November 23, 2020
Anish has been involved in several matters advising on formulating, negotiating and implementing structures for foreign investments and acquisitions. He has advised on mergers and acquisitions, setting up of wholly owned subsidiaries, joint venture companies, software companies, special purpose vehicles, takeover code and stock exchange related matters and transactional advice. This has included recommendations on tax-efficient structures for establishing business presence in India consistent with the prevailing tax regime and the provisions of applicable double taxation agreements, conduct of business operations in India, statutory compliances required under companies act, labour laws, environmental laws, food safety and standards.
He has conducted several legal due diligence exercises in connection with matters involving acquisitions of assets, business and shares of (listed and unlisted) companies. He has worked on domestic IPO and rights issue matters and private equity transactions.
Anish has extensive experience in commercial documentation and drafting of transactional and other agreements including joint venture agreements, know how & technical collaboration / licensing agreements, shareholders agreements, share purchase agreements, business transfer agreements, non-compete agreements, escrow agreements, franchisee and distributorship agreements, agency agreements, framework agreements, channel partner agreements, end user license agreements, software development agreements, leases, leave & license agreements, agreements for built-to- suit facilities, development agreements, building & construction agreements.
On intellectual property matters, Anish has advised on licensing and assignment of intellectual property, protection of confidential information, software and data protection, and drafting of necessary agreements. In labour law matters, he has advised on employee benefit trusts, employment and service contracts, stock option schemes, voluntary retirement schemes, provident funds, gratuity and related employee benefits, and in the drafting of required documentation. In real estate matters, he has advised on title investigations and reports, purchase, leasing, sale and lease-back arrangements of commercial property and on the applicable stamp duties and registration procedures. He has taken part in matters in advising the Union Government in certain important projects on privatization of public sector undertakings.
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