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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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Foreign decree in matrimonial cases to be in accordance with law governing the parties: BHC

The Bombay High Court ruled that the decree of a foreign court in respect of matrimonial proceedings will be conclusive in India only when it is passed by a Court of competent jurisdiction and is in accordance with the law … Continue reading

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English Court’s interlocutory order maintainable: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the execution of an order of an English Court related to a dismissal of challenge to its jurisdiction is ‘maintainable’ in Indian courts. Dismissing a number of arguments from the appellant, the … Continue reading

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Currency conversion date from date of passing of decree: DHC

In an important decision regarding enforcement of arbitral awards, the Delhi High Court held that the relevant date for currency conversion of the sum awarded would be the date of passing of a decree. Relying on an earlier Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Amount deposited in a decree to be adjusted first towards interest: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that the amount deposited by the judgment debtor in a decree is to be adjusted first towards interest and not towards principal decretal amount. Going through a plethora of its … Continue reading

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Foreign decree needs to conform to CPC requirements: BHC

The Bombay High Court held that a foreign decree does not create a ‘debt’ that can be said to be ‘payable now’ against an Indian company if the foreign decree does not conform to the requirements of Section 13 of … Continue reading

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