Third Party Funding: Wrecking Or Renovating The Landscape Of International Arbitration?

By: Soumya Jha INTRODUCTION Despite being one of the most popular dispute resolution mechanisms in today’s time, international arbitration continues to be an expensive process.[1] Even though, the arbitration fraternity is on a constant lookout for ways to reduce cost and time in arbitration proceedings,[2] these efforts to procedural reforms have their own limitations. This becomes impossible to ignore in mainly two situations: firstly, when … Continue reading Third Party Funding: Wrecking Or Renovating The Landscape Of International Arbitration?

International Arbitration: Arbitrability of Competition Law Issues

By: Prakhar Agarwal INTRODUCTION The analysis of the various facets of the dispute resolution systems suggests that there are various objectives of the parties in choosing a particular type of dispute resolution system. These objectives could be in nature involving time, expenditure, and the credibility of the decision given by the forum. To enable parties in achieving their objectives through their preferred method of dispute … Continue reading International Arbitration: Arbitrability of Competition Law Issues

Arbitrability of Competition Law Issues: An Indian Perspective

By: Neelam Meshram INTRODUCTION In the newfangled age of consistently increasing global trade and commercial disputes, one can see the steadily growing mechanism of arbitration as an alternative method of dispute resolution. Arbitration is a method whereby parties resolve their disputes using an arbitrator instead of national courts and more or less, people have found arbitration more approachable than courts due to many benefits like … Continue reading Arbitrability of Competition Law Issues: An Indian Perspective

Sanitizing Arbitral Awards: Transparency v. Confidentiality

By: Mahasweta Muthusubbarayan INTRODUCTION The ‘Transparency v. Confidentiality’ debate has gained momentum in recent times, both in the context of domestic and international arbitration. There are numerous facets to this debate, with a large number of advocates for either side. The case for both sides has been advanced on numerous grounds, all of which can be broken down into two broad grounds- first, compliance with … Continue reading Sanitizing Arbitral Awards: Transparency v. Confidentiality

Deciding Arbitrability of Competition Law Disputes: Making a Case for Adoption of Liberal Standards by National Courts

By: Meenal Garg INTRODUCTION Arbitration has extended its scope globally by including within its ambit, the resolution of those disputes that were traditionally incapable of being resolved by this alternative dispute resolution method. Despite this development, competition law is one of those domains of law where the applicability of international commercial arbitration is still considered as a grey area because of various issues like recognition, … Continue reading Deciding Arbitrability of Competition Law Disputes: Making a Case for Adoption of Liberal Standards by National Courts

Arbitrability of Competition Law Issues

By: Alefiyah M. Shipchandler INTRODUCTION International arbitrations are those which involve cross-border commercial disputes between private parties. More often than not, these disputes arise out of commercial disagreements and conflicts. However, the existence of a certain contest with reference to antitrust laws is not unheard of.  The common perception, however, is that antitrust laws raise an array of complex issues ill-suited for international arbitration. The … Continue reading Arbitrability of Competition Law Issues

Enforceability of Foreign Arbitral Awards: Interpreting Public Policy and Recent Judicial Trends in Context of FEMA Violations

By: Arushi Sharma INTRODUCTION Section 48 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 lays down conditions for enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. The same is largely based or codified from the Article V (2) of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. The grounds of the award being in consonance with the notions of public policy is mentioned under … Continue reading Enforceability of Foreign Arbitral Awards: Interpreting Public Policy and Recent Judicial Trends in Context of FEMA Violations

Sanitizing Arbitral Awards – Transparency v. Confidentiality

By: Zeeshan Ahmed INTRODUCTION Feasibility is always seen as an important aspect of Modern Judiciary. With a motto of “making convenient” for the public, judiciary always changes or moulds the law in every possible way. The high number of pending cases has over-burdened the judiciary. The only choice that the judiciary is left with is to open the Alternate Dispute Resolution Centres (e.g. National Green … Continue reading Sanitizing Arbitral Awards – Transparency v. Confidentiality

International Arbitration: Shift Towards East

By: Abhishrut Singh INTRODUCTION In this globalised era where every company or MNC is competing to be on the forefront, disputes in their business are unavoidable. With the increase in such cross-border disputes, all eyes are on international arbitration and its future, as parties are opting for arbitration due to its neutrality, confidentiality, and party autonomy. Earlier, international arbitration was primarily rooted in European and … Continue reading International Arbitration: Shift Towards East