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Employers can bar class actions in employment contracts: USSC

In an important ruling with far reaching consequences, the United States Supreme Court ruled that employers can use individualized arbitration clauses that bar class actions in employment contracts to resolve employment disputes between the parties. “Congress has instructed in the … Continue reading

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Arbitration seat determines courts’ jurisdiction: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that when an agreement provided for a specific seat of arbitration and restricted the jurisdiction of all courts except for the court of the seat of arbitration, no other court will have any … Continue reading

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Consultations requested with USA under WTO: India

On 9 September, India requested consultations with the United States of America under the dispute settlement system regarding alleged domestic content requirements and subsidies provided by eight US states (Washington, California, Montana, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Delaware and Minnesota) in the … Continue reading

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Panel report in dispute with US over solar cells & solar modules appealed: Govt

India filed a notice of appeal in the dispute (DS456) with the United States concerning “certain measures relating to solar cells and solar modules”. India appeals certain issues of law covered by the panel report and certain legal interpretations developed … Continue reading

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Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division in the High Courts Ordinance, 2015: Govt.

The President of India has promulgated an Ordinance for the constitution of Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division in the High Courts for adjudicating commercial disputes of specified value and for matters connected there with or incidental thereto. … 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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Interest not payable if agreed by parties: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that a party is not liable to pay interest to the other party if they have decided against paying interest on the amounts payable in the contract. “When parties to the contract had agreed … Continue reading

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