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New article on ‘Transnational Contracts and their Performance during the COVID-19 Crisis: Reflections from India’

Published in the BRICS Law Journal by Dr Saloni Khanderia, Associate Professor – OP Jindal Global University, India; and Visiting Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Johannesburg.   The outbreak of the COVID-19 or the coronavirus disease 2019 has severely impacted the performance of several contracts across the globe. In some situations, the outbreak […]

New article on ‘The ascertainment of the applicable law in the absence of choice in India and South Africa: a shared future in the BRICS’

Written by Saloni Khanderia Associate Professor Saloni Khanderia (Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India) recently published a new paper in the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal on ‘The ascertainment of the applicable law in the absence of choice in India and South Africa: a shared future in the BRICS’. The article […]

Dr Jan De Bruyne presents on ‘Regulating Artificial Intelligence in the European Union: Legal and Ethical Aspects’.

Dr Jan De Bruyne presented a paper at the Research Seminar Series at the School of Law, the University of Queensland, Australia discussing ‘Regulating Artificial Intelligence in the European Union: Legal and Ethical Aspects’ on 17 April 2020. Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an area of strategic importance and a key driver of economic development. […]

The COVID pandemic: Time to ‘ramp-up’ India’s conflict of law rules in matters of tort? (by Kashish Jaitley, Niharika Kuchhal and Saloni Khanderia)

Research demonstrates that the permanent income loss for the Asia-Pacific region, including India, from the impact of COVID-19 to be $620 billion as of March 24, 2020. It is undeniable that the pandemic has not only resulted in the loss of human health and life but has also adversely affected the Indian economy. A United […]

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CLEARS THE MURKINESS SURROUNDING THE TERMS ‘VENUE’, ‘SEAT’ AND ‘PLACE’

By Tasha Joseph The confusion between ‘place’, ‘seat’ and ‘venue’ in International Commercial Arbitration cases was put to rest in the recent judgment of the Supreme Court in Union of India v. Hardy Explorations And Production(India) Inc.1. The decision was given by a three-judge bench which unanimously passed the decision that ‘seat’, ‘venue’ and ‘place’ […]

New article on The Hague judgments project: assessing its plausible benefits for the development of the Indian Private International Law

Written by Saloni Khanderia Associate Professor Saloni Khanderia (Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India) recently published a new paper in the Commonwealth Law Bulletin, titled The Hague judgments project: assessing its plausible benefits for the development of the Indian Private International Law.  Read more…