Our Practice Areas

Advisory

We advise clients on a broad range of issues relating to corporate M&A, private equity, takeover regulations, FEMA, SROs, stock and commodities exchange regulations, insider trading, norms governing securities market intermediaries, investment funds, other regulatory compliances under various finance sector regulators including SEBI and RBI. We are the forerunners of securities related advisory in the country and we extend our horizon much beyond transactional work in order to look after our clients’ interests from a long term and structural perspective.

Transactions

We have an active transactional practice and have acted on significant and complex corporate transactions. We have developed finesse for providing novel, creative and constructive solutions to simplify the complexities inherent in corporate deals in the public markets.

Disputes

Our ability to provide strategic advise on cases has won the trust and confidence of our clients. We represent and advise clients on various aspects of securities litigation and arbitration before various courts and tribunals including the Securities Appellate Tribunal. We have represented and appeared for a wide range of clients before SEBI, and appellate levels, in matters pertaining to violation of SEBI laws such as insider trading, takeovers, FUTP, CIS, gun-jumping etc.

Alternative Investment Funds

We have been one of the most active law firms in the alternative funds space in India and hold the unique distinction of having facilitated the registration of over 15 AIFs in different categories. We assist clients with their conceptualization, legal documentation and securing of registration from SEBI.

Policy Development

The firm not only facilitates its clients in navigating the law, but also frequently provides assistance to financial market regulators like the RBI, SEBI, IRDA and FMC on their financial market reform projects and policy work conducted from time to time. The firm also hosts a Securities and Financial Regulation Round Table, on an annual basis, to engage with key decision makers within regulators, financial market experts, academia and industry to discuss various issues in securities and financial laws.