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Thankful for the pool of exciting opportunities that 2022 came with and hope for an even better 2023.
|Dun & Bradstreet acquires rights in Credochain; former senior executive from Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services joins it as a Co-founder|
The advisory and transactions team consisted of Ms Kritika Krishnamurthy, Partner and Ms Kavya Awasthi, Associate at AK & Partners. The team advised Credochain for the smooth induction of Mr Vikas Jain as its COO by providing end-to-end documentation, aligning paperwork for legal compliances and also assisted Credochain in Dun-Bradstreet’s acquisition of rights in Credochain.Reeudo, a fintech in foreign remittance raises first angel round of fund investment
AK & Partners advised and represented Reeudo Forex for their seed fund investment round and assisted in obtaining registration from RBI. The advisory and transactions team consisted of Mr Anuroop Omkar, Partner and Ms Lidia Kharmih, Associate at AK & Partners.
Navia Lifecare, a health tech raises funds in a Series-A investments round
AK & Partners advised and represented Navia Lifecare in their Series- A round of equity investment. The advisory and transactions team consisted of Mr Anuroop Omkar & Ms Kritika Krishnamurthy, Partners and Mr Sanyam Kohli, Associate at AK & Partners.
|Our Partner Anuroop Omkar addressed 300+ foreign investors, private equity funds, MNCs and advisors in London, United Kingdom on foreign investment opportunities in India, the regulatory challenges, current developments and future aspirations and opportunities for international partners.|
Our Partner Kritika Krishnamurthy spoke at the hub of third-party funding of the common law world- the United Kingdom at Informa Connect India Disputes Conference. Ms Krishnamurthy addressed foreign investors, funds and advisors looking East towards India on the use case for third-party funding in the country.
Our Partner Kritika Krishnamurthy was invited as a Power Speaker for BW Legal 40 under 40 Summit and Awards 2022.
|Awards & Recognition|
|Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2022 has featured AK & Partners as the only Indian firm as the ‘Firm to Watch’ for ‘Financial Service Regulatory’ practice in India. The journey has just begun and is sweeter thanks to the continued support of our clients. Cheers to the team!|
AK & Partners has been recognized as the ‘Top Law Firm’ in Banking/Finance, Capital Markets and Securities Law by Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2021 (Below 10 Years category).Who’s Who Legal in its Commercial Mediation Report 2022 has recognised our Partner Anuroop Omkar as a Leading Individual globally.
Our Partner Anuroop Omkar has been recognized as the Recommended Commercial Mediator 2022 by Who’s Who Legal.
|Appointments & Social Engagements|
|Our Partner Anuroop Omkar met Hon’ble Mr Virendra Sharma, Member of Parliament of House of Commons, London Labour – Ealing, Southall and Mr Mel Carvill, the non-executive director of Home Credit. Mr Omkar, Mr Sharma and Mr Carvill spoke at length to each other on the present negotiation landscape, free trade opportunities in India and what the future of doing business in India looks like.|
Our Partner Anuroop Omkar met Shri Jayanta Kumar Dash, Executive Director [Department of Regulation (Conduct and Operations Division)] at Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Mumbai. Mr Omkar took this opportunity to congratulate the visionary mind of Shri J.K. Dash behind RBI recommendations on Digital Lending that would certainly reshape the future of #fintech in India.Our Partner Anuroop Omkar met Shri Ananta Barua, Whole Time Member with the SEBI. Mr Omkar took this opportunity to extend his greetings to Shri Ananta Barua for his significant role and vision in developing the framework for the Issue and Listing of Debt Securities, Alternative Investment Funds and Municipal Bonds. Mr Omkar firmly believes that it is important to strike a balance between mediation, third-party lending as AIFs and SCORES to achieve an inclusive future for alternative dispute resolution in the securities market in India.
|Our Partner, Mr Anuroop Omkar has recently been featured in an interview series published by BW Businessworld on Top Law Schools of India as an alumnus of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.|
Our Partner Anuroop Omkar recently wrote for the United Nations. Read the complete opinion on Conflict Coaching as a Leadership Skill in the 6th edition of the Mediation Newsletter titled ‘Mediating around the World’ by the Office of the Ombudsman for United Nations Funds and Programs.Shreyas Mehrotra, Head of Dispute Resolution practice talks about the need for lucid and pragmatic changes to the existing international commercial arbitration regime to make the GIFT City #IFSC #ADR facility a sought-after dispute resolution destination in Asia in this article published by The Economic Times.
Anuroop Omkar, our partner talks about how GIFT City IFSC #ADR facility has the potential to become a benchmark for #internationalarbitration and #mediation at all other institutional ADR centres in India in this SCC Online Blog.
|AK & Partners shares AKP Insights on the Union Budget- 2023|
Anuroop Omkar, our partner speaks about the future of CBDC, fintech and digital banking in light of Budget 2022 announcements and other crystal ball predictions. Read more of this interview at Conventus Law.
Kritika Krishnamurthy discusses the RBI report on Benchmarking India’s Payment Systems and other contentious issues like MDR, investigation of digital assets and recent guidelines on credit cards and their impact on fintech.
In the latest interview with Conventus Law, our Head of Dispute Resolution practice Shreyas Mehrotra shares his opinion on the Vijay Madanlal judgment, the offence of money laundering and the laws relating to it in India. To read the entire article, click here.
AK & Partners develops AKP- Mondaq Guide on ‘Secured Lending in India.’
AKP Handbook on ‘Changing Paradigms of FEMA in India’ covers all the insights on foreign investment regimes in India.
|Our top read articles in 2022|
|5 things to know before facing the Enforcement Directorate under the PMLA, 2002|
The Vijay Madanlal Judgment- A new era for the PMLA?
Reverse Burden of Proof under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
WhatsApp Pay ‘Tying’ Case – At a Glance
Taxation of Virtual Digital Assets
Linking Payment Aggregators to Digital LendingAnswering all your questions on the recent Personal Digital Data Protection Bill- Part II
Answering all your questions on the recent Personal Digital Data Protection Bill- Part I
SEBI, Start-ups & Valuation for IPOs: Part III OF III
SEBI, Start-ups & Valuation for IPOs: Part II OF III
SEBI, Start-ups & Valuation for IPOs: Part I OF III
Policy Reforms in Supporting Green Bonds
Home » Banking & Finance » India » India – As The Previous Financial Year Wraps Up With The Union Budget For 2023 Being Tabled, Here Is A Glimpse Of All That Happened At AK & Partners In The Previous Financial Year.