First-step analysis 2020: Arbitration in India

Laws and institutionsMultilateral conventions relating to arbitration

Is your jurisdiction a contracting state to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards? Since when has the Convention been in force? Were any declarations or notifications made under articles I, X and XI of the Convention? What other multilateral conventions relating to international commercial and investment arbitration is your country a party to?

Yes, India is a signatory to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958 (the Convention). It signed the Convention on 10 June 1958 and ratified it on 13 July 1960. The Convention has been in force since 11 October 1960.

India has taken reservations under article I of the Convention. These reservations clarify that, in India, the Convention applies only to recognition and enforcement of awards made in the territory of another contracting state under the Convention and only to differences arising out of legal relationships, ……. Read More

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