Prashant Mishra

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Prashant is the founder of the NFRAL. He looks after content and is member of the editorial team. An alumnus of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal he is currently a Partner in the litigation and dispute resolution practice group at L&L Partners Law Offices (f/k/a Luthra & Luthra Law Offices). He believes in the idea of an open-access forum for arbitration research where several researchers and writers come together to create a comprehensive commentary on India related arbitration.

Recent Post by Prashant Mishra

Only serious allegations of fraud are not arbitrable. Serious allegations arise only if either of the two tests laid down in Ayyasamy—explained in Rashid Raza case and further described in this case-are satisfied.

Avitel Post Studioz Limited and others v. HSBC PI Holdings (Mauritius Limited) and HSBC PI Holdings (Mauritius Limited) v. Avitel Post Studioz Limited and others Court: Supreme Court of India | Case Number: Civil Appeal No. 5145 of 2016 and Civil Appeal No. 5158 of 2016 | Citation: 2020 SCC

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Quippo Construction Equipment Limited v Janardan Nirman Pvt. Limited 2020 SCC Online SC 419

Supreme Court of India | 2-judge bench| UU Lalit and Vineet Saran JJ | 29 April 2020 The Quippo judgment presents a problem of exposition. The primary question was about the jurisdiction of the court to hear a set-aside application against an award. The question was decided on the principle of waiver.

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Extension of time limit for an arbitral award—a case comment on Lots Shipping v. Cochin Port Trust and DDA v. Tarachand

M/S Lots Shipping Company Limited v. Cochin Port Trust, OP (C).No.586 OF 2018(O); Kerala High Court | 2-judge bench| CK Abdul Rehim and Shircy V JJ| 28 April 2020  DDA v. Tarachand Sumit Construction Co., OMP (Misc.) (Comm.) 236 of 2019Delhi High Court | Jyoti Singh J| 12 May 2020

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Can parties be referred to arbitration suo moto by courts? (Madras High Court)

C0nvinio Shopping Nine 2 Nine” v. Olympia Opaline Owners Association High Court of Madras; Single-judge bench; P.T. Asha, J.; decided on 04 March 2019   Can a court, on an action brought by one of the parties to an arbitration agreement, refer the parties to arbitration on its own? The

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