Union Of India vs Vodafone Group Plc United Kingdom … on 7 May, 2018

1. Present matter raises important and interesting issues of law with
regard to Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement. In fact, in recent years

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there has been rapid increase in bilateral investment treaty arbitrations, but
there is limited authority on the jurisdiction and approach of National Courts
or on the nature of arbitrations under such treaties.
2. It is pertinent to mention that present suit has been filed by the
Plaintiff-Union of India against Vodafone Group Plc („VG‟), i.e., Defendant
No.1 and Vodafone Consolidated Holdings Ltd („VCHL‟), i.e., Defendant
No.2 (hereinafter referred to as “Defendants”) seeking reliefs of declaration
and permanent injunction. The prayers sought in the present suit are
reproduced hereinbelow:-

Source: Indian Kanoon

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