An agreement with arbitration clause, stamped elsewhere, if brought in Maharashtra, will have to be stamped again even if arbitration is the only thing to happen in Maharashtra; arbitration is a thing done or to be done under Maharashtra Stamp Act (Bombay High Court)

     Updates by Gunjan Soni

Satyanarayana & Co. v. West Quay Multiport Private Limited, 2019 SCC OnLine Bom 4595 Bombay High Court; single judge bench, G.S. Patel J.; decided on 22 November 2019 An agreement between the petitioner and the respondent, stamped in Andhra Pradesh, had an arbitration clause. Based on this, the petitioner made

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