Top 5 Reasons to attend GPC India

The Global Pound Conference series with the conference title, "Shaping the Future of Dispute Resolution and Improving Access to Justice", is a worldwide phenomenon, with over 39 events taking place in over 31 countries through 2016-17. The goal of the GPC series is to create a conversation about what can be done to improve access to justice and the quality of justice around the world in civil and commercial conflicts. The idea is to convene all stakeholders in dispute resolution – commercial parties, chambers [...]

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“India to be made the next Arbitration Hub” – Are You Ready?

Frequently we hear this statement of making India the hub of arbitration from leading personalities. Normally it happens when there is a conference or when a new commercial law is enacted. The situation was no different this time! The occasion was yet another conference on “National Initiative towards strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India” held at New Delhi on 21|22 October 2016. On this occasion none other than the President, Prime Minister and Chief Justice of India declared that India [...]

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Tug of War for Power Supremacy & Casualty of Justice : A critique on the Cauvery dispute resolution process and its effect

The Cauvery dispute is developing itself into a bigger legal crisis – not just a “lis” between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, but into an in-depth constitutional crisis. The debate over sharing Cauvery water predates to the late British era (1890s), wherein the Mysore princely state and the Chennai presidency (which was under the British Raj) had to come into terms with agreeing on a divide. The contention really arose when, in 1910, both states started devising plans for construction of [...]

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