Call for papers: Journal on governance

NLU Jodhpur is making a call for papers for its JOURNAL ON CORPORATE LAW AND GOVERNANCE FOR VOLUME 5 ISSUE 2.


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. In order to promote holistic research on areas covered within the wide ambit of corporate law, the Centre came out with an annual publication in 2008, presently known as Journal on Corporate Law and Governance (formerly known as ‘Journal on Governance’). The Journal is peer-reviewed with ISSN serial publication No. 0976-0369 and indexed on prestigious legal databases, SCC Online and Manupatra. The journal also publishes the winning essay of the prestigious Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Writing Competition conducted by the Corporate Law Society, NLUJ. The competition aims to create profound discussions and discourse around contemporary issues within the corporate law realm.


Changing dynamics of Corporate Law & Governance: Steering towards Transparency & Accountability in the Indian scenario


  • Addressing the corporate governance concerns in the Indian Start-up Culture: A look back on Zilingo & Bharat Pe cases.
  • Reimagining the contours of corporate governance through RPT Regime in light of the recent amendment to the SEBI Listing Regulation.
  •  Role of IFSC in the Indian SPAC Dream: Dealing with corporate governance challenges in the Indian context.
  •  Lock-in period of Anchor Investors and its effect on Retail Individual Investors (RII) amid the great Indian IPO rush.
  •  Devas Antrix Case and ‘fraud’ as a ground for winding up the corporation: Did the Supreme Court open a pandora’s box?
  •  The aftermath of the NSE co-location scam: A wake-up call for corporate governance.
  •  Analyzing the problem of poor corporate governance in Public Sector  Undertaking/Banks.
  • Analysis of the recent Corporate Greenhouse Gas Disclosure Norms: Lessons for the Indian corporate governance regime.
  •  Corporate governance in modern times: Can utilization of technology help achieve stronger corporate governance in corporations?


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


31st July 2022


  1. The author(s) may contribute to the Journal in the form of Articles, Notes, Comments, and Case Analysis.
  2. The acceptable length of Articles is >4500 words, and of Notes, Comments & Case Analysis is between 3000-4500 words, including footnotes.
  3. All submissions must include an abstract of not more than 300 words, explaining the main idea, the objective of the article, and the conclusions drawn from it.
  4. Each submission may have a maximum of two authors.
  5. The manuscript should be on A4-sized paper, in Garamond, font size 12, 1.15 line Spacing, justified and 1-inch margins on each side. Footnotes should be in Garamond, font size 10, and with single line spacing.
  6. The Authors must conform to the Bluebook (20th edition) Uniform System of Citation. Please refer to our guide to Bluebook (20th edition). 
  7. The Manuscript should not contain any identification of the author/s, which shall be a ground for rejection of the submission. Authors should provide their contact details, designation, institutional affiliation, and address in the covering letter for the submission.
  8. The submission must be the original work of the authors. Any form of plagiarism will lead to direct rejection.
  9. The relevant sources should be duly acknowledged as footnotes. The decision of the Editorial Board in this regard shall be final.


  1. Authors are requested to send an electronic version of their manuscripts .doc or .docx format to with the subject as “Submission- [Name of Author] – Volume V Issue 1.”
  2. The document name must be in the following format “[Name of Authors(s)] – [Title of submission].” The e-mail must contain a covering letter providing the contact details, designation, institutional affiliation, and address of the authors.



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