Shaneen Parikh

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Partner in the Dispute Resolution Team at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Shaneen focuses on dispute resolution, including arbitration (both domestic and international), as well as corporate and commercial litigation. She has appeared in arbitrations, various regulatory forums and courts, including High Courts and the Supreme Court, across the country. Shaneen has also assisted a leading chamber of commerce in drafting its rules of arbitration, conciliation and mediation. She can be reached at shaneen.parikh@cyrilshroff.com

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Last week, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Union of India v. Hardy Exploration and Production (India) Inc[1]. The much-anticipated decision attempts to provide clarity on the venue-seat conundrum in arbitration cases — cases where an arbitration agreement fails to specify the ‘seat’ of an arbitration but does specify a ‘venue’.…
A question that has often come up since the Companies Act, 2013 (the 2013 Act) came into force is how will proceedings ongoing before the High Courts be transferred to the National Companies Law Tribunal (NCLT)? Section 434(1)(c) of the 2013 Act deals with transfer of “all proceedings” under the Companies Act, 1956[1] to the NCLT. For winding up proceedings, this provision states that only such proceedings relating to winding up, which are at a…
The Union Cabinet recently issued a press release for the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 (“2018 Bill”). The amendments which, when passed will apply to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”) are pursuant to the Srikrishna Committee Report[1] released in July, 2017 (“Report”), recommending further amendments on the back of the 2015 amendments, primarily to improve on or clarify various provisions. Key amendments approved include the following: Arbitration Council of India The Report…
Image credit: Scroll.in, September 26, 2017 This is the fourth blog piece in our series entitled “Those Were the Days”, which is published monthly. We hope you enjoy reading this as much as we have enjoyed putting this together. The world is becoming corporatised, and the time of the business owner living over his little shop are well-nigh over. The world is also becoming smaller and, as it does, a business’s reach spreads across multiple jurisdictions…