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Indian Supreme Court affirms commitment to Commercial Court’s decision on London seat of arbitration (Roger Shashoua v Mukesh Sharma)

Published on: 11 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Moazzam Khan, co-head of international dispute resolution practice and Tanisha Khanna, a member of the same team at Nishith Desai Associates, examine the Indian Supreme Court’s decision in Roger Shashoua & Others v Mukesh Sharma & Others affirming the court’s fidelity towards principles laid down by foreign courts in determining the seat of arbitration and endorsing a 2009 decision of the Commercial Court in London in relation to the arbitration. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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