Securities Law

Commercial transactions involving listed Indian companies often poses complex legal issues under the Indian securities regulations – our attorneys specialise in solving and navigating such issues. We have extensive knowledge and experience in advising domestic as well as foreign acquirers looking to invest in Indian listed companies. Our domain experts have been legal advisors to and led some of the most challenging commercial transactions relating to private equity investments and exits, merger & acquisition (domestic as well as cross-border), business and asset transfers, court governed arrangements and business re-structuring, involving listed Indian companies.

How we help

  • Transactional and structuring advise: End to end legal support right from structuring to execution of a transaction dealing with Indian listed companies.
  • Specialised legal advise: We specialise in providing legal advisory to clients on complex securities laws issues, including, merger and amalgamation regulations, takeover control regulations, listing and disclosure norms in India, regulations dealing with issuance of capital, insider trading norms, delisting norms etc., as applicable to Indian listed companies.
  • Representation before the Indian securities market regulator: We also have vast experience in making representations and engaging with the securities market regulator of India so as to provide relevant and insightful advice to our clients.
  • ‘UPSI cleansing/diligence’: We assist Indian listed companies, shareholders of such companies and investors in carrying out diligence exercise focused on evaluation of possession of unpublished price sensitive information from the perspective of Indian insider trading regulations in India.


Type of clients?
  • Foreign and domestic investors (we have advised numerous PIPE funds as well as strategic investors in the past);
  • Indian listed companies and their subsidiaries; and
  • Promoters, shareholders and board of directors of Indian listed companies; etc.
  • Type of transactions?
  • Public M&A, takeover offers and buy-outs;
  • Schemes of mergers and amalgamations;
  • Business transfers / asset transfers involving Indian listed companies and their subsidiaries; and
  • Re-structuring and delisting of Indian listed companies; etc
  • Regardless of your objectives, we will assist in your pursuit of strategic growth opportunities.