The International Chamber of Commerce ('ICC') has recently amended its Rules of Arbitration. The amended Rules are effective as of 1 March 2017 ('ICC Rules'). These amendments are aimed at streamlining the conduct of arbitrations to increase transparency and make ICC arbitrations more time and cost efficient.
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Delhi High Court: Reaffirms the criteria to deem a foreign arbitral award valid under section 44 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Awards, 1958. A contract containing an arbitration agreement must...Continue reading
Many initial news reports about Sasan Power Ltd. v. North American Coal Corporation India Private Limited said that Supreme Court allowed Indian parties to contract out Indian law or that Indian parties could agree to a foreign seat. Later reports...Continue reading
The future of SIAC arbitration Featured
On 1 August 2016, the 6th Edition of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Rules (the "SIAC Rules 2016") will come into force. The SIAC Rules 2016 introduce noteworthy changes to the arbitration process, spurred by a desire to secure the position...Continue reading
Supreme Court slams Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for sex selection kit ads http://goo.gl/P8ERNAThe Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed search engines Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for failing to keep out ads selling sex selection kits, and asked the Central government and the...Continue reading
By: Siddharth Sijoira [Author is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India] The Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of criminal defamation under sections 499 and 500 is timely and conforms to the larger societal needs. The court...Continue reading