Nishith Desai Associates

TMT Department

India
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What the team is known for Maintains an impressive reputation as a leading practice in transactional and regulatory TMT. Furnishes advice on matters including joint ventures and investments, data protection, e-commerce and telecoms regulatory issues. Additionally advises government entities on fintech and crypto-assets work. E-commerce companies, IT software providers and online gaming providers constitute a core client base. Active in tax issues pertaining to computing and convergence of the Internet of Things.

Work highlights Advised Unocoin, India’s leading digital asset company, on various regulatory aspects and a writ petition in the High Court challenging the initiation of regulatory proceedings in connection with a kiosk machine that proposed to allow sale and purchase of crypto-assets.

Notable practitioners

Gowree Gokhale is known throughout the market for her considerable knowledge and experience advising on online gaming-related matters. She is also sought after by clients for her proficiency in handling e-commerce, data protection and security issues.

Vaibhav Parikh focuses upon transactional work in the TMT space, leading the firm's M&A and private equity practice. He frequently advises both international and domestic clients on key mandates in the technology sector.