Notes on Dispute Resolution Practice
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Notes on Dispute Resolution Practice: The definitive collection of Webinars on Arbitration and other dispute resolution methods [Videos]

A collection of webinars featuring eminent lawyers as well as sitting and former judges on various aspects of arbitration and other dispute resolution mechanisms.

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Lately, a series of webinars have been conducted on important legal questions surrounding the field of dispute resolution.

Compiled below is a collection of discussions featuring eminent lawyers as well as sitting and former judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts on various aspects of arbitration and other dispute resolution mechanisms.

Some of the topics covered in these webinars include Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: Recent Developments; Appointment of Arbitrators; Funding Infrastructure Disputes: Using Litigation Finance as a Strategic Tool; and Fundamentals of Examination-in-Chief and Cross Examination in a Civil Suit

Webinar on Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: Recent Development

The webinar was conducted on April 23, 2020. It was hosted by FTI Consulting in collaboration with Arbitration India Group, Indian Arbitration Forum, Centre for Excellence on Alternate Dispute Resolution, - Faculty of Law at Manav Rachna University, and Society of Construction Law-Young Leaders Group.

The key speakers for the webinar were Justice Prateek Jalan of the Delhi High Court and Senior Advocate Gourab Banerji. The webinar was moderated by Shashank Garg, Partner at Advani & Co, and Omar Ahmed, Partner at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

The webinar involved a detailed discussion on several case laws contributing to the jurisprudence of Section 44 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, which covers the scheme for enforcement of foreign awards in India. The panel also analysed the grounds under which the court can refuse enforcement of foreign awards, as per Section 48 of the Act.

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Webinar on Support for interference in the Arbitral Process

The webinar was conducted on April 28, 2020. It was hosted by Young MCIA in collaboration with Arbitration India Group, Indian Arbitration Forum, Centre for Excellence on Alternate Dispute Resolution, Manav Rachna University - Faculty of Law and Society of Construction Law - Young Leaders Group.

The key speakers for the webinar were David Joseph, QC and Senior Advocate Ciccu Mukhopadhaya. The webinar was moderated by Shashank Garg and Omar Ahmed.

The panel in this webinar analysed a series of case laws from both India and UK, which discuss the scope of judicial interreference at various stages of an arbitration proceeding.

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Webinar on Appointment of Arbitrators

The webinar was conducted on April 29, 2020, by Khaitan & Co in collaboration with Arbitration India Group, Indian Arbitration Forum, Centre for Excellence on Alternate Dispute Resolution, Manav Rachna University - Faculty of Law and Society of Construction Law - Young Leaders Group.

The main speakers for this webinar were Justice Sanjay K Kaul of the Supreme Court of India and Justice Rajiv Shakdher of the Delhi High Court. The webinar was moderated Shashank Garg and Aseem Chaturveti, Partner at Khaitan & Co.

The webinar involved a detailed examination of Section 11 of the Act, which deals with appointment of arbitrators and the case laws around it.

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Webinar on Claims of Damages under the Indian Contract Act

Held on May 15, 2020, this webinar was conducted by Manav Rachna University. The speakers of the webinar were Justice Jayanth Nath of the Delhi High Court and Senior Advocate Amit Sibal. The event was moderated by Ankit Jain (Advocate, Delhi High Court) and Vaibhav Agnihotri (Partner, SKT Associates).

The webinar saw a detailed discussion on the provisions of Indian Contract Act that deal with damages and the relevant case laws on the subject.

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Webinar on Challenges and Issues in the Practice of Arbitration

On May 15, 2020, this webinar was conducted with the support of Indian Arbitration Forum, Arbitration India Group, Centre for Excellence on Alternate Dispute Resolution, Manav Rachna University - Faculty of Law, UNCC India and Centre for Online Dispute Resolution.

The speakers included Justice BR Gavai of the Supreme Court, Justice GS Patel of the Bombay High Court and Additional Solicitor General for India ANS Nadkarni. The event was moderated by Shashank Garg and Divyakant Lahoti (Advocate-on-Record, Supreme Court).

