Supreme Court on the reference of non-signatory foreign company to its Indian affiliate’s arbitration

In this post, Ramachandran (3rd yr, RMLNLU) discusses the reason relying on which, the Apex court recently denied the application of 'Group companies' doctrine in Reckitt Benckiser case. He also analyses how it was a missed opportunity for the court to deal with one of the least discussed issues relating to reference of non-signatories to an arbitration.