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English Court Provides Welcome Clarification on Key Arbitral Award Issues
The decision confirms that UNCITRAL Rules do not impose a higher procedural fairness burden than the Arbitration Act and that the foreign act of state doctrine applies in arbitrations. By Oliver E. Browne The Commercial Court considered various challenges to an arbitral award under the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) in Reliance Industries Ltd and...
Update on India’s New Data Privacy Rules
Our 27 June post on the new Indian data privacy regime discussed the key provision of the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008 and its implementing regulations, the new Rules. It also considered some of the questions left unanswered by the Rules. What categories of personal data do the Rules apply to? How is the required...
India’s Comprehensive New Data Rules
Kevin Boyle and Amy Taylor contributed to this post. Vast amounts of global personal data flow through India, including as a result of its major outsourced services industry. For that reason, India’s recently adopted data privacy regulations, which implement the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008, have the potential for a profound impact on global businesses...