Which court has jurisdiction over an arbitral process clarified; BALCO’s concurrent-jurisdiction theory is not its real ratio; seat v. venue debate discussed; Hardy held to be contrary to BALCO (Supreme Court of India)

     Article by Aimen Reshi , Prashant Mishra

BGS SGS Soma JV v. NHPC Ltd., SCC OnLine SC 1585 Supreme Court, 3-judge bench, R.F Nariman, Aniruddha Bose and V Ramasubramanian, JJ., Decided on 10 December 2019 Preface–which court has jurisdiction over an arbitral process and as a result jurisdiction to set aside an award Courts in the arbitral

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Limitation to file appeal under Section 37 from a Section 34 proceedings is a maximum of 120 days (Supreme Court of India)

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NV International v State of Assam, 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1584 Supreme Court, 2-judge bench, Rohinton Fali Nariman and S Ravindra Bhat, JJ., decided on 6 December 2019 Background—Limitation under Section 34 and its effect on limitation under Section 37 as decided by the Supreme Court in Varindera Construction Section 37

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