Category Archives: ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution

Competence of Courts to allow Application under Section 29a of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Section 29A of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 2019 (the Act), which serves the significant purpose of expeditiousness of the proceedings was introduced vide the Amendment Act 3 of 2016. This section was further amended in the year 2019, which framed a time limit for the conclusion of arbitration proceedings other than International Commercial Arbitration. Earlier several Civil… Read More »

Artificial Arbitrators – A New Way Towards Dispute Resolution

If the human Arbitrators are completely replaced by the Artificial Arbitrators then the whole arbitration proceedings would be different. The conflicting parties will not have to appoint any arbitrators nor do the court will be involved in appointing the same. Learn all about the concept in this article. I. Introduction “I don’t see that human intelligence is something… Read More »

Public Policy Defeating Arbitral Awards and Prospective Investments

An unswerving practice of recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards is one of the most vital catalysts to attract international investment. An arbitration ecosystem where such recognition and enforcement is done with minimal interference is considered to be strong and desirable[1] although there may be certain necessary limitations. One of such limitations that have been used to… Read More »

An Overview of The Arbitration Council of India In The Light Of The Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Act Of 2019

This article titled ‘An Overview of The Arbitration Council Of India In The Light Of The Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Act Of 2019’ has been written by Jahnavi Taneja & Abhayy Pandit. A glimpse of The Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Act of 2019 On July 15th, 2019 – Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad on behalf of the Ministry of… Read More »

Meaning and Scope of Mediation

Meaning and Scope of Mediation | Overview Meaning of Mediation Features of Mediation Confidentiality Voluntary Non-Coercive Non-Aggressive Sustains Good Relationship Information Scope of Mediation Mediation has transcended boundaries and has traversed various fields related to law. This article deals with Meaning and Scope of Mediation. I. Meaning of Mediation “Mediation” is also a well-known term and it denotes… Read More »

Introduction to Arbitration and Conciliation Act

The Arbitration and Conciliation act 1996 states that “it is an act to consolidate and amend the law relating to domestic arbitration, international commercial arbitration and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards as also to define the law relating to conciliation and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto”. Introduction Alternative dispute resolution (ADR; known in some countries, such… Read More »