M/s. Duro Felguera, S.A v. M/s. Gangavaram Port Limited: Position of Courts with Respect to Appointment of Arbitrators

This case comment is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review of the year 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: M/s. Duro Felguera, S.A v. M/s. Gangavaram Port Limited CITATION/ORDER: (2017) 9 SCC 729: AIR 2017 SC 5070 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: JUSTICE KURIAN JOSEPH and JUSTICE R. BANUMATHI DATE: 10.10.2017 This landmark case clarifies the … Continue reading M/s. Duro Felguera, S.A v. M/s. Gangavaram Port Limited: Position of Courts with Respect to Appointment of Arbitrators

Alka Chandewar v. Shamshul Ishrar Khan: Applicability of Section 27(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

This case comment is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review of the year 2017. JUDGMENT: Alka Chadewar v. Shamshul Ishrar Khan CITATION: (2017) 16 SCC 119 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: JUSTICE ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN and JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL DATE: 06.07.2017 This case clarified the position of law with regard to Section … Continue reading Alka Chandewar v. Shamshul Ishrar Khan: Applicability of Section 27(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Chittaranjan Maity v. Union of India : Award of interest under section 31(7)a of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

This case comment is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review of the year 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: Chittaranjan Maity v. Union of India CITATION: (2017) 9 SCC 611 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: J. CHELAMESWAR and S. ABDUL NAZEER, JJ. DATE: 03rd October 2017 The following case discusses the stage at which the arbitrability of … Continue reading Chittaranjan Maity v. Union of India : Award of interest under section 31(7)a of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

Indus Mobile Distribution Private Limited v. Datawind Innovations Private Limited: Seat Confers Exclusive Jurisdiction

This case comment is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review of the year 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: Indus Mobile Distribution Private Limited v. Datawind Innovations Private Limited CITATION: (2017) 7 SCC 678 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: JUSTICE PINAKI CHANDRA GHOSE and JUSTICE ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN DATE: 19th APRIL 2017 This decision rules that assignment of a seat … Continue reading Indus Mobile Distribution Private Limited v. Datawind Innovations Private Limited: Seat Confers Exclusive Jurisdiction

Kinnari Mullick and Another v. Ghanshyam Das Damani: Courts Power to Relegate Parties back to the Tribunal

This case comment is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review of the year 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: Kinnari Mullick and Another v. Ghanshyam Das Damani CITATION: Civil Appeal No.5172 of 2017 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: DIPAK MISRA J. , A.M KHANWILKAR J. and MOHAN M. SHANTANAGOUDAR J. DATE: 20th April 2017 Awards made by the … Continue reading Kinnari Mullick and Another v. Ghanshyam Das Damani: Courts Power to Relegate Parties back to the Tribunal

Union of India v. Besco Ltd: Judiciary and Appointment of Arbitrators

This case comment is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review of the year 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: BESCO Limited v. Union of India CITATION: Civil Appeal No. 4483 of 2017 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA  CORAM: KURAIN JOSEPH J. and R. BANUMATHI J. DATE: 27th March 2017 An important reason why parties resort to arbitration is that they … Continue reading Union of India v. Besco Ltd: Judiciary and Appointment of Arbitrators

HRD v GAIL- Amendment and the appointment of the arbitrator

This case is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: HRD Corporation (Marcus Oil & Chemical Division vs. GAIL (India) Limited (formerly Gas Authority of India Ltd.) CITATION: (2018) 12 SCC 471 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN, and SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, JJ. DATE: 31st AUGUST 2017 Overview: In a challenge to … Continue reading HRD v GAIL- Amendment and the appointment of the arbitrator

Twilight Properties v. Romola Bhattacharjee: Bifurcating Cause of Action

This case is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: Twilight Properties v. Romola Bhattacharjee CITATION: C.A. 879/2017 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: DIPAK MISRA, CJI & R. BANMATHI J. DATE: 23rd JANUARY 2017  Overview: In a petition to refer parties to arbitration under section 8, which was ultimately not permitted, the present order provides … Continue reading Twilight Properties v. Romola Bhattacharjee: Bifurcating Cause of Action

Alchemist Asset Reconstruction v. Hotel Gaudavan: Arbitration Proceedings during the Moratorium under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

This case comment is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review 2017. ORDER NAME: Alchemist Asset Reconstruction Company Limited v. Hotel Gaudavan Private Limited CITATION: 2017 SCC OnLine SC 1362 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN, SANJAY KISHAN KAUL DATE: 23rd OCTOBER 2017 Overview: This judgment is relevant to understand the relationship between the Arbitration and … Continue reading Alchemist Asset Reconstruction v. Hotel Gaudavan: Arbitration Proceedings during the Moratorium under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Aravali Power Company Pvt. Ltd. vs. M/S. Era Infra Engineering Ltd.: Challenge to Constitution of an Arbitral Tribunal

This case is a part of our Annual Arbitration Review 2017. JUDGMENT NAME: Aravali Power Company Pvt. Ltd. vs. M/S. Era Infra Engineering Ltd. CITATION: (2017) 15 SCC 32 COURT: SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CORAM: A.K. GOEL and UDAY UMESH LALIT, JJ. DATE: 12th SEPTEMBER 2017 Overview In a challenge to the appointment of the … Continue reading Aravali Power Company Pvt. Ltd. vs. M/S. Era Infra Engineering Ltd.: Challenge to Constitution of an Arbitral Tribunal