“The firm is very competitive. The partners are very learned and provide very practical advice and solutions to the client.”
– A Corporate/M&A client
Leading practice covering litigation, arbitration and white-collar crime work for top MNCs and banks
Private Equity/Venture Capital
Well-regarded private equity/venture capital transactions practice across sectors
Advising foreign investors on India entry strategy and assisting them on foreign exchange, tax and corporate law advice
End-to-end advice on corporate tax, India investments, employee benefits, and indirect tax matters
Advising on CCI approvals for proposed M&A deals and advisory work on restraints on trade
Special focus on fintech, health-tech, edu-tech, digital media, data privacy, cloud migration issues, and outsourcing to India
Banking & Finance
A historical banking and finance practice that represents top national and international banks and companies raising finance
Projects & Energy
Rich experience in a wide range of infrastructure and construction-related projects in the areas of renewable energy, roads, ports and airports
Widely regarded as one of the best firms in India for providing an array of employment law solutions
Well known for its insurance regulatory advisory capabilities and setting up insurance joint ventures
Governance & Policy
Meticulous and comprehensive advisory capabilities on governance, policy, and regulatory framework implementation
Well-established practice assisting global organizations in safeguarding their intellectual property assets (trademarks, copyrights, designs and patents) in India
The need for prudence when including arbitration clauses in agreements
Download .pdf Brief background Recent trends show an increase in the preference and popularity of arbitration as an alternative mode of dispute resolution. While, indisputably, arbitration has its merits, certain category of disputes may not be arbitrable. ...
The importance of adopting the correct approach for share valuation in India
Download .pdf In a recent ruling, the Mumbai Income-tax Appellate Tribunal (the “Mumbai Tribunal”), relying on the Tally Solutions case, has held that when the future cash flow or revenue stream projections of a private investment company are uncertain, the shares...
New RBI directions on bank acquisitions in India
Download .pdf Introduction Last month, the Reserve Bank of India (the “RBI”) introduced master directions (the “Directions”) and guidelines (the “Guidelines”) for the acquisition and ownership of shares and voting rights in banking companies. The main aim of the...
India’s Supreme Court upholds the horizontality of the fundamental Right of Freedom of Speech – implications on data privacy
Download .pdf Last month, the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court (SC) delivered an important ruling in the matter of Kaushal Kishor v. State of U.P. (Writ Petition (Criminal) No. 113 of 2016). This judgment has delved into the longstanding debate on the...
India’s Budget 2023-24: Key highlights and analyses
Download .pdf Introduction India’s Union Budget (the “Budget”) was announced on February 1, 2023, and the Finance Bill, 2023 (the “Finance Bill”) was tabled in Parliament. The Finance Bill will be discussed in Parliament before its enactment, and therefore, it...
India’s UGC seeks to allow foreign universities to set up Indian campuses
Download .pdf Recently, the University Grants Commission (the “UGC”) has published the Draft University Grants Commission (Setting up and Operation of Campuses of Foreign Higher Educational Institutions in India) Regulations, 2023 (the “Draft Regulations”) proposing...