The theme of the conference is 'CONSUMER LAW - GLOBALIZATION, POVERTY AND DEVELOPMENT' and consumer law scholars from all parts of the world are invited to participate. The general theme of the conference includes numerous sub-themes. In the following some of the sub themes are mentioned.  Creating a Legal Infrastructure to Protect Consumers in a Global Economy  Green and Ethical Consumerism in the Global Economy  Vulnerable Consumers and Poverty as an Issue of Consumer Law  Rights and Responsibilities of Service Providers, including Financial Services  Adjudicating Bodies and Consumer Redress in a Global Economy The description is not meant to be exhaustive, and other perspectives to the issue at hand are welcome as well. The structure and programme of the conference will be finalized after the deadline of the call for papers. This conference is organized once in every two years. Previous conferences were held in various parts of the world including Brazil, Malta, South Africa and various other European countries. This conference is of international acclaim and has had participation from the policy makers and renowned academicians around the world. Interested participants can send in a short summary (½ page) of their paper to the organizing committee in Hyderabad. Papers are to be sent to Dr. Vidyullatha Reddy, (e-mail 12consumerconference@gmail.com/ vidyullathareddy@gmail.com ), as well as to the President of the IACL, Professor Thomas Wilhelmsson (thomas.wilhelmsson@helsinki.fi ). Final deadline for abstracts is September 30, 2008. Those selected will be informed as soon as possible after submission of their proposals. Finalized papers should be provided before December 31, 2008. The registration fee, that includes the conference material, lunches during the conference and a dinner, is 250 USD for participants from abroad and 5000 Indian rupees for participants from India. Details of the conference venue and reasonable accommodation facilities are provided at www.nalsar.ac.in.

Event from : 09 September 2008
Event to : 01 March 2009
Events Venue : NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.

Submitted By : Prakash Yedhula


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