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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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Opposite party has 30 days to file response under Consumer Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the written statement by an opposing party in a consumer dispute matter shall be filed within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of the copy of the complaint with … Continue reading

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Indian Govt publishes draft Prevention of Sporting Fraud Bill 2013

In its continuing efforts for cleansing of sports in India, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in consultation with the Ministry of Law has drafted a specialized legislation namely the PREVENTION OF SPORTING FRAUD BILL, 2013. The Draft Bill … Continue reading

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FTC allowed to serve documents to defendants via ’email’ and ‘facebook’ under Hague Convention

A Federal District Court in New York recently allowed Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) to serve (documents other than Summons and Complaint) defendants in India through alternative means namely ’email’ and ‘facebook’ in a case alleging that defendants operated a scheme … Continue reading

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