UNCITRAL endorses Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts 

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”) has endorsed Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts (“Hague Principles”).  This decision was taken by UNCITRAL in its Forty-eighth session at Vienna( 29 June to 16 July 2015).Read More »

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Enclave-tion: It’s official!

by Sujoy Sur

At the stroke of midnight, as the clock struck 12, on the 31st of July 2015, a few more people in the already independent countries of India and Bangladesh tasted the air of legal and political independence. In a post earlier, we had in detail discussed about the issue of India-Bangladesh land border dispute with respect to enclaves; an issue which culminated on the 31st of July with the agreement finally becoming official. 14,000 people who were de-jure a part of Bangladesh were not in all capacities a part of India, factually and legally. These 14,000 people are spread over 51 enclaves which belonged to Bangladesh earlier and have become a part of India now. With respect to Bangladesh, there are about 37000, spread over in 111, enclaves who have now become a part of Bangladesh, factually and legally.Read More »