T K Vishwanathan panel to recommend reforms in arbitration law

New Delhi: Amid a push for making India a hub for international arbitration, the government has set up an expert panel led by former law secretary T K Vishwanathan to recommend reforms in the Arbitration and Conciliation Act with an aim to reduce the burden on courts.

Additional Solicitor General N Venkataraman is also part of the expert committee set up by the Department of Legal Affairs in the Union law ministry.

Law ministry additional secretary Rajiv Mani, some senior advocates, representatives of private law firms, and officials of the Legislative Department, Niti Aayog, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), railways and Central Public Works Department (CPWD) are its other members.