30 January 2023


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Blast from the Past

Party partaking in arbitration waives right to object validity(21.02.2002)

By participating in arbitration proceedings without protest, or objection before a court at the initial stage, a party is deemed to have waived its ri.....

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Others

Withdrawl of Soiled/Mutilated Notes from Circulation(07.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India informed that the object of 'Clean Note Policy' is withdrawal of soiled and mutilated notes from circulation and putting ade.....

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Report on the working of the Reserve Bank of India for the year ended June 30, 2015(01.01.1900)

The Reserve Bank of India released its Annual Report 2014-15. The Report provides an overview on various aspects of the Indian economy. It also descri.....

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Top Story

Regulatory disclosure and public interest(16.12.2015)

The Supreme Court dismissed appeals arising out of Central Information Commission’s orders requiring the Reserve Bank of India to disclose information.....

Tags : Rbi, fiduciary relationship, disclosure, rti

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Global Conference on Strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India(21.10.2016)

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) organised a three day Global Conference for strengthening National Initiative towards Str.....

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Cabinet approves Ordinance to set up a New Delhi International Arbitration Centre(28.02.2019)

In order to make India a hub of institutionalised arbitration, Union Government has approved promulgation of an Ordinance for establishing New Delhi I.....

Tags : Arbitration Centre, Ordinance, Approval

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New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2019 gets Cabinet’s nod(12.06.2019)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister approves New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2019 (NDIAC) to achieve aim of making India a hu.....

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Monetary policy announced; RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 4% while maintaining accommodative stance(05.02.2021)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced its monetary policy. In its first policy after the Budget 2021, Monetary Policy Committee of RBI kept its re.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021(12.02.2021)

Lok Sabha Passes Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 repealing the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 promulgate.....

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IFSCA executes MoU with the Reserve Bank of India(16.11.2022)

The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (Mo.....

Tags : IFSCA, MOU, RBI

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Notifications & Circulars

RBI grants "in-principle" approval to 11 Applicants for Payments Banks(19.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India granted "in-principle" approval to 11 applicants to set up payments banks under the Guidelines for Licensing of Payments Ban.....

Tags : Rbi, payments banks, approved, guidelines

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RBI Committee suggests Way Forward for UCBs(20.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released the 'Report of the High Powered Committee on Urban Co-operative Banks'. Recommendations in the Report focus on busi.....

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Guidelines for Relief Measures by Banks in Areas Affected by Natural Calamities(21.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released guidelines based on a Central government notification reducing the criteria of crop loss from 50 per cent to 33 per.....

Tags : Rbi, relief, farmers, loan, reschedule, crops

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Foreign Direct Investment - Reporting under FDI Scheme on the e-Biz platform(21.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India enabled online filing of the 'Foreign Currency Transfer of Shares' returns for reporting transfer of shares, convertible deb.....

Tags : Rbi, fema, return, online filing, return

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Reserve Bank of India Bulletin for October, 2015(15.10.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released its Bulletin for October, 2015. The Bulletin highlights the relatively precarious state of the global economy, with.....

Tags : Rbi, bulletin, October, 2015, consumers

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Ordinances amending arbitration law and creating commercial courts promulgated(23.10.2015)

Continuing with its policy of if you can’t metamorphosise a Bill into an Act use an Ordinance instead, the Union Cabinet approved the promulgation of .....

Tags : Commercial, arbitration, ordinance, high court

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RBI signs MoU on "Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information" with the Central Bank of UAE(19.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of UAE. The agreement is hoped to increase supervisory co-operation b.....

Tags : Rbi, central bank, uae, cooperation

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RBI seeks Comments/Feedback on Report of the Working Group on the Implementation of Indian Accounting (20.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India has released the Report of the Working Group on the Implementation of Indian Accounting Standards by Banks in India. The Report .....

Tags : Rbi, international reporting, accounting, india, standards, budget

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RBI announces Regulatory Relaxations for Startups(02.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India has highlighted steps taken to promote the ease of doing business and creating conditions conducive for growth of start-ups......

Tags : Start-up, rbi, ease of doing business

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RBI releases results of Consumer Confidence and Inflation Expectations Surveys(03.02.2016)

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Changes proposed in timeframe for issue of shares and reporting of FDI(04.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India has proposed changes in respect of the time frame for issuing shares to align provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management .....

Tags : Rbi, timeframe, issue, reporting, shares, fdi

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RBI rationalises FEMA Regulations(04.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India revised nine regulations issued under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999. For easy identification, revised regulation.....

Tags : Rbi, fema, regulations, revised

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RTGS service charges for members and customers rationalised(04.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India has revised the fee structure for members and rationalised the charges levied on them. Transactions being received by member.....

Tags : Rbi, rtgs, charges, revised

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RBI seeks Comments on Working Group Report on introducing Interest Rate Options(08.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India released its Re.....

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Application to regularize assets held abroad to be sent to RBI(10.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India notified consideration of applications at its Central Office in Mumbai seeking regularisation of assets held abroad by a per.....

Tags : Rbi, foreign asset, black money, regularisation

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Withdrawal of old series banknotes issued prior to 2005 deferred(11.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India extended the deadline for exchanging pre-2005 banknotes to 30 June, 2016. Exchange on banknotes in 2016 will only be done at.....

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Constitution of Monetary Policy Committee under way(27.06.2016)

The Central government brought in force provisions enabling constitution of the Monetary Policy Committee on 27 June 2016.

The Rules govern.....

Tags : monetary policy committee, members, rbi, inflation

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RBI Master Direction Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings(05.07.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India introduced Master Directions effecting change in the way banks manage risk for national and international borrowers.

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Constitution of high level committee to review Institutionalization of Arbitration Mechanism in India(29.12.2016)

Justice Dispensing System in India has come under great stress for various reasons including huge pendency of cases in various courts. The injustice i.....

Tags : Committee, Constitution, Arbitration

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Comments invited on the working paper of the high level committee to review the Institutionalisation of Arbitration Mechanism in India by 7 April 2017(16.03.2017)

The Government of India has emphasised the need for promoting arbitration as a preferred dispute resolution mechanism for commercial disputes. Pursuan.....

Tags : Arbitration, Mechanism, Institutionalisation, Review

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RBI creates Helpline for guiding Start-ups in India on Forex Matters(22.12.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has created a dedicated email helpline for start-ups in India, offering guidance and assistance to undertake cross-border tr.....

Tags : Rbi, foreign exchange, start-up, email assistance

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RBI announces Marginal Cost of Funds Methodology for Interest Rate on Advances(17.12.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has released final g.....

Tags : Interest rates, marginal cost, rbi

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Reporting of Transactions by agency banks to RBI(30.11.2017)

It has been brought to our notice that some agency banks are reporting government transactions after considerable delay and along with the current tra.....

Tags : RBI, Agency Banks, Transactions

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NITI Aayog Organises Workshop on Best Practices in International Arbitration(10.10.2018)

The NITI Aayog and ICC International Court of Arbitration organised the inaugural Training-cum-Brainstorming Workshop on Best Practices in Internation.....

Tags : Workshop, Best Practices, International Arbitration

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RBI Working Paper Series No. 3: Inter-sectoral Linkages in the Indian Economy(14.08.2015)

The RBI introduced a Working Paper titled, 'Inter-sectoral Linkages in the Indian Economy'. The paper attempts to establish inter- and intra-links bet.....

Tags : rbi, inter-sector, link, macro economics

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RBI cancels Certificate of Registration of 7 NBFCs(17.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India cancelled the certificate of registration of seven non-banking financial companies. The companies are no longer allowed to t.....

Tags : Rbi, nbfcs, certificate, cancellation

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RBI Working Paper Series No. 4: Is Exchange Rate the Dominant Factor Influencing Corporate Profitability in India?(17.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India introduced a working paper titled 'Is Exchange Rate the dominant factor influencing Corporate Profitability in India?'. The .....

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RBI launches FCTRS module on e-Biz Platform to facilitate FDI Reporting(24.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India launched a module for reporting Foreign Currency Transfer of Shares on the eBiz portal. Online reporting facility on the eBi.....

Tags : Rbi, ebiz, fctrs

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Summary of the Electronic Consultation with the Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy: July 2015(25.08.2015)

A consultation with external Members of the Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy was held electronically between 22 and 28 July, 2015. Taki.....

Tags : Rbi, technical advisory, committee, monetary policy

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RBI releases a Comprehensive Guide for Current Statistics section of the RBI Monthly Bulletin(20.06.2017)

The Reserve Bank of India today, released a Comprehensive Guide for Current Statistics of the RBI Monthly Bulletin. The Current Statistics portion of .....

Tags : RBI, Comprehensive Guide, Current Statistics

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RBI to issue Rs. 50 Banknotes with Inset 'R' and Numerals in ascending Size(23.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India will issue banknotes in Rs. 50 denomination in Mahatma Gandhi Series - 2005, with numerals in both the number panels in asce.....

Tags : Rbi, 50, rupee, note

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RBI seeks feedback on Draft Framework on External Commercial Borrowings(23.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India introduced the draft framework on External Commercial Borrowings for comments and feedback. The same may be sent by e-mail o.....

Tags : Rbi, external, commercial, borrowings

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Repo rate cut by 50 basis points to 6.75 per cent(29.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India lowered the rate at which it lends money to banks by 50 basis points, from 7.25 per cent to 6.75 per cent. However, no chang.....

Tags : Rbi, repo, rate, cut

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RBI releases the results of forward-looking surveys(29.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released results of several surveys on industrial outlook, consumer confidence, professional forecasts on macroeconomic fact.....

Tags : Rbi, surveys, 2015

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Amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015(26.08.2015)

The Union Cabinet approved amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015. The changes include having to disclose in writing the existence .....

Tags : Arbitration, bill, 2015, amendments

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Detection of Counterfeit Notes(27.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India notified changes to procedures for recording counterfeit notes by banks. Notes tendered over the counter will be checked for.....

Tags : Rbi, counterfeit, note, reporting

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Security and Risk Mitigation Measures for Card Present and Electronic Payment Transactions - Issuance of EMV Chip and PIN Cards(27.08.2015)

Due to difficulties faced by banks in only providing Chip and Pin cards to their customers from 1 September, 2015, the Reserve Bank of India has grant.....

Tags : Rbi, chip and pin, card, extension

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RBI releases its Annual Report for 2014-15(27.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released its 'Annual Report 2014-2015' on the working of the Bank. The Report provides an overview of the objectives of the .....

Tags : Rbi, annual report, 2014, 2015

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No permission to foreign law firms to open Liaison Office(29.10.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has notified, in compliance with Supreme Court of India directions that foreign law firms are not allowed to open Liaison Of.....

Tags : Foreign law firm, liaison, office, rbi

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RBI issues Master Directions on Foreign Exchange(04.01.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India released 17 Master Directions covering foreign exchang.....

Tags : Rbi, master directions, fema, 2016

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RBI’s first monetary policy statement in 2016(05.04.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India reduced its rate under the liquidity adjustment facility to 6.5 per cent and the cash reserve ratio to 90 per cent – a massi.....

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RBI to issue of Rs. 100 banknotes with inset letter 'L'(20.04.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India continued its trend of “ascending size of numerals” on bank notes with changes to Rs. 100 currency notes. The notes will be .....

Tags : rbi, banknotes, 100

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RBI releases Consultation Paper on Peer to Peer Lending(28.04.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India released a Consultation Paper on Peer to Peer Lendin.....

Tags : peer to peer, lending, rbi, crowd-funding

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RBI releases Annual Report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme(26.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released the Annual Report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2006: 2014-2015. Some highlights include receipt of 85,131 compla.....

Tags : Rbi, ombudsman, complaints, 2015

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Central Fraud Repository comes into operation(21.01.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India notified operation of the Central Fraud Registry from 20 January, 2016. The Registry, first mentioned in the Bank’s

Tags : RBI, Central fraud registry, cell

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RBI to make FEMA compounding orders public(26.05.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India will provide information on compounding orders passed after 1 June 2016.

The step, seen as a further shaming tac.....

Tags : fema, compounding, rbi, order

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Enhancing Credit Supply for Large Borrowers through Market Mechanism(12.05.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India released a paper on Framework for enhancing .....

Tags : rbi, large borrower, risk, asset

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Tax on arbitral tribunal services to be borne by recipient(18.05.2016)

Service tax liability for services provided by an arbitral tribunal shall be on the service recipient if it’s a business entity.

The Depar.....

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Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets(13.06.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India formulated a scheme for resolution of large stressed accounts. The Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets, or.....

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Reporting of Bank Guarantee on behalf of service importers discontinued(07.07.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India announced the discontinuation of submission of reports on guarantees issued by banks in favour of non-residents service prov.....

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Shri Shaktikanta Das appointed as Governor of RBI(12.12.2018)

Shri Shaktikanta Das, IAS Retd., former Secretary, Department of Revenue and Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India .....

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RBI appoints Smt. Surekha Marandi as New ED(03.01.2017)

The Reserve Bank of India has appointed Smt. Surekha Marandi as Executive Director (ED) consequent upon superannuation of Shri U.S. Paliwal who retire.....

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Judgments

Two Indian firms may conduct arbitration outside Country and under a foreign law, if there was an agreement to that effect(24.08.2016)

Disputes arose between Appellant and Respondent. Respondent by its letter purported to terminate AGREEMENT-I. Thereafter, Respondent made a request fo.....

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Agreement to confer exclusive jurisdiction on one of Courts to exclusion of other, neither forbidden by law nor against public policy(04.10.2016)

Instant petition filed by Petitioner against Respondent, Mahindra Logistics Limited, seeking appointment of an Arbitrator to adjudicate disputes betwe.....

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Mandate of an Arbitrator "shall terminate" by or pursuant to agreement of parties(25.01.2017)

This is a joint application by both Petitioner and Respondents under Section 14(2) read with Section 15 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. Both .....

Tags : Arbitrator, Mandate, Termination

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When arbitration clause is not applicable to particular work in question, arbitrator cannot be appointed(11.01.2019)

By way of present application filed under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, the Petitioner, said to have entered into a contra.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Appointment, Clause

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A party who alleged plea of fraud or coercion is under obligation to prima facie establish same(28.03.2019)

Present appeals have been filed by the Insurance Company assailing the order passed by the High Court appointing an Arbitrator in exercise of power un.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Appointment, Validity

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Court will exercise its power under Section 11(6)(a) of Arbitration Act, only where a party fails to act in accordance with appointment procedure agreed between parties(29.08.2019)

The present petition under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 challenges appointment of Mr. R.S. Baswana, District and Sessions .....

Tags : Appointment, Arbitrator, Legality

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To constitute an arbitration agreement, there has to be statement of claim containing a specific allegation about existence of an arbitration agreement by one party and non denial thereof by other par(22.10.2019)

Present petition has been filed by the Petitioner under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 for appointment of an Arbitrator. The.....

Tags : Dispute, Arbitrator, Appointment

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A party to an arbitration proceeding can challenge the arbitral award as soon as he receives it(25.11.2019)

The challenge in present petition under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, is to an award/interim award dated May 18, 2019 pass.....

Tags : Arbitral award, Maintainability, Time period

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Ground of patent illegality is available under the statute for setting aside a domestic award, if decision of arbitrator is perverse(22.05.2020)

In the facts of present case, learned sole arbitrator has passed the arbitral award dated 29th March, 2016 in respect of Package-I holding. Similar De.....

Tags : Award, Patent illegality, Arbitrator

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Court refutes arguments transposing arbitration clause from pricing clause(01.07.2016)

An arbitration clause can be incorporated in a contract where reference to the same is made as part of the contract, the Madras High Court reiterated......

Tags : arbitration, clause, incorporation, contract

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Pre-deposit clauses to invoke arbitration struck down by Supreme Court as it makes arbitral process ineffective and expensive(11.03.2019)

In present case, the Respondent issued notice inviting tender for extension and augmentation of water supply, sewerage scheme, pumping station and sew.....

Tags : Arbitral process, Pre-deposit, Clause

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A former employee of a party to arbitration can be appointed as an arbitrator(03.01.2019)

Appellant-State issued a Letter of Acceptance to Respondent No. 1 for execution of a works contract for construction, operation and maintenance of Gur.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Appointment, Legality

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Limitation period would commence only from date on which signed copy of award delivered to party making the application for setting it aside(27.03.2018)

Appellants have filed present appeals challenging the judgment of the High Court by which the High Court has held that challenge to the arbitral award.....

Tags : Arbitral award, Service, Legality

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An Arbitrator shall be ineligible, if his close family member has significant financial interest in one of the parties or an affiliate of one of the parties(25.09.2020)

The Petitioner is seeking termination of the mandate of the Presiding Arbitrator under Sections 14 and 15 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 199.....

