ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (RGNUL) is an autonomous National Law University (NLU) established under the second wave of reforms instituted by the Bar Council of India. Established in 2006, RGNUL has garnered a pan-India reputation as a stellar institution for legal research and education. In May 2015, RGNUL became the first and the only NLU to have been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade. In March 2018, RGNUL was amongst the four NLUs to have been granted an autonomous status by the University Grants Commission. The University has been ranked among the top 10 law schools in India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR) is a bi-annual, student-run, double-blind peer-reviewed law journal published by the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. The journal was first published in the year 2014 and gives an opportunity to the legal academia, legal professionals and law students to contribute cutting-edge, doctrinal, theoretical, and empirical research in the field of business and commercial laws. The journal is indexed on SCC Online and has been ranked amongst the ten most accessed law school journals by SCC Online. The Editorial Board also collaborates with various legal experts and undertakes various academic initiatives to promote study and research in the field of business and commercial laws.
The Editorial Board also operates The RFMLR Blog. The Blog aims to provide a platform for the expression of novel ideas and analysis of contemporary issues in business and commercial laws. In addition to the RFMLR Call for Blogs (Open Theme), the Editorial Board periodically releases theme-specific Call for Blogs to advance the discourse on select areas of commercial laws. Previously, the Editorial Board has invited blogs on Digital Commerce and Fintech Law, Corporate Governance, Competition Law, Telecom Law and Aviation Law, under the theme-specific blog series.
Au Courant is the flagship newsletter of the RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR), published on a monthly basis. A comprehensive collection of contemporary news updates and analytical pieces, it aims to keep its readers up to date with various happenings and changing legal trends in the financial and corporate sectors. The Newsletter comprises different sections such as Highlights, Timeline, and News Updates, among others, with the objective of providing comprehensive insights into these new developments. Head over to the latest issue of Au Courant for all of this and more!
EDITORIAL BOARD 2020-21