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Bharucha & Partners

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Building a solid reputation in this area through a robust workload. Creditable niche acting on regulatory issues relating to alleged SEBI infractions, including before the Supreme Court. Takes on more conventional engagements such as IPOs and the delisting of NCDs.

Strengths

Market respondents acknowledge the group's securities expertise.

Work highlights

Represented Diageo in its appeal against a SEBI order directing it to pay additional amounts to minority shareholders.

Notable practitioners

Alka Bharucha is a key contact.

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Overview

We advise on equity and debt public issues and private placements and also matters
of securities law. Our lawyers’ expertise in understanding the nuances of the legal and
regulatory regime, and also in hearings before regulators, is recognised and appreciated.
The Firm has advised and represented issuers and intermediaries on primary and secondary
offerings including initial public offers, qualified institution placements, and rights issues in
the equity market as well as debt issues. In addition, the Firm has acted and is acting, on
private and publicly placed debt. Our sector experience includes telecom, manufacturing,
logistics, energy, banks, roads, financial technology, and non-banking financial companies.
One of the Firm’s strengths is structuring and executing innovative deals and the Capital
Markets and Securities Law Practice is proud to have advised on structured products and
complex securities issued through private placement and otherwise.
We have also advised listed companies and securities market intermediaries on registrations
with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and matters of compliance including
issues with respect to insider trading, price manipulation, and front running. In the course
of our securities litigation practice, we regularly appear before SEBI and the Securities
Appellate Tribunal and also in appeal before the Supreme Court of India.

Members

Bharucha, Alka (Head of Department)

Achuthan, Ajai

Bharucha, Justin

Dutt, Vishnu

Sharma, Rohit

Capital Markets Department

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Department location

13th Floor, Free Press House

Free Press Journal Marg

Nariman Point

Mumbai

Maharashtra

India

400 021

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