Tags : Presiding Arbitrator, Mandate, Termination

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Parties may waive the applicability of Section 12(5) of A&C Act by way of an express agreement in writing after the disputes have arisen(28.01.2021)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition under Sections 14 and 15 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 ('A&C Act'), seeking that the man.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Appointment, Eligibility

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Section 12(5) r/w Seventh Schedule of Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, which deals with ineligibility of a person to be appointed as Arbitrator, is mandatory and non-derogable provision(20.01.2021)

The Appellant No. 1 / HARSAC, Department of Science and Technology, Government of Haryana is the nodal agency for Geographic Information System (“GIS”.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Eligibility, Provision

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Limitation Period for filing application seeking appointment of arbitrator is governed by Article 137 of Limitation Act, 1963(10.03.2021)

The present appeal is against impugned orders allowing Application for appointment of Arbitrator. Appeals raise two important issues for consideration.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Appointment, Time-barred

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Emergency arbitrator’s award is enforceable under Section 17(2) of the Arbitration Act(06.08.2021)

In present case, proceedings were initiated by the Appellant, Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC ["Amazon"] before the High Court under Section 17(.....

Tags : Emergency Arbitrator, Award, Enforcement

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Civil or Commercial dispute are to be adjudicated and resolved by Arbitral Tribunal unless the jurisdiction of the Arbitral Tribunal is excluded either expressly or by necessary implication(02.08.2021)

By present petition, the Petitioners are seeking issuance of directions to the Respondent No. 1 to proceed with resolution of disputes raised by Petit.....

Tags : Arbitral Tribunal, Adjudication, Powers

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Once there is an arbitration clause in the agreement, it is obligatory for the court to refer the parties to arbitration in terms of the said agreement(09.11.2021)

The present petition under Article 227 of the Constitution of India impugns the judgment passed by the Additional District Judge, whereby the applicat.....

Tags : Existence, Arbitration clause, Jurisdiction

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Any written communication is deemed to have been received, if it is delivered to the addressee personally or at his place of business, habitual residence address or mailing address(23.08.2021)

The Petitioner, a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956, has filed the present petition under Section 11(6) of the Arbitration and Concil.....

Tags : Dispute, Appointment, Arbitrator

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Contract must explicitly bar pendente lite interest to prevent arbitral award(16.03.2016)

An Arbitrator cannot award interest pendente lite if the same is barred expressly by contract. The Supreme Court distinguished an explicit contractual.....

Tags : Arbitration, interest, award, pendente lite

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Arbitrator either has to be appointed with the consensus of the parties or by present Court(22.11.2021)

By way of present petition, Petitioner is seeking appointment of an independent Arbitrator under the provisions of Section 11 of the Arbitration and C.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Appointment

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Merely because an application is filed under Section 34(4) of the Arbitration Act by a party, it is not always obligatory on the part of the Court to remit the matter to Arbitral Tribunal(03.01.2022)

Present appeal is filed, aggrieved by the order passed by the High Court of in Commercial Arbitration Petition. The High Court was of the view that th.....

Tags : Section 34(4) of the Arbitration Act, Arbitral Tribunal

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Averments set up by applicants are expected to be specifically denied by replying party, if there is no specific denial, then such an averment is deemed to have been admitted by the otherside(04.06.2018)

The Applicants have filed instant applications before present Court for the appointment of a sole Arbitrator under Section 11(6) of the J & K Arbitrat.....

Tags : Dispute, Settlement, Arbitrator, Appointment

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Arbitral award shall not to be challenged on the ground that the arbitrator had drawn his own conclusion or had failed to appreciate facts(18.01.2022)

The Appellant-claimant has preferred present appeal against the judgment passed by the Division Bench of the High Court partly allowing the appeal pre.....

Tags : Arbitral award, Appreciation of Facts

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Arbitral tribunal has power to award future interests on the awarded amounts, which as expressly provided under Section 31(7)(a), may include interests on the amounts awarded(19.04.2022)

The Petitioner has issued a Notice Inviting Tender for three construction projects. The Respondent being the successful bidder entered into an agreeme.....

Tags : Interest on award, Arbitral Tribunal

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Parties to an arbitration agreement have autonomy to decide on both procedural and substantive law(15.12.2016)

In instant case, Parties entered into a contract and disputes arose between them. Contract contained an arbitration Clause and Centrotrade invoked it......

Tags : Arbitration, Procedure, Jurisdiction

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Issue of arbitrability of the dispute over non-renewal of the lease is within the realm of the Arbitral Tribunal/Arbitrator(18.08.2022)

Present appeals are against a common judgment passed by the High Court allowing Arbitration Appeal filed by the Respondents, setting aside the impugne.....

Tags : Dispute, Arbitrator, Appointment

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Avitel’s petition against arbitral award dismissed(28.09.2015)

The Bombay High Court dismissed Avitel Post Studioz’ petition under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 against arbitral awards passed in 2012 .....

Tags : Arbitration, seat, challenge, exclude, jurisdiction

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Opposing an interim injunction does not necessarily constitute submitting a first statement on the substance of the dispute(11.08.2015)

Waiver of a right by a party to enforce the arbitration agreement must be gathered from the facts and circumstances of the case. The Court noted that .....

Tags : arbitration, waive, right, first statement

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An award rendered by a person who is ineligible to act as an arbitrator cannot be considered as an arbitral award(05.12.2022)

The Appellants have filed the present appeal under Section 37 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 ('the A and C Act') impugning an order ren.....

Tags : Arbitrator, Appointment, Disclosure

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It is impermissible for a court to re-evaluate the material on record and supplant its view over that of the arbitral tribunal(05.12.2022)

The Appellant has filed the present appeal under Section 37(1)(c) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 impugning a judgment passed by the lea.....

Tags : Claim, Limitation, Arbitral award

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District courts 'principal civil Court' in Bihar(30.07.2015)

The District Court, not the Subordinate court, have original jurisdiction in Bihar for receiving matters under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conci.....

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Court can interfere at the referral stage only when it is manifest that the claims are ex facie time-barred and dead, or there is no subsisting dispute(23.11.2022)

In present matter, disputes arose between the Appellant and the Respondents and the Appellant filed an application before the Commercial Court under S.....

Tags : Reference, dispute, Arbitration

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Procedure prescribed in the Agreement before invocation of the Arbitration Agreement necessarily needs to be followed(18.01.2023)

Present petition has been filed under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 seeking appointment of an Arbitrator for adjudicating t.....

Tags : Dispute, Appointment, Arbitrator

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Supreme Court dismisses UoI plea to hear arbitration dispute with Reliance(22.09.2015)

Noting the “valiant attempt to reopen a question settled twice over, that is by dismissal of both a review petition and a curative petition on the ver.....

Tags : Arbitration, jurisdiction

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Execution of arbitration of arbitral award impermissible without permission of BIFR(08.09.2015)

Mere violation of Indian law is not sufficient to raise an objection for enforcement of the foreign award under Section 48 of the Arbitration Act, 199.....

Tags : Arbitration, sica, foreign, bifr

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Intervention of the Court is envisaged only in few circumstances like fraud or bias by the Arbitrators or violation of natural justice(03.10.2017)

The Appellant, in present appeals, has challenged the legality and correctness of the judgment and order passed by High Court of Calcutta. Appellant s.....

Tags : Dispute, Arbitrability, Award, Interest

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There must be a voluntary and intentional relinquishment of a right and voluntary choice is essence of waiver(27.08.2019)

The instant appeal is directed against the final judgment passed by the High Court whereby the High Court while dismissing the Arbitration Petition he.....

Tags : Award, Arbitral proceedings, Termination

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Once an application under Section 8 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 has been filed, Civil Court has no jurisdiction to continue with the suit(28.12.2017)

Plaintiff has filed a suit for recovery of Rs. 2,31,34,553/- for payment made to Defendant in pursuance to the Commercial Buyers Agreement (Buyer's Ag.....

Tags : Dispute, Arbitrator, Reference

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Arbitrator has power to recall his earlier order of termination of proceedings if sufficient cause is shown by claimant(30.12.2017)

By present petition, the Petitioners have prayed for condonation of delay, in filing petition and prays that, the Procedural Order Sheets passed by th.....

Tags : Arbitral proceedings, Termination, Validity

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Sole Arbitrator, who was appointed by designation, can continue the arbitration proceedings even after his retirement and can pass the award(20.09.2021)

A contract was entered into between the parties regarding the earthwork vide agreement dated 06.02.1988. During the contract work, various disputes an.....

Tags : Sole Arbitrator, Retirement, Continuation of Proceedings

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Dispute cannot be decided by arbitrator, when Trust Act provides for sufficient remedies to aggrieved persons by giving them right to approach Civil Court(17.08.2016)

In facts of the present case, since parties could not settle disputes/differences and nor could they agree for appointment of arbitrator amicably, Res.....

Tags : Arbitration application, Maintainability, Remedies, Civil Court

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An award can be set aside only if the award is against the public policy of India(11.01.2022)

The Appellant - Haryana Tourism Limited ('Corporation') invited tenders/quotations for the supply of Aerated Cold Drinks at its Tourist Complexes for .....

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Stalling foreign arbitral award with Indian law rebuked(13.05.2016)

Where parties to a contract choose a seat of arbitration outside India and the law applicable is explicitly not Indian, courts in India do not have ju.....

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Arbitration tribunal empowered to recall order ‘in the interest of justice’(08.07.2016)

An arbitration tribunal can exercise its inherent powers to “secure the ends of justice”, the Chhattisdarh High Court said, allowing claims that the t.....

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Mere vague averment bereft of material particulars cannot satisfy requirement of pleading mala fide or favoritism(27.07.2018)

Present writ appeal is filed against the order passed by the Writ Court. The Appellants herein are the Respondents before the Writ Court. The Responde.....

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RBI’s Circular issued to extend relief to borrowers during the COVID-19 pandemic is not applicable to defaults prior to the outbreak of the pandemic(18.12.2020)

The present writ petition has been filed challenging the impugned letter sent by Respondent No.1/IL&FS Financial Services Ltd. ('IL&FS'), by which it .....

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Dispute arising under the lease being governed under Transfer of Property Act are arbitrable(18.12.2020)

The Petitioner has instituted present petition under Section 11(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 seeking appointment of a Sole Arbitra.....

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Arbitral process could be interfered under Article 226/227 of the Constitution by the High Court only in exceptional circumstances(06.01.2021)

In facts of present case, on 13th February, 1991, Respondent No. 1 entered into a contract with the Appellant to manufacture and supply bricks. The af.....

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RBI Reconstructs JLF Mechanism to Deal with NPAs(25.09.2015)

RBI has reconstructed Joint Lenders’ Forum (JLF) norms to ensure mandatory presence of representatives of two systematically important banks: SBI and .....

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RBI Permits PCE in Corporate Bonds(25.09.2015)

RBI has permitted banks to provide Partial Credit Enhancement (PCE) to bonds issued by corporates/Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) for funding all type.....

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RBI: No Action under FEMA Against Black Money Declarants(25.09.2015)

In order to encourage disclosure of undeclared assets held abroad, RBI has said, "No proceedings shall lie under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.....

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RBI Permits Banks to Use E-Payments for Imports(25.09.2015)

RBI, in order to facilitate e-commerce, has permitted banks to enter into pacts with Online Payment Gateway Service Providers (OPGSPs), for import pay.....

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RBI Permits Banks to Convert Stressed Loans into Standard, Conditions Apply(25.09.2015)

RBI has said that it would permit banks to convert status of their "stressed" loans to a company into "standard" ones if entity is sold to a new major.....

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RBI Permits FII/RFPI to Invest Up to 30 % in the Equity of Supreme Industries(25.09.2015)

RBI has allowed Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) and Registered Foreing Portfolios Investors (RFPI) to invest up to 30% in equity of Supreme Indu.....

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RBI Permits Importers to Raise Trade Credit in Rupees(15.09.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed resident importers to raise trade credit in rupees, with riders. It can be raised after entering into a loan a.....

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RBI Shortlists 10 Micro Lenders to Set Up Small Banks(17.09.2015)

RBI has shortlisted 10 micro lenders to set up small banks to advance loans primarily to unbanked, small businesses , farmers, micro industries, small.....

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RBI Grants Flexibility to Banks for Equity Investment(17.09.2015)

RBI while relaxing norms on banks’ equity investments, has said that no Central Bank approval is required to make Banks’ Equity Investments if they ha.....

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RBI Relaxes Norms on Loans to CEOs, Directors of Banks(17.09.2015)

RBI has said that loans granted to CEO and Whole Time Director of banks for purchasing car, personal computer, furniture, constructing/acquiring house.....

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RBI Asks for Report on NBFCs in State(21.09.2015)

As chit fund firms and Non-banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) have posed a threat to financial system, Shadow Banking Implementation Group (SBIG) of .....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Govt.'s Allegation Over RIL Arbitration(23.09.2015)

SC has dismissed Govt.'s allegation of biasness against an arbitrator in an ongoing arbitration to resolve a row with Reliance Industries over Panna-M.....

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RBI Nod for "In-Principle" Approval to Set-up New TReDS under PSS Act 2007(25.11.2015)

RBI has given in-principle approval to NSE Strategic Investment Corporation Ltd and Small Industries Development Bank of India, Axis Bank and Mynd Sol.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Plea for CBI Investigation in Orbit Bus Case(04.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has turned down plea for CBI investigation in case where a 13-year-old girl died on being allegedly thrown off a bus owned by Or.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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RBI: Allow Mobile Registration from Any Bank’s ATM(31.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made it mandatory for banks to allow customers to register their mobile numbers through any ATM.

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RBI Releases Final Guidelines on Account Aggregators(05.09.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released final guidelines around setting up a category of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) called account aggre.....

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RBI: Banks Can Accept Tax Dues in Cash under Income Declaration Scheme(09.09.2016)

Reserve bank of India (RBI) has directed banks to accept tax dues in cash under the domestic black money declaration scheme which closes on September .....

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RBI's Deadline For Bankrupt Companies: Supreme Court Stays Insolvency Proceedings Against Defaulters(12.09.2018)

SC has halted insolvency proceedings against defaulters in the power, sugar, shipping and textile sectors, providing relief to borrowers hours before .....

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3rd Parties to Arbitration Proceeding May Appeal If They Are Affected By Award: Bombay High Court(12.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a third party to an arbitration proceeding has the right to maintain an appeal under Section 37 of the Arbitration and.....

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Challenge Against RBI Circular By Power Companies: SC Transfers All Pending Matters To Itself(13.09.2018)

SC has directed that twelve cases pertaining to the Insolvency Proceedings under the new RBI circular pending before High Courts of Madras, Gujarat, A.....

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Stamp Duty Not Necessary For Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitration Awards In India: Supreme Court(14.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held that payment of stamp duty under the Indian Stamp Act is not necessary for the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Ind.....

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Crypto-currency, Bitcoins Aren't Valid Currency or Money Under Existing Laws: RBI Tells SC(14.09.2018)

The affidavit field in Supreme Court said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has the authority to notify instruments as valid currency but it should.....

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Bombay HC Seeks RBI’s Reply over Plea Highlighting Difficulty in Identifying Notes by Blinds(07.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has sought a reply from Reserve Bank of India within six weeks to a plea highlighting difficulty faced by blind persons in identifyi.....

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RBI Allows Use of OTP for Account Opening(09.12.2016)

To quicken the process of opening of bank account, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has amended its know your customer (KYC) rules to allow banks to open n.....

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RBI, Centre Inch Closer to Resolving Differences Ahead of Board Meeting: Sources(15.11.2018)

While the rift is far from healed, the sources said enough progress had been made to avoid acrimony at a board meeting of the RBI next Monday. The thr.....

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RSS Ideologue Gurumurthy Slams RBI Ahead of Board Meet, Asks Why Bad Loans Policy Changed After 2014(16.11.2018)

Delivering a lecture on the state of the economy, Gurumurthy backed the government’s stance on issues like easing credit rules for state-run banks a.....

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Application Under Order 2 Rule 2 CPC can’t be Considered by Court U/S 11 Arbitration Act: Delhi HC(16.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that courts cannot consider the question of viability of a claim under Order 2 Rule 2 of Code of Civil Procedure, while hear.....

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House Panel May Question RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Stand-off With Govt: Sources(16.11.2018)

Tensions between the central bank and the government have escalated recently, with the Finance Ministry initiating discussions under the never-used-be.....

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SC Notices RBI over Contempt Petition on Derivative Scam Issue(02.11.2016)

Supreme Court has ordered issuance of notice to Reserve Bank of India officials after hearing contempt petition moved by Tirupur Exporters Association.....

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Allahabad HC Refers Yamuna Expressway Land Acquisition Dispute to Arbitration(04.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has referred to arbitration a dispute between Yamuna Expressway Authority and JP Infratech Ltd in connection with enhanced compen.....

