Monthly Archives: November 2016

Anti-arbitration injunctions cant be granted under Part II Arbitration Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that an anti-arbitration injunction cannot be given by courts in cases covered under Part II of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act unless it is incapable of being performed or inoperative. Part II of the … Continue reading

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Fraud allegation not a ground to nullify an arbitration agreement: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that disputes involving allegations of fraud arising out of contracts bearing an arbitration clause shall be referred to arbitration. The Court, however, said that serious allegations of fraud arising out of contracts cannot … Continue reading

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High denomination currency notes, existing exemptions extended: Govt.

While cancelling the legal tender character of the existing series of high denomination bank notes of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 denominations w.e.f. the expiry of the 8th November, 2016, exemptions were allowed for certain transactions for the first 72 hours with … Continue reading

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ISR & IPER are essential inputs in examination of patents: MHC

In an attempt to cut short the delays in the grant of patents, the Madras High Court has held that Patent Cooperation Treaty (“PCT”) search reports shall be treated as an essential input in the examination of the pending national … Continue reading

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High denomination currency notes withdrawn: Govt.

With a view to curbing financing of terrorism through the proceeds of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and use of such funds for subversive activities such as espionage, smuggling of arms, drugs and other contrabands into India, and for eliminating … Continue reading

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ECI launches online survey for Overseas Indian voters

In order to assess level of awareness about the registration and voting process, Election Commission of India (“ECI”) has initiated an online survey for Overseas Indian Citizens. The objective of the survey is to study and determine the registration and … Continue reading

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