RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (ISSN NO : 2347-38XX) was set up as an academic initiative to promote research and debate in areas of financial and economic impute emanating out of legal issues. 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. Our review generally entertains submissions which have a basis in Indian, South East Asian and International Law. It lays emphasis on publishing work that is at the cutting edge of doctrinal, theoretical and empirical research. The journal aims at giving the opportunity to legal academia, research.

scholars, students, advocates and activists working for enhancement of legal scholarship. This law review serves as a platform for innovative thought sharing and will aim towards contributing in dynamic growth of legal knowledge. The upcoming issue of RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review shall have an open theme which aims to examine the changes in perspectives and the law that have taken place in the last decade in the financial and mercantile arena. All submissions must adhere to the following guidelines:
Maximum Word Limit (inclusive of footnotes)
Articles 5,000 -15,000 words
Case Comments/Legislative Comments 2,500 – 3,500 words
Book ReviewsUpto 2500 words

Essay Upto 5000 words

Submission Guidelines • All submissions must be 1.5 spaced in Times New Roman, font size 12 and justified. •

All submissions must be in conformity with The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation (19th Ed.). •

Only footnotes may be used as the form of citations.

End notes shall not be accepted.

All footnotes must be in Times New Roman, size 10, single-spacing and justified. The Rules of Citation are derived from The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation (19th Ed.) •

Electronic submissions via email should be made in Word Format (.doc)/(.docx) •

Name of the author underneath the title of the submission in italics, 14 point, Times New Roman.

Name and other details of the author should not appear anywhere else in the paper. • Use of Headings and Sub-Headings is encouraged.

Headings and Sub-Headings should be numbered, should be of the same font type and size as the main text and should be in bold.

Co-authoring of papers Co-authoring of papers between individuals of the same or different institutions is permissible. The maximum no. of authors per submission is 2, however in case of a sidebar, the permissible no. of authors is 1.

Submission Date The third edition of the review has a deadline of 20th April, 2016. Late entries will not be entertained. However, the editorial board reserves discretion to waiver the above deadline. Submissions should be emailed to us at
RFMLR follows a double-blind peer review process, it is imperative that contributors stick to the deadlines. For further information or clarifications, you may also write to us at

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