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Niharika Shukla is an Associate in the Disputes Resolution Practice at the Noida office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Niharika focuses on litigations and arbitrations emanating from complex contractual and corporate commercial disputes. She can be reached at

International Regime

A three judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in its recent judgment dated April 27, 2022, in Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited v. M/s Discovery Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. & Anr.[1], while deciding on a challenge to an interim award on the ground that the arbitral tribunal failed to apply the group of companies doctrine, has held that a non-signatory company within a group of companies can be held bound to an arbitration agreement.Continue Reading Hon’ble Supreme Court Follows the International Regime: Upholds Group of Companies Doctrine in Arbitration