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$1.2-bn arbitration award: Cairn, govt discuss long-term capital gains tax

Company will invest in India, but looking for 'acceptable solution' to tax dispute

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The government is likely to go ahead and appeal against the arbitration award by a Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague before March 21, indicated finance ministry officials

Dilasha SethJyoti Mukul New Delhi
During a series of hectic talks between Cairn Energy and the Indian government over the $1.2-billion arbitration award in favour of the former last week, a slew of options was proposed by the two sides, including computation of capital gains and participation in the Vivad se Vishwas (VsV) dispute resolution scheme. 

The government is likely to go ahead and appeal against the arbitration award by a Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague before March 21, indicated finance ministry officials.

Cairn Energy Plc on Sunday said it was hopeful that an acceptable solution to its tax dispute with the Indian government could

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First Published: Feb 22 2021 | 12:50 AM IST

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