Non-signatory to contract can invoke arbitration clause: Karnataka HC

Aditya AK September 19 2019
karnataka high court

The Karnataka High Court has reiterated the position that a third party can invoke the arbitration clause in a contract against a signatory.

A ruling to this effect was passed by a Bench of Justice Alok Aradhe in petitions challenging an order of the Karnataka government resulting in the cancellation of a contract.

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