LexisNexis Expands Data as a Service offering with OpenCorporates legal entity data

Raleigh, NC – LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of information and analytics, and OpenCorporates the largest open database of companies in the world, are today announcing a new collaboration which adds OpenCorporates legal entity data to the Nexis® Data as a Service portfolio. Big data technologies are only as effective as the data that... Continue Reading →



Introduction Arbitration is emerging as one of the popular methods due to the non-adjudicatory method of dispute resolution. However, the enforcement of arbitral awards by the courts of respective country is a very contentious issue. One of the most controversial, highly debatable and complex subject is public policy. It is one of the most commonly... Continue Reading →


This note gives an Indian perspective into third party funding in international arbitration. Introduction With increasing cross-border transactions international commercial and investment arbitrations have also increased concurrently. Though, arbitration is the more efficient and time saving procedure (as compared to litigation in domestic jurisdictions) the exorbitant costs attached with it cannot be ignored. The concept... Continue Reading →


Webinar - Defining tech fields with Advanced Patent Analytics Find out how to develop search strategies to identify previously unknown competitors. Join Gene Quinn, IPWatchdog.com, Marco Richter, LexisNexis PatentSight, and Dr. Jochen Spuck, Head of Product Development at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, as they show you how to spot new entrants to... Continue Reading →

Mere existence of an arbitration clause cannot oust the jurisdiction of the consumer forums notwithstanding the amendments made under section 8 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Mini Summary: The Supreme Court of India dismissed the review petition and held that parties cannot be forced to arbitrate in the event that alternative remedy is available to them. It was observed that the amendment in section 8 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 cannot be given such an expansive meaning and intent... Continue Reading →

Once an arbitrator is appointed, parties cannot approach the court for appointment of arbitrator under section 11(6) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, wherein appointment is made prior to amendment of the Act

Mini Summary: Under the unamended Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, once an arbitrator is appointed and entered into reference, court cannot be approached to appoint another arbitrator under section 11(6) of the Act. Only remedy available to the parties is under section 13 and section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. To view... Continue Reading →


Emergency Arbitration, often described as “Archilles Heel”1 is a procedural innovation in international arbitration to secure the assets and evidence that might otherwise be altered or lost, before the constitution of the Arbitral Tribunal. Whenever a dispute arises, the most important consideration for the parties is: how to obtain an immediate interim relief to preserve... Continue Reading →

Hear It First – Top Litigation Analytics Trends for 2018!

Register for this live 30-minute webcast to introduce our latest research - the 2018 End-of-Year Practice Area Report. The report showcases the 2018 highlights for a variety of practice areas, including: antitrust, bankruptcy, commercial, copyright, Delaware court of chancery, employment, insurance, patent, product liability, PTAB, securities, trademark, and trade secret. During the webcast, you will hear from Lex Machina's Legal... Continue Reading →

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