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India and Brazil conclude negotiations of Bilateral Investment Treaty

As previously noted in April 2015, India amended its model bilateral investment treaty (the Indian Model BIT) and has reportedly been deploying it in recent months to seek to re-negotiate bilateral investment treaties (BITs) with over 47 countries (see previous … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills launches latest Guide to “Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific”

Please click here to preview this publication. As a result of a rise in global economic activities around the region, Asia is experiencing the inevitable increase in commercial and investment disputes, both litigation and arbitration, with a multi-jurisdictional dimension. Our … Continue reading

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Two important recent arbitration decisions from the UK and India in support of arbitration

There have been two recent judgments, one from the Supreme Court in India (Shri Lal Mahal Ltd v Progetto Grano Spa) and one from the English Commercial Court (Gujarat NRE Coke Limited and Shri Arun Kumar Jagatramka v Coeclerici Asia … Continue reading

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Indian Government declares China (including Hong Kong SAR) as a territory to which the New York Convention applies

The Indian Government has declared that China (including the Hong Kong SAR) is a territory to which the New York Convention applies under the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 (the “Act“). We understand that the notification will be published … Continue reading

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India liable under BIT for extensive judicial delays

An UNCITRAL tribunal in Singapore has held that the Republic of India breached its obligation under the India-Kuwait bilateral investment treaty (“BIT“) to provide investors with an “effective means of asserting claims and enforcing rights” through undue delay in the … Continue reading

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Delhi High Court supports parties’ agreement to arbitrate in Singapore

Appellate courts in India have sometimes been subject to criticism from international arbitration practitioners due to their interventionist approach (often under the guise of supervision) towards arbitration proceedings. Therefore, it is worth noting the recent decision in Max India Limited … Continue reading

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