Avitel v HSBC: Finally a Uniform Standard on Arbitrability of Fraud?

[This guest post is authored by Richa Borthakur. She is currently studying in the fourth year at the O. P. Jindal Global University] Avitel v HSBC: Finally a Uniform Standard on Arbitrability of Fraud? Indian courts have long held a pessimistic view towards arbitrability of fraud[1]. Due to the lack of statutory direction, vague tests … Continue reading Avitel v HSBC: Finally a Uniform Standard on Arbitrability of Fraud?

Government of India v. Vedanta Limited: Supreme Court fortifies pro-enforcement approach, clarifies limitation period

[This guest post is authored by Dhriti Mehta and Donika Wahi. They are students at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi.] Government of India v. Vedanta Limited: Supreme Court fortifies pro-enforcement approach, clarifies limitation period The Supreme Court recently in a judgment titled Government of India (GOI) v Vedanta Ltd.[1] (Vedanta) has rendered a decision … Continue reading Government of India v. Vedanta Limited: Supreme Court fortifies pro-enforcement approach, clarifies limitation period

Patel Engineering v NEEPCO: Supreme Court sets aside Award for Patent Illegality

This post is authored by Hitesh Nagpal. He is a third-year student at Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai. Patel Engineering v NEEPCO: Supreme Court sets aside Award for Patent Illegality On 22 May 2020, the Supreme Court in Patel Engineering Ltd. v. North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. reaffirmed the scope of ‘patent illegality’, which … Continue reading Patel Engineering v NEEPCO: Supreme Court sets aside Award for Patent Illegality

India’s Oscillating Stance on Anti-arbitration Injunctions

This guest post is authored by Navya Saxena. She is currently studying law (batch of 2023) at the National Law Institute University, Bhopal. India’s Oscillating Stance on Anti-arbitration Injunctions In March 2020, the Delhi High court in Bina Modi v. Lalit Modi [Bina Modi] declined to grant an anti-arbitration injunction based on the reasoning that … Continue reading India’s Oscillating Stance on Anti-arbitration Injunctions

The Permanent Court of Arbitration Delivers its Award on the “Enrica Lexie Incident” between India and Italy

[This guest post is authored by Sahibnoor Singh Sidhu. He is currently pursuing the B. A. LL.B. (Hons.) course [Batch of 2021] at the Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat] The Permanent Court of Arbitration Delivers its Award on the "Enrica Lexie Incident" between India and Italy On 2 July 2020, the arbitral tribunal of the … Continue reading The Permanent Court of Arbitration Delivers its Award on the “Enrica Lexie Incident” between India and Italy

2019 Amendments: Will parties be able to appoint foreign arbitrators in India-seated arbitrations?

[This guest post has been authored by Vedanta Vishwakarma and Sarthak Punetha, both studying in the penultimate year at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar. They have a keen inclination towards arbitration and commercial dispute resolution.] 2019 Amendments: Will parties be able to appoint foreign arbitrators in India-seated arbitrations? The Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 (Arbitration … Continue reading 2019 Amendments: Will parties be able to appoint foreign arbitrators in India-seated arbitrations?

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: 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