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Arbitration SKAA has acted in complex international arbitrations and high-value domestic arbitration. Some recent examples of our experience include: 1. Representing the claimant in a Stockholm seated arbitration, administered by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), in a multi-jurisdictional shareholder dispute under Swedish law. 2. Representing an English merchant bank in a London-seated arbitration, administered by the ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC), against respondents in the Middle East and India in a dispute arising from a trade finance facility governed by English law. 3. Representing Russian and Cypriot claimants in a bilateral investmenttreaty arbitration (BIT) under the India-Russia and India Cyprus BITs, administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague (PCA), against the Republic of India in a dispute arising from spectrum allocation in the telecommunications sector. 4. Representing a Dutch claimant under the Netherlands-Uzbekistan BIT in post-award proceedings held under the aegis of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). 5. Representing a leading European electrical parts manufacturer in an international commercial arbitration seated in India concerning disputes with their Indian joint-venture partner. 6. Representing a marquee listed Indian hotel chain in a domestic ad hoc arbitration seated in Delhi arising from disputes related to the enforcement of post closure obligations under a share purchase agreement. 7. Representing a claimant in a London-seated arbitration, administered by the ICC, against a leading American aeronautics corporation. 8. Representing a well known Indian pharmaceutical retail company in a domestic commercial arbitration arising from the fraudulent breach of a services contract by the Respondent, involving a complex analysis of financial trails. 9. Representing Respondents in a Delhi seated arbitration arising from the restructuring of a leading Indian export house, involving questions of the valuation of privately held securities and the incidence of taxation. 10. Representing one of the largest privately held Indian conglomerates against the Indian subsidiary of a premier international sports and fitness brand in a dispute regarding the inclusion of Covid-19 related restrictions within the scope of the force majeure clause agreed between the parties.
Litigation Some recent instances of our commercial litigation cases include: 1. Representing a clutch of Mauritian, Indian, and Middle-Eastern companies in a tortious liability claim against one of the largest Mauritian conglomerates before the Supreme Court of Mauritius. 2. Representing a premier UAE bank in execution proceedings before courts in India for the enforcement of a judgment passed by the Dubai Court of First Instance under the Indian regime for the enforcement of foreign decrees. 3. Representing Raymond Limited, one of India's largest textile corporations, in multiple commercial cases before judicial forums across India. 4. Representing Spotify India in multiple disputes before judicial forums across India. 5. Representing an English merchant bank in insolvency proceedings arising from guarantee obligations executed by Indian Corporations to secure a finance facility extended to a UAE-based corporation. 6. Representing a wholly owned subsidiary of an Italian corporation in writ proceedings against the arbitrary imposition of levies by the government department in charge of labor welfare. 7. Representing ITTA, India's largest association of tourist transporters, in writ proceedings before various Indian High Courts seeking a waiver of statutory levies on account of restrictions imposed during the Covid 19 pandemic. 8. Representing Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd in one of the first personal guarantee insolvency proceedings under the Indian Insolvency Code. 9. Representing EIH Limited in enforcement proceedings relating to a domestic arbitration award before the Delhi High Court. 10. Representing award debtors in proceedings challenging an arbitral award before the Delhi High Court, resulting in the resolution of the dispute at a significantly discounted settlement value.
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