Arbitration: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India signs United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements

India has signed a key United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements to boost the confidence of the investors and to send a positive signal to foreign investors about India’s commitment to adhere to international practice on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements The United Nations General Assembly had adopted the ..

NITI Aayog organises Workshop on ‘Best Practices in International Arbitration’ in New Delhi

NITI Aayog has organised Workshop on ‘Best Practices in International Arbitration’ in collaboration with ICC International Court of Arbitration in New Delhi on 10 October 2018. It purpose is to strengthen dispute resolution mechanisms and to not only encourage ‘Make in India’ but also to ‘Resolve in India’. The workshop would cover basic concepts of ..

Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Mechanism

Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanism is a system which allows individual companies to sue countries for their discriminatory practices. The practice came to light through the Philip Morris v. Uruguay Case under WTO. It is an instrument of public international law whose provisions are defined by a number of bilateral investment treaties. ISDS is also associated ..

Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Union Cabinet approved the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2018 to be put before the Parliament in order to amend the 1996 Act. It is a part of the efforts of the Government to encourage institutional arbitration for settlement of disputes and make India a centre of robust Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism. The ..

BN Srikrishna committee submitted report on institutionalization of arbitration mechanism in India

The high level committee under the Chairmanship of Justice BN Srikrishna has recently submitted its on review of the Institutionalization of Arbitration Mechanism in India. The committee has recommended for setting up an Autonomous Body, Arbitration Promotion Council of India (APCI) having representatives from all stakeholders for grading arbitral institutions in India. The APCI may ..