The Fundamentals of International Legal Business Practice

15 Feb 2017

Trident Hotel, Nariman Point

Session information

International commercial arbitrations in India - the road not taken
Trident Hotel, Nariman Point


Asia Pacific Regional Forum (Lead)
Young Lawyers' Committee (Lead)


The panel will discuss: (a) the amendments to India’s Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and its impact on India as a seat for international arbitrations; (b) comparative discussion on arbitrations seated in India with those seated in London/Singapore/etc.; (c) ad-hoc arbitration process in India (whether suitable for international arbitrations); and (d) arbitration institutions active in India (foreign administered LCIA and SIAC arbitrations and Indian institutions like MCIA and others).

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Sheila Ahuja Allen & Overy, Singapore, Singapore


Sunil Abraham Cecil Abraham & Partners, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; LPD Council Member
Steven Lim 39 Essex Chambers, Singapore, Singapore
Vikram Nankani Senior Advocate, Mumbai, India
Nish Shetty Clifford Chance LLP, Singapore, Singapore
Angeline Welsh Essex Court Chambers, London, England; Co-Chair, IBA Arb40 Subcommittee