Wrong composition of seat and wrong composition of arbitral tribunal is ground for refusing enforcement- establishing prejudice not required; significance and consequences of seat; determination of seat et. al. (Supreme Court of Singapore)

     Updates by Prerna Seerwani

ST Group Co Ltd and others v Sanum Investments Limited and another, [2019] SGCA 65 Supreme Court of Singapore (Court of Appeal); 3-judge bench, Sundaresh Menon CJ, Judith Prakash JA and Quentin Loh JJ., decided on 18 November 2019   Article 36 Model Law and Section 31 International Arbitration Act

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Existence, form of arbitration agreement; Joinder of non-signatory (Supreme Court)

     Updates by Ashish Kumar

Mahanagar Telephone Nagam Limited v.  Canara Bank and others, 2019 SCC OnLine SC 995 Supreme Court of India; 2-judge bench; Abhay Manohar Sapre & Indu Malhotra JJ.; decided on 08 August 2019   CANFINA was set up as a subsidiary of Canara Bank. The dispute arose from a transaction of

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Categories: Arbitration agreement  |  Construction of arbitration agreement |  Doctrine of 'group of companies' |  Existence of arbitration agreement |  Form of arbitration agreement |  Joinder of non-signatories  

Stamping of award, natural justice, notions of justice, arbitral procedure, fundamental policy of Indian law et. al. (Delhi High Court)

     Updates by Aimen Reshi

Glencore International AG v. Indian Potash Limited and Another High Court of Delhi; Single judge bench; Rajiv Shakdher, J.; decided on 9 August 2019 Enforcement of two foreign awards–final award and cost award–passed in a Singapore seated arbitration was resisted under section 48 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

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Categories: Amendment of pleading |  Arbitral proceedings |  Composition of arbitral tribunal |  Construction of arbitration agreement |  Fundamental policy of Indian law |  Stage to decide jurisdictional plea |  Stamping of foreign award