Courts’ power to grant interim measures operates only in emergency. The tribunal’s jurisdiction is pre-eminent (Delhi High Court in an ad-interim observation)

     Update by Samarth Madan

Nirbhay Pratap Singh v. Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd & another Court: Delhi High Court | Case Number: OMP (I) (COMM) 275/2020 | Citation: Currently unavailable | Judge: C Hari Shankar J | Date: 11 September 2020 | Available at: Delhi High Court’s website (http://delhihighcourt.nic.in/dhcqrydisp_o.asp?pn=148288&yr=2020) Though in an ad-interim order, Justice C Hari Shankar of the Delhi High

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Categories: Interim measures by court |  Interim measures ordered by arbitral tribunal |  Scope of Section 9 |  Section 17 |  Section 9  

The SIAC Emergency Arbitrator Enforcement Experience

     Blog by Vivekananda N.

An earlier version of this blog was published in the SIAC India Newsletter, Issue No.1 available here.   THE SIAC EA EXPERIENCE About 6 years ago, I penned a short piece on Singapore International Arbitration Centre’s (“SIAC”) experience with the emergency arbitrator (“EA”) provisions which had been introduced in 2010

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Categories: Emergency arbitration  |  Emergency Arbitrator |  Emergency Award |  Section 9 |  SIAC  

Power to grant interim relief should not be exercised before the constitution of the arbitral tribunal unless the matter cannot await the constitution

     Update by Editor

Avantha Holdings Limited v. Vistra ITCL India Limited Court: Delhi High Court | Case Number: OMP (I) COMM 177 of 2020 | Citation: Not currently available | Judge: C Hari Shankar J | Date: 14 August 2020 | Available at: Delhi High Court’s website [http://164.100.69.66/jsearch/] (“inadvertent clerical errors” corrected by

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Categories: Interim measures by court |  Scope of Section 9 |  Section 9  

Encashment of an unconditional and irrevocable bank guarantee cannot be injuncted except in cases of fraud of egregious nature, irretrievable injury, or special equities. Financial distress is not equal to irretrievable injury.

     Update by Akshat Shukla

Suzlon Energy Limited v. Zemira Renewable Energy Limited Court: Delhi High Court | Case Number: OMP (I) COMM 340 of 2019 and connected matters | Citation: Not currently available | Judge: Jyoti Singh J| Date: | Available at: http://164.100.69.66/jupload/dhc/JIS/judgement/05-06-2020/JIS04062020OMPICOMM3402019_170034.pdf, https://indiankanoon.org/doc/5158046/   A. INVOCATION OF BANK GUARANTEE AND APPLICATION TO RESTRAIN ENCASHMENT

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Categories: Egregious fraud |  Encashment of Bank Guarantees |  Injunctions against Bank Guarantees |  Interim measures by court |  Irretrievable injury |  Section 9 |  Special equities  

Specific performance of a determinable contract cannot be granted nor can any injunction be issued to restrain the termination (Delhi High Court)

     Update by Amitabh Abhijit

      Inter Ads Exhibition Pvt. Ltd. v. Busworld International Cooperative Vennootschap Met Beperkte Anasprakelijkheid Court: High Court of Delhi | Case Number: FAO(OS) (COMM) 23/2020 | Citation: Not currently available | Judges: Hima Kohli and Asha Menon JJ | Date: 01 May 2020 | Available at: https://indiankanoon.org/doc/15135917/   A 2-judge bench

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Categories: Appealable orders |  Determinable contract |  Interim orders |  Section 37 |  Section 9 |  Termination of contract