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)

     Updates by Avantika Verma , Aimen Reshi

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)

     Updates by Avantika Verma

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  

Arbitral tribunal’s jurisdiction–Standard of review applied by courts (Bombay High Court)

     Updates by Saurabh Tiwari

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. v. M3nergy Sdn. Bhd., 2019 SCC OnLine Bom 2915 Bombay High Court; 2-Judge bench; Pradeep Nandrajog, C.J. and Bharati Dangre, J.; decided on 16 October 2019   The question The tribunal may rule on its own jurisdiction if a party raises a plea that the arbitral

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Categories: Jurisdiction of arbitral tribunal |  Kompetenz-kompetenz |  Recourse against arbitral award |  Setting aside arbitral award  

Standard for setting aside award; Grounds under section 34 to set aside an award are not attracted if the tribunal’s finding is plausible, neither perverse nor contrary to evidence (Supreme Court)

     Updates by Nishant Gupta

The State of Jharkhand and others v. M/s HSS Integrated SDN and another, Special Leave to Appeal (sic Special Leave Petition) (C) No. 13117 of 2019 (non-reportable) Supreme Court, 2-judge bench, Arun Mishra and M.R. Shah, JJ.; decided on 18 October 2019   HSS Integrated and VKS Infra tech Management

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Categories: Application of mind |  Patent Illegality |  Public policy |  Reappreciation of evidence |  Reappreciation of finding of fact |  Section 34 |  Section 37 |  Setting aside arbitral award  

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