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Future Group-Amazon legal tussle: What are the challenges ahead

Experts share their insights on the enforceability of SIAC's interim order in India and the legal options before the players, namely Future group, Amazon and Reliance Retail

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Experts say Amazon would first have to prove its locus standi, which will be a huge hurdle since it is not a shareholder in any of the parties in the case to be able to challenge the Future Group-Reliance Retail deal in the NCLT

Sudipto Dey New Delhi
The legal battle for Future group’s retail business seems to be headed for the Indian shores. This follows an interim order by Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) to put the Rs 27,000 crore retail deal between Reliance Industries and Future Group on hold. Experts share their insights on the enforceability of this order in India and the legal options before the players, namely Future group, Amazon and Reliance Retail.

What are the legal challenges in the enforcement of an interim international arbitration order?

India is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards,

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First Published: Oct 27 2020 | 6:10 AM IST

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