Is dismissal of a set-aside petition on limitation appealable? Though answering no, the Delhi High Court granted a certificate for appeal to the Supreme Court.

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Chintels India Limited v. Bhayana Builders Pvt. Ltd.   Court: Delhi High Court| Case number: FAO (OS) Comm. No. 68 of 2020 | Citation: Not available currently |Bench: Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Asha Menon JJ | Date: 04 December 2020    Is an order dismissing a set-aside petition filed under

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Categories: Application for setting aside award |  Article 134 |  Certificate for appeal |  Condonation of delay |  Section 34 |  Section 34(3) |  Section 37 |  Sufficient cause  

Choice of foreign law (laws of UK) by two Indian parties as the law governing the main contract is enforceable because a foreign element (high seas sale) was involved in the transaction (Delhi High Court)

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Dholi Spintex Pvt. Limited v. Louis Dreyfus Company India Pvt. Ltd. Court: Delhi High Court| Case number: CS (Comm.) 286 of 2020 | Citation: Not available currently |Bench: Mukta Gupta J | Date: 24 November 2020      A. The Context The concept of freedom of contract is well recognized.

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Categories: Arbitral seat |  Choice of law |  Foreign law |  Party autonomy |  Power of judicial authority to refer parties to arbitration |  Section 45  

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  

Appointment of arbitrators in multi-party arbitration—when will post-Dutco reforms come to India?

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A. ACSA Global GVK Airport—a test case for appointment in multiple-respondents scenario It was reported[1] in June this year (2020) that in ACSA Global Limited v. GVK Airport Holdings Limited and others[2] the Supreme Court of India will be considering the issue of appointment of arbitrators in a multi-party arbitration.

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Categories: Appointment of arbitrator |  Dutco |  Section 11  

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)

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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  

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