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Govt 'Very Upset' With RBI for Making Rift Public, Holds Urjit Patel Responsible for Controversy(30.10.2018)

Government officials believe that RBI Governor Urjit Patel has some responsibility for the controversy, and he cannot expect an extension of his curre.....

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Govt Confirms 'Extensive Consultations' With RBI Amid Rift, Silent on Invoking Never-used Powers(31.10.2018)

A statement by the government said "the autonomy for the central bank, within the framework of the RBI Act, is an essential and accepted governan.....

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RBI’s Autonomy Not an Indian Concept, Was Introduced by Raghuram Rajan: RSS Economic Wing Head(01.11.2018)

In Mahajan's opinion a situation rift between government and the RBI should be avoided by the making them work together in their respective streams ra.....

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News18 Daybreak | RBI Governor Served Notice, Security Beefed Up at Sabarimala , And Other Stories You May Have Missed(05.11.2018)

Get a fresh dose of the news that matters delivered directly to your inbox, every morning. The perfect way to get you started and informed for the day.....

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Unsigned Arbitration Agreement Not Invalid in All Cases: Supreme Court(05.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the only prerequisite for an arbitration agreement is that it should be in writing and it cannot be said that in all cases.....

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HC can Execute Foreign Arbitration Award Despite Change in Pecuniary Jurisdiction: Delhi HC(04.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that jurisdiction to execute foreign arbitration award continues with the high court, despite the change in pecuniary jurisd.....

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Challenge to Arbitrator Appointed should be Raised Before Arbitrator Himself First: SC(05.12.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that any challenge to arbitrator appointed should be raised before arbitrator himself under Section 13 of the Arbitration.....

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RBI Releases 5th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy, Repo Rate Unchanged at 6.5%(06.12.2018)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released its fifth Bi-monthly monetary policy and has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.50%.

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RBI Kept Growth Forecast for 2019 Unchanged and This Should be Music to Govt's Ears(06.12.2018)

But despite the bonhomie with the RBI on growth forecast, the government may remain watchful of the risks.

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SC Junks PIL Against Arun Jaitley ‘Plundering’ RBI Reserves, Fines Lawyer Rs 50,000(07.12.2018)

The bench also directed the apex court registry not to allow ML Sharma to file any PIL till he deposits Rs 50,000.

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Urjit Patel Quits As RBI Governor(10.12.2018)

Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel has stepped down from his post as RBI Governor citing "personal reasons". Mr Patel was appointed in 2016 fo.....

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After Urjit Patel's Surprise Resignation, RBI Denies Reports of No.2 Viral Acharya Stepping Down(11.12.2018)

On October 26, Acharya spoke about the need to preserve the autonomy of the RBI.

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Shaktikanta Das, Centre's Face During Demonetisation, Appointed RBI Governor(12.12.2018)

The appointment comes almost 24 hours after Urjit Patel on Monday resigned as RBI Governor on account of personal reasons, with immediate effect.

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Bombay HC: Arbitral Tribunal Can’t Appoint HC Receiver as ‘Receiver Under Arbitration Act’(23.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that an arbitral tribunal does not have power to appoint Court receiver of High Court as a receiver under Section 17 of Arb.....

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Minimum Income Scheme Can be Realised by Cutting Other Doles, Says Former RBI Governor(29.03.2019)

In a big bang election promise, the Congress earlier this week announced that 20% families belonging to the poorest category will be given Rs 72,000 e.....

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Court can Appoint Arbitrator Only After Resorting to Procedure in Arbitration Agreement: SC(01.04.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that High Court, while dealing with an application under Section 11(6) of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, seeking appoint.....

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Willful Defaulter under RBI Act can’t be represented through Advocate/CA: Madhya Pradesh HC(02.04.2019)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that a ‘willful defaulter’ under Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act cannot be represented through the lawyers or Chart.....

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Supreme Court Quashes Tough Reserve Bank Circular on Resolving Bad Debt(02.04.2019)

Several companies, especially power firms, had sought intervention of the Supreme Court saying the time given by the RBI was not enough time to tackle.....

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RBI Releases First Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20(04.04.2019)

Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced its resolution under first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-.....

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RBI Policy: RBI Cuts Repo Rate by 25 BPS(04.04.2019)

Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, has announced a 25 basis points cut in the short-term lendin.....

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Supreme Court Announces New Norms for Arbitration Proceedings(08.12.2015)

Supreme Court has announced new norms for hearing arbitration petitions in view of the Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Ordinance, which came in.....

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RBI Issues Cross-Currency Futures Norms(11.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines for introduction of cross currency futures and exchange traded cross-currency option contracts in th.....

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Delhi HC: Proof Of Injury Necessary For Awarding Damages For Loss of Profits in Arbitration(23.10.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that it is imperative for the claiming party to submit proof of injury suffered in order to successfully claim damages for l.....

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RBI Clarifies 'Mandatory To Link Aadhaar With Bank Account'(23.10.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has clarified that linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts is mandatory.

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Supreme Court: Arbitration Initiated After Imposition Of Moratorium Under IBC is Non Est in Law(03.11.2017)

Supreme Court has held that arbitration proceedings instituted after the imposition of moratorium under Section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Co.....

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SC: Additional Evidence in Proceedings u/s 34 Arbitration Act Can be Adduced Only in Exceptional Case(24.09.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that proceedings under Section 34 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act will not ordinarily require anything beyond the recor.....

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RBI Grants PMC Bank Customers to Withdraw upto Rs 10,000(27.09.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has eased the restrictions on depositors of Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC Bank), two days after it put a Rs 1.....

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RBI Leaves Repo Rate Unchanged at 6%, Reverse Repo Rate Stays at 5.75%(07.02.2018)

Reserve Bank of India has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6%. The reverse repo rate remains unchanged at 5.75%

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RBI LIVE: Sensex Sees 69-Point Dip as Monetary Policy Committee Votes 5-1 to Keep Repo Rate at 6%(07.02.2018)

Market benchmark BSE Sensex was trading lower by about 69 points at 34,127.31 in late afternoon trade after the RBI kept its key policy rate unchanged.....

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Supreme Court: Arbitration Dispute Can't be Raised After Accepting F&F Payment of Contractual Amount(16.02.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the party should not have been permitted to raise arbitration dispute after accepting full and final payment of the contra.....

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Supreme Court: Arbitration Award Can be Executed in Court Where Assets Are Located(16.02.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that an arbitral award can straightaway be filed and executed in the Court where the assets are located, without first obtaini.....

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Will Take Appropriate Supervisory Action in Rs 11,000 Crore PNB Scam, Says RBI(16.02.2018)

The RBI denied media reports that it had directed Punjab National Bank to meet its commitments under the letters of undertaking (LoUs) to other banks.

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SC Junks Singh Brothers’ Appeal Against Rs. 3500-Cr Arbitral Award To Daiichi(17.02.2018)

Supreme Court has rejected the petition filed by former promoters of Ranbaxy — Malvinder Mohan Singh and Shivinder Mohan Singh — challenging the Delhi.....

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RBI Issues Norms to Shore Up Governance Standards at Urban Cooperative Banks(02.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has released the final guidelines for setting up a board of management for such banks. According to the guidelines, UCBs, with d.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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PAN and Contact Info 'Leaked', Did SBI Miss Major Design Flaw in Its Envelopes?(06.12.2017)

An activist has been "pleading" with SBI at the highest level for the past 16 months to ensure compliance with RBI directions, but nothing h.....

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If Agreement Has Exclusive Jurisdiction Clause, Courts Cannot Be Approached: Delhi HC(11.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has dismissed an Application filed under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, noting that the agreement specifie.....

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RBI Policy: Interest Rates Unchanged, GDP Growth Forecast Lowered(06.12.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has released its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-20 in which the Monetary Policy Committee, decided to keep .....

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Apex Court: Delay of More than 120 Days in Filing Arbitration Appeal not Liable to be Condoned(16.12.2019)

Apex Court has observed that a delay of more than 120 days in filing appeal under Section 37 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 is not liab.....

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RBI Opens 24x7 NEFT Window(17.12.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has allowed National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) facility available for 24 hours a day throughout the year starting 16th De.....

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Supreme Court: Arbitration Rulings Should not be Muddled(19.12.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that arbitration awards should be intelligible, reasoned and adequate, in order to avoid wastage of time for the parties co.....

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RBI Introduces New Prepaid Payment Instrument for Daily Grocery Payments(26.12.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has given consumers a new option to make their daily payments at local shops and retail outlets for the purchase of daily househ.....

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RBI Directs Banks to Cap Stake in Insurance Companies at 30%(27.12.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has directed lenders to cut their stakes in insurers to 30%, as the banking regulator attempts to shield banks from risks arisin.....

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RBI Orders Large Co-Op Banks to Report Exposures Above Rs 5 Crore(28.12.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has directed large Co-operative Banks to report all exposures of Rs 5 Crore and more to the Central Repository of Information on.....

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Don’t Act in a Manner That Makes Public Think RBI, ED Are Politicians’ Puppets: Bombay HC(28.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that those in power and opposition should not act in a manner which gives the public at large an impression that vital .....

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Bank of China Will Now Have Offices in India, RBI Issues Licence(04.07.2018)

The decision to allow Bank of China to start operations was reached at a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.....

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Allahabad HC Extends 12 Months Period for Disposal of Arbitral Proceedings(06.04.2020)

Allahabad High Court has extended the 12 months period stipulated under Section 29A of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, for the Arbitral Trib.....

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Bombay HC: Arbitration Clause Cannot be Defeated by Adding Cause of Action Beyond its Scope(13.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that a litigant cannot be permitted to defeat an arbitration agreement by adding a cause of action in the suit which is not.....

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RBI Announces Safeguards for Funds Raised via TLTRO Mechanism(16.04.2020)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set a threshold on the deployment of funds raised by a bank through the Targeted Long Term Repo Operations (TLTRO) at .....

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Delhi HC Allows Application to Extend Time for Completion of Arbitration Proceedings(16.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has allowed extension of time in a plea moved under Section 29A(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 for concluding the a.....

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BJP Leader Ridicules RBI Boss Over Qualifications, Prays He Won't Make Central Bank Itself 'History'(13.12.2018)

Das has also been the target of ridicule on social media over his educational qualifications vis-a-vis his predecessors Patel and Raghuram Rajan who h.....

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RBI to Become History, PM Modi’s Signature on Notes Soon, Says CPI(M) as Central Bank Gets New Governor(14.12.2018)

CPI(M) deputy leader in Lok Sabha Md Salim alleged that the government has appointed only those in the board of the RBI who have Sangh connection, a r.....

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Rupee Rises by 14 Paise to 71.82 Against US dollar in Early Trade(14.12.2018)

Forex traders said strengthening of the US dollar against some currencies overseas and caution ahead of RBI central board meeting under new Governor .....

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Govt May Skip Large Farm Loan Waiver Ahead of 2019 Polls Despite Drubbing in Heartland: Report(18.12.2018)

The report comes days after a group of economists including former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, pitched for doing away with farm loan waivers.

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RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das 'Highly Corrupt', Alleges Subramanian Swamy(23.12.2018)

Das, who spearheaded the post-demonetisation normalisation of the economy, was named the new RBI governor on December 11, a day after incumbent Urjit .....

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President Promulgates Arbitration and Conciliation Ordinance, 2020(04.11.2020)

President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind has promulgated the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020, through which changes have been .....

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HP HC Pulls Up State Civil Supply Corporation for Arbitrary Discretion in Grant of Largesses(09.11.2020)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has pulled up the State Civil Supply Corporation for arbitrary exercise of discretion in the matter of grant of largesses .....

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SC Issues Contempt Notices to RBI for Denying Info Under RTI on Loan Defaulters(28.01.2019)

Supreme Court has issued contempt notices to RBI for failing to reveal under the Right to Information Act intelligence received on loan defaulters and.....

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SC Issues Contempt Notices to RBI for Denying Info Under RTI on Loan Defaulters(28.01.2019)

Supreme Court has issued contempt notices to RBI for failing to reveal under the Right to Information Act intelligence received on loan defaulters and.....

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Delhi HC Refuses To Stay Arbitration Against India Govt by Mauritius Company for Refund of 2G License(31.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has refused to stay international arbitration proceedings initiated against Union of India out of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).....

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Supreme Court: Basis that Allegations of Fraud are not Arbitrable is a Wholly Archaic View(13.01.2021)

Supreme Court has ruled that the ground that allegations of fraud are not arbitrable is a wholly archaic view, which has become obsolete, and deserves.....

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Delhi HC: Order Terminating Arbitration Proceedings Not an Award(15.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has ruled that an order terminating arbitration proceedings under Section 32(2)(c) of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 is not.....

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Delhi HC: Exorbitant Price of Drug Not to Deprive Children Suffering from Rare Disease(18.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that merely because of the exorbitant price of a drug or treatment, children suffering from a rare disease cannot be deprive.....

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to Address RBI Board Today in Post-Budget Meet(18.02.2019)

The customary post-budget meeting will take place against the backdrop of a slight deviation from the fiscal deficit target for the current financial .....

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - CIC Pulls Up RBI for Non-Disclosure of Demonetisation Records(19.02.2019)

Central Information Commission has pulled up Reserve Bank of India for "perfunctory handling" of an RTI application seeking records of its board meeti.....

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London Court of International Arbitration Issues Second Arbitral Award in Favour of SOCAR(29.01.2021)

London Court of International Arbitration has awarded US$ 63,000,000 in the second proceeding between SOCAR and Palmali under London Maritime Arbitrat.....

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Singapore International Arbitration Centre Extends Interim Ruling for Amazon-Future Dispute(29.01.2021)

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has extended the interim ruling, which was in Amazon’s favor and valid for 90 days in Amazon-Future .....

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Singapore International Arbitration Centre Extends Interim Ruling for Amazon-Future Dispute(29.01.2021)

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has extended the interim ruling, which was in Amazon’s favor and valid for 90 days in Amazon-Future .....

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Allahabad HC Issues Direction to Ensure Compliance of Safeguards from Arbitrary Arrest(01.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Police authorities to desist from making automatic/ routine arrests, especially in dowry cases, and strictly com.....

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SC Allows NGO to Make RBI Party in WhatsApp Payment Service Matter(15.01.2019)

A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Vineet Saran asked advocate Virag Gupta, appearing for the NGO, to file an application seeking to make RBI as a pa.....

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With GDP Size Increasing, There May Be Need For More Currency in System: RBI Official(17.01.2019)

Following demonetisation in November 2016, when the government junked high value currency notes of denominations 500 and 1,000, there was a shrinkage .....

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Jaitley Plays Down Rift With RBI, Says Highlighting Distresses of Economy Not Breach of Autonomy(18.01.2019)

As an autonomous institution, Jaitley respects the RBI for its autonomy. But, he maintains that during the consultation process one is entitled to fre.....

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Complexity of Indian Financial System Warrants Robust Corp Governance in Banks, Says RBI Governor(18.01.2019)

Speaking at the 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019, the RBI chief said the central bank is committed to play its role as the monetary authority fo.....

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Govt Sacks 2 PNB Executives for Ignoring RBI Advice That May Have Prevented Nirav Modi Fraud(21.01.2019)

The executive directors allegedly failed to follow RBI advice to link SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) with the cor.....

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Mere Delay in Passing Award by Itself can't be Ground to Appoint Another Arbitrator: SC(24.01.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that mere neglect of an arbitrator to act or delay in passing the award by itself cannot be the ground to appoint another a.....

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International Chamber of Commerce Launches Arbitration Rules 2021(16.12.2020)

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has come up with new set of Arbitration Rules 2021 ("ICC Rules 2021") which will come in effect from 01st Janu.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: No Bar on Appointment of Former Bureaucrats as Government Arbitrator(16.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that there is no bar on a former employee, consultant or adviser of a party being appointed as a mediator merel.....

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Madras HC Seeks RBI’s Reply over Cash Crunch Situation Following Demonetization(17.11.2016)

Madras High Court sought to know from RBI when new Rs 500 notes would be made available in Tamil Nadu to ease present cash crunch situation following .....

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Critical RBI Board Meeting Comes to an End After Nine Hours(19.11.2018)

It wasn't immediately clear whether it had come to any conclusions in a dispute with the government over easing liquidity for the financial sector and.....

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RBI's 9-Hour-Long Meeting Comes to an End; New MSME Scheme, Loans Up to Rs 25 Crore Agreed Upon(20.11.2018)

The RBI will also form a separate panel to review its surplus funds and transfers to government, it was decided at the meeting.

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News18 Daybreak | RBI Approves New MSME Scheme, Twitter CEO Faces Hate Storm and Other Stories You May Have Missed(20.11.2018)

Get a fresh dose of the news that matters delivered directly to your inbox, every morning. The perfect way to get you started and informed for the day.....

