The dispute between Amazon and the Future Group has brought to the forefront the issue of recognition and enforceability of an interim order passed by an emergency arbitrator under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. After multiple proceedings before the Hon’ble Delhi High Court, the matter is presently before the Hon’ble Supreme Court and was … Continue reading The Issue Of Enforceability Of Interim Orders Passed By Emergency Arbitrators: Amazon v. Future Coupons Private Limited
[This guest post is authored by Sourav Paul, a first year law student at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences] Introduction On April 13, 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India, in its recent pro-arbitration case PASL Wind Solutions Private Limited v. GE Power Conversion Private Limited, opined that two Indian … Continue reading PASL Wind v. GE Power : A Step Towards Establishing a Pro-Arbitration Regime in India
1. Amazon.Com NV Investment Holdings LLC v. Future Coupons Private Limited, Delhi High Court In 2019, Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC (“Amazon”/ “Petitioner”) had invested INR 1,431 crore (“Investment Amount”) into Future Coupons Private Limited (“FCPL/ “Respondent No. 1”) based on certain special, material protective/negative rights available to FCPL in Future Retail Limited (“FRL/ Respondent … Continue reading Koinos Arbitration Roundup: 15 March 2021 to 30 April 2021.
[This guest post is authored by Angelina Joy and Mahathi Utham Kumar, both studying in their third year at The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi] Documents-only Arbitration in India: Time for a Paradigm Shift? Conventional arbitrations have drawn flak for their protracted hearings. So, among parties, tribunals and academics, there is consensus … Continue reading Documents-only Arbitration in India: Time for a Paradigm Shift?
[This guest post is authored by Shashwat Awasthi and Anushka, both studying in their fourth year at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow] Indus Biotech v Kotak: Supreme Court on Arbitrability of Insolvency Disputes The relationship between arbitration and insolvency has been the subject of many a discussion among the legal fraternity. This … Continue reading Indus Biotech v Kotak: Supreme Court on Arbitrability of Insolvency Disputes
[This guest post is authored by Manya Anjaria. He is currently studying in the 4th Year student at the Institute of Law, Nirma University.] The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (‘The Act’) is a great leap in India’s legal framework of recognizing alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. Drafted on the lines of UNCITRAL Model Law on … Continue reading Interplay between Article 227 of the Constitution and Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
[This guest post is authored by Paridhi Galundia. She is currently studying in the 4th Year of her B.A.LLB (Hons.) at Institute of Law, Nirma University] BSNL v. Nortel: Supreme Court on Limitation Period for Section 11 Applications and Refusal of Ex-facie Time Barred Claims In one of her last judgments, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. … Continue reading BSNL v. Nortel: Supreme Court on Limitation Period for Section 11 Applications and Refusal of Ex-facie Time Barred Claims
Presenting Arbitration Roundup - a series of fortnightly updates on India’s arbitration landscape. The 1st edition contains a list of key developments which took shape between 1-15 March 2021. Proceedings under Section 34 of the Arbitration Act are also covered under Section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code The Supreme Court in the case … Continue reading Arbitration Roundup: 1 to 15 March 2021
[This guest post is authored by Pranika Correa. She is currently studying in the fourth year at Gujarat National Law University. ] Analysing the Validity of Unilateral Arbitration Clauses The major advantages of arbitration are flexibility and autonomy, permitting parties to tailor the terms for their practical and commercial benefit. A unilateral arbitration clause (UAC) … Continue reading Analysing the Validity of Unilateral Arbitration Clauses
Koinos is seeking applications for blog editors [Update: Assessment of applications has been closed on 8 February 2021. We have reached out to shortlisted applicants. We thank you all for an overwhelming response to the call]. Now in its third year, Koinos [Koinos/the Blog] provides a platform for discussing and debating issue related to commercial … Continue reading Call for Editors