The test of being unable to present one’s case concerns matters outside party’s control. Enforcement of a foreign award cannot be refused when the party chose not to avail the opportunity to present its case before the arbitral tribunal (Supreme Court of India)

     Update by Kushager Relhan , Prashant Mishra

Centrotrade Minerals & Metals Inc. v. Hindustan Copper Ltd., 2020 SCC OnLine SC 479 (“Centrotrade III”) Court: Supreme Court of India | Case Number: Civil Appeal No. 2562 of  | Citation: 2020 SCC OnLine SC 479 | Judges: RF Nariman, S Ravindra Bhat and V Ramasubramanian JJ | Date: 02

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Categories: “Otherwise unable to present his case” |  Conditions for enforcement of foreign awards |  Enforcement  |  Section 48 |  Section 48(1)(b)  

Foreign award cannot be enforced if the matter involves violation of export-restrictions (Supreme Court of India)

     Update by Samarth Madan , Case Comment by Prashant Mishra

National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India v. Alimenta S.A., 2020 SCC OnLine SC 381 Supreme Court of India; 3-judge bench, Arun Mishra, MR Shah, BR Gavai JJ; decided on 22 April 2020   On 22 April 2020A 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled on the enforceability

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Categories: Conditions for enforcement of foreign awards |  Enforcement  |  Enforcement of foreign awards |  Foreign Awards (Recognition and Enforcement) Act |  Fundamental policy of Indian law |  Public policy |  Public Policy of India  

Fundamental policy of Indian law includes drastic serious policy matters; inadmissible evidence not a ground covered under the public policy exception (Bombay High Court)

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Nobel Resources Ltd. v. Dharni Sampda Private Ltd., 2019 SCC OnLine Bom 4415 High Court of Bombay, single-judge bench, R. I. Chagla, decided on 18 November 2019   Nobel applied for enforcement of a SIAC award, which the respondent Dharni Sampda resisted on the ground that the award contravenes public

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