Indian parties can arbitrate in a foreign seat. The resultant award would be a foreign award enforceable under Part II of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Gujarat High Court)

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GE Power Conversion India Pvt. Ltd. v. PASL Wind Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Court: Gujarat High Court| Case number: Petition under Arbitration Act No. 131 and 134 of 2019 | Citation: Not available currently |Bench: Viren Vaishnav J | Date: 03 November 2020    A. The ruling summarised The definition of

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Categories: Arbitral seat |  Seat |  Section 44 |  Section 48 |  Section 9  

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

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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