Call for Submissions by Scholasticus, NLU Jodhpur: Vol. XII Issue II | Submit by June 05th, 2024

The Centre for Studies in Banking and Finance is pleased to
invite submissions for all kinds of original and unpublished submissions for publication in Volume XI, Issue II of Scholasticus with June 05, 2024 as the last date of submission.

About Scholasticus

Scholasticus (ISSN 0975-1157) is one of the earliest publications by National Law University, Jodhpur established with the objective of promoting academic research and fostering debate in the field of Banking & Finance. The Journal has been re-launched after a gap of a few years and is now published under the aegis of the Centre of Studies in Banking and Finance at National Law University, Jodhpur. It is a bi-annual, double-blind student-reviewed and edited journal, with an ambit broad enough to include issues in the fields of project finance, private equity,
corporate finance, debt restructuring, capital markets, etc.

About the Centre

The Centre of Studies in Banking and Finance at National Law University, Jodhpur (CSBF) was established by the Reserve Bank of India in 2002. The Centre provides a platform for scholars and practitioners to exchange views on issues dealing with banking and financial systems through its Conferences, Essay Competitions, Workshops and Discussion Forums. CSBF seeks to promote discourse related to the banking sector, capital markets, and other financial services.
The Journal is another venture of the Centre to associate with professionals, judges, academicians and students to discuss ideas related to the banking and finance sector.

Submission Categories

Sholasticus (ISSN 0975-1157) is accepting submissions for publication in Volume XI, Issue II under the following categories:

  • Long Articles (5,000 – 8,000 words): Long Articles must comprehensively analyze important themes and may adopt comparative perspectives. It must analyze the current practice in the field, identify the lacunae therein and provide constructive suggestions.
  • Short Articles (3,000 – 5,000 words): typically identify a specific issue, which may be of contemporary relevance and present a central argument.
  • Case Notes, Legislative Comments, Book/Article Reviews (1,500 – 3,000 words).

Suggested Themes

  • Decentralized Finance Revolution: Exploring the impact of decentralized finance on traditional banking systems and its potential to reshape financial services;
  • Finance Act, 2024 and its impact on ISDs (Input Service distributors);
  • Risk Management in the Era of Cybersecurity: Exploring the evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats in the financial sector and strategies for effectively managing cyber risks, including the role of insurance and regulatory frameworks;
  • Adoption of Gen AI model governance;
  • Greenwashing for Financial Institutions In India: Challenges and the way ahead;
  • Electoral Funding: Navigating the Financial Fiduciary Duty of the stakeholders involved;
  • Regulation of Payment Banks and issues with Financial Inclusion and
  • Social Stock: Examining the effect of Social Media on Financial Markets

Please note that the aforementioned themes are merely indicative and not exhaustive.

Submission Guidelines

  • The deadline for sending submissions for the forthcoming volume is June 05, 2024.
  • Submissions must be made in electronic format by filling out the form available here.
  • All submissions must be in MS Word format (.doc) or (.docx), with Garamond font
  • (Main text: size 12 and line spacing: 1.5, footnotes: size 10, and line spacing: 1).
  • An abstract of not more than 250 words must be provided.
  • Co-authorship (up to 2 authors) is permitted.
  • 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.
  • Scholasticus uses only footnotes (and not endnotes) as a mode of citation. Submissions must conform to the Bluebook (20th edition) Citation style.
  • Submissions are accepted for publication on the condition that they do not infringe on the copyright or any other rights of any third parties. Any form of plagiarism is strictly discouraged.
  • Submissions made to Scholasticus shall be exclusive and must not be concurrently under consideration by any other publication.

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