Daily Archives: August 19, 2022

India Supreme Court rules pre-litigation mediation mandatory for commercial suits

In a landmark decision, India’s Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that pre-litigation mediation is mandatory for all commercial suits initiated after India’s Commercial Courts Act of 2015. The court held that Section 12A of the 2015 Act, the enabling provision for pre-litigation mediation, is mandatory in nature. Thus, any commercial suit instituted before a commercial court under the 2015 Act… Read More »