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Govt vs RBI: Easing Lending Curbs for Banks Under Prompt Corrective Action May Bring More Pain(27.11.2018)

The recent tug of war is over the government’s contention that easing lending restrictions on some of these banks will help ease systemic liquidity .....

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SC: Proceedings under Section 34 of Arbitration Act, 1996 not Sustainable Against Foreign Award(30.11.2020)

Supreme Court has noted that the proceedings under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 is not maintainable to challenge a foreign.....

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TENANCY - Whether Disputes Between Landlord-Tenant Arbitrable: SC Refers the Question to Larger Bench(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has referred to larger bench the correctness of its judgment in Himangni Enterprises v. Kamaljeet Singh Ahluwalia, in which it was held .....

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RBI Says No Data on Demonetised Rs 500, 1,000 Notes Used at Petrol Pumps(10.03.2019)

In reply to an RTI query, the RBI said it has no data on the old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes used to pay for utility bills such as fuel at petrol pumps......

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Stays Appointment of Custodian of Undertakings of International Arbitration Centre(11.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has stayed order appointing Dr. Rajiv Mani, Joint Secretary & Legal Advisor, Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law & Justice a.....

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MP HC: Commercial Matters Involving Arbitration Disputes Can Only Be Heard by Commercial Court(05.03.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that Commercial matters involving Arbitration disputes can only be heard by Commercial Court of the status of Distr.....

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SC Suggests Amendments to Sections 11(7), 37 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act(09.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the amendments to Section 11(7) and 37 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 might be necessary so that the or.....

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Arbitral Tribunal Holds Zo Rooms Entitled to 7% Shareholding in $9 Billion Valued-Oyo(09.03.2021)

Arbitral Tribunal, in a tussle between Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd (Oyo) and start-up Zostel Hospitality Pvt Ltd (Zostel), has held that Zo Rooms is entitled.....

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RBI Permits Residents to Conduct Foreign Currency-Rupee Swaps Transactions with Multilateral Bodies(06.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted domestic entities to conduct foreign currency-rupee swaps with multilateral agencies and allow hedging of lo.....

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RBI Permits Cooperative Banks to Offer Internet Banking Services(06.11.2015)

RBI has allowed all cooperative banks to offer Internet banking services to their customers and said that any Urban Cooperative Bank, State Cooperativ.....

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RBI Leaves Repo Rate Unchanged; Cuts GVA Growth Estimate to 6.7%(05.10.2017)

The six-member Monetary Policy Committee of Reserve Bank of India, headed by Governor Urjit Patel has left the short-term lending rate, also known as .....

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No Single Arbitration Reference For Disputes Arising Out Of Different Agreements :SC(16.10.2017)

Supreme Court has held that there cannot be a single arbitration reference for disputes arising out of different agreements, even if they are inter-li.....

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Apex Court: Application under Section 11 of Arbitration Act to Appoint Arbitrator Not Valid(28.08.2019)

Apex Court has ruled that an application under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996/Arbitration Act for appointment of an arbitrat.....

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SIAC Concludes Hearing on Amazon-Future Dispute, to Deliver Judgment in 1 Month(20.07.2021)

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has concluded its hearing on the plea filed by e-commerce major Amazon against the Rs 24,713-crore d.....

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RBI Extends Availability of Relaxed Terms for Securitisation Transactions by NBFCs to June 30, 2020(02.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has extended the availability of relaxed terms for securitisation transactions or sale of assets by non-bank lenders to banks to.....

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RBI Launches 'MANI' App for Visually Challenged to Identify Currency Notes(02.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has launched a mobile app to identify currency notes. The visually challenged can identify the denomination of a note by using t.....

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RBI Issues Security Guidelines for Third Party ATM Switch Application Service Providers(06.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has issued the Cyber Security Controls Guidelines for Third-party ATM Switch Application Service Providers. RBI Regulated Entiti.....

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RBI Grants Approval for First Conversion from Urban Cooperative Bank to Small Finance Bank(07.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has granted ‘in-principle’ approval to Saharanpur-based, Shivalik Mercantile Cooperative Bank to convert from an Urban Cooperat.....

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SC: Jurisdiction of High Court Hearing An Arbitration Appeal Is Distinct from First Appellate Court(16.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the jurisdiction in a first appeal arising out of a decree in a civil suit is distinct from the jurisdiction of the Hi.....

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Infrastructure Projects: RBI Relaxes Refinancing Norms for NBFCs(03.06.2016)

RBI in order to encourage infrastructure financing has eased norms for NBFCs to refinance such projects and provide longer repayment tenures.

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RBI Mandates Cyber Security Policy to Keep Hackers at Bay(03.06.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed all banks to immediately frame cyber security policies approved by their respective boards.

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Monetary Policy: RBI Keeps Key Policy Rates Unchanged(07.06.2016)

RBI has kept key interest rate (repo rate) unchanged at five-year low of 6.50% in its bi-monthly policy review. Consequently, the reverse repo rate wi.....

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DC Federal Judge Refuses To Confirm Arbitration Award To Hardy Oil & Gas(12.06.2018)

United State District Court for the District of Columbia has refused to confirm the arbitration award which would have resulted in Hardy Exploration &.....

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DC Federal Judge Refuses To Confirm Arbitration Award To Hardy Oil & Gas(12.06.2018)

United State District Court for the District of Columbia has refused to confirm the arbitration award which would have resulted in Hardy Exploration &.....

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RBI Guv Urjit Patel Appears Before Parliamentary Panel, Assures Steps to Tackle NPA Crisis(13.06.2018)

Sources present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said the RBI Governor expressed confidence of tiding over the crisis.....

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SC: Arbitral Award Can't be Challenged on Ground That Arbitrator Has Failed to Appreciate Facts(19.01.2022)

Supreme Court has reiterated that the Appellate Court exercising power under Section 30 and 33 of the Arbitration Act, 1940 ought not to reassess or r.....

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FEMA Norms Eased to Spur Investment from Fverseas(10.11.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has simplified Foreign Exchange Management Regulations, by putting all the 93 amendments under one notification, a move th.....

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RBI to Banks: Connect All New Floating-Rate Home, Auto Loans to Repo from October(05.09.2019)

RBI has made it essential for banks to link all new floating-rate loans for housing, auto and MSMEs to external benchmark like repo from October 1, a .....

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RBI Caps Banks' Exposure to Single NBFC at 20% of Capital Base(13.09.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has observed that it has decided that a bank’s exposure to a single NBFC (excluding gold loan companies) will be restricte.....

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Supreme Court: Party to Agreement Cannot be Arbiter in his Own Cause(13.09.2019)

Supreme Court has clarified that a party to an agreement cannot be an arbiter in his own cause. The Court observed that as long as the dispute remaine.....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Stays RBI Circular on Urban Cooperative Banks(06.09.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has stayed a circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on June 25 which laid down several conditions related to Urb.....

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RBI Releases Guidelines for On-Tap Licensing of Universal Banks in Private Sector(02.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released final guidelines for on-tap licensing of universal banks in private sector, under which it ring-fenced bankin.....

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IOB Q4 Loss Widens to Rs 3,606.73 Crore on Rising Bad Loans(30.05.2018)

The loss was mainly due to provisioning requirements including higher provisions on account of RBI guidelines on revised framework on Resolution of St.....

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Arbitrator Can’t Issue Further Directions in an Award Without Proper ‘Adjudication': Delhi HC(04.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that an arbitrator cannot issue further ‘directions’ in an award based on settlement, without hearing both the parties in a .....

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RBI Hikes Repo Rate by 25 bps(06.06.2018)

Reserve Bank of India has hiked the repo rate by 25 bps (basis points) or 0.25 per cent to 6.25 per cent. The central bank has also increased the reve.....

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RBI Gives Major Relief to MSME Sector(07.06.2018)

In a major relief to MSMEs, the Reserve Bank has eased NPA classification norms for such units facing input credit linkages and associated issues unde.....

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PAN Mandatory for Sending Money Abroad: Government(08.06.2018)

Central Government has decided to make Permanent Account Number (PAN) mandatory for remitting money abroad as the Reserve Bank of India has decided to.....

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Gauhati HC Dismisses Appeal Against Order of Trial Court to Condone Delay in Arbitration Appeal(09.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the Union of India against an order of the trial Court refusing to condone the delay in filing an .....

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RSS Ideologue Gurumurthy Appointed to RBI Board, Says Accepted Role in Public Interest(09.08.2018)

Gurumurthy, who had referred demonetisation decision as the equivalent of Financial Pokhran, is associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) .....

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Supreme Court Rules on Limitation Period for Application to Set Aside Arbitration Award(13.08.2018)

Supreme Court has held that limitation period to make application to set aside arbitral award would start running from the date of disposal of the app.....

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SC: Arbitral Tribunal Before 2015 Amendment Would Lose Mandate on Violation of Neutrality Clause(05.01.2022)

Supreme Court has held that an arbitral tribunal constituted as per an arbitration clause before the 2015 amendment to the Arbitration and Conciliatio.....

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SC: Party Without Notice of Section 11(6) Petition Filed By Other Party Free to Appoint Arbitrator(06.01.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a party to the arbitration agreement can appoint an arbitrator even after an Arbitration Petition under Section 11(6) of t.....

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Kerala HC: Writ Jurisdiction Cannot be Invoked to Challenge Appointment of Arbitrator(12.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that writ jurisdiction cannot be invoked to challenge the appointment of an arbitrator since such grievances could be redre.....

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SC: Arbitration Can be Set Aside Only if Award Against Public Policy(14.01.2022)

Supreme Court has stated that an arbitration award under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 can be set aside only if it is found to be contrar.....

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Bombay HC Seeks RBI Opinion over Plea to Change Notes and Coins for Blind(04.10.2016)

Bombay HC has asked Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to file reply within four weeks in response to Public Interest Litigation (PIL) highlighting difficult.....

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Delhi HC Agrees to Maintain Confidentiality of Ex- Ranbaxy Promoters in Daiichi Case(04.10.2016)

Delhi HC has allowed application seeking confidentiality of asset declaration made by Malvinder Singh & Shivinder Singh, Ex-Ranbaxy promoters and othe.....

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RBI Releases Fourth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17(05.10.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17 and cut down Repo Rate by 25 Bps to 6.25%.

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Yes Bank Board to Meet Tuesday After RBI Directive on Rana Kapoor's Tenure(24.09.2018)

Rana Kapoor, who has been managing director and CEO since Yes Bank's inception in 2004, had sought a three-year extension till August 31, 2021. But, t.....

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Place of Arbitration Doesn’t Ipso Facto Assume Status of Seat: Supreme Court(25.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held that place of arbitration does not ipso facto assume the status of its seat and observed that ‘venue’ cannot be equated with th.....

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Calcutta HC: Subsequent Agreement Extending Validity Need Not Have Separate Arbitration Clause(25.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a subsequent agreement entered into between the parties need not contain a separate arbitration clause if it is made.....

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Madras HC: Arbitration Clause Contained in Partnership Deed Survives Termination of Deed(25.04.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the arbitration clause contained in a partnership deed survives the termination of the deed. The Court held that the c.....

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RBI Notifies Rates for Small Saving Schemes for Q2(08.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified the interest rates for different small savings schemes for the quarter ending September. The interest rates h.....

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RBI Sets Rupee Reference Rate against US Dollar and Euro(08.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fixed reference rate of the rupee at 67.4972 against the US dollar and 74.8274 for the euro.

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SC: Arbitration Award Fixing Price of Land Can't be Executed Like a Decree(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has held that an arbitration award fixing the price of the land cannot be executed like a decree for specific performance of sale agreem.....

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SC: Non-Participation in Arbitral Proceedings Results in Waiver of Right to Object Jurisdiction(30.04.2020)

Supreme Court has held that non-participation in Arbitral proceedings by a party and failure to raise objections before the Arbitrator would preclude .....

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Delhi HC: As Is Where Is Condition in License Agreement Not to Absolve Parties from Disclosures(05.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld the award of an Arbitral Tribunal that stipulated that the condition of as is where is basis in an Agreement of License do.....

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Delhi HC: Trademark Disputes that Arises Out of Contractual Rights and Obligations are Arbitrable(06.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that all the disputes arising out of the Trade Marks Agreement are not outside the scope of arbitration. The Court opined th.....

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Madras HC: MSMED Act Overrides Arbitration Agreement between Parties(14.04.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that section 18 of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 will override the arbitration clause between th.....

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Delhi HC: Sufficiency of Stamp Duty on Agreement Cannot be Adjudicated u/s 11 of A&C Act(14.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the Court can’t adjudicate on the issue whether the claims made by the petitioner are barred by limitation while de.....

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Bombay HC: Arbitration Clause in Tax Invoice Does Not Constitute Arbitration Agreement(15.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that the arbitration clause in a tax invoice cannot be treated as an arbitration agreement binding on the parties.

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Orissa HC: Court for Deciding Applications Arising Out of Arbitration Agreement is Commercial Court(15.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has observed that the Court for the purpose of deciding all the applications arising out of the arbitration agreement between the pa.....

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Telangana HC: Arbitral Award A Nullity If Passed Beyond Prescribed Period(15.04.2022)

Telangana High Court has held that the provisions of Section 29A of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (A&C Act) are cast in mandatory terms a.....

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Delhi HC: Petition u/s 9 A&C Act Not Maintainable Against Procedural Orders of Arbitral Tribunal(15.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that a petition under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (A& Act) for interim measures of protection, .....

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Chhattisgarh HC: MSME Facilitation Council can Also Administer Arbitration(18.04.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that the bar under section 80 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 which prevents the conciliator acting as .....

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Calcutta HC: Arbitration Agreement Not Discharged By Death of Party and Is Enforceable(18.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that an arbitration agreement will not be discharged by the death of a party and it will be enforceable by or against.....

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Madras HC: Writ Petition is Not Maintainable to Enforce Arbitral Award(18.04.2022)

Madras High Court has observed that a writ petition cannot be filed to enforce an arbitral award when an alternative remedy is available under section.....

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Delhi HC: Failure to Issue Notice for Additional Payment Does Not Preclude Later Claim(18.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the failure on the part of the contractor to issue notice under the contract does not deprive him of his right to claim.....

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Kerala HC: Dissenting Views of Minority Members Does Not Constitute Arbitral Award(18.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has observed that the Arbitral Tribunal can pass only one arbitral award and not multiple awards, stating that dissenting views can'.....

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Calcutta HC: Indian Courts Can Grant Anti-Arbitration Injunction Against Foreign-Seated Arbitration(17.08.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that Civil Courts in India do have the power to grant anti-arbitration injunctions against a foreign-seated arbitration,.....

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SC Lays Down Tests to Determine 'Fraud Exception' to Arbitrability of Disputes(21.08.2020)

Supreme Court has laid down the tests to determine "serious allegations of fraud" exemption to arbitrability of disputes.

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Delhi HC: Provision for Quantum of Damages Under LA Act Would Apply to Arbitrations Under RDP Act(24.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the provisions for the quantum of damages under Land Acquisition Act, 2013 (LA Act) would apply to arbitrations under t.....

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Delhi HC: Arbitral Award Passed in Disregard to Judicial Decisions Conflicts with Public Policy(24.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an arbitral award that is not in consonance with the judicial decisions laid down by the courts of India would be in vi.....

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SC To HCs’: Dispose Sec 11(5) & 11(6) Applications Pending For Over 1 Year Within 6 Months(25.05.2022)

SC while emphasising the need for High Courts to decide applications for appointments of Arbitrators has observed that if the arbitrators are not appo.....

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Delhi HC: Waiver Under Section 12(5) of A&C Act has to be by an Express Agreement in Writing(25.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that any right u/s 12(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 that deals with the ineligibility of persons to be a.....

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Gujarat HC to RBI: Who Regulated Spot Exchanges(12.10.2016)

Gujarat HC has sought explanation from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on granting a settlement and clearing licence to National Spot Exchange.

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After Low Turnout at Previous Lectures, CVC Makes Attendance Compulsory for RBI Governor's Talk(19.09.2018)

The lecture is part of a monthly series, initiated after K V Chowdary took over as the Central Vigilance Commissioner in June, 2015.

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Bombay HC: RBI Circulars on Loan Moratorium Not Applicable to Mutual Funds(17.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that the Reserve Bank Of India's circulars granting moratorium on payment of instalment of term loans for three months and .....

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Delhi HC: filing of Written Statement Qua Transaction, Not Imply Waiver of Rights in Arbitration(13.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that a party cannot be deemed to have waived its right to invoke arbitration merely because it has filed a written statemen.....

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Orissa HC: An Unreasoned Arbitration Award Is Against Public Policy(13.05.2022)

Orissa High Court by setting aside the award of the arbitrator has ruled that an unreasoned arbitral award would be against the public policy. The cou.....

