ICSID and UNCITRAL’s Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators: A Ray of Hope to Deal with Double Hatting in Investment Arbitration?

[This guest post is authored by Chaitanya M. Hegde, a 2nd-year student at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar. His key interest lies in ADR, constitutional law, and business law.] [We would also like to thank our guest editor, Ms Nikita Panse, for reviewing the post and providing her insights. Ms Panse is an Advocate … Continue reading ICSID and UNCITRAL’s Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators: A Ray of Hope to Deal with Double Hatting in Investment Arbitration?

Judicial Ambiguity in Enforcement of Investment Awards in India

[This guest post is authored by Aditya Singh Chauhan. Aditya is currently studying law at the National Law University, Jodhpur. Aditya is also the executive editor at the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (IJAL). He can be reached at c.adityasingh@outlook.com] Judicial Ambiguity in Enforcement of Investment Awards in India The Convention on the Settlement of … Continue reading Judicial Ambiguity in Enforcement of Investment Awards in India

SEAMEC v. OIL (II): Has the Supreme Court Overstepped its Mandate under Section 34?

[This guest post is authored by Malak Bhatt (Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India) and Atreyo Banerjee (Advocate). They are part of the Chambers of Malak Bhatt. The authors can be reached at malakbhatt@gmail.com and atreyobanerjee2019@gmail.com] SEAMEC v. OIL (II): Has the Supreme Court Overstepped its Mandate under Section 34? The Supreme Court of … Continue reading SEAMEC v. OIL (II): Has the Supreme Court Overstepped its Mandate under Section 34?

Vijay Karia and NAFED: Aggravating the Conundrum of Enforcing Foreign Awards in India

[This guest post is authored by Kunal Katariya. He is a counsel, based in Mumbai, who practices before the Bombay High Court and tribunals in Mumbai and occasionally in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, with a particular focus on securities, commercial and corporate litigation. He also regularly appears in arbitrations.] Vijay Karia and NAFED: … Continue reading Vijay Karia and NAFED: Aggravating the Conundrum of Enforcing Foreign Awards in India

SEAMEC v. OIL: Supreme Court on Power to Examine Plausibility of Arbitral Tribunal’s Interpretation of Contract

[This guest post is authored by Saurish Shetye. Saurish is an advocate practicing at the Bombay High Court. He can be reached at saurish.shetye@gmail.com] SEAMEC v. OIL: Supreme Court on Power to Examine the Plausibility of Arbitral Tribunal’s Interpretation of Contract In its recent decision, dated 11 May 2020, the Supreme Court in South East … Continue reading SEAMEC v. OIL: Supreme Court on Power to Examine Plausibility of Arbitral Tribunal’s Interpretation of Contract

Taru Meghani v. Shree Tirupathi: Separating Causes of Action in Suit for Reference to Arbitration

[This guest post is authored by Harshvardhan Tripathi. He is currently studying in the 3rd year of the BA. LLB (Hons.) course at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.] Taru Meghani v. Shree Tirupathi: Separating Causes of Action in Suit for Reference to Arbitration In its recent decision dated 10 January 2020, the Bombay High Court … Continue reading Taru Meghani v. Shree Tirupathi: Separating Causes of Action in Suit for Reference to Arbitration

Quippo Construction v. Janardhan Nirman: Right to Object to the Venue in a Domestic Arbitration

[This guest post is authored by Ritika Acharya, a student at Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Mumbai. Any query regarding this article can be addressed to her at ritikaacharya@mnlumumbai.edu.in] Quippo Construction v. Janardhan Nirman: Right to Object to the Venue in a Domestic Arbitration On 29 April 2020, the Supreme Court ruled in Quippo Construction Equipment … Continue reading Quippo Construction v. Janardhan Nirman: Right to Object to the Venue in a Domestic Arbitration

Domestic Arbitration after the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Act 2019

This guest-post is authored by Pareekshit Bishnoi. Pareekshit is an advocate practicing before courts and tribunals at Delhi. He graduated from the National Law University, Odisha. We would also like to thank our guest editor Harish Adwant for his review of and his insights on this piece. Mr Adwant is an advocate practising before the Bombay … Continue reading Domestic Arbitration after the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Act 2019

Impact of an IBC Moratorium on Arbitral Proceedings

This guest post is authored by Aniesh S. Jadhav. Aniesh is an advocate practicing at the Bombay High Court. He can be reached at anieshjadhav@gmail.com. Impact of an IBC Moratorium on Arbitral Proceedings On admission of an insolvency application, Section 14[1] of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC) requires the National Company Law Tribunal … Continue reading Impact of an IBC Moratorium on Arbitral Proceedings

Extending Legal Aid Services to Arbitration Proceedings

This guest post is authored by Ashutosh Choudhary. Ashutosh is a BA.LLB. student at National Law University Odisha. He has a keen interest in the laws of arbitration, taxation, and companies. He can be reached at 17ba027@nluo.ac.in Extending Legal Aid Services to Arbitration Proceedings It cannot be gainsaid that arbitration has seen a rapid growth … Continue reading Extending Legal Aid Services to Arbitration Proceedings