National Seminar on Critical Issues in International Commercial Arbitration 2012
The Centre for Business and Commercial Laws (CBCL) at National Law Institute University, Bhopal is pleased to announce a call for papers for the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Critical Issues in International Commercial Arbitration, 2012. The seminar aims to foster an understanding and appreciation for the various opportunities and challenges raised by International Commercial Arbitration in India.
Theme: Critical Issues in International Commercial Arbitration
- Arbitration Agreements: Elements and Requisites
- Procedures and Consideration in the Appointment of Arbitrators
- Procedures adopted by Arbitral Tribunals and Grounds for Challenge
- Arbitration Proceedings: Commencement and Termination
- The Propriety of Interim Measures by Courts in International Commercial Arbitration
- Arbitral Awards: Finality and Grounds for Setting Aside
- Enforcement and Recognition of International Arbitral Awards in India
- International Arbitration Tribunals in India: Future Opportunities and Challenges
Date: 3rd & 4th March, 2012
- Abstract Submission 5th January, 2012
- Notification of Acceptance: 15th January, 2012
- Paper Submission: 19th February, 2012
Abstract and Registration Fee:
The entries will be shortlisted on the basis of a 500 words abstract encompassing the central idea of the author. This abstract must be sent to us latest by 5th January, 2012 following which the shortlisted entries have to be submitted by 18th February, 2012. The Registration Amount of Rupees 1,000/- is required to be paid only with the final submission.
Participation in the seminar is open to all undergraduate and post-graduate law and management students, faculties and academicians enrolled in any institution in India. Co-authorship is not allowed.
The entries will be shortlisted on the basis of a 500 words abstract encompassing the
central idea of the author. This abstract must be sent to us latest by 5th January, 2012
following which the shortlisted entries have to be submitted by 18th February, 2012. The
Registration Amount of Rupees 1,000/- is required to be paid only with the final submission.
All abstracts must be submitted electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly
indicating the sub theme on which the abstract is based.
- The title of the papers should be followed by name, designation, name of
Organization/University/School and email address.
- The paper/ abstract should be typed in MS Word (2003/2007) format.
- The paper must be in a single column layout with margins justified on both sides.
- The sub heading should be in Font 14, Bold, Times New Roman, left aligned.
- The main text should be in Font 12, Normal, Times New Roman, 1.5 spacing and
- The length of the paper should not exceed 3500 words (including references). Exceeding the word-limit may lead to rejection of papers.
- Authors must adhere to Bluebook (19th Edition) style of citation.
- All references must be in the form of foot notes.
- All entries must be original and unpolished works of the author.
- Plagiarism will attract immediate disqualification.
- The organizer reserves the right to reject the entries that do not conform to the
- The organizer shall retain any intellectual property rights arising out of the entries.
Awards and Publication:
- Select entries will be published in a Special Issue on International Commercial Arbitration by CBCL and in the forthcoming issue of the Indian Law Review, published by The National Law Institute University, Bhopal.
- Three best entries will receive Certificates of Merit and select resources on Arbitration Law.
- All selected entries will receive a Certificate of Participation.
Dr. Sanjay Yadav
Assistant Professor of Law
Phone: +91 989-328-4261
Albin George Thomas (Convener, CBCL)
Phone: +91 989-335-4883
Nikita Nehriya (Editor, CBCL)
Phone: +91 999-377-6839
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