What the Supreme Court held on ‘Place’ and ‘Seat' of Arbitration [Read Judgment]

Aditya AK September 25 2018
Dipak Misra, Leprosy

Addressing a reference by a smaller bench, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has held that an arbitration clause has to be read in a holistic manner so as to determine jurisdiction.

The ‘place’ mentioned in an arbitration clause does not assume the status of ‘seat of arbitration’ unless the condition attached to the former is satisfied, the Court held.

The Bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud . . .

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