National Law University, Jodhpur is an institution of national prominence established under the National Law University, Jodhpur Act, 1999 by Rajasthan State Legislation. The University is established for the advancement of learning, teaching, research and diffusion of knowledge in the field of law.


The Centre for Corporate Governance is a research hub under the rubrics of National Law University, Jodhpur, dedicated to research and development of governance standards for the corporate world. To promote holistic research on areas covered within the broad ambit of corporate law, the Centre came out with a bi-annual publication in 2008, known as Journal on
Governance (also known as ‘Journal on Corporate Law and Governance’).
The Journal on Corporate Law & Governance [“JCLG”] is evidence of invincible research, thought-provoking ideas and significant academic and intellectual standards. It offers a forum for critical research on the interplay of contemporary corporate law issues, both from an academic and industry perspective. The Journal is peer-reviewed with ISSN serial publication No. 0976-0369 and indexed on SCC Online. Along with exploring the various problems and challenges that affect the corporate world, the Journal attempts to examine and offer workable solutions, which may help regulatory and policy decisions. Our previous issues boast of scholarly discourses from eminent legal practitioners, academicians, research scholars and students. Please visit our website for accessing our previous issues.

The Editorial Board of the Journal welcomes submissions of original articles, comments and discussion within the aim and scope of the Journal for Volume IV, Issue II.


The broad theme of the Journal for Volume IV Issue II is “Evolving Precepts of Corporate Governance: Lessons to learn and unlearn.”


The sub-themes for this issue are as follows:

  1. Analysing the Tata – Mistry feud: a quest for balancing the stakes and upholding corporate democracy.
  2. Addressing the ‘Glass Cliff’ challenge within the current corporate governance framework.
  3. The implications of Blockchain technology on corporate governance in India.
  4. Regulatory challenges arising due to the emergence of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) in the Indian corporate environment.
  5. ESG reporting: Promoting sustainability, social responsibility and good governance in corporate performance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  6. Corporate offences in India: To criminalise or to not to criminalise?
  7. Changing rules for appointment of independent directors: with greater independence comes greater liability?
  8. Separating the role of CEO and MD: Avoiding totalitarianism and encouraging corporate governance.
  9. Efficient corporate governance in the aftermath of the corporate insolvency resolution process.
  10. Recalibrating the standards of disclosure, regulation and enforcement in corporate governance.

Please note that the list of sub-themes is merely suggestive and non-exhaustive in nature. The authors can choose to submit manuscripts on other relevant and contemporary topics.


The Journal invites academicians, practitioners, students of law pursuing their LL.B (Hons.)/LL.B/LL.M from any recognized university to submit their entries. Journal on Corporate Law and Governance.


The deadline for receipt of submissions is 15 July, 2021.




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