the Indian Journal of International Economic Law]
Indian Journal of International Economic Law is now accepting submissions for
its upcoming issue – Volume 6. The
Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is an annual law journal
published by National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) under
the patronage of the Indian government sponsored chair on WTO Law. The Journal
is an endeavour by the Student Bar Association (SBA), NLSIU to encourage
scholarship in the fields of international trade law and international economic
law, in recognition of the staggering impact of World Trade Organization (WTO)
and cross-border trade and commerce in the world today.
to the IJIEL are selected for publication on the basis of a peer-review
mechanism conducted through an external Article Review Board consisting of
scholars and experts in the field of international economic law. The previous
issues of the Journal have featured articles by distinguished authors such as
Fiona Smith, Faizel Ismail, Enrico Baffi, Lotta Viikari, G.R. Bhatia, Michelle
Sanson, Jason R. Bonin and Rafiqul Islam and forewords by Prof. Jagdish
Bhagwati and Prof. Stephen Hobe.
IJIEL accepts academic submissions in the form of articles, notes, comments or
book reviews on a host of legal issues in the field of international economic
law, which includes multidisciplinary research concerning the WTO, trade laws
at various levels of government, financial institutions, regulatory subjects
such as taxation and competition policy, various services sectors such as
banking and brokerage, linkages to human rights and cultural problems and
international commercial arbitration.
Journal is also oriented towards publishing academic work that considers the
aforementioned issues from a comparative perspective and/or the perspective of
the developing world.
may be submitted under the following categories:
Articles (5000 to 12000 words)
Essays for the Law in Focus section
(3000 to 5000 words)
Case notes and Legislative Commentaries (2000
to 7000 words)
solicitations by the editorial board. Articles must deal with a theme of
interest or importance comprehensively and are expected to show an extensive
coverage of existing literature and a high level of analysis. Submissions in
the form of essays for the ‘Law in Focus’ section must concisely analyse
contemporary legislations, landmark treaties or other specific issues in
international economic law of a contemporary nature.
2014. The Journal follows a rolling submissions policy and the deadline for the
forthcoming volume is 20th March, 2014. The submissions received
after this date shall be considered for the next volume. The submissions must
relate to any of the broad themes mentioned above or any other aspect of
international economic law, with a focus on developing country perspective.
All manuscripts must be accompanied by:
letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of
the manuscript and contact information.
abstract of not more than 200 words describing the submission
No biographical information or references, including the name(s) of the author
(s), affiliation(s) and acknowledgements should be included in the text of the
manuscript, file name or document properties. All such information may be
incorporated in the covering letter accompanying the manuscripts.
Submissions are preferred in Times New Roman font, double-spaced. Main text
should be in font size 12 and footnotes in font size 10.
The IJIEL uses only footnotes (and not end-notes) as a method of citation.
Submissions must conform to the Bluebook (19th edn.) system of citation.
All contributions submitted to the Journal should be original. Authors are also
required to inform the Editorial Board if they have submitted their manuscript
to another law journal and if they have received an offer of publication.
Authors may request an expedited review on this basis. It shall be within the
discretion of the Editorial Board to grant an expedited review.
The IJIEL only accepts electronic submissions which may be emailed to [email protected] under the subject
heading ‘IJIEL Vol. 6 Submission’. All submissions should be made in MS Word
format (.doc) or (.docx) and clearly indicate which category they are intended