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Arbitrability of Insolvency Disputes: A Case Study of the Kotak Group vs Indus Biotech Case

Vishesh Jain & Dhruv Sirpurkar In June 2020, the Mumbai Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) pronounced its decision in the Kotak India Venture Fund vs Indus Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Case, dismissing the Section 7 IBC petition filed by Kotak. The court opined that the arbitration clause of the agreement was wide enough […]

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Independence of Party Appointed Expert: The Unsettled Law in International Arbitration

Harshal Sareen Introduction The issue of independence of party-appointed experts is at the forefront of debate and discussion amongst arbitration enthusiasts and policy drafters. The question of whether or not there is a need for independence in relation to a party-appointed expert is still unclear. However, the opinion seems to be divided regarding the requirement […]

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Decoding Time Bound Arbitration in India: A Closer Look At Section 29A

By Ayush Mehta and Samkit Jain Section 29A of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 [“the Act”] lays down a time limit under which a tribunal is to render its award. In this article, the authors aim to discuss the problems which were present in the 2015 amendment and how effectively the 2019 amendment rectifies […]