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Indian courts have jurisdiction when arbitration ‘seat’ not agreed: SC

Clarifying the distinction between ‘venue’ and ‘seat’ during arbitration proceedings, the Supreme Court of India reiterated that courts in India have jurisdiction over arbitration proceedings when the arbitration ‘seat’ has not agreed between the parties. Reviewing a plethora of case, … Continue reading

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Foreign law can be governing law between domestic parties: MHC

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently allowed choosing of foreign law as the governing law in an arbitration between two Indian entities. The Court said where parties by mutual agreement agreed to resolve their dispute by arbitration and chose a … Continue reading

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Courts can interfere in arbitration proceedings: CHC

The Calcutta High Court recently ruled that there is no blanket ban on courts to pass orders in arbitration proceedings in the interest of justice. The High Court was dealing with the issue of granting injunction against an arbitration proceeding. … Continue reading

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Political parties are ‘public authorities’: CIC

Central Information Commssion (“CIC”) held that political parties are ‘public authorities’ under the Righ to Information Act (“Act”), thus under an obligation to disclose the source of their income. CIC reasoned that the political parties are indirectly ‘substantially financed’ by … Continue reading

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