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Delhi HC: Pendency of Insolvency Petition Is Not Bar to Appointment of Arbitrator(16.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the mere pendency of an insolvency petition under Section 9 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 is not a ba.....

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Delhi HC Upholds NHAI's Challenge Against Arbitral Tribunal's Fee Fixing Authority(17.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the Arbitral Tribunal is permitted to fix its fee, if its appointment is made by way of an ad hoc agreement between th.....

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Delhi HC: Not Necessary to Go Into Merits of Claim/ Counter-Claim for Appointment of Arbitrator(02.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that in a petition under Section 11 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 for appointment of arbitrator, it is not ne.....

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Madras HC: Arbitral Award Not Providing Statutory Compensation Under NHA is Perverse(04.05.2022)

Madras High Court has observed that an arbitral award does not provide for payment of compulsory statutory compensation with regard to the land acquir.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC: Court Has Jurisdiction U/S 11 A&C Act to Appoint New Arbitrator(04.05.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that once the appointment of arbitrator is void ab initio and the arbitrator is barred by virtue of Section 12 (5) .....

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Calcutta HC: Post-Award Interest is Not Advisory but Mandate of A&C Act(04.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that award of future or post-award interest is not advisory but a mandate of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 a.....

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SC Strikes Down Law Allowing Kerala to Annul Arbitration Clause and Arbitration Awards(05.05.2022)

Supreme Court has struck down the Kerala Revocation of Arbitration Clauses and Reopening of Awards Act, 1998, saying it was “unconstitutional” as it v.....

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SC Upholds Delhi HC Order Directing DMRC to Pay Arbitral Award to DAMEPL(05.05.2022)

Supreme Court has upheld a Delhi High Court order directing the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to pay over Rs 4,600 crore of arbitral award together wit.....

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Allahabad HC Imposes Cost on Man Who Sought Reiteration of General Mandamus Against Arbitrary Arrest(25.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court recently imposed a cost of Rs. 20,000 on a person who sought reiteration of a general mandamus, which has already been issued by .....

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SC: Arbitral Tribunal Can Grant Post Award Interest Included in Sum of Award(26.04.2022)

Supreme Court has ruled that the Arbitral Tribunal can grant post-award interest on the sum of the award including the interest component. The Court r.....

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Gujarat HC: Relief Can't be Granted as it Amount to Main Relief in Section 9 Arbitration Application(26.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that once an application under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 seeking interim measures has been d.....

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Delhi HC: Stamp Duty Insufficiency on Arbitration Agreement is Jurisdictional Issue U/S 16 A&C Act(26.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the sufficiency of the stamp duty on the arbitration agreement is a jurisdictional issue under Section 16 of the Arbit.....

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Bombay HC: No Bar on Court Exercising Jurisdiction Even When Application U/S 7 of IBC is Filed(27.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has ruled that since application under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 is filed, which is pending for consider.....

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SC Questions RBI’s Policy to Maintain Secrecy of Defaulter's Name(25.10.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Reserve Bank of India why names of borrowers that owe more than Rs 500 crore to country’s banks shouldn't be made public.

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Supreme Court Lists Out Factors to be Considered by Arbitrator While Awarding Interest(12.10.2018)

Supreme Court has listed factors that must be taken into consideration by the arbitrator while awarding interest, observed that discretion of the arbi.....

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Petition Under Section 34 A&C Act Petition not to be Remanded to Arbitrator for Fresh Decision: SC(16.10.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that the court while deciding a petition under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act has no jurisdiction to .....

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Calcutta HC: Discretionary Scope to Stay Award u/s 19 MSME Act Wider Than u/s 36(3) Arbitration Act(30.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that the scope of discretion upon a Court to stay an award or a decree under Section 19 of the Micro, Small and Medium En.....

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Delhi HC: Arbitral Award Cannot be Sustainable Merely Because of Participation of Parties(31.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the participation of any party is insufficient to infuse life to arbitral proceedings if the award is void ab initio on.....

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Karnataka HC: Foreign Arbitral Award Enforceable if Property Within Territorial Jurisdiction(04.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that an international commercial arbitral award rendered between parties that have no link with India can be enforced by.....

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Delhi HC: Rules of Arbitral Institution Do Not Determine Place of Arbitration(06.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the arbitral institution’s rules would not determine the place of the arbitration and only the Courts at the place .....

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SC: Absence of Arbitration Agreement Make Article 137 of Limitation Act Inapplicable to Arbitration(07.04.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that Article 137 of the Limitation Act, 1963 would be inapplicable in arbitration proceedings commenced under Bihar Public .....

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Delhi HC: Filing Complaint with Unrelated Government Office Does Not Constitute Notice(07.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that mere filing of a complaint with an unrelated government office expressing one's grievance does not constitute a not.....

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Gujarat HC: Dispute Involving Interpretation of Policy Guidelines Can Be Referred to Arbitrator(08.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has observed that petition for referring to arbitration cannot be disallowed on the ground that the dispute involves interpretation.....

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Delhi HC: Petition Under Article 227 Based on Violation of Legal Provisions Can't Be Allowed(08.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that a petition under Article 227 of the Constitution of India, 1949 cannot be allowed against an order passed under Sectio.....

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Bombay HC: Petitions on Ground of Exceptional Circumstances by Arbitral Tribunal Not Maintainable(11.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that remedy under Section 16 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 lies elsewhere and the petitioners cannot file W.....

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Charging Exorbitant Fee can Lead to Termination of Arbitrator's Mandate: Rajasthan HC(07.01.2019)

Rajasthan High Court has terminated the mandate of an arbitrator for charging exorbitant fee beyond the prescribed limit.

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RBI Issues Guidelines on Use of Tokenisation to Make Contactless Card Payments Safer(09.01.2019)

For now, this facility will be offered only through mobile phones and tablets and its extension to other devices will be examined by the regulator lat.....

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RBI Appoints Aadhaar Architect Nandan Nilekani as Chairman of Panel on Digital Payments(09.01.2019)

The five-member panel on deepening of digital payments has been constituted with a view to encourage digitisation of payments and enhance financial in.....

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Not Considering Any Proposal to Give More Powers to RBI: Finance Minister(09.01.2019)

The decision comes months after a tussle between the government and the RBI over the transfer of surplus funds and the reworking of lending options.

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Calcutta HC: Application u/s 9 Of A&C Act Can be Filed Where Part of Cause of Action has Arisen(14.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has observed that an application under section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 can be filed where a part of the ca.....

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Singapore Arbitral Tribunal Injuncts RIL-Future Group Deal in Plea by Amazon(26.10.2020)

Singapore International Arbitration Tribunal has injuncted Reliance Industries Ltd.'s acquisition of some Future Group entities for Rs 24,713 Crores o.....

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Bombay HC: Contract Discharged by Settlement Can’t be Referred to Arbitration(18.08.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that once a settlement is arrived at by the parties, the contract between the parties stands discharged by mutual agreement.....

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Orbit Buyers Can’t Name Bank in Plea: Bombay High Court(29.10.2018)

Bombay High Court, in a setback to individuals who had purchased flats in the 32-storey ultra-luxury residential tower Orbit Haven at Nepean Sea Road .....

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Madras HC: Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitral Award can be Filed in More Than One High Court(01.06.2022)

Madras High Court has held that more than one High Court can exercise jurisdiction for the recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award if the cla.....

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Madras HC: Differentiating Between Single Class of Pensioner Based on Date of Retirement is Arbitrary(01.06.2022)

Madras High Court has observed that persons belonging to the same class cannot be discriminated against by creating an artificial class between them o.....

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Karnataka HC Observes that High Courts Require Commercial Division for International Arbitration(02.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that for High Courts which do not exercise Original Civil Jurisdiction, Commercial Division comprising of a Single Judge.....

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Delhi HC: MoU Arising Out of Agreement Containing Arbitration Clause Can Referred to Arbitration(06.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that where a MoU has been signed by the parties under an agreement, arbitration can be sought for breach of the terms of the.....

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Delhi HC: Order by Arbitrator Allowing Meeting at Other Place Will Not Change Seat of Arbitration(08.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that order passed by the Arbitrator stating that the arbitral proceedings shall be conducted at any other place would not ch.....

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Unsigned Arbitration Agreement Not Invalid in All Cases: Supreme Court(05.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the only prerequisite for an arbitration agreement is that it should be in writing and it cannot be said that in all cases.....

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Unsigned Arbitration Agreement Not Invalid in All Cases:Supreme Court(05.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the only prerequisite for an arbitration agreement is that it should be in writing and it cannot be said that in all cases.....

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PM Modi Needs Rs 3.6 Lakh Crore from RBI to Fix 'Mess' His Economic Theories Created: Rahul Gandhi(06.11.2018)

Gandhi also urged Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel to "stand up" to the prime minister and "protect the nation".

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Govt Denies Seeking Rs 3.6 Lakh Crore from RBI, Chidambaram Questions Intent Behind 'Jargon'(09.11.2018)

"Lot of misinformed speculation is going around in media. Government's fiscal math is completely on track. There is no proposal to ask RBI to tra.....

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P&H HC: Matter Can be Referred to Arbitration Under MSMED Act in Absence of Arbitration Agreement(14.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that even in the absence of an arbitration agreement between the parties, the matter can be referred to arbitra.....

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Telangana HC: Application U/S 9 of A&C Act Shall Lie Before Commercial Court if Value More Than 1 Cr(17.06.2022)

Telangana High Court has held that if a dispute under Commercial Courts Act is the subject matter of a domestic arbitration whose value is more than R.....

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Delhi HC Grants Time to DMRC for Payment of Outstanding Amount of Arbitral Award to DAMEPL(21.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted time to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to ensure payment of the outstanding amount to Reliance Infrastructure-promot.....

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Telangana HC: Parties Cannot be Referred to Arbitration in Absence of Privity of Contract(28.04.2022)

Telangana High Court has observed that in the absence of a privity of contract parties cannot be referred to arbitration.

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Karnataka HC: Arbitration Relating Third Parties and Leading to Other Proceedings Inarbitrary(29.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that reference of a dispute to arbitration cannot be permitted if it would lead to splitting up of the cause of action a.....

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SC: Delay in Adjudication of Commercial Disputes Affects Ease of Doing Business(29.04.2022)

Supreme Court has ordered the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court to prepare a roadmap for early disposal of execution petitions under the Arbitrat.....

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Madras HC: Section 34 Proceedings Are Summary in Nature; Does Not Permit Additional Evidence(29.04.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that the challenge proceedings under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 are summary in nature, hence.....

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Bombay HC: Agreement on Name of Arbitrator Would Not Amount to Waiver of Notice(02.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has observed that simply because the Arbitration agreement provides for the name of the arbitrator, the same would not amount to a w.....

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Delhi HC: Arbitral Tribunal Cannot Decrease Liquidated Damages on Guess Work(02.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled the arbitral tribunal can’t reduce the liquidated damages on guesswork if it finds that it is genuine pre-estimated damages.....

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Supreme Court: Third Arbitrator in Any International Dispute Must Be From Neutral Nation(13.04.2017)

Supreme Court has said that third arbitrator in any international rift involving a foreign company should always be from a neutral country for a sense.....

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Delhi High Court Says No to Defenses Under FEMA For Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards(17.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that foreign arbitral award can be enforced in India pertaining to put options, exit at assured return, and guarantee arrang.....

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Mandate of "Ineligible" Arbitrator u/s 12(5) of Arbitration Act terminates automatically: SC(17.04.2019)

Supreme Court held that ineligibility of a person barred from appointment as an arbitrator under Section 12(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.....

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Person Ineligible to be Arbitrator U/S. 12(5) of Arbitration Act can’t Appoint Another Arbitrator: SC(17.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that the appointment of arbitrator by a person who himself is ineligible to be an arbitrator as per Section 12(5) of Arbitratio.....

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Madras HC: Arbitration Court Not to Embark on Fact-Finding Exercise Within S.34 A&C Act(01.03.2021)

Madras High Court has stated that the exercise undertaken to rewrite the arbitration award by ascribing reasons in support of the claims allowed and q.....

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Delhi HC: Use of Word 'Mediation' in Arbitration Clause Does Not Change Character of Clause(07.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that arbitration clause would not lose its character merely because the word 'mediation' has been used as its nomenclature a.....

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Top Stories You May Have Missed if You Were Following the Assembly Election Results(12.12.2018)

Sensex plummeted by almost 550 points early this morning. Experts blame the plunge on the assembly election results that saw the BJP lose in all five .....

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Sensex Drops by 400 Points as Investors React to Election Polls, Urjit Patel’s Resignation as RBI Governor(12.12.2018)

The Sensex is down 404 points at 34639.58, while the Nifty is lower by 78.30 points at 10410.65.

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After Shaktikanta Das' Appointment as RBI Governor, Arvind Subramanian Reminds Autonomy is Sacred(13.12.2018)

"What is going to be key is whether this (restoring financial system agenda) is maintained going forward. That is going to be the yardstick to me.....

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Bombay HC: Amendment to S.34 Application of A&C Act Not Permissible if it Intends New Challenge(18.07.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that amendment to the application under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act would not be allowed if it leads.....

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Del. HC: Rejection of S.34 Plea Under A&C Act Doesn’t Mean Court Concurs Views of Arbitral Tribunal(18.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that merely because the challenge to an arbitral award is dismissed by the Court exercising powers under Section 34 of the A.....

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Kar. HC: Once Right to Refer Dispute to Arbitration is Waived by Party, it Can’t be Reclaimed(19.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that if a right to refer dispute to arbitration is once waived by a party, it can’t be allowed to be reclaimed and hence.....

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Bom. HC: Commercial Court Can’t be Regarded as Person Or Institution Under Section 11(6) of A&C Act(06.09.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that the jurisdiction and power of the High Court in relation to the appointment of an arbitral tribunal under Section 11 o.....

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Allahabad HC: Non-Availability of Agreement Not Material if Parties Don’t Dispute its Existence(06.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that an application under Section 8 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act cannot be rejected merely because the origin.....

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Kar. HC: Existence of Arbitration Agreement Can be Presumed if No Denial is Made in Reply(06.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that arbitration agreement is said to exist if the petitioner has asserted its existence in its notice of arbitration an.....

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Delhi HC to DMRC: Will Summon MD is Balance Arbitral Award Not Paid to DAMEPL Within 4 Weeks(08.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to make balance payment in terms of a 2017 arbitral award to Delhi Airport Metro Exp.....

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Delhi HC: Interlocutory Order Rejecting Application for Amendment of Claims is Not Challengeable(12.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that all interlocutory orders passed by the Arbitral Tribunal are not amenable to challenge under Articles 226 and 227 of th.....

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Cal HC: Writ is Maintainable against Award by Statutory Arbitrator Violating of Principles of Natural(12.09.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that an award passed by the statutory arbitrator under the National Highways Act, 1956 where neither the notice of arbitr.....

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CIC Pulls Up PMO and RBI Over Wilful Defaulters' List, Raghuram Rajan's Letter on Bad Loans(19.11.2018)

In an exhaustive 66-page order, the panel pulled up the Prime Minister's Office for not complying with its directive to disclose the letter from forme.....

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J&K HC Approves Establishment of Court Annexed International Arbitration Centre(21.09.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has accorded approval to set up the Jammu and Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC), annexed to the High Court.....

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HP HC: Petition U/S 11 of A&C Act Would be Non-Maintainable After Filing Petition U/S 13 of A&C Act(07.07.2022)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has held that a party cannot file a petition under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation (A&C) Act after it has a.....

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ITAT: Co-Operative Society Providing Financial Help Without RBI License is Eligible for Exemption(08.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai Bench has held that the cooperative society providing financial accommodation to members without Reserve.....

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Kar. HC: Section 8 of A&C Act Can't be Invoked Based on a Non-Binding Arbitration Agreement(08.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that since the agreement between the parties provided for a 'non-binding' arbitration, there was absolutely no intention.....

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Delhi HC: Subrogation Deed Doesn’t Terminate Right of Assured to Initiate Arbitration(12.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that arbitration can be invoked by the insured even after entering into a subrogation-cum-assignment agreement with an insur.....

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Paytm Payments Bank Receives Final Approval From RBI(04.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given final approval to formally launch Paytm Payments Bank.

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Delhi HC Interprets Amended Provisions of Arbitration Act(09.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that changes made in 2015 to Arbitration Act, under which there is no automatic stay on an award being challenged, would not.....

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Former Employee Not Disqualified from Acting As An Arbitrator: SC(04.01.2019)

Supreme Court has held that the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, does not disqualify a former employee from acting as an arbitrator, provided t.....

