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Rahul Matthan

Bangalore, India FinTech Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Rahul Matthan is a founding partner of Trilegal and one of the premier technology lawyers in India. He brings that tech experience into the FinTech space and has noted expertise in advising on the regulatory implications of new technologies. He previously served on the Technology Sub-Committee of the RBI, and has also written extensively on the topic of data privacy. He is described by a source as a "standout name in the space."
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Rahul Matthan has extensive experience advising on high-value TMT transactions in the country. He has worked with companies across sectors, from telecom majors to internet and data service providers, offering advice on regulatory matters and operational issues. Rahul’s expertise spans several sectors in the technology space including data protection, digital finance, cryptocurrencies, e-commerce, telecom, new media, platform technologies, technology acquisitions and biotech. 

Rahul has been involved in a number of policy initiatives in the TMT space, including assisting the government in preparing the country's privacy law. He has also served on the Kris Gopalakrishnan Committee on Non-Personal Data and the RBI Committee on Household Finance. He is a published author and a regular speaker across the world on matters relating to emerging technologies and the law. 

Rahul now serves on the Board of Trilegal after having served for many years on the firm’s Management Committee.

Professional Memberships

IBLJ – A List – India’s Top 100 Lawyers

ALB Asia’s Top 15 TMT Lawyers


Weekly Ex-Machina Column in HT Mint (Link of the recent column here)

The Law Relating to Computers and the Internet

Privacy 3.0 - Unlocking our Data Driven Future


Education: National Law School, Bangalore

Admissions: Bar Council of Karnataka


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