THE INDIAN REVIEW OF CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAWS

July 11, 2020

[Anhad is a practising commercial lawyer based out of Chandigarh and Delhi, having graduated from National Law School of India University, Bangalore.]

The Supreme Court’s recent back and forth over the venue versus seat debate is reflective of the wide interpretative sc...

June 23, 2020

[Pinak Parikh is an Associate at Singhi & Co.]

In D&H India Limited v. Superon Schweisstechnik India Limited (Superon), the commercial appellate division of the Delhi High Court observed that Section 13(1A) of the Commercial Courts Act 2015 (Act) allows appeals to be pr...

[Himanshu and Umang are students at NALSAR University of Law.]

In November 2019, the Supreme Court of India (Supreme Court), in Perkins Eastman Architects DPC & Anr. v. HSCC Ltd. (Perkins), called for an end to the practice of a party unilaterally appointing the sole ar...

[Shebani and Jai are students at Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai.]

In its recent decision, the Supreme Court of India (SC) put an end to a long legal battle between SEAMEC Ltd. (SEAMEC) and Oil India Ltd. (OIL), and in doing so set aside the Arbitral tribuna...

[Shreya and Ishani are students at National Law University, Odisha.]

In a landmark judgement rendered by the apex court of India in the case of National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India v Alimenta S.A,  a foreign award dating back to 30 years was r...

[Anshika Sharma and Khyati Mehrotra are students at ILS Law College, Pune.]

Section 29A of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 (Act) was introduced by the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2015 (2015 Amendment) to achieve the object of establishing a sp...

[Piyush Agrawal and Sunil Singh are students at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur.]

On 23 January 2020, the single bench of Delhi High Court in Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Private Limited v. Jindal India Thermal Power Limited,[1] ruled that Section 29A(1)...

May 3, 2020

[Muskan Arora is a student at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata.]

The choice of a seat of arbitration and venue of hearings are quite important considerations amongst the various choices parties to arbitration agreements have to make. In fac...

February 23, 2020

[Aditya Sethi is a student at School of Law, Christ University.]

The arbitration regime in India has had a chequered past. The three decisions of the Supreme Court of India (Supreme Court) in Bhatia, Saw Pipes and Western Geco caused the arbitration scenario to suffer s...

February 18, 2020

[Mrudula Dixit is a student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.]

In dispute resolution circles, the Supreme Court of India’s judgment in Garware Wall Ropes v. Coastal Marine Constructions and Engineering Company (Garware) is (in)famous. Although the decision to impound unsta...

December 10, 2019

[Achyutha GM is a student at Gujarat National Law University.]

On 25 July 2018, a big blow was given by the Supreme Court of India (Supreme Court) in Brahmani River Pellets v. Kamachi Industries (Brahmani River) to settled precedents clarifying the distinction between s...

August 7, 2019

[The following update is brought to you by Amrit Singh, who is an Editor at IRCCL.]

On 15 July 2019, the Minister for Law and Justice, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, introduced the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (2019 Bill) in the Upper House of the India...

July 12, 2019

[Rajarshi Singh is a student at National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi.]

The Supreme Court of India (Court), recently, had an opportunity to decide whether an arbitrator can grant interest pendente lite in arbitration proceedings seated in India. This...

June 23, 2019

[Sakshi Vijay is Senior Research Associate at Jindal Global University.]

Singapore will be the witness and the namesake for the signing of the Convention on International Settlement Agreements resulting from Mediation (Convention) in August 2019. Member states of the Un...

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