Category Archives: India

ENGLISH HIGH COURT CONFIRMS RIGHTS TO A CLAIM IN ARBITRATION CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER WHILE AN ARBITRATION IS ON-GOING

by Tom Pritchard In November 2016, the English High Court was asked to rule on an arbitral tribunal’s jurisdiction after it made an award in favour of a claimant that had undergone a corporate restructuring halfway through the arbitration (A … Continue reading

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Arbitration under SIAC Expedited Procedure not contrary to arbitration clause providing for 3 Arbitrators

In the recent case of AQZ v ARA, [2015] SGHC 49, the Singapore High Court had to consider a challenge to an SIAC award which was rendered pursuant to the SIAC’s expedited procedure under the SIAC Rules 2010. The High … Continue reading

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SIAC-CII Bangalore Conference 2014

The SIAC, in conjunction with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be jointly conducting a conference on Protecting Business Interests through International Arbitration in an Evolving Indian Economy on Friday, 26th September 2014 in Bangalore, India. The conference will … Continue reading

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SIAC Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception 2014: Annual Report 2013

The SIAC released its Annual Report for 2013 at its Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception on 18 February 2014. The SIAC Annual Report 2013 highlights case statistics which further signal and cement SIAC’s reputation as one of the premier international arbitration centres … Continue reading

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How a Dispute Resolution Clause Works

We have started to see more and more business owners paying attention to the drafting and negotiations of their governing law and dispute resolution clauses. Most of them feel comfortable adopting the sample or model clauses promoted by any one … Continue reading

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The End of Doctrine of Patent Illegality for Foreign Awards in India?

In a remarkable recent decision, the Supreme Court of India in Shri Lal Mahal Ltd v Progetto Grano SpA, Civil Appeal No. 5085 of 2013, has bolstered its pro-arbitration and pro-enforcement credentials. The court definitively held that the doctrine of … Continue reading

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Indian Journal of Arbitration Law – Upcoming Issue and Call for Papers

We are pleased to announced on behalf of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (“IJAL“) that it will be publishing its upcoming issue (Volume 2: Issue 2) in September this year. The IJAL’s Board of Editors now invites original, unpublished submissions for … Continue reading

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News Update: SIAC Opens its First Overseas Office in Mumbai

We are pleased to congratulate the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on the successful launch of its first overseas office in Mumbai, India. Singapore has for some time now been a popular arbitration venue for Indian parties. In our earlier … Continue reading

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Arbitration India: Technology, Media & Telecommunications

The SIAC, in conjunction with the Confederation of Indian Industry, will be jointly organising a seminar titled “Arbitration India: Technology, Media & Telecommunications” on Friday, 26 April 2013 in New Delhi, India. The seminar will examine the challenges for the … Continue reading

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Case Update: (1) Lack of substantive jurisdiction in respect of one respondent affects award as against the other respondent; (2) Substantive jurisdiction not affected by finding of liability under a different agreement

The English High Court in Arsanovia Ltd & Ors v Cruz City 1 Mauritius Holdings, [2012] EWHC 3702 (Comm) has delivered a relatively short but dense decision dealing with a number of issues revolving around the issue of different governing … Continue reading

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