Call For Papers: NLS JLPP's Special Edition On Ease Of Doing Business In India

Call For Papers: NLS JLPP

National Law School of India University's Centre for Environmental Law Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA) is inviting submissions for the upcoming special edition Journal of Law and Public Policy (JLPP).

JLPP is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal, published by the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. JLPP aims to be a forum that encourages students, academicians, administrators, practitioners and research scholars to come together for the cause of legal education and research and contribute scholarly pieces with a specific focus on issues that fall in the domain of law and public policy.

Context for the Special Edition: India ranked 142nd in 2015 Ease of Doing Business (EDB) Rankings published on 29 October 2014 by the World Bank. Since then it has jumped 65 places to reach its current 77th position in 2019 rankings. As a result of continued efforts by the Government, India has improved its rank by 53 positions in the last two years and 65 positions in last four years.

The Government has carried out comprehensive and complex reforms such as easier procedure for filing GST returns, increase in the recovery rate under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016, reforms in contractual enforcement among others that has simplified the procedures for the conduct of business in the country.

Themes: Ease of Doing Business: Law and Policy in India

Sub-themes:

  1. Rule of Law and Ease of Doing Business Indices
  2. Starting a Business, Incorporation and Registration
  3. Real Estate and Construction Permit
  4. Property Transactions and Registrations
  5. Getting Credit
  6. Protection of Founders/Startup
  7. Protection of Foreign Investment
  8. Import/Export Control & Policy
  9. Taxation Policy
  10. Policy for Reducing Cost and Time in Contractual Enforcement
  11. Protection of Creditor & Enterprises through IBC
  12. Make in India
  13. Skill India

Submission Heads:

  • Scholarly articles and research papers (5000-8000 words, inclusive of footnotes).
  • Short Articles (3000 -5000 words, inclusive of footnotes).
  • Case Comments, Legislative Briefs, Law Commission report/review (1500-2500 words, inclusive of footnotes).
  • Book Review (700-1500 words, inclusive of footnotes)

Deadline for Submission: 30th November 2019

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