Saurabh Tiwari

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Considering and allowing a time-barred claim makes the award contrary to public policy of India, and irrational, and perverse, and lacking in judicial approach

KM Suresh Babu v. Sundaram Finance Limited Madras High Court; single-judge bench, M Sundar J; 05 March 2020 A. THE BACKGROUND Sundaram Finance (SF) financed a truck to Suresh under a hire-purchase contract. Suresh defaulted on the repayment of instalments on 06 April 1999. SF seized the truck on 17

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An issue as to jurisdiction like limitation should be decided by the arbitrator, not court considering an application under Section 11 to appoint arbitrator (Supreme Court of India)

Uttarakhand Purv Sainik Kalyan Nigam Limited v. Northern Coal Field Limited, 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1518 Supreme Court of India, 2-judge bench, Ajay Rastogi and Indu Malhotra, JJ., decided on 26 November 2019   The petitioner invoked arbitration in September 2016 and later applied to the Madhya Pradesh High Court for appointment

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Arbitral tribunal’s jurisdiction–Standard of review applied by courts (Bombay High Court)

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. v. M3nergy Sdn. Bhd., 2019 SCC OnLine Bom 2915 Bombay High Court; 2-Judge bench; Pradeep Nandrajog, C.J. and Bharati Dangre, J.; decided on 16 October 2019   The question The tribunal may rule on its own jurisdiction if a party raises a plea that the arbitral

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Section 14 of Limitation Act applies to set-aside proceedings (Supreme Court)

Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. v. M/s Tejparas Associates & Exports Pvt. Ltd., 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1281 Supreme Court, 2-judge bench, R. Bhanumathi, A. S. Bopanna JJ.; Decided on 03 October 2019   Section 14 of the Limitation Act, 1963 (“Limitation Act”) provides for exclusion of time of proceeding bona fide in

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Applicability of 1940 Act v. 1996 Act; Limitation for filing application under section 11 or referring dispute to arbitration; When does right to apply accrue; Effect on limitation of time spent on settlement talks (Supreme Court)

Geo Miller & Co. Pvt. Ltd. v Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd., 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1137 Supreme Court; 3-judge bench; N. V. Ramana, Mohan M. Shantanagourdar & Ajay Rastogi JJ., decided on 03 September 2019   To get payment for final bills raised in 1983 and 1989, Geo Miller invoked arbitration

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Limitation for filing application to set aside an award (Supreme Court)

National Highways Authority of India & another v. Subhash Bindlish & others Supreme Court of India; 2-judge bench; Uday Umesh Lalit and Vineet Saran, JJ.; decided on 14 August 2019   You can file an application to set aside an award within the period set out under section 34 (3)

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