With immense pleasure, the Editorial Board at The RGNUL Book Series on Corporate Law and Corporate Affairs (“RBS”) announces that after the successful publication of five issues, it is venturing into the VIth (2023-2024) issue.

About Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Punjab Act, (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, thereby fulfilling the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization.

About RGNUL Book Series on Corporate Law and Corporate Affairs

 The RGNUL Book Series on Corporate Law and Corporate Affairs (“RBS”) is an annual, student-run, peer-reviewed book series based at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, established in 2016. It is a wing of the Centre for Business Laws and Taxation (“CBLT”). In the previous volumes, RBS has successfully collaborated with top law firms including Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Jyoti Sagar Associates, Rab & Rab Associates LLP, King Stub & Kasiva Advocates & Attorneys, Wadia Ghandy & Co., and Trilegal.

About Centre for Business Laws and Taxation

The Centre for Business Laws and Taxation (CBLT) is a research Centre under the aegis of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. It aims to promote and conduct interdisciplinary research and undertake numerous activities and projects in the realm of Business Laws and Taxation.

The vision of the Centre is to bridge the gap between theory and practice by ambitiously collaborating with the experts of the industry, reputed organizations, prominent academicians and various bodies of the government as it promises to create a healthy forum for discussion and discourse while carrying out research on policy, institutional, legal and regulatory issues.

With multiple objectives and endeavours, the Centre acts as a platform to expand the scope and horizon of business law and taxation through a multidimensional approach and activities at RGNUL.

Call for Abstracts

RGNUL Book Series on Corporate Law and Corporate Affairs, invites abstracts on the theme of “The Future of Bilateral Investment Treaties: A Comprehensive Analysis” from legal practitioners, advisors, academicians, and law students.


  • Business Responsibilities and Investment Treaties,
  • MFN Clause: A Tool for Multilateralization of BITs,
  • Investment Law and Public Procurement,
  • International Investment Policies and Public Health,
  • Curtailing the Friction between BITs and Regulatory Space under Domestic Law,
  • Bridging Gaps between Environmental Protection and BITs,
  • BITs: A Boon or Bane for International Human Rights Commitment,
  • BITs and Sustainable Development Goals,
  • Multilateral Investment Courts Project: Evolution or Revolution,
  • Manifesting Transparency under BITs,
  • Impact of Economic Sanction on BITs: Russia-Ukraine War, and
  • Accentuating Dispute Prevention Clause under BITs.

The sub-themes are suggestive in nature. Abstracts based on the broad theme are invited.

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts should not exceed 500 words.
  • All submissions must be in Garamond, font size 12, line spacing 1.5.
  • The co-authorship shall be limited to a maximum of two authors.

Submission Deadline: The abstracts must be submitted until 15th March 2024 (11:59 P.M.) via mail to

Successful applicants will be notified at the latest by 22nd March 2024 that their abstract has been accepted. Full papers shall be required to be submitted by successful applicants on or before 22nd April 2024.

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