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Nepal Asks RBI to Declare Banned New Indian Currency Notes Legal(06.01.2019)

The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has written a letter on Friday to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), asking it to make Indian bank bills Rs 200, Rs 500 and .....

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Delhi HC Sets Aside Arbitral Award Requiring Antrix to Pay Over 560 Million USD to Devas Multimedia(30.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has set aside a 2015 arbitral award directing Antrix Corporation Limited, commercial and marketing arm of ISRO, to pay US$ 562.2 mill.....

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SC: Arbitrators Can’t Unilaterally Fix Their Fee as it Violates Party Autonomy(31.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that arbitrators do not have the power to unilaterally fix their fees without the consent of the parties. The Court also held t.....

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SC: Arbitrator Has Discretion to Award Post-Award Interest on Part of The Sum(02.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held arbitrator has the discretion to determine the rate of reasonable interest, the sum on which the interest is to be paid, that i.....

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New Rules For Expedited And Cost-Efficient ICC Arbitration In Operation From 1 March 2017(10.03.2017)

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has introduced new rules for expedited proceedings that apply to all arbitration agreements entered into from .....

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ARBITRATION - Pre-Deposit Clauses to Invoke Arbitration Makes Arbitral Process Ineffective: SC(12.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that pre-deposit clauses to invoke arbitration would render the arbitral process ineffective and expensive, and also struck.....

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COMPANY - Arbitration Tribunal Dismisses Punj Lloyd’s Claim Against ONGC(15.03.2019)

An arbitration tribunal has rejected a Rs. 1,320 crores claim filed by engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor Punj Lloyd against O.....

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Central Government Introduces Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021(05.02.2021)

Central Government has introduced the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha to amend the arbitration law to ensure that all.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021(15.02.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote. The Bill seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation A.....

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Delhi HC: Challenge Against Action Taken by Secured Creditor Won’t Bar Arbitration Proceedings(23.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that even if a party intended to take action under Section 17 of SARFAESI Act by filing a petition before Debt Recovery Trib.....

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Arbitral Tribunal can't Award Interest if Agreement Expressly Bars Its Payment: SC(08.02.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that arbitrator cannot award interest on award if the agreement expressly prohibits grant of interest.

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International Arbitration Tribunal Directs India to Pay Damages to Cairn in Tax Dispute(24.12.2020)

International Arbitration Tribunal has asked India to pay Rs 8,000 Crores as damages in a tax dispute to the UK oil major Cairn Energy Plc. to rever.....

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MP HC: Notice of Proceeding Under Section 11 of The A&C Act is a Mandatory Requirement(01.08.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that it is mandatory for a High Court to issue notice of application under Section 11 of the Arbitration & Concilia.....

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Delhi HC: Parties Can be Referred to Arbitration Even if Agreement Not Signed by a Party(02.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that it is not necessary for the written document to be signed by all the parties, as long as the existence of an arbitratio.....

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Cal. HC: Intention of Parties to be Deciphered to Decide if Parties Must be Referred to Arbitration(02.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that where arbitration clause between parties provided that "every effort" should be made by them to settle dispute by ar.....

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Delhi HC: Recovery of LD Not Time Barred if Imposition of LD Was Contingent on Extension of Time(02.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that arbitrator cannot reject the claim of a party for refund of Liquidated Damages (LD) as barred by time if it was inextri.....

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Telangana HC: Principles of Natural Justice to be Read Into Master Circular Issued by RBI(31.12.2020)

Telangana High Court has held that the principles of natural justice have to be read into the Master Circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India on t.....

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SC: Power of High Courts to Interfere with Arbitration Should be Used Rarely(07.01.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the power of the High Courts under Article 226/227 of the Constitution of India, 1949 to interfere with an arbitration.....

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Delhi HC: Non-Signatory Confirming Party to Arbitration Clause, Can Invoke Arbitration(13.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a confirming party to a Contract, who is not bound by the terms of the Contract and on whom no liability is affixed und.....

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Delhi HC: Whether A Claim Is 'Notified Claim' Under Contract; Falls Outside the Scope Of Arbitration(14.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the dispute whether a claim raised by a party is a 'Notified Claim' under the Contract, which can be referred to ar.....

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Delhi HC: Limitation Period for Arbitration Dispute Commences After Pre-Arbitration Mechanism fails(17.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the period of limitation for referring the dispute to arbitration would only commence after the internal dispute resol.....

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Maharashtra RERA Directs Developer To Hand Over Two Properties With Interest For Delayed Possession(17.10.2022)

Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has directed Orbit Enterprises to hand over possession of two units at BKC, Mumbai, to actor S.....

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SC: Chief Justice Free to Appoint Arbitrator Even If Arbitration Agreement Provides Otherwise(29.03.2017)

Supreme Court has held that even if an arbitrator is specified in agreement for arbitration, Chief Justice or designated Judge is free to appoint an i.....

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Modi Govt Declines RTI Query Asking for Details of Shaktikanta Das’ Appointment as RBI Governor(27.03.2019)

Shaktikanta Das was in December named as the Reserve Bank of India Governor by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by PM Narendra Modi. .....

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‘Ready to Return If....': Amid Buzz of Grand Alliance Backing, Raghuram Rajan Hints at Comeback(28.03.2019)

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan is speculated to be the opposition’s choice for finance minister if the grand alliance comes to power in upcoming.....

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Allahabad HC: Arbitration Under Highways Act Limited to Independent Determination of Compensation(19.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that arbitration under section 3-G (5) of The National Highways Act, 1956 is limited to the determination of the fair a.....

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Delhi HC: High Court Cannot Review Order Passed Under Section 11 of A&C Act(08.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the High Court cannot review an order passed under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 as the Act .....

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Delhi HC: Issue as to Which Party Would Bear GST Expenses Under Agreement is Arbitrable(08.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an issue that relates to the inter se liability of the parties regarding the burden of GST is not related to the taxing.....

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Delhi HC: Disclosure by Arbitrator is Not a Discretionary But a Mandatory Requirement(09.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that disclosure by the arbitrator under Section 12 r/w 6th Schedule of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act is not a discretio.....

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Arbitration: R-Infra Wins Rs. 2950 Cr Arbitration Award Against DMRC Over Airport Metro(12.05.2017)

Reliance Infrastructure (R-Infra) has won a Rs 2,950 crore arbitration award against Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for alleged breach by the lat.....

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Central Information Commission to RBI: Disclose Names of Big Defaulters(28.05.2019)

Central Information Commission has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to disclose the list of big loan defaulters it had sent to banks for resol.....

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Bombay High Court: Arbitrators Must List No of Cases They Have(30.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has observed that companies or their advocates often appoint the same advocate in hundreds, even thousands of disputes as their arbi.....

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Delhi HC Discards RBI Appeal Against Order for Reconsideration of JSPL Plea(30.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has dismissed an appeal by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) against an earlier order of a Single-Judge which had directed the RBI to r.....

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SC: HC Should Not Entertain Dispute Which is Arbitrable Unless Issue of Public Interest(02.04.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that ordinarily a High Court in its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 has to decline to ent.....

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Del. HC: Can’t Consider Participation in Arbitration Proceedings as Waiver of S. 12(5) A&C Act(09.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that applicability of Section 12(5) of Arbitration and Conciliation Act can only be waived off by an express agreement and n.....

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Supreme Court: Ineligible Arbitrator Can’t Nominate Another Arbitrator(04.07.2017)

Supreme Court has held that once arbitrator has become ineligible by operation of law, he cannot nominate another as an arbitrator.

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RBI: Report Fraud in 3 Days to Avoid Losses(07.07.2017)

RBI has capped the customer liability at Rs 25,000 if they report unauthorised bility at transactions within seven working days.

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RBI Sets 24-hr Deadline to Bring Back Payment Data Processed Abroad(27.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has observed that all payments-related data has to be stored within India and in cases where data gets processed abroad, i.....

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SC: Indian Parties Can Choose a Foreign Seat for Arbitration(22.04.2021)

Supreme Court has held that parties to a contract who are Indian nationals or Companies incorporated in India can choose a forum for arbitration outsi.....

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RBI Allows Firms having Forex Exposure to Book Forex Forward and Foreign Currency(09.10.2015)

RBI has allowed all resident individuals, firms and companies, who have actual or anticipated foreign exchange exposures, to book foreign exchange for.....

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RBI Turns Net Seller of Foreign Currency in August(13.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the first time in the past one year has turned net sellers of foreign currency in August to help arrest the slide in t.....

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Arbitral Tribunal Awards Tata Motors Rs. 326-cr Claim in Dispute with DTC(18.08.2017)

The Arbitral Tribunal has awarded a claim of nearly Rs. 326 crore to Tata Motors Limited (TML) against DTC towards illegally recovered liquidated dama.....

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Lok Sabha Passes New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2019(11.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2019. The Bill, which replaces an Ordinance promulgated in March this year, .....

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SC: No Unusual Treatment to be Given to Govt While Considering Application for Stay of Arbitral Award(15.07.2019)

Supreme Court (SC) had held that there is no unusual treatment to be given to the Government while considering the application for stay under Section .....

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Supreme Court: Court Can't Relegate Parties Before Arbitral Tribunal After Setting Aside Award(24.04.2017)

Supreme Court has held that Section 34 (4) of Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996, does not empower Court to relegate parties before Arbitral Tribun.....

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How is Google Pay App Operating Without Authorisation, Delhi HC Asks RBI(12.04.2019)

The petition has sought a direction to RBI to order Google to "immediately" stop GPay's "unauthorised operation" in India.

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How is Google's Payment App Operating Without Authorisation, Delhi High Court Asks RBI(12.04.2019)

The court issued notice to RBI and Google India seeking their stand on the issue raised in the plea by Abhijit Mishra, who has contended that GPay doe.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response on Petition for Inclusion of Severe Mental Illness as Comorbidity(16.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought the Centre's response on a petition seeking directions for the inclusion of mental illnesses in the classification of como.....

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Supreme Court: Termination of Arbitration Proceedings Cannot Be Recalled(16.05.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that the termination of Arbitration proceedings by the Arbitrator under Section 32(2) (c) of the Arbitration and Conciliation .....

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Despite RBI Clarification, No Takers for Rs 10 Coin in Manipur(17.05.2019)

Skepticism still runs high over the validity of the particular tender among local vendors and shopkeepers.

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Calcutta HC: Arbitral Award Holder’s Claim Would Extinguish on Approval of Resolution Plan(10.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has stated that an arbitral award-holder's claim would stand extinguished upon the approval of a Resolution Plan for the award-deb.....

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Kerala HC Warns Private Hospitals Against Charging Exorbitant Rates on COVID Treatment(11.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has cautioned hospitals to abide by the rates notified by the government in its order, giving strong warning to hospitals for overch.....

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SC: Existence of Arbitration Clause Does Not Debar Court from Entertaining Writ Petition(14.05.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the existence of an arbitration clause does not debar the court from entertaining a writ petition in a contractual mat.....

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Bombay HC: NCLAT Has No Jurisdiction Over Petition Under Arbitration Act(14.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has absolutely no jurisdiction over it in a petition under the Arbitration.....

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SC: When Parties Change Venue of Arbitration by Mutual Agreement, New Place is Seat of Arbitration(19.04.2021)

Supreme Court has held that when parties change the 'venue/place of arbitration' by mutual agreement, the new venue/place will become the 'seat of the.....

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Delhi HC: Parties Can’t be Referred to Arbitration When Moratorium Issued by NCLAT(23.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that moratorium granted by NCLAT after resolution process is initiated against it is akin to an order of moratorium passed u.....

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Delhi HC: Can Refer to Arbitration a Dispute Under ‘Non-Binding Term Sheet’(23.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that dispute between parties under an agreement titled as "Non-Binding Term Sheet" can be referred to arbitration, as the ar.....

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Delhi HC: Order Rejecting Appln. for Impleading 3rd Party is Not Interim Arbitration Award(26.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an order of tribunal rejecting the application for impleading a party to arbitration is not an interim award but merely.....

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Bombay HC Makes E-Filing Mandatory for Criminal, Arbitration and Civil Contempt Cases(02.01.2023)

Bombay High Court has made e-filing of new criminal cases, arbitration petitions and civil contempt petitions mandatory from January 9, 2023. E-filing.....

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Bombay High Court: Local Law to Apply When Indian Entities are Party to Arbitration(25.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has ruled that two Indian parties should not put the clauses of foreign law in arbitration, as it is against public policy.

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RBI Limits Consumer Liability In Cases Of Online Fraud(13.07.2017)

RBI has mandated Banks to urge their customers to mandatorily register for SMS alerts, and, wherever available, to register for e-mail alerts, for ele.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Apply 'Group Of Companies' to Implead Foreign Company in Arbitration(03.07.2019)

Supreme Court has declined to invoke the group of companies doctrine to implead a foreign company in an application for appointment of arbitrator for .....

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Bombay HC: Arbitral Tribunal Cannot Apply Public Law Principles(21.06.2021)

Bombay High Court while setting aside the arbitration award against the BCCI over the termination of Deccan Chargers from IPL observed that an Arbitra.....

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SC Directs RBI to Disclose Information on Bank Inspection Report Under RTI(26.04.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to disclose information pertaining to its annual inspection report of banks under the Right to .....

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SC Directs RBI to Disclose Information on Bank Inspection Report Under RTI(26.04.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to disclose information pertaining to its annual inspection report of banks under the Right to .....

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SC Directs RBI to Disclose Information on Bank Inspection Report Under RTI(26.04.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to disclose information pertaining to its annual inspection report of banks under the Right to .....

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'It's the Last Opportunity': SC Orders RBI to Disclose Annual Inspection Reports of Banks Under RTI(26.04.2019)

Warning that any future violation of RTI would be viewed “seriously”, the court asked RBI to review its policy on disclosure of information under .....

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CIC Refuses To Direct RBI To Disclose Defaulters And NPAs List, Says Matter Sub Judice Before SC(24.05.2017)

Central Information Commission has refused to direct RBI to disclose list of defaulters and non-performing assets, in view of a similar issue being un.....

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RBI Policy: RBI Cuts Repo Rate by 25 Bps(06.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee led by Shaktikanta Das cut the repo rate by 25 basis points while remaining considerate of growth co.....

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From Rate Cut to New NPA Norms, Here Are 10 Key Announcements Made by RBI Today(06.06.2019)

RBI’s MPC now sees consumer price index (CPI) inflation at 3-3.1% in the first half of FY20 and at 3.4-3.7% in the second half of FY20.

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Revised Guidelines on Bad Loans will Sustain Improvement in Credit Culture, Says RBI Guv(08.06.2019)

Speaking at the NIBM, at the 15th Annual Convocation of Post Graduate Diploma in Management, here, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the new guideline.....

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RBI to Waive All Charges on Fund Transfers via RTGS and NEFT from July 1(12.06.2019)

Following up on the announcement of June 6 after the bi-monthly monetary policy review, the RBI said it has reviewed the various charges levied by it .....

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RBI: Repo Rate Remains Unchanged at 7.25%;CRR Unchanged(04.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India has kept interest rates unchanged. However it has raised hopes of a reduction before the end of the year if the monsoon maintain.....

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RBI Allows Banks to Shift, Merge or Shut Urban Branches(07.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India has given permission to banks to shift, merge or close branches in urban areas without seeking it’s prior permission.

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RBI Directs Banks to Grout ATMs to Wall, Pillar or Floor to Improve Security(17.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed banks to ensure their ATMs are grouted to a wall, pillar, or floor by September-end, except those installed i.....

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RBI Junks Govt.’s Proposal for 100% FDI in Banks(26.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has junked proposal from Government to allow up to 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in banks, which may come as a damp.....

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President Promulgates Constitution of Commercial Courts , Arbitration and Conciliation Ordinanences(26.10.2015)

President has signed ordinances to amend Arbitration and Conciliation Act and bring into force Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial A.....

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RBI Permits Payment of all Recurring Bills Through BBPS(17.09.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expanded the scope of Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) to cover all repetitive bill payments, which may include scho.....

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Modi Govt 'Sacrificing' Public Money by Investing in 'Risky' PSUs, Says Congress(19.09.2019)

Ajay Maken cited an RBI report and claimed that the Life Insurance Corporation of India has doubled its investment in 'risky' public sector undertakin.....

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Calcutta HC: Choosing Foreign Law Would Not Exclude Application u/s 9 Arbitration Act(05.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that choosing foreign law to govern arbitration would not, by itself, exclude the application of Section 9 of the Arbitr.....

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SC Issue Notices to RBI and HDFC Bank on Regulator’s Power to Enforce Merger Scheme(01.09.2015)

Supreme Court has issued notice to RBI, HDFC Bank and others on plea seeking clarity on RBI’s powers to enforce merger scheme of banks, which was app.....

