OP Malhotra Final CoverEarly this week, Thomson Reuters released the third edition of O. P. Malhotra’s “The Law and Practice of Arbitration and Conciliation” written by Indu Malhotra, senior advocate for the Supreme Court of India. The book launch was officiated by the Honorable Chief Justice of India, P. Sathasivam, in presence of the Honorable Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice of India along with Swarup Choudhury, managing director, Thomson Reuters India and Arvind Pachhapur, country manager, Thomson Reuters Legal business, India.

With over 350 participants comprising lawyers, advocates, law students and media, Indu Malhotra’s book is a gift to the legal community and a useful compendium for practicing lawyers and India’s courts. The book deals with many recent developments in arbitration law and the question of jurisdiction of domestic courts to entertain challenges to awards made by foreign commercial arbitrations.OP Malhotra Final Cover

As the first book by an Indian author that discusses the topic of Investment Treaty Arbitration, it provides a comprehensive overview of the Indian Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 and analysis of recent judgments delivered by the Supreme Court up to January 2014. The edition contains new and contemporary topics in arbitration, and charts the progress in India’s arbitration law, such as Investment Treaty Arbitration, Anti-Arbitration Injunctions and essential features of arbitration with relevant case law.OP Malhotra Final Cover

The book has been launched at an introductory price of INR 1800 and covers Group of Companies Doctrine, Doctrine of Prospective Overruling, and public policy as a defense in enforcement of domestic and foreign arbitral awards. There is also an analysis on the scope of judicial interference in domestic and international arbitrations.

The book launch event was well covered in press with dailies and trade press covering the event. Check out some press clippings linked below.
Dire need of professionalism in dealing with arbitration: CJI
Arbitrators need to play more active role, says CJI
Thomson Reuters presents third edition of O.P. Malhotra’s commentary
Thomson Reuters presents Third Edition of Shri O. P. Malhotra’s Commentary on “The Law and Practice of Arbitration and Conciliation” by Indu Malhotra
Chief Justice Sathasivam, J.Lodha, Fali Nariman, Zia Mody, legal biggies attend launch of OP Malhotra on arbitration
Thomson Reuters presents Third Edition of Shri O. P. Malhotra’s Commentary on “The Law and Practice of
-Arbitration and Conciliation” by Indu Malhotra