Extension Lecture Series - Page 14

Event: Extension Lecture Series
Date: January 30, 2016
Speaker: Mr. Ajay Shaw, Partner, DSK Legal, Mumbai

Ajay joined DSK Legal in June 2002 and has diverse experience in the areas of Energy and Infrastructure, Corporate & Commercial Laws, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Services and Intellectual Property.

Ajay’s relevent experience in the filed includes: Advising clients on various legal and commercial issues pertaining to energy and infrastructure projects including preparing and negotiating documentation with respect to bidding process for PPP/PFI deals, consortium arrangement, project equity, project debt, EPC, O&M, Supply Contracts.; Advising clients on structuring, documenting and negotiating commercial transactions in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, reorganization, strategic alliances and joint ventures; Advising clients on matters pertaining to raising debt, acquisition of NPAs, debt restructuring, external commercial borrowings, securitization and asset reconstruction.; Conducting legal due diligence for various clients on large public and private companies in diversified fields; Assisting clients in preparing and negotiating diverse documents including inter alia documents for private equity deals, joint venture agreements, business/share acquisition documents, documentation related to capital markets, documents for raising debt and security documents, technology and intellectual property license agreements, services agreements, marketing and distributorship agreements, manufacturing agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-compete agreements, voting trust agreements, escrow agreements; Providing advice on diverse corporate and other laws including, corporate law, exchange control regulations, securities law, and competition law; Advising on matters pertaining to FIIs, mutual funds, venture capital funds and NBFCs; Advising on strategies pertaining to creation, exploitation and protection of IP, including global strategy for protecting and managing IP/ Brands for enhanced valuation.

Ajay has various publications on diverse subjects to his credit including publications in the Economic Times, Hindu Business Line, international journals and websites.

Ajay has been lecturing at various fora including University of Pune, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Centre for Civil Society (CCS); Xaviers Institute of Management, Mumbai.

Ajay is alumunus of ILS Law College, Pune. His professional membership includes the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa.  

Event: Extension Lecture Series
Date: January 23, 2016
Speaker: Mr. Rajiv Choubey, Vice President & Company Secretary of Vedanta Limited
Topic: Practical aspects of Laws affecting Mining and Metal companies

Mr. Rajiv Choubey is Vice President and Company Secretary of Vedanta Limited. In the past, he has worked for Companies including Maruti Suzuki, Hindustan Tin Works Ltd., U.P. Export Corporation Ltd., and Delton Cables Ltd. New Delhi.

Mr. Rajiv has been working for last 18 years in various capacities including In-House Legal Counsel and Company Secretary in field of Corporate Laws, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Laws, Corporate Governance, Commercial Laws, International Trade Laws, Joint Ventures, Environment related laws, Electricity related issues, Industrial & Labour Laws, Economic laws-Excise & Customs, FDI Policy, Foreign Trade Policy, in bound & out bound investment laws of India. 

Mr. Rajiv’s educational and professional qualification include LLB from University of Delhi; LL.M. from Kurukshetra University, Company Secretarship (ACS) from Institute of Companies Secretaries of India, Diploma in International Trade & Business Laws from Indian Society of International 
Law, New Delhi, Diploma in Corporate Laws & Management from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi 
and B.Com from University of Allahabad.