Launch of the Study Report: ‘Assessment of Commercial Dispute Resolution in South India’

Event Start Date:
June 20, 2017
Event End Date:
June 20, 2017
Event Venue:
International Law Center, 61-63, Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai 600 004

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Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) in association with ASSOCHAM TN, the British Deputy High Commission, Chennai, and Surana & Surana International Attorneys will release the study Assessment of Commercial Dispute Resolution in South India’ at 4 pm on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The event will be held at the International Law Center, 61-63, Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai 600 004. The launch will be followed by an interactive session on ‘The Road Ahead for Commercial Dispute Resolution’.

Honourable Justice Dr Anita Sumanth, Madras High Court, will be the chief guest. Dr Alexander Evans OBE, the British Deputy High Commissioner to India, will release the report.

 

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 4 PM

Venue: International Law Center, 61-63, Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai 600 004.


 

A Brief of the Study

Indian dispute resolution arena is witnessing significant developments with the Central Government’s steadfast commitment to discouraging litigation and encouraging companies to take up alternate dispute resolution systems. In this context, CPPR with the support of the British Deputy High Commission, Chennai, took up the initiative to assess the dispute resolution scenario in India with specific focus on the three southern states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The initiative aims to assist the governments and industries in developing right strategies for promoting dispute resolution practices in India. As a leading policy think-tank, CPPR aims to shape policies in this area to develop India as a major destination for investments and dispute resolution. Further, as a long-term commitment to strengthening dispute resolution, CPPR trained more than 50 professionals in commercial dispute resolution.

We believe this report will be the reference point for future discourses on commercial dispute resolution. We acknowledge the support of the Ministries of Commerce and Industry, State Governments of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, ADR centres, chamber bodies and ADR practitioners in successfully completing the project.

 

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