About The Organization

MNLU Mumbai is a premier National Law University and Centre for Training and Research in Commercial Regulations is dedicated for training & research in areas of commercial laws & practices.

About MNLU’s Online National Seminar On Competition Policy And Cartels

Centre for Training and Research in Commercial Regulations (CTRCR), MNLU Mumbai is organizing One Day National Seminar on ‘Competition Policy & Cartels’.


Legal & Enforcement Framework

Cartels in digital platform market

Hard Core Cartels

Soft Cartels

International Cartels

Dawn Raids & Investigations

Calculation of Fines in various jurisdictions

Punishments: Civil & Criminal Liability

Leniency Programme

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

Private Enforcement Actions

Cartels in Pandemic Times

Note: The sub-themes mentioned above are only suggestive. The authors are free to include any issues within the main theme.


This conference is aimed at students, researchers, academicians, executives of companies and practitioners in the area of Competition Law. The conference will have a balance of lectures and presentations from academia as well as the practitioners.


There can be a maximum of three Co-Authors for a Research Paper. All the author as well as co-authors will have to separately register themselves by paying the requisite registration fees.

One co-author or all may present the paper.

Only those who submit the full paper can attend the conference and present their paper.

Submission of Papers

A 500-word abstract of the paper including research questions, methodology and expected results along with one-page curriculum vitae and contact details should be submitted initially.

Authors of selected abstracts will then be invited to submit full original papers of not more than 5000 words. The paper should be original.

It should be submitted in word, single-spaced in Times Roman 12 and the margins should be 4.9cm (top & bottom) and 4.5 cm (left and right margins). Footnotes should follow The Bluebook: A Uniform System of citation 20th Edition with the font of Times Roman 10.

Important Dates

Last date of submission of abstracts: 26 November 2020

Review, Selection and intimation to authors: 28 November 2020

Last Day for Early Bird Registration for Conference: 30 November 2020

Last Day of Submission of Full Paper: 9 December 2020

Conference Date: 12 December 2020

Abstracts have to be submitted as word documents, with a covering letter containing the name, designation and affiliation/profile of the author(s), and should be emailed to kiran[at]mnlumumbai.edu.in with the subject ‘Abstract Submission’.

Certificate of Merit would be given for Best Presentation in each session.

All Certificates will be couriered to the address of participants

Subject to consent of any reputed publisher, few selected papers may be published in book form.

Registration Details

On abstract being selected, the author/authors have to register by making an online payment. In the case of more than one author, all co-authors have to register separately.

After registration, participants shall write a mail to kiran@mnlumumbai.edu.in with the subject ‘Registration and Payment Details’. The mail shall include the Amount deposited, date of transaction and transaction ID.

Registration Fees For MNLU’s Online National Seminar

Under Graduate Students

Early Bird Registration Rs. 750/-

Late Registration Rs. 1000/-

Research Scholars/Teachers/Professionals

Early Bird Registration Rs. 1000/-

Late Registration Rs. 1500/-

For Participants of Certificate Course on Competition Law: Rs. 500

Payment Details

Beneficiary Name: Maharastra National Law University, Mumbai

Bank Name: Punjab National Bank

Branch: Powai (Mumbai)

Account Number: 8709000100018239

IFSC Code: PUNB0870900

Contact Details

For any query, write a mail to kiran@mnlumumbai.edu.in

For brochure, click here- http://mnlumumbai.edu.in/pdf/Seminar%20on%20Competition%20Law.pdf

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