INTERIM RELIEF IN INDIA: MAXIMISING LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND JUDICIAL WILL THROUGH EMERGENCY ARBITRATION

-Shubhankar Sharan and Sahsransh Pandey* INTRODUCTION The Arbitration & Conciliation Act of 1996 was brought to enable parties to settle their disputes speedily and cost-effectively, while not having to go through the rigours of Courts. However, there are certain situations, wherein a party seeks interim relief before the Courts with the motive of preserving the … More INTERIM RELIEF IN INDIA: MAXIMISING LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND JUDICIAL WILL THROUGH EMERGENCY ARBITRATION

Foiled by Formality: An Analysis of APM Air Cargo Terminal Services v. Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal

– Lavanya Chawla & Daksh Saroha* FACTS OF THE CASE The Delhi HC rendered its opinion in APM Air Cargo Terminal Services v. Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal in late 2019. Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal (hereinafter, referred to as the ‘ Respondent ’) was granted a tender by Delhi International Airport Pvt. Ltd., for managing, upgrading … More Foiled by Formality: An Analysis of APM Air Cargo Terminal Services v. Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal

Unequal Influence of Parties in Appointment of Arbitrators: A Critical Analysis of the Railways Electrification (2019)and the Ensuing Quagmire

Ramit Singh[1] In a recent judgment delivered by the Hon’ble Supreme Court, the position on the appointment of arbitrator by parties has become unclear. In the context of unilateral appointment of an arbitrator, where one party can only appoint an arbitrator from a pool-based system created by the other party hampers the principle of equal … More Unequal Influence of Parties in Appointment of Arbitrators: A Critical Analysis of the Railways Electrification (2019)and the Ensuing Quagmire

Fundamental Policy of Indian Law and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in India: A Judicial Ping-Pong?

Ananya Pratap Singh[1] [Editorial Note: Ananya Pratap Singh writes again for our blog, this time tracing the jurisprudential development of the exception of ‘public policy’ to enforcing an award. For a further nuanced understanding of the NAFED case and a diagrammatic representation which makes lucid the status of ‘public policy’ exception as its stands today, … More Fundamental Policy of Indian Law and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in India: A Judicial Ping-Pong?

Identifying the ‘Seat’ of Arbitration in the age of Virtual Hearings and COVID-19: Answering the Conundrum

Shantanu Lakhotia[1] “As we conceptualize international arbitration in a globalized era, we must also be cognizant of the synergistic opportunities available for international arbitration through utilization of disruptive technologies.”[2] – Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde(Chief Justice of India) Introduction The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the world into utter chaos. Considering the highly contagious … More Identifying the ‘Seat’ of Arbitration in the age of Virtual Hearings and COVID-19: Answering the Conundrum

CADR Announces the Launch of ‘CADR Webinar Series’

Dear Readers, Greetings from CADR, RGNUL! We are pleased to announce the launch of the ‘CADR Webinar Series‘, whereby we will be hosting sessions involving discussions on various topics of ADR and consociated issues. We begin with the first discussion on 9 April 2020 on the topic – ‘Scrutinising recent developments in Domestic Arbitration‘. Mr. … More CADR Announces the Launch of ‘CADR Webinar Series’

Solving the conundrum of Section 29A, Arbitration and Conciliation Act

Shreesh Chadha* Abstract: The unamended S. 29A (1) of The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Act) stated that the “The award shall be made within a period of 12 months from the date the arbitral tribunal enters upon the reference.” This period could be extended  either by an agreement between the parties [i] or by … More Solving the conundrum of Section 29A, Arbitration and Conciliation Act

Limitation period under Section 8(1), ACA 1996 – A Conundrum of Judicial Precedents and its demystification by the Delhi HC

By Ananya Pratap Singh, MCIArb, MSIArb* [Editorial Note: In this brilliant article by Mr. Ananya Pratap Singh, he analyses the implication of the phrase ‘not later than the date of’ submission of the first written statement on the substance of the dispute in Section 8(1) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. This article has … More Limitation period under Section 8(1), ACA 1996 – A Conundrum of Judicial Precedents and its demystification by the Delhi HC

From the Editorial Board: Launch of CADR Newsletter and updates for the upcoming year

Dear Readers, Season’s greeting to you. As the decade concludes, and we ring in a new year, it is a joyous moment for us at CADR, RGNUL. CADR Newsletter We are witnesses to an exhilarating time in the world of ADR, with manifold developments undertaking. An International Mediation Convention was opened for signature in August … More From the Editorial Board: Launch of CADR Newsletter and updates for the upcoming year