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Delhi HC: Foreign State Cannot Claim Sovereign Immunity Against Enforcement of Arbitral Award(23.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that a Foreign State cannot claim sovereign immunity under Section 86 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 against enforcement o.....

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SC: Provisions of Limitation Act Will Apply to Arbitration Proceedings Under MSMED Act(30.06.2021)

Supreme Court held that the provisions of Limitation Act, 1963 will apply to arbitration proceedings initiated under Section 18(3) of Micro, Small and.....

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International Tribunal Fines Antrix With Rs 4,435cr(01.10.2015)

An international arbitration court has imposed Rs 4,435cr fine on Isro's commercial arm, Antrix, as damages to Devas Multimedia in regard to Devas-Ant.....

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NGT Orders Formation of a 3-Member Panel to Frame Anti-Pollution Rules in Ceramic Industries(05.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered formation of a 3-member committee to frame guidelines to control pollution levels in ceramic industries at M.....

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Delhi High Court Pulls Up RBI for not Replying to Plea Claiming Misuse of Data by Banks(12.08.2019)

Delhi High Court has pulled up the Reserve Bank of India for failing to give any response, from February till date, to a petition seeking to stop bank.....

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LCIA Rules Against Djibouti’s Port Company in Dispute with DP World(13.07.2021)

London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has ruled against Djibouti’s port company, Port de Djibouti S.A. (PDSA), in its dispute with DP World.....

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Parliament Passes Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 for Automatic Stay on Awards(11.03.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote. It seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, .....

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Delhi HC: Award of Cost Not Containing Reasons is Arbitrary(19.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that awarding costs by a stroke of the pen, without stating reasons would fly in the face of section 31(3) as per which an a.....

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Del. HC: Objections U/S 47 CPC Can’t Be Considered In Enforcement Petition U/S 36 A&C Act(27.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has ruled that objections available under Section 47 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 cannot be considered by a Court at the time of .....

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Del. HC: Objections U/S 47 CPC Can’t Be Considered In Enforcement Petition U/S 36 A&C Act(27.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has ruled that objections available under Section 47 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 cannot be considered by a Court at the time of .....

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Madras HC: Non - Signatory Can Be Referred To Arbitration Under ‘Doctrine Of Alter Ego’(27.01.2023)

Madras High Court has held that non-signatories to arbitration agreement can be referred to arbitration by invoking the ‘doctrine of alter ego’ only i.....

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Delhi HC: Arbitration Clause Continues To Operate Even After Dissolution Of Partnership(27.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that an arbitration clause contained in a contract executed with a partnership firm, will continue in effect even after .....

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Supreme Court Explains Venue of Arbitration Along With Jurisdiction of High Court(26.07.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that when a place is agreed upon by the parties as the 'venue' of Arbitration, only the High Court having jurisdiction over th.....

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Supreme Court Explains Whether Arbitration Clause Can be Invoked After Parties Compromise(01.08.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that when the parties to a contract containing arbitration clause have settled their differences and have arrived at a comprom.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019(02.08.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill aims at making India an international arbitration hub by provid.....

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RBI Imposes Rs 50 Lakh fine on PNB for Delay in Reporting Fraud in Kingfisher Airlines Account(03.08.2019)

Punjab National Bank in a regulatory filing said that the RBI took the decision based on a fraud monitoring report-1 that had been submitted by the ba.....

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Top Court Gives RBI Six Weeks to Establish WhatsApp Payments Data Localisation(05.08.2019)

Top Court has given Reserve Bank of India (RBI) six weeks to examine and report whether WhatsApp Payments has fulfilled its data localisation requirem.....

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SC: Courts Cannot Modify Award Passed Under Section 34 of Arbitration Act(21.07.2021)

Supreme Court has held that Courts cannot modify an award passed under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 in Project Director, N.....

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SC: Arbitration Award Which Ignores Vital Evidence in Arriving Decision Can be Set Aside(29.07.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that an arbitration award which ignores vital evidence in arriving at its decision or rewrites a contract is liable to be s.....

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RBI Cuts Provisioning Norm for Advances to Large Accounts Now Before NCLT(05.04.2018)

Reserve Bank of India has reduced the provisioning requirement for large accounts referred to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) up to March 31,.....

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RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged at 6%(05.04.2018)

RBI has maintained status quo on the short-term lending rate, repo rate, at 6 per cent, in its first bi-monthly policy review of 2018-19. Reverse repo.....

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President Gives Nod to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act and others(08.01.2016)

President has given nod to Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Ac.....

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RBI Raises Withdrawal Limit to Rs. 40,000 for PMC Bank Account Holders(15.10.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has raised withdrawal limit for account holders of the stressed Punjab and Maharashtra Co-Operative Bank to Rs. 40,000 from ear.....

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RBI Issues Guidelines on 'On Tap' Authorisation on Payment Systems(16.10.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has issued guidelines on 'on tap' authorisation of payment systems, including minimum networth criteria for different players, w.....

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Delhi HC Asks to Seek Instructions on Plea Against Alleged Exorbitant Pricing of Covid-19 Vaccine(17.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Central Government counsel to seek instructions on a PIL seeking reduction in the price of COVID-19 vaccines in India.

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Kerala HC: Neither Party Nor Person Nominated by It Can be Arbitrator(20.08.2021)

Kerala High Court has held that neither a party to an Arbitration Agreement nor a person nominated by it can be nominated an arbitrator, even if the a.....

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RBI Cancels All T-Bill Auctions(25.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled Treasury Bill (T-Bill) auction aggregating Rs 14,000 crore in full.

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Supreme Court: Arbitral Award on the Issue of Limitation is an ‘Interim Award’(24.01.2018)

Supreme Court has held that an award delivered by an arbitrator, which decides the issue of limitation, is an interim award, that can be challenged se.....

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Supreme Court: Person Interested in Outcome of Dispute Must not have Power to Appoint Sole Arbitrator(27.11.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that a person who has an interest in the outcome or decision of the dispute must not have power to appoint a sole arbitra.....

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Supreme Court Invalidates Sec 87 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act Inserted through 2019 Amendment(28.11.2019)

Supreme Court has struck down Section 87 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 which was inserted through the 2019 Amendment Act passed by the.....

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Singapore Arbitration Panel: Future Retail Must Take Part in Arbitration Over Dispute with Amazon(22.10.2021)

Singapore Arbitration Panel has ruled that Future Retail must take part in arbitration over a commercial dispute with Amazon.com Inc, rejecting the In.....

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Delhi High Court: Scope of Interference with International Commercial Arbitration is Limited(20.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a German manufacturer's claim for damages against Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India. The Court observed that the .....

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Calcutta HC: Application to Set Aside Arbitral Award Cannot Be Put on Hold Due to Invocation of IBC(20.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has stated that an application to set aside an arbitral award under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 cannot be kept in a.....

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Calcutta HC: Unreasoned Arbitral Awards are Opposed to Public Policy Under Section 34 of A&C Act(21.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has set aside an arbitral award that was found to be bereft of proper reasoning and application of mind. The Court has held that a.....

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RBI: Pensioner's Account Not to Exceed More Than 14 Credit Transactions in a Year(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed banks that a pensioner's account should not exceed more than 14 credit transactions in a calender year for re.....

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Bombay High Court to RBI: What Steps have Been Taken to Help PMC Bank Depositors(05.11.2019)

Bombay High Court has sought to know from the Reserve Bank of India what steps it has taken to protect the interests of depositors of the crisis-hit P.....

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RBI Issues New Guidelines Over Private Bank CEO Remuneration(05.11.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has told private banks to raise the variable portion of remuneration to at least half of the total for their chief executives a.....

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RBI Increases Withdrawal Limit from PMC Bank to Rs 50,000(06.11.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has enhanced the withdrawal limit of PMC Bank depositors to Rs 50,000 from the previous cap of Rs 40,000. RBI further said that .....

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RBI Increases Cap on Borrowing from MFIs to Rs 1.25 Lakh in Rural Areas(11.11.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has raised the household income limits for borrowers of Non-Banking Financial Companies-Micro Finance Institutions from Rs 1 lak.....

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SC: Contravention of Statute Cannot Be Ground to Set Aside an Arbitral Award(10.09.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that contravention of a statute which is not linked to public policy or public interest cannot be a ground to set aside an .....

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SC: Bar U/s 9(3) Arbitration Act Not Applicable Before Constitution of Arbitration Tribunal(15.09.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the bar under Section 9(3) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 operates only when the application under Sect.....

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RBI Withdraws Few Exemptions Granted to HFIs(12.11.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has withdrawn some exemptions granted to mortgage finance companies in terms of complying with regulations such as provisions an.....

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RBI Imposes Rs 1.75-Crore Penalty on Indian Bank for Non-Compliance(21.11.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of a total of Rs 1.75 crore on Indian Bank for non-compliance with its various directions. The no.....

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RBI Enhances PMC Bank Depositors Withdrawal Limit to Rs 25,000(04.10.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has enhanced the withdrawal limits for depositors of the scam-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC) to Rs 25,000 from .....

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RBI Eases Ban for those Looking to Buy Stake of Foreign Firms in India(04.10.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clarified that there would be no “blanket ban” on Indian companies wanting to buy stakes in overseas firms, which alre.....

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RBI Cuts Repo Rate from 5.40% to 5.15%(04.10.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lowered its key lending rate or the repo rate by 0.25 per cent — from 5.40 per cent to 5.15 per cent in its fourth bi-.....

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Supreme Court Upholds RBI Regulations for Export Ban on PPE Kits(07.12.2021)

Supreme Court has upheld the measures adopted by the Reserve Bank of India to implement the ban imposed by the Union Government on the export of Perso.....

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Kerala HC: Where Dispute Not Adjudicated Upon by Authority, Dispute Becomes Arbitrable(08.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that if a dispute is to be adjudicated upon by an authority other than the Arbitrator as per the agreement between the par.....

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SC: Arbitration Reference Can be Declined if Dispute Does Not Correlate to Arbitration Agreement(23.09.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that prayer for reference to Arbitration under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 can be declined if .....

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Delhi High Court: Seat of Arbitration Is Decided as Per Arbitration Agreement(27.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that the seat of arbitration is to be decided according to the arbitration agreement between the parties and that the Ru.....

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SC: Department Officer Can Continue to Preside Over Arbitration Proceedings After Retirement(27.09.2021)

Supreme Court has held that a department officer, who was appointed as the arbitrator, can continue to preside over the arbitration proceedings even a.....

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Central Government Amends GFRs Permitting Payment of 75% Arbitral Amount to Contractors(10.11.2021)

Central Government has amended the General Financial Rules, 2017 (GFRs), followed by the government departments and agencies, to give effect to a Cabi.....

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SC: Arbitration - 2015 Amendment Won't Apply to Section 34 Applications Filed Prior to It(12.11.2021)

Supreme Court has held that the 2015 amendment to Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 will apply only to Section 34 applications t.....

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Supreme Court Declares S.4(3)(b) of BPWC Arbitration Tribunal Act Unconstitutional(29.03.2018)

Supreme Court, while holding S. 4(3)(b) of Bihar Public Works Contracts Arbitration Tribunal Act, 2008, unconstitutional, has observed that a provisio.....

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Supreme Court: Limitation u/s 34 of Arbitration Act Begins From Date of Delivery of Award Copy(30.03.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that the limitation period prescribed under Section 34(3) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act would commence only fro.....

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RBI Changes Methodology for Bond Valuation to Check Manipulation(31.03.2018)

Reserve Bank of India has changed the methodology used by debt market players, including banks and primary dealers, for valuation of securities, espec.....

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Supreme Court: Courts Cannot Review Technical Bids to Bag Contracts for Public Work(31.03.2018)

Supreme Court has barred Courts from evaluating technical bids submitted by companies to bag contracts for public works.

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RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged(07.02.2020)

Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee has kept the key policy rate unchanged while admitting that inflation was on a rising trajectory th.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Vodafone From Seeking Arbitration in Rs 20,000-Crore Tax Dispute Case(23.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has “restrained” Vodafone from going ahead with its arbitration proceedings against India under a treaty with the UK, in the Rs 20,00.....

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Bombay High Court to RBI: State in 2 Weeks why you Keep Changing Features of Notes and Coins(23.08.2019)

Bombay High Court has lambasted the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for not responding to the question why it frequently changed the size of currency note.....

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Calcutta HC: Section 9 Arbitration Act Will Apply to Foreign Arbitration Unless Expressly Excluded(06.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that choosing foreign law to govern an arbitration would not in itself exclude the application of Section 9 of the Arbitr.....

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SC: Arbitrator Cannot Modify Award on An Application Under Section 33 Arbitration Act(23.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that an Arbitrator cannot modify an Arbitration award on an application filed under Section 33 of the Arbitration and Conci.....

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As RBI Says 99.3% Demonetised Notes Back in Banks, Mamata Hits Out at Modi Govt(29.08.2018)

Mamata Banerjee’s statement comes after RBI said that as many as 99.3 percent of the old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes that were banned overnight in Novemb.....

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PM Modi Never Said Demonetisation Was About Black Money, Claims Union Minister(31.08.2018)

Shukla’s bizarre statement comes just a day after RBI data showed that 99.3% of demonetised notes were returned to banks, sparking a political war-o.....

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'No Need for Knee-Jerk Reaction': Arun Jaitley Blames 'Global Reasons' for Rupee's Steep Fall(06.09.2018)

The rupee's unabated fall continued for the sixth day on Wednesday as it hit yet another closing low of 71.75 against the US dollar, forcing the RBI t.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre’s Response on Surcharge on Debit, Credit Card Payments(18.05.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Centre and RBI on a plea against "illegal" surcharge levied on transactions done through debit and credit cards across.....

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Supreme Court Supports RBI Decision to Ban Indian Crypto Services(14.05.2018)

Supreme Court has turned down a request to issue a temporary order against restrictions put by the central bank on other banks related to digital curr.....

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SC: Minimal Interference by Courts in Terms of Section 48 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996(14.02.2020)

Supreme Court has held that while considering grounds for setting aside a foreign award, Court must warrant minimal interference. The Court has emphas.....

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Bombay HC Rejects PIL against Ban on Clicking Pictures of RBI HQ(28.06.2016)

Bombay HC has rejected a public interest litigation which said Reserve Bank of India cannot prohibit the general public from taking pictures of its He.....

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Delhi HC: Participation in Arbitral Proceedings Does Not Waiver Right to Challenge Appointment(18.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has terminated the mandate of a sole arbitrator appointed unilaterally at the instance of one of the contracting parties. The Court h.....

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Karnataka HC: Challenge to Award in International Commercial Arbitration Can be Made Before HC(25.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has ordered that in view of Section 2(e)(ii) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 a challenge to an award in an Internat.....

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Delhi HC: Courts Should Rarely Exercise Power to Prevent Arbitration(25.07.2016)

Delhi HC has said that while courts have power to issue injunction against arbitration proceedings, they should use it rarely and said, "Courts need t.....

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SC to Centre, RBI: File Response to Plea on Panama Papers(26.07.2016)

SC has asked Centre and RBI to file their response in four weeks to a plea seeking CBI probe against Indian offshore bank account holders named in the.....

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Oral Evidence in Application to Set Aside Arbitral Award Shouldn’t be Allowed: Supreme Court(21.08.2018)

Supreme Court has held that an application for setting aside an arbitral award will not ordinarily require anything beyond the record that was before .....

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Supreme Court Says 'No' to Insolvency During Pendency of Proceedings Challenging Arbitral Award(21.08.2018)

Supreme Court has held that an insolvency process cannot be put into operation when there is a pending proceeding challenging the arbitral award.

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Supreme Court: No Appointment of Arbitrator If There is Violation of Conditionality Clause(22.08.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that even after the 2015 amendment which inserted sub-section 6A in Section 11 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, the arb.....

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RBI to Conduct Exam for Applicants Who Failed to Appear Due to Kerala Floods(24.08.2018)

Those who have already appeared for the exam will however not be allowed to take it again, RBI said.

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RBI Grade B Result 2018 After Re-exam for Kerala Candidates, Check Notification here(24.08.2018)

RBI Grade B Result 2018 for Prelims is expected to be delayed as the Reserve Bank of India has decided to organize Re-Exam for candidates of the state.....

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Arbitration Amendment Act, SC Says: New S. 36 Apply Even To pending S. 34 Applications(16.03.2018)

SC has clarified that since execution of a decree pertains to the realm of procedure, and that there is no substantive vested right in a judgment debt.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Execution Plea by Decree Holder for Arbitral Award(31.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed an execution petition filed under Section 36 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 by a Decree Holder for an arbi.....

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Patna HC: Application u/s 34 Arbitration Act Challenging Arbitral Award is Not Suit(01.02.2022)

Patna High Court has held that an application filed under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 challenging an arbitral award is no.....