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Webinar on “Setting Aside of the Arbitral Award – Scope of Section 34”

On May 16, 2020, webinar was conducted by the support of Indian Arbitration Forum, Arbitration India Group, Bar & Bench, Centre for Excellence on Alternate Dispute Resolution, Manav Rachna University- Faculty of Law, UNCC India, Young Leaders Group, ICC YAF, Society of Construction Law-Young Leaders Group and Centre for Online Dispute Resolution.

The speakers of the webinar included Justice L Nageswara Rao of the Supreme Court and Senior Advocate KV Viswanathan. The event was moderated by Shashank Garg and Sameer Jain (Managing Partner, PSL Advocates & Solicitors).

The panel discussed a plethora of cases regarding the scope of interference by the court when an award is challenged under Section 34.

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Webinar on Funding Infrastructure Disputes: Using Litigation Finance as a Strategic Tool

On 28 May 2020, the Society for Construction Law – Young Leaders Group (India) (SCL-YLG) hosted this webinar.

The speakers of this webinar included Tom Glasgow [Chief Investment Officer (Asia), Omni Bridgeway], Sindhu Sivakumar (Senior Investment Manager, Innsworth Advisors), Badrinath Durvasula (Former VP Legal and General Counsel, Hindustan Construction Co.), and Alastair Henderson [Managing Partner (South-East Asia), Herbert Smith Freehills].

The event was moderated by Montek Mayal (India Practice Leader of Economic Consulting and International Arbitration, FTI Consulting and SCL-YLG Steering Committee Member) and Prateek Bagaria (Partner, Singularity Legal LLP and SCL-YLG Steering Committee Member). The two-hour session explored in depth third-party litigation finance from its legal, economic and commercial perspectives.

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Webinar on Section 9: Power of the Court to grant interim relief in arbitrations

On May 31, 2020, this webinar was conducted by Manav Rachna University in collaboration with Centre of excellence on Alternate Dispute Resolution.

The distinguished speakers for the event included Justice Jyoti Singh of the Delhi High Court and Senior Advocate Parag Tripathi. The event was moderated by Dr Shashwat Bajpai (founder of DRSB Law chambers) and Aakansha Kaul, Advocate, Delhi High Court.

The webinar saw a discussion on various aspects of a Section 9 application including scope of the supervisory court’s power to grant relief and the circumstances in which such relief may be granted.

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Webinar on Guidelines for Conduct of Arbitrations: Version 2.0

On May 9, 2020, Indian Arbitration Forum in collaboration with SIAC, MCIA, ICC, GNLU and Combar conducted a panel discussion on this topic.

The distinguished speakers for this panel discussion included Justice Vibhu Bakhru of the Delhi High Court, Justice BD Ahmed (former Chief Justice of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court) and Jasbir Dhillon QC, Brick Court Chambers, London. The event was moderated by Shashank Garga and Tejas Karia, Partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas. The opening remarks and the vote of thanks were given by Sumeet Lall, Managing Partner of CSL Chambers and Suruchi Suri, Partner at Suri and Co, respectively.

The panel discussed features of institutional and ad-hoc arbitration, while emphasizing on the extraordinary features of these guidelines.

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On May 2, 2020, a panel discussion on the aforementioned guidelines was held by the Indian Arbitration Forum in collaboration with SIAC, MCIA, ICC, GNLU and Combar.

The key speakers for this panel discussion included Justice Shiavax Vazifdar former Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court; Justice Gautam S Patel of the Bombay High Court; and Senior Advocate Dr. Birendra Saraf. The event was moderated by Raj Panchmatiya, Partner at Khaitan & Co, and Vyapak Desai, Partner at Nishith Desai Associates. The opening remarks and vote of thanks were given by Sahil Kanuga and Manvendra Kane, respectively.

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Notes on Dispute Resolution Practice

This e-book is a compilation of extremely well-researched notes which were made to assist the speakers during the various Webinars.

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