Seat v. Venue in Contemporary Arbitral Jurisprudence

6/May/2021, 5:39 PM, Authored by Hiroo Advani, Sheik Yusuf Ali & Manav Nagpal

Indian arbitration jurisprudence has undoubtedly witnessed many controversies with regard to the various facets of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (the Act). Notable controversies include the applicability of Part 1 of the Act to internationally seated arbitration agreements which began from Bhatia International v. Bulk Trading SA[1] which was finally settled by the Supreme Court in 2012 in e Bharat Aluminium Co. v. Kaiser Aluminium Technical Services Inc.[2](BALCO).