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Law and Technology Society announces Essay Writing Competition: Last date for registration: September 30

September 2, 2021

The Law and Technology Society of NLSIU, is organising an essay competition, in collaboration with The Dialogue, and emerging research and public-policy think-tank.

The competition invites opinions and studies on the evolving dynamics of the Internet and the impact of technology on society, which makes it crucial to revisit the traditional competition law frameworks and engage in a more targeted evidence-based policy making that is both consumer friendly and inclusive of the granular sensitivities of
this ecosystem.


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:

  • Evolving 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 anti-competitive effects

Note: The sub-themes are only a suggestion, and the students are free to choose any other sub-theme that falls within the scope of the main theme.


  • Word Limit – 3000 to 5000 (excluding footnotes)
  • Citation – Oscola 4 th Edition
  • Co-authorship Limit – Maximum of 2 authors

Important Dates

Last date for registration: September 30, 2021
Last date for submission: October 15, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Students/research scholars enrolled in any UG/PG/Ph.D. course from any Indian university are
eligible to participate in the competition.


Click here to register

Detailed submission guidelines along with suggested readings to help in writing the essays will be shared with the participants upon successful registration.


  • Expert Comments: 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.
  • Cash Prizes: The first, second and third entries will be awarded a cash prize of INR 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000 respectively.
  • Certificate of Merit: Top ten essays will also be awarded a certificate of merit.

Contact Details

For any further information/clarification, please reach out to: The Law and Technology Society at

Shubh Mittal (Convener) : 8604133361
Shantanu Mishra (Joint-Convener) : 9140452335