India Disputes Mumbai

Perspective on issues in Indian and cross-border transactions with particular focus on London, Singapore & The Middle East

1&2 December 2023 - In Person | Sofitel Mumbai BKC

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Join this unique 2-day conference on Indian Disputes and Arbitration and what promises to be filled with topical and up to date strategies on navigating Indian, South East Asia, Middle East & UK jurisdictions

Featuring 6 Key Sessions On The Agenda Including:

What’s next for Arbitration in India - Adhoc vs institutional arbitration?

  • India the next hub for International disputes and International commercial arbitration
  • London becoming less popular for arbitration – moving to Singapore? Making the case for revisiting having London as a seat for arbitration (and as a selected jurisdiction for litigation).
  •  Indian parties choosing foreign seat of arbitration – recent trends and law.
  • Other recent trends – Arbitration Council of India
  • Bilateral treaty arbitrations and enforcement


Discussing Insolvency in India and Cross Border

  • The implementation and effectiveness of Cross Border Insolvency
  • An overview of ever evolving insolvency regime in India
  • NCLTs and NCLATS and regime plays out in Cross Border
  • Changing legal landscape – corporate and personal guarantee in insolvency proceedings (Double dip concept – insolvency – in corporate guarantee


Reviewing the mediation in India Compared to England and Singapore

  • Bill currently being passed in India
  • Comparison between England and India and Singapore
  • Growth and significance of mediation in the commercial space in India
  • Commercial Courts Act 2015 – compulsory mediation

Identifying Recent Updates to Commercial Disputes

  • Judicial trend in commercial matters in disputes in last 2 years and whether that has changed or not in Indian law and courts and how they are evolving.
  • Forward looking on commercial landscape - how it will impact dispute market
  • Role of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms
  • Enforceability of settlement agreements

Asset Recovery and Asset Tracing

  • Importance of preliminary due diligence
  • How do you trace the money and assets
  • Fraudulent transfer of assets
  • Transfer of assets/ enforcement outside of India
  • Forensic to assist with tracking any non-compliances and asset identification

Highlighting the enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

  • Recognition and enforcement – The Public Policy Defence
  • Enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards – reciprocal territory arrangements.
  • Enforcement of actions in India – Recent trends and way forward
  • Early – stage considerations – drafting arbitral clause, seat etc.
  • State arbitration and sovereign immunity and enforcement  

Advisory Board Members

Ritin Rai SA
Ritin Rai SA Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India
7 KBW (India)
Sushmita Gandhi
Sushmita Gandhi Partner
IndusLaw (India)
Prashan Patel
Prashan Patel Partner
Grant Thornton (London)
Priyank Srivastava
Priyank Srivastava Director
Duane Morris & Selvam LLP (Singapore)
Marc Keidan
Marc Keidan Partner
Keidan Harrison (London)
Tariq Khan
Tariq Khan Registrar
IAMC Hyderabad (India)

Featuring an Exclusive Keynote Session By:

Hear from 20+ Leading Experts in Just Two Days:

Nilanjan Sinha
Nilanjan Sinha Head of Legal, India and South Asia
ICICI Bank Ltd (India)
Meenakshi Arora
Meenakshi Arora Senior Advocate
Supreme Court of India (India)
Gopal Subramanium SA
Gopal Subramanium Senior Advocate
3 Verulam Buildings (India)
Ed Palmer
Ed Palmer Director
Greyhawk (London)
Misha Partner
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (India)
Zarir Bharucha
Zarir Bharucha Managing Partner
ZBA Advocates & Solicitors (India)
Neeti Sachdeva
Neeti Sachdeva Secretary-General and Registrar
Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (India)
Sarbjit Singh Chopra
Sarbjit Singh Chopra Managing Director
Duane Morris & Selvam LLP (Singapore)
Sanjay Nambiar
Sanjay Nambiar Senior Group President & General Counsel
YES Bank (India)
Dhananjay Kumar
Dhananjay Kumar Partner
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (India)
Dr Birendra Saraf
Dr Birendra Saraf Senior Advocate
Sharan Jagtiani
Sharan Jagtiani Senior Counsel
Senior Counsel (India) and 39 Essex Chambers (England & Wales)
Rupa Lakha
Rupa Lakha Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys (London)
Ashish Chugh
Ashish Chugh Legal Principal
Baker McKenzie (Singapore)
Naief Yahia
Naief Yahia Partner
Al Tamimi & Company (Dubai)
Jansen Chow
Jansen Chow Partner
Rajah & Tann (Singapore)
Dilip Massand
Dilip Massand Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Phoenix Advisors (Dubai)
Ashish Chhawchharia
Ashish Chhawchharia Partner & Head - Restructuring Services
Grant Thornton Bharat LLP (India)

With Additional Insights From:

Tine Abraham
Tine Abraham Partner
Trilegal (India)
Sameer Abhyanker
Sameer Abhyankar Partner
Innovatus Law (India)
 Srishti Jain
Srishti Jain Managing Associate
Keidan Harrison (London)
Prateek Bagaria
Prateek Bagaria Partner
Singularity Legal (India, UAE & Singapore)
Anand Desai
Anand Desai Managing Partner
DSK Legal (India)
Amit Jajoo
Amit Jajoo Partner
IndusLaw (India)
Rajat Sethi
Rajat Sethi Partner
SNR Law (India)
Kingshuk Banerjee
Kingshuk Banerjee Partner
Khaitan & Co (India)
Zal Andhyarujina SA
Zal Andhyarujina SA Barrister
Fountain Court (London)
Sumanta Ghosh
Legasis Partners (India)
Naresh Thacker
Naresh Thacker Partner
Economic Laws Practice (India)
Rajendra Barot
Rajendra Barot Senior Partner
AZB (India)
Parveen Arora
Parveen Arora Partner
BTG Legal (India)
Neerav Merchant
Neerav Merchant Partner & Head of Disputes
Majmudar & Partners

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