Dispute Resolution Hotline December 21, 2018

Arbitration Bill 2018 – Regressive and Retrograde


This article was originally published in the 19th December 2018 edition of


Brief Introduction:

The Arbitration & Conciliation ( Amendment) Bill, 2018 is due to be placed before the Rajya Sabha. If passed in its current form it will set up a regulator for arbitration in India, prohibit foreign legal professionals from acting as arbitrator in India, and give rise to numerous other issues. In this article, we have highlighted the areas in the Bill, which require a serious reconsideration.

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Ashish Kabra & Vyapak Desai

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