Cairn Energy secures French court order to seize 20 Indian govt properties – The Hindu BusinessLine

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Recovery is part of a $1.7-billion arbitration award over reversed retrospective tax demand

Britain’s Cairn Energy Plc has secured a French court order to seize about 20 Indian government properties in France to recover a part of the $1.7-billion arbitration award, sources said on Thursday.

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An arbitration panel had in December ordered the Indian government to return $1.2 billion-plus interest and penalty to Cairn Energy after reversing a retrospective tax demand.

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With the Indian government not honouring the award, Cairn Energy has moved in multiple jurisdictions overseas to recover the amount due by seizing Indian government assets.

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