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Injunction in Investment Arbitration: Union of India v. Khaitan Holdings

[Aman Deep Borthakur is a 4th year student at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore] Introduction After two failed attempts at injuncting different investment arbitration cases, the Union of India recently made another attempt before the Delhi High Court. In Union of India v. Khaitan Holdings (Mauritius) Ltd and Ors.), the Union of India sought an interim injunction against...

Anti-arbitration Injunctions in International Investment Arbitration: An Indian Overview

[Anujay Shrivastava and Anubhav Khamroi are both 4th Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Students at Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat] Introduction The jurisprudence concerning anti-arbitration injunctions is yet to fully develop in India. Anti-arbitration injunctions must be distinguished from the more well-known anti-suit injunctions. While the latter is in the nature of injunction orders passed by a...

Deconstructing the Delhi High Court’s Anti-Arbitration Injunction against Vodafone UK’s BIT Arbitration

[Ritvik M. Kulkarni  is Associate, Wadia Ghandy & Co., Mumbai. Views are strictly personal] The Delhi High Court (the Court) in its order dated 22nd August 2017 has passed an ex-parte interim injunction restraining Vodafone UK entities (Defendants) from initiating investment arbitration against the Union of India (UOI) under the India-UK Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) (the Order). Amidst...

Investor-State Dispute Settlement In India

[The following guest post is contributed by Aakarsh Narula, who is a lawyer and currently working as a Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament from Hyderabad] Introduction The 1965 Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (“ICSID Convention”), for the first time, created an international forum for resolution of disputes between...

Research Report: International Investment Law and the Vodafone Claim

[The following announcement comes to us from the Student Initiative to Promote Legal Awareness (SIPLA), at the National Law School, Bangalore] The Research Panel on International Investment Law and Policy, under the aegis of the Student Initiative to Promote Legal Awareness, at the National Law School, Bangalore has recently concluded a study of possible claims in an investment arbitration...

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