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    Athul Aravind on Blockchain Arbitration: The Future?

    Reading Time: 6 minutes The rise of the E-commerce sector in India can be largely attributed to the increasing popularity of online shopping through various platforms such as Amazon, Flipkart, and so forth. It’s growing popularity stems down to its convenience, speed and accessibility to a wide range of products at the click of a button. Seeing that companies like Flipkart have made as much as 1.4 crores in day [1], one cannot doubt it’s increasing popularity. Although a large chunk of this revenue is legitimate, a sizeable chunk of this revenue is made through small sums of money (Rs.50- 4000) that were unclaimed by the consumer through mishaps of…

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    Madhur Arora on The Development of the Choice of Law Analysis in the Indian Jurisprudence

    Reading Time: 6 minutes Arbitration in India started with the old arbitration act of 1996[1]which has subsequently been amended in 2015[2]. Despite the creating and subsequent amendment of the legislation itself, arbitration in India seems to have undergone a drastic stage of confusion with regards to the international aspect of commercial arbitration. One of the key contentions in this regard exist between the law applicable to the arbitration agreement in the circumstance that the law of the seat is different than the law that governs the underlying contract.[3]Other leading international jurists have also commented on how the complications between the interpretation of the Indian act has caused havoc in the…

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    Pallavi Modi on Online Dispute Resolution – The Future of Dispute Resolution in India

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR“) as a process for resolving disputes between parties has come a long way in India. The growth and beneficial utilization of the ADR process especially within the corporate sector is noteworthy. Today when, more than three crore cases are pending in Indian courts, the ADR process has enormous prospects for application and development. Due to the growing saturation in litigation and continually improving ADR infrastructure in the country, the ADR process has reached a stage of unprecedented popularity and recognition. Since the enactment of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996(“the Arbitration Act“), various amendments have been made. The most recent development is…

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