In this post, the authors critically analyze the applicability of the Group of Companies Doctrine in arbitration proceedings and highlight the importance of party consent and autonomy in light of the international arbitration rules. The authors identify the conflicting stance of Indian Courts while analyzing the impact of Arupri Judgement on this conflict.
In this article, Achintaya Soni, a third-year law student at University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, has discussed the implications of the recent Supreme Court judgement in NAFED v. Alimenta on enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. The author argues that the interpretation of ‘public policy’by the judiciary is unpredictable and emphasizes the need to narrowly and uniformly interpret the term under the 1996 Arbitration Act.
In the 7th episode of TCLF ONE-ON-ONE Mr. Ankit Sahni(IP Lawyer, New Delhi) and Mr. Salah Mattoo (Senior Associate, Winston and Strawn LLP) talk about the impact of the COVID crisis on the International arbitration practice, the onset of virtual proceedings, potential Intellectual Property concerns and much more.