SUPREME COURT APPOINTS EX CJI RANJAN GOGOI AS A SOLE ARBITRATOR


    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has appointed the ex-Chief Justice of India and Rajya Sabha MP, Ranjan Gogoi as the sole arbitrator.


    A division bench has appointed Ranjan Gogoi as the arbitrator in the case of MCM Service Private Limited V. Ithalia Thai Development Public Company Limited, based on the consent of both the parties.


    Ranjan Gogoi retired as the CJI on November 17, 2019, and was nominated as a member of the parliament by the president. His acceptance to the nomination has astounded many.
    The parties to the case have accepted and assented to the appointed in apropos to the General Conditions in the Contract Agreement. And the dispute will be resolved by the Ex CJI and appointed sole arbitrator Ranjan Gogoi and the arbitral proceeding will be conducted by the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration with the seat of the arbitration in New Delhi. And the parties shall bear the fee of the arbitrator equally, stated in accordance to the order passed on January 11.