1-Day National Seminar on Competition Regulations in New Age Markets by SLS

Centre for Corporate and Competition Law, Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad in collaboration with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) is organizing a 1-Day National Seminar on Competition Regulations in New Age Markets: Issues and Challenges on February 9, 2024, in offline mode and is accepting submissions till January 25, 2024.

About CCCL, SLS, Hyderabad

Established in 2018, the Centre for Corporate and Competition Law (CCCL) is a centre of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad, aiming to provide a platform for students of the institute to explore and learn more about the nuances of Corporate and Competition Law and to prepare them for the corporate world.

About the Seminar

The national seminar on “Competition Regulation in New Age Markets: Issues and Challenges” aims to offer a valuable learning experience for professionals in corporate and competition law, aligning with CCI’s vision of fostering fair and innovative business practices.

The day starts with an inaugural ceremony, followed by a Panel Discussion where panelists engage in insightful debates, helping the audience understand various aspects of corporate and competition law. Following this, technical sessions will be conducted, providing participants and panelists with a platform to present papers and actively participate in discussions.

The panel discussion will explore competition law’s impact on industries, businesses, and consumers. Experts will delve into its role in fostering fair competition, preventing monopolies, and boosting economic growth. Through case studies and diverse perspectives, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities in today’s global business environment.

Exceptional research papers will be recognized via a blind review process, with the distinguished ones earning the title of “Best Presentation” based on their original and innovative content, as evaluated by the panelists.


The event concludes with a valedictory ceremony after three productive sessions. The esteemed panelists for this session include Shri Sachin Goyal, Joint Director; Shri Shekhar, Director; Shri Raj Kumar Badde, Joint Director; and Shri Mohan Ronanki, Director, all affiliated with the Competition Commission of India (CCI).


  • Antitrust Enforcement and Digital Markets
  • Abuse of Dominance and Monopolization
  • New age economy, platform markets, and challenges for antitrust enforcement
  • Merger control and market consolidation
  • Emerging issues in abuse of dominance
  • Competition advocacy and policy development
  • Competition law and post-pandemic recovery
  • Global Convergence and Divergence in Competition Law
  • Competition Law Advocacy

Eligibility Criteria

Contributions from students, academicians, faculties, and professionals must be original and unpublished. The submissions are expected to be of contemporary social relevance and must demonstrate high standards of scholarship.

Submission Guidelines

  • All original submissions would be asked to be accompanied by an abstract that should not exceed 300 words. The abstract would expressly include the novelty and usefulness of the idea that the author wishes to put forth and must categorically mention the specific contribution of the submission beyond the existing available literature and the practical utility of his/her recommendations.
  • Participants are required to submit the final manuscript, and the selection for presentation will be based on the submitted content. Please attach the manuscript as a Word file using the provided link. The submissions will undergo a peer-review process before final acceptance.
  • Co-authorship is permissible up to a maximum of two authors. However, co-authorship would not be allowed in cases of Case Comments, Legislative Comments, and Book Reviews.
  • Following the selection of their manuscript, the authors shall be informed about further guidelines regarding the payment.
  • The submission must be word-processed and in Times New Roman. The main text should be in font size 12 and the footnotes in font size 10 size. The title shall be 16 and bold. A line spacing of 1.5 for the main text and 1.0 for footnotes should be followed. The text should be justified throughout.
  • Plagiarism shall be strictly less than 10%.
  • For citations, Blue Book 20th edition shall be followed.

Submission Categories

Submissions can be made under the following categories:

Articles (4,000-6,000 Words): The article must be a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of important themes and may adopt comparative perspectives. Co-authorship (Up to 2 authors) for the same is permitted.

Short Commentaries (3,000-4,000 Words): They would be proposed to be typically identified issues, dealt with, specifically, which may be of contemporary relevance, and present a central argument. Coauthorship (Up to 2 authors) for the same is allowed.

Other (1,500-3,000 Words): Case Notes, Legislative Comments, Book/Article Reviews (1,500 – 3,000 words). Coauthorship for the same is not allowed.

Cash Prizes

  • Best Paper Award: 20,000/-
  • Second Best Paper: 15,000/-
  • Best Presenter: 5,000/-
  • Best Academician Paper: 10,000/-

How to Register?

Interested candidates must register and submit their papers through the link provided at the end of this post.

Registration Fees

For Students

  • Single Authorship: Rs. 1,500 only
  • Co-Authorship: Rs. 3,000 only

For Academicians

  • Single Authorship: Rs. 1,800 only
  • Co-Authorship: Rs. 3,500 only

Important Dates

  • Final Submission of the Entire Paper: January 25, 11:59 pm
  • Release of list of Selected Papers: January 30
  • Release of Payment Link and Other Formalities: February 2
  • Last Date to Make Payment and Intimate Host College regarding Travel Plans: February 4
  • National Seminar: February 9

Contact Details

If you have any doubts, please feel free to contact:

  • Email: [email protected]
  • President, Bhumika Mishra; Ph No: 6305392667
  • Vice President, Aarohi Chouskey; Ph No: 8446165087
  • Faculty In-Charge, Ms. Shakshi Kothari; Ph No: 9721669100

Click here to register.

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