Determination of the lex: An opportunity lost

Payal Chawla This article was first published on Bar and Bench on 11.11.2018 The much-awaited decision in the matter of Union of India v. Hardy Exploration and Production (India) Inc. was delivered by a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on September 25, 2018. Since I had written a three-part series on the (then) pending decision, I thought it… Continue reading Determination of the lex: An opportunity lost

Seat of Arbitration and its communion to lex – larger bench to decide

Payal Chawla This article first appeared as three-part series on Bar and Bench on 09.09.2018, 10.09.2018 and 13.09.2018. On May 1, 2018, the Supreme Court referred the issue of manner of determination of a ‘seat’, when the ‘seat’ is not expressly agreed to by the parties, to a larger bench, in the matter of Union of… Continue reading Seat of Arbitration and its communion to lex – larger bench to decide