NLS Faculty Seminars

Cross-Border Data Access for Law Enforcement: What Are India’s Strategic Options?

December 2, 2020 

The Paper was presented by Smriti Parsheera, NLS ‘LLB 2006, a researcher at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi and a Fellow with the CyberBRICS Project hosted by the FGV Law School, Brazil.

The paper evaluates India’s present mechanisms for data access by law enforcement authorities and existing arrangements for cross-border data access. It also analyzes the emerging global movement toward direct data access arrangements… (Read More)



Why Not Nature Rights? 

Jan 8, 2020

The Paper was presented by Dr. Manjeri Subin, Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc), NLSIU.

Law has always been seen as recourse to weed out quite a large number of problems and environmental harm is no exception. Built on a large number of concepts that have been eulogised for many years, laws and legal systems, around the world, have helped in shaping the progress of mankind. ‘Rights’ and ‘Duties’… (Read More)

The Hocus Pocus of Corporate Purpose and the Visible Hand of the State – Insights from India’s CSR Experience

December 18, 2019

The paper was presented by Ms. Akshaya Kamalnath, Lecturer (Corporate Law) , AUT Law School, Auckland.

Can corporate law solve the most serious global problems we have? Corporations do have a role to play in issues like climate change, the consequences of using artificial intelligence without adequate safe guards and even inequality. But should corporate law be the vehicle to solve these problems? This article argues… (Read More)

Competition Regulation in Two-Sided Markets: The Indian Experience

December 11, 2019

The paper was presented by Mr. Akash Krishnan, Teaching Associate (Economics), NLSIU.

With the expansion of computing and the internet revolution, two-sided markets are fast becoming ubiquitous across all spheres of the 21st-century economy. The phrase “two-sided market‟ at first sounds like a tautology, i.e., by default, all markets have two sides, a buyer side, and a seller side. Regulators… (Read More)

Kunal Ambasta

An Unclear Empiricism: A Review of the Death Penalty India Report

December 4, 2019

The Paper was presented by Mr. Kunal Ambasta, Assistant Professor, NLSIU.

The Report opens up many ways and means by which India may engage in a meaningful conversation about the death penalty, and determine legislative policy on the subject. Empirical studies on death row populations, often exploring effects of socio-economic or racial marginalization, are not uncommon… (Read More)