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Awards must be challenged within the time limit: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that an application to set aside arbitral award must be made within the strict statutory timeline and this timeline cannot be extended thereafter by using the provision of “sufficient cause” under the Limitation Act, … Continue reading

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Stamp duty not necessary on foreign arbitration awards in India: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the payment of stamp duty is not necessary for the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in India. The Court said that the expression ‘award’ under Item 12 of Schedule I of the Indian … Continue reading

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NHAI ordered to pay damages of INR 26.35 cr: AT

In a complex claim against National Highways Authority of India (“NHAI”) related to construction, operation and maintenance of a section of National Highway 9, DSL attorneys got a favorable arbitral award for its client wherein the majority panel granted a … Continue reading

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Award can be enforced where assets are located: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the enforcement of an arbitration award through its execution can be filed anywhere in the country where the assets of the judgment debtor are located. “The enforcement of an award through its … Continue reading

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Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015: Govt.

The President of India has promulgated the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 (“Ordinance”). The Ordinance amends the provisions of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”). http://goo.gl/U5BxeC The salient features of the amendments are as under: (i) In order to … Continue reading

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Registered owner not liable: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that the registered owner of a vehicle should not be held liable for a claim if the vehicle is not in his possession and control. In this case, the Large Bench of the … Continue reading

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Principal Civil or High Court in State is ‘court’ under Arbitration Act: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that only the Principal Civil Court of original jurisdiction in a district or a High Court having original civil jurisdiction in the State can be termed as “court” for the … Continue reading

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