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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 agreement may bind non-signatory parties: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that an arbitration agreement entered into by a company within a group of companies may bind its non-signatory affiliates. “An arbitration agreement which is entered into by a company within a group of companies … Continue reading

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Foreign corporations can’t be sued under ATS: USSC

The United States Supreme Court ruled that foreign corporations cannot be sued in United States by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”) “As demonstrated by this litigation, foreign corporate defendants create … Continue reading

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Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 promulgated: Govt.

Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 has come into force as the President of India has given his assent to the Government’s decision to promulgate the said Ordinance. Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 (“the Ordinance”) lays down the measures to empower … Continue reading

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Govt. educational institutions to reserve 5% seats for persons with disabilities: SC

The Supreme Court of India directed that all government educational institutions and others receiving aid from the government shall reserve at least 5 per cent seats for persons with disabilities while making admission of students in educational courses of higher … Continue reading

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