of National Law University Odisha, Cuttack to promote interdisciplinary research in corporate law, and related fields like insolvency, commercial arbitration, securities, competition law, etc. The CCL, NLUO aims at creating an effective platform of discussion and discourse on latest issues and challenges in corporate law and related areas to come up with logical solutions and create awareness among the law students and the academia about the same. In furtherance of the objectives, CCL, NLUO has launched the “CCL Blog – Corporate Law Blog”. This would help bolster research within academia while simultaneously providing them with content abreast of updated information and analysis.

About the Edited Book

The Edited Volume will encompass several chapters thematically pertinent to the contemporary issues in the field of I&B. The submissions can be made in accordance with the following suggestive themes:

  • Interplay of statutory dues and the Indian insolvency regime: An undue advantage?
  • Insolvency in the Aviation Industry: Need of a separate legislation?
  • Evolution of Moratorium under Section 14 of IBC: Empowered?
  • Pre-Package Insolvency
  • Avoidable Transactions under IBC, 2016
  • Nexus between M&A and IBC, 2016
  • Guarantors liability under IBC, 2016
  • Group Insolvency in Indian Insolvency Regime
  • Reverse Piercing of Corporate Veil: How does it supports the present Insolvency Regime?
  • Settlement Agreements under IBC: Way out?
  • Foreign Investment Instruments and IBC 2016
  • Insolvency of RBI regulated entities in light of the recent DHFL saga
  • Interplay between IBC and other legislations


Contemporary issues on the laws of Insolvency and Bankruptcy

Number of Chapters to be published shall be subject to the number of submissions, however, at least 5 chapters is a minimum number to be published on the said theme.

Submission Guidelines

The submissions shall be contemporary in nature, shall contribute to the existing literature and only original papers will be accepted for publication. Revised versions of papers that were published earlier would not be accepted. Submissions with plagiarized content and copyright issues will be rejected outrightly. 

Copyright will rest with CCL, NLUO and the authors will have to sign a Declaration of Originality and Transfer of Copyright Agreement. With regard to the selection of papers, the decisions of Editors will be final. Each author is restricted to one entry. Authors must strictly adhere to guidelines, failing which their submissions may not be considered.

Submission Procedure

  • Academicians, practitioners and research scholars having expertise/interest in the given area/themes are invited to submit an original unpublished paper on or before 16th August 2021 to [email protected] 
  • The Subject of the email should clearly mention ‘Paper for CCL Edited Volume on Contemporary Issues of I&B’.
  • Further, undergraduate and postgraduate students can assist the concerned academician and practitioners in the capacity of a Co-author. However, no individual submissions from the students shall be considered for the edited book.
  • The length of the paper should normally be between 4500 to 7500 words and an abstract of 250-300 words should also be sent along with the paper.
  • The abstract should highlight the entire flow of the chapter with specific issues and a minimum of 5 keywords.
  • The author(s) is/are required to attach a Cover Letter containing all personal details [Name of the author(s), their degrees, Designation, Name of Institution/ Organisation that they are associated with] in a separate document with the entry.
  • All submissions must be attached with the email in Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) format at  [email protected] 

Submission date

  • The deadline for submission is 16th August 2021. The submission should be made at [email protected]
  • The subject of the email must be “Paper for CCL Edited Volume on Contemporary Issues of I&B”. The name of the file must contain the Name of the Author(s) + the Title of the Submission.
  • The submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter. 


For inquiries, kindly drop a mail at [email protected] with the subject -Query

Phone (Vishal Bijlani): +91 8839680052

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