Determination of Seat of Arbitration: Larger Bench of SC to decide

Shruti Mahajan May 2 2018
Seat of arbitration

An arbitration case which raised questions about venue and seat of arbitration and the jurisdiction of Indian courts in international commercial arbitration has been referred to a larger Bench.

A Bench comprising Justices RK Agrawal and Abhay Manohar Sapre was hearing a Civil Appeal in the case Union of India v. Hardy Exploration and Production (India).

The primary and fundamental issue raised in this case was regarding the "seat" of arbitration . . .

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