1st CORP COMM LEGAL NATIONAL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION

1st CORP COMM LEGAL NATIONAL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION

In association with LAWLEAGUE (Exciting Rewards)

INTRODUCTION

Corp Comm Legal, in association with Law League, is organizing the 1st National Essay Writing Competition on Commercial and Corporate laws. The competition has been conceived to encourage law students/ professionals to write on different aspects of Commercial laws and their relevance in the present scenario.

About Corp Comm Legal

CORP COMM

Corp Comm Legal is a corporate/commercial laws focused firm with its head office in New Delhi, India. It has associate offices across all major cities in India and it also works with foreign law firms on a non-exclusive basis on international transactions. Corp Comm Legal provides up-to-date, cutting-edge legal services to Indian and foreign clients. Partners of the firm have extensive experience and a solution centric approach. The Firm offers the expertise of highly reputed and skilled practitioners in diverse practice areas.

bhumesh

Mr. Bhumesh Verma is the Managing Partner of Corp Comm Legal.Having started his career at Ajay Bahl & Co. (now part of AZB & Partners), he went on to work with some of the best law firms in India. He received the coveted Chevening Scholarship by the UK Government in 2000 whereunder he studied in College of Law, York and was a visiting lawyer with Ashursts’ London office. Later in his career, he became partner at some of the leading Indian law firms including Khaitan & Co., Paras Kuhad & Associates and Link Legal.

His is a well known legal advisor to domestic and foreign clients on inbound and outbound Mergers and Acquisitions transactions, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Foreign Investments, Joint Ventures, Technology Transfers, External Commercial Borrowings, Corporate Structuring, Strategic Advice, Entry Strategy for foreign investors, Regulatory Approvals, Corporate Advisory, Due Diligence, Negotiation, Documentation for transactions (from MOU/LOI to Definitive Agreements and post-closing) and related legal fields.

Besides his legal practice, he is a well-recognised guest faculty with premier law institutes on corporate laws. He has also authored 2 books on Contract Drafting and is currently working on some books on other subjects. His articles on legal and business issues are followed worldwide.

About Law League

An initiative of the students of Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai under the direction of Prof. Bhawani Prasad Panda, Former Vice Chancellor of Maharashtra National Law University and Mr. K. K. Sharma, Managing Partner, KK Sharma Law Offices, Law League seeks to remove the ‘law school handicap’ by allowing an equal and even playing field to students across the country by encouraging their participation in our collaborative events and research projects. Having started on this journey in 2016, Law League aims to contribute to the society by tapping the immense potential of the legal fraternity and creating an exclusive network of like minded individuals with a common objective.

THEMES

The competition shall accept papers on Contemporary Commercial legal issues Focusing on any of the following categories. Note: The sub-themes mentioned above are only suggestive. Authors are free to include any issues within the main theme.

  1.  Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code- A panacea or mirage, the story so far
  2. Extradition of Economic Offenders- Effectiveness and symbolism
  3. Ease of doing Business in India – A reality Check
  4. Corporate Governance in India
  5. Data Privacy law – living dangerously, a solution in sight?

ELIGIBILITY

The competition is open to all law students enrolled in undergraduate or post-graduate courses from any recognized university/college across India, law graduates and legal professionals / academicians .

REGISTRATION

There is Rs. 450 registration fee for the competition per paper.
The participants must register themselves by sending a mail to info@lawleague.in. The receipt of the payment must be sent along with the registration mail.

REWARDS

Top Ten entries will get the following perks –

  • An Online Internship with Corp Comm Legal and Research assistance Experience with Mr. Bhumesh Verma (Managing Partner [Corp Comm Legal])
  • Outstanding submissions shall be given research credit subject to their incorporation in a Book/ Article.
  • Cash rewards of Rs. 2,500, Rs. 1,500 and Rs. 1,000 for First, Second and Third Positions Respectively.
  • Letter of Recommendation/Certificate of Merit signed by Mr. Bhumesh Verma.
  • Selected essays will be considered for Publication under Legal Development and Policy Review Published by LawLeague.

15% Discount Voucher for all online courses of Indian Academy of Law and Management (IALM) for ALL PARTICIPANTS.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  1. General
    Submissions may be only in the form of essays and should be in English.
  2. Word Limit:
    The word limit should be 1,500 to 2000 words. The word limit mentioned here is exclusive of footnotes and abstract. Please note that the word limits will be strictly enforced.
  3. Format:
    Authors must strictly ensure 20th edition Blue book edition style of footnoting. Speaking footnotes are strictly prohibited. The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, size 12 with 1.5 spacing. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 with single spacing.
  4. Anonymity of Authors:
    The manuscript must not contain any indication of the identity of the author or the college, university, institutions etc. Biographical information of the authors is to be provided in a separate document, including the following details: name, qualifications, e-mail address and postal address.
  5. Authorship:
    Submissions are invited from undergraduate and graduate students, industry practitioners, academicians and research scholars. Submissions may be co-authored, although by a maximum of two authors. There is no requirement for the co-authors to be from the same college/institution/ university/school.
  6. Deadline:
    The last date for registration and submission is April 18, 2019.
  7. Submission:
    Please send your submissions as a .doc or .docx file and biographical information in a separate document with the subject title LL ESSAY: “Topic of the Essay”.
  8. Plagiarism:
    Only original essays will be considered for the competition. No part of it should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication or a contest elsewhere. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the paper.

HOW TO SUBMIT

Entries may be submitted via email to info@lawleague.in

MODE OF PAYMENT

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