About The Law and Technology Society of NLSIU, Bengaluru
The Law and Technology Society of NLSIU, Bengaluru is a group committed to exploring the boundless contours of the intriguing interface between law and technology. The main objective of the society is to provide up-to-date learning opportunities in this field by organising a series of interesting and insightful events.
About NLSIU, Bengaluru
LSIU, Bengaluru is a premier institution of legal education in India, focusing on legal and policy education, both at the undergraduate and the graduate level. It has consistently been named the best law school in India, boasting a large alumni network of academicians, researchers and lawyers and striving to pursue its objective of academic excellence through the various activities and events in which it partakes.
About the Dialogue
The Dialogue is a research-driven think-tank working on the intersection of technology, society and public policy. By facilitating informed policy debates at various levels, it aims to drive a progressive narrative in India’s policy discourse.
About the Competition
With our Essay Writing Competition 2021, we seek to encourage the participants to engage in outside the box thinking and to explore new issues related to competition law & technology policy.
For this, we cordially invite your entries on the following theme:
“Revisiting traditional antitrust frameworks to cater to the evolving needs of digital markets“
Under this some of the suggestive sub-themes that the students can explore includes:
- Changing business models & their impact on competition in digital space;
- Revisiting conventional definitions for targeted policy making;
- Assessing suitable merger regulations for digital markets;
- Role of competition regulators in the domain of data privacy;
- Significance of technical measures like interoperability in addressing anticompetitive effects.
Evaluation and Judging
The winning entries will be selected and commented upon by the leading cognoscenti in the field of law and technology. This will include judges, eminent lawyers, public policy experts and academicians from all over the globe.
The first, second and third entries will be awarded a cash prize of INR 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000 respectively.
Top ten essays will also be awarded a certificate of merit.
Registration and Submission Procedure
Word Limit – 3000 to 5000 (excluding footnotes)
Citation – Oscola 4th Edition
Co-authorship Limit – Maximum of 2 authors
Rs 300 + taxes.
Last Date of Registration: 30th September, 2021
Last Date of Submission: 15th October, 2021
The Law and Technology Society – [email protected]
Shubh Mittal (Convener):
Shantanu Mishra (Joint-Convener):
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