[Case Brief] United India Insurance Co. Ltd. v/s Antique Art Exports Pvt. Ltd. - 2019 (3) ARBLR 51 (SC)

The powers under Section 11(6) of the Arbitration Act can be exercised only when the claiming party establishes its case by placing satisfactory material on record.

The present judgment was delivered by a two judge bench consisting of Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice AM Khanwilkar on March 28, 2019. It deals with section 11(6) and Section 11(6A) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. In…

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The Court cannot appoint an independent arbitrator unless it first resorts to the mechanism of appointment of arbitrator as mutually decided by the parties

[Case Brief] Union of India v/s Parmar Construction Company

Case name Union of India v/s Parmar Construction Company Case number Civil Appeal Number 3303 of 2019 Court Supreme Court of India Bench Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar Author of the judgment Justice Ajay Rastogi Decided on…

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After the amendment to the Act in 2015, Section 12(5) prohibits current employees of any party from being appointed as the arbitrator.

[Case Brief] Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Limited  v/s Ganesh Containers Movers Syndicate

Case name Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Limited  v/s Ganesh Containers Movers Syndicate Case number Civil Appeal Number 1039 of 2019 Court Supreme Court of India  Bench  Justice R. Banumathi and Justice Indira Banerjee Author of the judgement  Justice R.…

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An appointment of an arbitrator made by a person ineligible to act as an arbitrator himself is null and void.

[Case Brief] Bharat Broadband Network Limited v/s United Telecom Limited

Case name Bharat Broadband Network Limited v/s United Telecom Limited Case number Civil Appeal Number 3972 of 2019  Court Supreme Court of India Bench Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Vineet Saran Author of the judgement Justice Rohinton Fali…

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Courts cannot appoint arbitrator(s) when the contract containing the arbitration clause is insufficiently stamped.

[Case Brief] Garware Wall Ropes Ltd. v/s Coastal Marine Constructions & Engineering Ltd.

Case name Garware Wall Ropes Ltd. v/s Coastal Marine Constructions & Engineering Ltd. Case number Civil Appeal Number 3631 of 2019 Court Supreme Court of India  Bench Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Vineet Saran Author of the judgment…

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