Call for Papers: ILNU Journal on Centre for Corporate Research Law Journal ( Issue III)


Centre for Corporate Research Law Journal (CCRLJ), ISSN No. 2348-6384, an open access, annual, peer reviewed journal is an initiative by CENTRE FOR CORPORATE LAW STUDIES at Institute of Law, Nirma University. The intricacies of corporate world have grown manifold times with the developments taking place every hour at the national and international level. The globalization web requires corporate businesses to not just be limited to Company and its allied laws, rather have a holistic understanding from environmental, social and cultural level as well. The Centre has taken up several initiatives in the form of publications, debates and regular interactions to keep pace with this dynamic era.


The Centre is proud to announce the launch of third issue of its Journal on Corporate Law. The multidimensional policies, tactics and amendments changing the global market have impacted India. The journal thus provides a platform to academicians, practitioners, researchers, students and other stakeholders in the field to deliberate upon the recent developments undergone by the corporate world.


The Centre invites Articles, Short Notes, Book Reviews and Case Commentaries to delve deep into different perspectives and critically analyze the current policies along with suggesting valuable, rational, legal ideas. The theme of the write-ups has been kept open for free flow of intellectual ideas relating to the business arena.


THEME : Private Equity & Venture Capital

Note: The Authors are free to choose any specific sub-theme out of the broad theme. However, articles discussing the contemporary issues will be given preference over others.



  • Manuscripts should be in pt. 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 Line Spacing.
  • The footnotes should be in pt. 10, Times New Roman, Single Line Spacing.
  • Only footnotes (and not end-notes) should be used as a method of citation. Submissions must conform to the Bluebook (19th edition) system of citation.
  • Submissions should be sent as attachments in MS Word format (.doc) or (.docx) only.

All the word limits are exclusive of footnotes.

  • Articles- 4000-6000 words accompanied by an abstract of around 200-300 words.
  • Short Notes- 2000-3000 words.
  • Book Reviews- 2000- 2500 words accompanied by an abstract of not more than 200 words.
  • Case Commentaries- 2000-3000

The author(s) should strictly adhere to the word limit as prescribed in the guidelines. However, if the submissions made are of exceptional quality then the Editorial Board reserves the right to accept such submissions in exception to the prescribed word limit. Also, co-authorship (However, not more than 2 authors per piece) is permitted.


The  contributions  submitted  towards  publication  in  the  Law  Review  must  not  have  been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. The contributions shall be evaluated on the basis of originality, innovativeness, clarity and technical correctness. Authors shall solely be responsible for the accuracy of statements in the article. Any unacknowledged reference in the contribution shall amount to plagiarism and would lead to outright rejection.


The cover letter shall contain full name of the author(s), university affiliation, contact details, title and category of the submission. No biographical information or references, including the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s) and acknowledgements should be included in the text of the manuscript, file name or document properties. The same must be mentioned only in the cover letter.



The contributions presented to and accepted for publication and the copyrights therein shall be the   intellectual   property   of   the   Centre for Corporate law Studies, Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad.



Authors submitting articles/papers/cases for  publication  warrant  that  the  work  is  not  an  infringement  of  any  existing  copyright, infringement  of  proprietary  right,  invasion  of  privacy,  or  libel  and  will  indemnify, defend,  and hold the Journal or  sponsor(s)  harmless  from  any  damages,  expenses,  and  costs  against  any breach  of  such  warranty.



Original, unpublished papers should be mailed to:

Contact: +91 7600377946, +91 8238423717, +91 9537470564



Submission Deadline: 30th January 2017

Notifications to Authors: 20th February 2017

Final Manuscript: within 1 week of Notification

Publication: First week of March

For more details, click here call-for-papers-2016


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