NV International overruled; limitation governing appeals under Section 37 ACA clarified

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Government of Maharashtra v. M/s Borse Brothers Engineers & Contractors Pvt. Ltd. and connected matters  Court: Supreme Court of India | Case Number: Civil Appeal No. 995 of 2021 and two other connected matters | Citation: Currently not available | Bench: RF Nariman, BR Gavai and Hrishikesh Roy JJ |

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Categories: Appealable orders |  Section 13 Commercial Courts Act |  Section 37 |  Section 43 |  Set aside or refusing to set aside an arbitral award |  Setting aside arbitral award  

An award can be set aside if it shocks the conscience of the court. (Bombay High Court)

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Jackie Kukubhai Shroff v. Ratnam Sudesh Iyer Court: Bombay High Court | Case Number: ARB.P. 167/2015 | Citation: Currently not available| Judge: SC Gupte  J| Date: 19 May 2020 | Available at: https://www.livelaw.in/pdf_upload/pdf_upload-375326.pdf    A. THE BACKGROUND Jackie and Ratnam were shareholders in Atlas. Atlas was a shareholder in MSM. Dispute arose concerning the sale

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Categories: Agent |  Fundamental policy of Indian law |  Liquidated damages |  Most basic notions of morality and justice |  Patent Illegality |  Public Policy of India |  Section 34 |  Setting aside arbitral award  

An award can be set aside if the tribunal’s interpretation of the contract is perverse or is not a possible view. (Supreme Court of India)

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South East Asia Marine Engineering and Constructions Ltd. (SEAMEC Ltd.) v. Oil India Limited, Court: Supreme Court of India | Case Number: C.A. No. 673/2012 | Citation: 2020 SCC OnLine SC 451| Judges: NV Ramana, Mohan M Shantanagoudar, Ajay Rastogi JJ | Date: 11 May 2020 | Available at: https://indiankanoon.org/doc/108276358/

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Categories: Perversity |  Recourse against arbitral award |  Section 34 |  Setting aside arbitral award  

Standard for setting aside arbitral award; permissibility of re-appreciating findings of fact in set-aside proceedings; claim for damages et. al. (Delhi High Court) (7 January 2020)

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G+H Schallschutz  v.  Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited 2020 SCC OnLine Del 19;  single-judge bench, Sanjeev Narula, J.; Decided on 07 January 2020 The Dispute Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (“BHEL”) signed a contract with the Public Electric Company, Yemen to construct a power plant. For manufacture of some equipments required in

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Categories: Damages |  Interpretation of contract |  Patent Illegality |  Public policy |  Reappreciation of evidence |  Reappreciation of finding of fact |  Section 34 |  Setting aside arbitral award  

Standard of setting aside; facets of a reasoned award; power of remission et. al. (Supreme Court)

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Dyna Technologies Pvt. Ltd. v. Crompton Greaves Ltd., 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1656 Supreme Court of India, 3- Judge Bench, N.V. Ramana, Ajay Rastogi, Mohan M. Shantanagoudar, JJ., Decided on 18 December 2019 The Supreme Court has re-emphasised that under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“ACA”) the award must

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Categories: Characteristics of a reasoned order |  Characteristics of reasoned order |  Duty to give reasons |  Form and contents of award |  Grounds for setting aside arbitral award |  Implied reasoning |  Perverse award |  Reasoned or speaking award |  Recourse against arbitral award |  Section 34 |  Setting aside arbitral award |  Standard for setting aside arbitral award