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Delhi HC: Challenge against Appointment of Arbitrator Can't Be Under Section 14 of the A&C Act(04.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that Section 14 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (A&C Act) does not provide a separate remedy to the partie.....

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RBI Permits Banks to Classify Borrowed Securities as SLR(14.10.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed banks to classify government securities borrowed from central bank in the daily Liquidity Adjustment Facility .....

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SC Directs RBI to Inform About Plan on Lowering of Floating Rates for Loans(08.10.2018)

Supreme Court has required the Reserve Bank of India to convey its decision as to the lowering of floating rates for loans to the advantage of the con.....

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RBI Officer Grade B Phase 2 Exam Result 2018 Out at rbi.org.in, Check Now(08.10.2018)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released RBI Officer Grade B Phase 2 Exam Result 2018 on its official website – rbi.org.in.

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Telangana HC: Delay of 435 Days in Filing Appeal is Too Long to Exercise Discretion(27.06.2022)

Telangana High Court while dismissing an appeal filed after a long delay of 435 days, has held that having regards to the object of the Arbitration an.....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Arbitral Award Vitiated by Serious Fraud And Criminal Conspiracy Can be Set Aside(01.07.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that an arbitral award that is vitiated by fraud and criminal conspiracy would be void and can be set aside, and the .....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Withdraw Notice Preventing Students from Classes for Default of Dues(20.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has reiterated that unaided private schools whose names had come up regarding allegations of arbitrary fee hike during the pandemi.....

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Bombay HC: Court Lacking Jurisdiction to Cannot Appoint Arbitrator, No Objection by Opposite Party(20.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that a Court cannot appoint an Arbitrator when the only proceeding before it is an application for grant of interim measure.....

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Allahabad HC: Application for Extension of Time for Passing Award Lies Only Before High Court(20.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the Court for the reason of an application under Section 29A of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 woul.....

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Madras HC: Manifest Intention to Arbitrate is Sine Qua Non for Filing Application Under S.9(22.04.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that manifest intention to arbitrate is a sine qua non for filing an application under Section 9 of the Arbitration & Conc.....

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Delhi HC: Right of Party to File Counter Claims Exists Independently of Any Liberty(22.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that any issue on which the Arbitral Tribunal has the jurisdiction to pass a final award can also be the subject matter of a.....

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Madras HC: Arbitral Award Rendered Mechanically, Remits Matter Back To Arbitrator(20.05.2022)

Madras High Court while remitting back the matters has ruled that an arbitral award rendered by the District Collector awarding a lower value to the l.....

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Calcutta HC: No Direction Can Be Passed to Sell Property to Third Party in Section 9 of The A&C Act(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court held that no direction can be passed to sell property to third party in Section 9 of the A&C Act. It was held that, to sell the su.....

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Delhi HC: Arbitrator Can’t Allow Forfeiture of Consideration Amount Without a Proof of Actual Loss(23.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the arbitrator cannot allow forfeiture of a substantial amount of consideration without the proof of actual loss solely.....

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Jharkhand HC: Registrar of Jharkhand Cooperative Society Not Barred to Act as Arbitrator(23.05.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has held that appointment of arbitrator who is the Registrar of the Jharkhand Cooperative Society, and also The Ex-Officio Direct.....

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Delhi HC: Plaintiff Not Entitled to Refund of Court Fees when Parties Referred to Arbitration(27.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the plaintiff is not entitled to refund of court Fees when the parties are referred to arbitration under Section 8 of t.....

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Delhi HC: Party Cannot Dispute Jurisdiction on Account of Non-Existence of Arbitration Agreement(30.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a party cannot dispute the jurisdiction on account of non-existence of the arbitration agreement

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Allahabad HC: Application U/S 47 CPC is Not Maintainable in Execution Proceedings(31.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that an application under Section 47 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC) is not maintainable in the execution pr.....

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Delhi HC: Parties Should Avoid Multiple Arbitrations on Existing Claims on Same Contract(01.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that multiple arbitrations with regard to existing claims on same contract has to be avoided.

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Karnataka HC: Executing Court Cannot Modify Arbitral Award on the Basis of Memo(10.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that in absence of an application filed under Section 33 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 for correction of.....

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Bombay HC: Court Does Not Have Adjudicatory Powers Under Section 27 of A&C Act(12.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has observed that the Court under Section 27 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 does not have the jurisdiction to conside.....

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Gujarat HC: There Cannot Be Deemed Waiver of Section 12(5) of A&C Act(12.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that unless the embargo placed under Section 12(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 is waived by the parties,.....

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Bombay HC: Tax Invoices Having Reference to Arbitration, Does not Constitute Arbitration Agreement(13.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that acceptance of tax invoices by the opposite party, comprising a reference to arbitration, doesn’t lead to the presumpti.....

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Delhi HC: Claims Raised Before Arbitral Tribunal Cannot be Rejected if Not Mentioned in Notice(13.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that it is not necessary that a notice issued under Section 21 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 should quantify.....

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Delhi HC: Dispute Arising Between Parties Subsequently Can Be be Proceeded In Separate Arbitration(13.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a successive dispute arising from the same transaction can be referred to a separate arbitration and the arbitration ag.....

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SC: Court Can’t Modify Arbitral Award U/S 34, 37 of Arbitration Act(13.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that under Section 34 or 37 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, a Court cannot modify the award passed by the Arbitrator, it c.....

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SC: Counter-Claim Can’t be Rejected Merely Because Claims Weren’t Notified at Pre-Arbitral Stage(13.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the counter-claim of a party cannot be dismissed merely because the claims were not notified before invoking the arbitrati.....

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Calcutta HC: Award Holder U/S 36 of Arbitration Act Entitled To Be Secured Of Entire Award Value(23.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that award holder has the statutory safeguard under Section 36 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act to secure the entire a.....

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Madras HC: Arbitral Award Not Hit by Adequacy Facet if Reasons Given Not Laconic(02.05.2022)

Madras High Court has held that an arbitral award cannot be set aside on the ground of non-adequacy of reasons as long as the reasons given are not La.....

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Cal. HC: Conduct of the Parties Can't Substitute Arbitration Agreement(22.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that Court while exercising powers under Section 11 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act is bound to examine existence of ar.....

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Bombay HC: Award Need Not be Set Aside for Mere Erroneous Application of Law(23.08.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that when the court is convinced that the Arbitrator has erred only on specific issues and that the arbitral award is other.....

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SC: PMLA Judgment Allowing Taking Possession of Property Before Trial Leaves Scope for Arbitrariness(24.08.2022)

Supreme Court while delivering judgment related to Benami Transaction Prohibition Act, stated that ratio of the recent PMLA judgment in relation to Se.....

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Delhi HC: Unilateral Constitution of a Narrow Panel of Arbitrators Violates Impartiality(25.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that power conferred on one party to unilaterally choose names from a panel of arbitrators and forwarding it to the other pa.....

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Delhi HC: Weak Financial Condition of Party Cannot be Sole Ground to Deposit Security/Bank Guarantee(09.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the weak financial condition of a party cannot be the only ground to direct the party to deposit a security or bank gu.....

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Calcutta HC: Order U/S 36 of A&C Act is Interim Order, Can be Modified on Basis of Financial Hardship(10.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that financial hardship and financial indebtedness are sufficient grounds to modify an order passed under Section 36 of t.....

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Bombay HC: Claim for Recovery of Security Deposit Is Arbitrable U/S 41 SCC Act(11.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that where the parties to a Leave and License Agreement are governed by an Arbitration Agreement, determination of th.....

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Bombay HC: Court Shall Refer Parties to Arbitration; When There Is Duality of Expert Opinion(11.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has ruled that when an allegation as to the fraud and forgery committed in the execution of the agreement is made and there is a dua.....

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Delhi HC: Order Terminating Arbitral Proceedings Without Issuing Show Cause Notice Is Unsustainable(12.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the Arbitral Tribunal's abrupt issuance of orders terminating arbitral proceedings under Section 25 (a) of the Arbitra.....

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RBI Guidelines on Banking Regulation Act Stresses on Timeline for CAP in Joint Lenders Forum(10.05.2017)

RBI has issued directions u/s 35AB of Banking Regulation Act, 1949 stressing on timelines to be followed while finalizing a Corrective Action Plan (“C.....

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Karnataka HC Notice to Centre, RBI on Bank Branch Merger(06.05.2019)

Karnataka High Court has served a notice to the Reserve Bank of India, the Union Government and Canara Bank after hearing a PIL challenging the merger.....

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SC: HC Should Be Extremely Circumspect in Interfering With Orders Passed Under Arbitration Act(09.04.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that a High Court while exercising jurisdiction under Article 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India, 1949 should be ex.....

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Delhi HC: Tribunals Should Decide Objections on Its Jurisdiction as Preliminary Issue(12.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that following the principle of kompetenze-kompetenze, an Arbitral Tribunal has the power to rule on its own jurisdiction. H.....

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SC: Arbitrator Has Discretion to Award Post-Award Interest on Part of The Sum(02.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held arbitrator has the discretion to determine the rate of reasonable interest, the sum on which the interest is to be paid, that i.....

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Delhi HC: Payment Aggregators Fall Within Definition of Payment System(19.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that payment aggregators fall within the definition of designated payment system under Section 23A of the Payment and Settle.....

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SC: Reference to Facilitation Council Maintainable In Spite of Independent Arbitration Agreement(01.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that reference made to Facilitation Council is maintainable in spite of an independent arbitration agreement existing between t.....

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Del HC: Courts Shouldn’t Interfere in Issue of Increase in Salary of Office Bearers Unless Arbitrary(02.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that increase in salaries of office bearers of a Commission is a policy decision of the State, and the courts should refrain.....

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Morbi Court Sends 4 Accused to Police Custody Till Nov 5 in Morbi Bridge Collapse Case(03.11.2022)

Morbi Court while sending four accused to 5-day police custody in connection with the October 30 Morbi Bridge Collapse incident has observed that alle.....

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SC: Issue of Arbitrability Should be Left to Arbitrator Unless Found That Dispute is Non- Arbitrable(07.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that while considering application under Section 11(6) of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, dispute with respect to arbitrabili.....

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Madras HC: Limitation is an Aspect of Public Policy for the Purpose Section 34 of Arbitration Act(12.08.2022)

Madras High Court has held that limitation is a facet of public policy, and hence, an arbitral award which is incorrect qua limitation is hit by Secti.....

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Kerala High Court Lays Down Two Modes to Appoint Sole Arbitrator(03.08.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that sole arbitrator can only be appointed either by High Court or by express agreement in writing between parties in dispu.....

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SC: Mere Use of Words ‘Arbitration’ or ‘Arbitrator’ in Clause Won't Make it Arbitration Agreement(04.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that mere use of the word "arbitration" or "arbitrator" in a clause will not make it an arbitration agreement, if it requires o.....

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Delhi HC: Arbitral Tribunal Has Power to Vacate/Modify its Earlier Order(04.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that arbitral tribunal does not have the power of substantive review of its order; however, it does have the power to vacate.....

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Delhi HC: CPC Contemplates Execution of Foreign Decree And Not an Order(21.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that remedy before the foreign arbitral tribunal would not be inefficacious when the bulk of the assets of a party are locat.....

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Guj. HC: Party Can Withdraw Consent for Reference To Arbitration Anytime Before Court Acts Upon it(22.07.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that a party can withdraw its consent for reference to arbitration under Section 89 of Civil Procedure Code anytime before.....

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SC: Parties Can’t be Referred to Arbitration Against Decision of General Manager on Notified Claims(22.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that if the decision of a specified authority/General Manager is final and it is decided by it that the claims are not notified.....

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SC: There Cannot Be Two Arbitration Proceedings With Respect To Same Transaction(25.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that when a dispute has earlier been referred to arbitration and an award was passed on the claims made, then it is rightful to.....

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Kar. HC: Constitution of Arbitral Tribunal Doesn’t Restrict Application for Interim Relief by Court(25.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the restriction contained under Section 9(3) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 would not apply once an .....

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SC: Section 12(5) Of Arbitration & Conciliation Act is Mandatory & Non- Derogable Provision(22.01.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the Section 12(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 read with the Seventh Schedule, which deals with ineli.....

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SC: 2015 Judgment Directing RBI to Disclose Defaulters List Might Affect Customer’s Privacy(03.10.2022)

Supreme Court has expressed prima facie doubts about its 2015 judgment in case of Reserve Bank of India v. Jayantilal Mistry which had held RBI was ob.....

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Cal. HC: Requirements of S.21 Arbitration Act Must be Complied Before Invoking Jurisdiction U/S 11(03.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court while hearing application under Section 11 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Arbitration Act), held that since requiremen.....

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Delhi HC Delineates Circumstances to Invoke Group of Companies Doctrine(11.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held each Company is a separate legal entity, hence, an agreement entered into by one of the Companies in a group, cannot be bind.....

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Delhi HC: Use of The Word 'Can' in an Arbitration Clause Does Not Render it Ineffective(13.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that mere use of the word 'can' in an arbitration clause does not render it ineffective and the intention of the parties to .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Arbitration, Intention of Parties

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SC: ‘Existence of Arbitration Agreement’ Would Include Aspect of Validity of Arbitration Agreement(16.12.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the expression 'existence of arbitration agreement' in Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 would incl.....

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Court of Arbitration for Sport Cuts Down Four-Year Ban on Russia from World Athletic Events(18.12.2020)

Court of Arbitration for Sport has cut the four-year ban on Russia competing in international athletic competition because of its state-sponsored dopi.....

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Delhi HC: Sale of Refurbished Hard Disks at Nehru Place Amounts to Trademark Infringement(22.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that passing off old and used hard-disk drives, after tampering with their labels and printed circuit board, as new product .....

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SC: Court While Considering Application for Appointment of Arbitrator Can’t Go into Merits of Claim(25.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that while considering an application seeking appointment of arbitration, the Court cannot go into question of novation of cont.....

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Cal. HC: Section 9 of A&C Act Applies to Foreign Seated Arbitration Also(05.12.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that Section 9 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act is a provision that is in aid of arbitration proceedings in contrast t.....

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SC: Limitation U/S 34 A&C Act in Case of Suo Moto Correction of Award is Date of Correction(11.01.2023)

Supreme Court has held that starting point for limitation under Section 34(3) Arbitration and Conciliation Act, in case of suo moto correction of awar.....

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Delhi HC: Court Cannot Review Order Passed U/S 11 of A&C Act(12.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that orders passed in an application filed under Section 11 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (A&C) cannot be review.....

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Del. HC: Appln. U/S 34 A&C Act Doesn’t Cease to be Only Because Procedural Requirements Not Complied(13.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that an application to set aside an arbitral award under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (A&C Act) .....

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Del HC: Can Refer to Arbitration Dispute Regarding Use of TM by Partner for His Sole Proprietorship(13.01.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that disputes relating to subordinate rights in personam arising from rights in rem are arbitrable has held that disp.....

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Delhi HC: Challenge Relating to Bias of an Arbitrator Can’t be Raised U/S 14 of A&C Act(12.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a challenge to the mandate of arbitrator on the ground of bias and a justifiable doubt with respect to the independence.....

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MP HC: Can’t Object to Jurisdiction After Participating in Arbitral Proceedings Without Protest(14.12.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that a party which has participated in the arbitration proceedings without any protest or challenge as to the juris.....

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SC: Execute Arbitral Award Secured by DAMEPL Against DMRC in 3 Months(15.12.2022)

Supreme Court has directed execution of Rs 7,200 crore arbitral award won by Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited (DAMEPL) against State-owned .....

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Delhi HC: Invoking CIRP Would Not Make Dispute Non-Arbitrable(19.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that dispute would not become non-arbitrable merely because the petitioner, before filing the application for appointment of.....

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TL HC: First Committee On Wilful Defaulters Not Obligated To Mention Its Composition In Its Order(19.10.2022)

Telangana High Court has ruled that as per Clause 3(a) of the RBI Master Circular on Wilful Defaulters dated 01.07.2015, the First Committee is not ob.....

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Delhi HC: Initiation Of Proceedings Under SARFAESI Act Does Not Bar Arbitration Of Disputes(20.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, .....

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Delhi HC: Arbitral Tribunal Cannot Recall the Order Terminating the Arbitral Proceedings(20.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that once the arbitral tribunal terminates the arbitration proceedings on account of claimant withdrawing its claims, it.....

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Delhi HC: Notice Stating Right To Initiate Arbitration Not A Notice U/S 21 A&C Act(20.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a notice issued by a party, stating its right to initiate arbitral proceedings, which it would subsequently initiate if.....

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Bombay HC: Court Not Powerless to Appoint Appropriate Arbitral Tribunal(30.01.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that even if party’s right to appoint its nominee in Arbitral Tribunal is forfeited because it failed to exercise its right.....

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