Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Our team is comprised of lawyers who have significant litigation experience in the regulatory sphere. With a focus on dispute resolution on the regulatory side, we excel in regulatory enforcement and litigation representation.

   

We regularly represent clients before regulators, their regulatory specialized tribunals such as Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Law (NCLAT), Bombay High Court, and the Supreme Court of India. We start assisting clients from the stage of providing information to regulator and also advise during the investigation, show cause notice, inquiries, settlement stage until the matter is finally resolved. We have represented the Insurance Regulator, IRDAI before the Securities Appellate Tribunal. We also represent clients in the arbitration mechanism of the Exchanges. The firm also engages in other litigation and arbitration in the area of corporate and commercial law.

    Glimpses of our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice:

  • Represented a lender against SEBI Order barring the borrower from the securities market. SAT passed an order in favour of our client by quashing SEBI’s order.
  • Advising an NBFC in dealing with issues relating to account aggregation business with RBI.
  • Representing a large company’s joint venture with a foreign insurer before IRDAI.
  • Advising minority shareholders against a MNC with a French parent that was exclusively listed on regional exchanges and decided to go for an exit offer.
  • Represented a Depository Participant against an order passed by SEBI.
  • Representing clients before SEBI/SAT with respect to a matter relating to avoidance of payment of taxes by manipulating the market.
  • Represented the insurance regulator IRDAI against certain insurers in Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT).
  • Advising and representing a premier healthcare & financial services company and its promoters against a penalty order in a matter of alleged violation of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 1992 and the Code of Conduct.
  • Representing certain listed companies under investigation for issuance of Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) abroad.
  • Representing a client in Settlement Proceedings for settling alleged violations of stock manipulation and securities fraud.
  • Representing certain Fund Managers in SEBI inquiries relating to Front Running and Insider Trading.
  • Representing a Hedge fund in a Takeover compliance.
  • Conducted Internal Investigation in a Mutual Fund for pinning liabilities for regulatory laws violations.
  • Representing a large listed company in corporate governance issues.
  • Advising certain companies for their smooth delisting.
  • Successfully represented certain listed companies in getting their names cleared from the list of Suspected Shell Companies.
  • Assisted a large corporate in clearing their eligibility to bid under IBC Process, by de-promoterisation from stock exchanges.
  • Obtaining an exemption for a promoter family trust for making an open offer under the Takeover Code.

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