Guest Corner

“Is the Honeymoon Over? How to Bring Arbitration back to its intended place “

The glow that Arbitration once enjoyed has now become a dull light. Many feel that it is nothing more than “litigation-lite,“ a sort of a mixture of the informal evidence taking of arbitration, and the burdens of pre-trial “discovery” that was never the intention when this “alternative” was invoked.

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Published :
November 9, 2016
Author :
Tom Valenti
UNDERSTANDING BITs TO BITE INTO INDIA’s ANTRIX-DEWAS FIASCO AT THE HAGUE

Recently India suffered setback at International Forum in case of Antrix Devas Multimedia deal. The root to this case lies in Bilateral investment treaties (“BITs”) which are international agreements establishing the terms and conditions for private investment by nationals and companies of one state in another state.

Published :
September 9, 2016
Author :
Dr. Charu Mathur
The GAFTA ARBITRATION PROCESS

Arbitration is a process that provides a confidential alternative to open court for disputing parties.

There are two types of arbitration.

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    Published :
    July 3, 2016
    Author :
    Pavani Reddy
CONCEPT OF SAFETY IN INDIA – A PERSPECTIVE

Safety, as per Oxford Dictionary, is defined as a noun meaning “the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury” and is considered to be denoting anything that is designed to prevent injury or damage. Wikipedia defines Safety as the state of being “safe”, the condition of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes.

Published :
May 26, 2016
Author :
Sanjay Sehgal
How Do Australia’s Government Communicate Laws and Regulations to Citizens? What can India Learn from this?

This report says that it is important that government departments set aside people and money tasked to communicate the laws, rules, and regulations that the department is charged with administering. Doing so is an important, but neglected, step in ensuring the effective implementation of public policies.


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Published :
April 27, 2016
Author :
Harsh Shrivastava
Binding Value of Legislative Intention

Mens or Sententia Legi, has been referred to by judges and jurists alike as the cornerstone of statutory construction. In this paper, the author re-evaluates the age old understanding that a statute should be read in line with the intent of the legislature in framing each word.

Published :
April 4, 2016
Author :
Dr. Kalpana Gopalan