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The creation of an international arbitration centre in Mumbai

Published on: 13 April 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The creation of an international arbitration centre in Mumbai
  • How would the creation of an international arbitration centre in Mumbai affect the regional and global arbitration landscape?
  • What sort of case load is the centre expected to handle?
  • How does the centre fit in with the wider Indian legal system?
  • Could this increase the volume of arbitration in India?
  • What is known about the proposed fee structure?
  • What action, if any, should practitioners be taking at this stage?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Phillip Georgiou, partner at Baker Botts in Hong Kong, and Rajat Rana, associate at Baker Botts in Washington DC, outline the potential impact of the proposed international arbitration centre in Mumbai, explaining that while it might ultimately develop into a viable alternative to centres such as Hong Kong and Singapore, it is still early days and only time will tell if international businesses will confidently utilise this branch of the Indian legal system. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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