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26 Mar 2020
TO INVOKE PROCEEDINGS UNDER I&B CODE DEFAULT AMOUNT SHOULD BE MORE THAN ONE CRORE

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 brought in a substantial financial discipline among Indian Companies.

25 Mar 2020
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA EXTENDS THE LIMITATION PERIOD TO FILE CASES APPEALS IN VIEW OF COVID-19

Government of India and Supreme Court of India are taking various action to help social distancing in view of COVID- 19. Supreme Court of India, in view of its commitment to the proactive actions, cancelled physical filing of papers and directed all parties to resort to e-filing of cases.

27 Jan 2020
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA ISSUES NOTICE IN A WRIT PETITION CHALLANGING THE ARBITRATION AND CONCILIATION (AMENDMENT) ACT,2019
S Ravi Shankar an International Arbitration lawyer challenged the above said amendment Act, in Public interest under Article 32 of the Constitution of India before the Supreme Court of India. The main challenge was regarding the ban on Foreign arbitrators (including foreign lawyers, Judges, Foreign qualified accountants etc.,) sitting as arbitrators in the International arbitrations seated in India. The other challenges include the mandatory requirement of Arbitral institutions registering themselves before High Courts and Supreme Court of India. The petitioner also challenged the requirement of complete legal knowledge, to be appointed as arbitrator since it would disqualify thousands domain experts including Engineers, technical experts, Finance Experts etc., from sitting as arbitrators.
27 Apr 2017
Why to incorporate an Arbitration clause while entering into International Contracts?

Angola, an African country known for its Oil reserves joined New York Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration awards on 6th April 2017. New York Convention has convention has brought 157 countries together agreeing to enforce foreign Arbitration awards passed in other seats of the member countries, of course subject to some conditions.

 

07 Feb 2017
Effect Of Resignation Of a Named Arbitrator

In a recent Judgment Supreme Court of India, reported in SCC as (2016) 3 Supreme Court Cases 619 Shailesh Dhairyawan Vs Mohan Balkrishna Lulla, dealt with the important issue of resignation or refusal of a named arbitrator and consequential appointment of another arbitrator replacing the named arbitrator. 

06 Feb 2017
Minority Oppression claims arbitrable-Singapore Court of appeal

In a recent judgment L Capital Jones Ltd Vs Maniach Pte Ltd, dated 09th January 2017, Singapore Court of Appeal dealt with the question of arbitrability of minority oppression claims with particular reference to whether there is a public policy exception to the General Rule stated in its earlier judgment of Tomolugen Holdings Ltd Vs Silica Investors Ltd and other appeals (2016)1SLR37, that minority oppression claims are generally arbitrable.

04 Feb 2017
India Opts To Simplify Foreign Investment Requirments

As announced in the budget of 2017 by Mr Arun Jaitley the Finance Minister of India, Government of India is planning to encourage more foreign investment by simplifying the procedures and relaxing the limits in various sectors in the year starting from 1st April. 

20 Jan 2017
International Arbitration Centre proposed in Gurugram

Punjab and Haryana High Court has proposed an international arbitration center in Gurugram, the satellite city of New Delhi and has requested the Government of India to do the needful. 

21 Jul 2016
Effective handling of Disputes between Indian & Chinese parties

Law Senate law firm organised a workshop on “Effective handling of Disputes between Indian & Chinese parties through International Arbitration” on 19th July 2016 in Hotel Radisson, Nanjing Road, Shanghai. 

15 Jul 2016
Delhi Set To Become Global Hub For Commercial Arbitration‬

There is a news that Government of India is planning to start an Arbitration hub seated in Delhi.