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He is a Commerce Graduate, a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), and an Insolvency Professional registered under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code of India.
An Insolvency Professional, Financial & Strategic Adviser to Corporates with a rich, extensive indigenous experience of over 2 decades, Mr. Bhatia is the head of the Firm’s Insolvency, Resolution & Bankruptcy Practice.
A seasoned professional practitioner, accredited for his profound expertise in the Insolvency Framework of the country, he also possesses rich exposure in different industry verticals particularly in the areas of Financial Restructuring, Taxation (Direct & Indirect Taxes), Audit & Assurance, Banking & Finance, Business Valuation etc.
His ability to think through a proposition with a 360-degree perspective coupled with an amazing balance of financial, legal and business understanding, makes him a revered professional. He is compassionate and carries an affable persona which makes working with him a very pleasant experience.
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Mr. Ganesh Chugh is a Banking & Finance Specialist Lawyer, with an expansive career spanning over Four Decades. He holds a Law degree from Delhi University and is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. Prior to joining Factum Legal as an Associate Partner, he has also worked with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co as a consultant for over 5 years and as an Independent Consultant for several years.
He is a Specialist Consultant for the legalities involved and matters pertaining to Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Mr Chugh is an eminent lawyer, accredited for his pragmatic approach, commercial awareness and an intricate knowledge of Foreign Exchange & Banking laws.
His avid curiosity and zeal for learning have led him to ace in an industry with frequently changing dynamics. He is a keen analyst with exceptional relationship management skills and abilities in liaising with Government Regulatory authorities, RBI, Banks, Financial Institutions and other external agencies.
An expert in Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and its regulations, he renders advisory and consultations for matters like FDI approvals; Compounding of FEMA cases, Establishment of place of business in India by Non-resident entities and banks, Acquisition of Property in India by Non-residents, PPIs, Current and Capital Account Transactions under FEMA, Import and Export of Goods and Services etc.
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Mr. Chugh has worked with RBI for over 11 years, where he held several positions such as Manager in the Foreign Exchange Dept & Assistant Manager, NBFC. His stint at the RBI has led him to develop an unparalleled in-depth knowledge and an extensive experience in various Banking and Regulatory Laws including those relating to Foreign Exchange Management & Non-Banking Financial Companies. His core competencies lie in FDI, ECBs, ODI, NRE, FCNR Accounts, NRE, NRO Accounts, LRS and NBFC related issues.
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He is a law graduate from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University and is also a qualified Company Secretary. He is also enrolled as a member of Bar Council of Delhi, Delhi High Court Bar Association
Mr. Rishi Sood is a partner of Factum Legal and a member of the Litigation and Disputes Resolution Group of the Firm. He is a sagacious & scholarly litigator, who is much sought-after for his strategic, innovative and holistic legal solutions to the clients.
Mr. Sood has a rich and varied experience of over 10 years. His extensive arbitration, mediation and litigation experience encompasses matters such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Contracts, Corporate & Commercial Disputes, Mediation and Negotiations, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Insolvency law litigation etc.
He firmly believes in combining innovation with knowledge and experience, to come up with pragmatic strategy and solutions for the clients. He is known for his combative persuasiveness and cogent negotiation.
He is known for his sharp legal acumen and voracious argumentative skills. He has represented in many high profile commercial matters and what sets him apart is his confident argument and persuasion in the courtroom.
He has been involved in several reported judgements of the Hon’ble High Court, Supreme Court, NCLT, NCLAT
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Mr. Akash Gupta is a Senior Associate of the firm. He is a Law Graduate and a Fellow Member of the ICSI.
With over 8-years of experience, he specialises in Corporate laws, Mergers & Acquisitions and Legal & Secretarial Compliances of Corporates & LLPs.
Having undertaken various mergers, he has developed a profound understanding of the M&A Regulatory mechanisms. He is responsible for drafting of scheme of arrangements & amalgamations and other related transactional documents, compliance of all regulatory requirements related to mergers including securing necessary approvals, doing statutory filings etc.
As a Company Secretary, Mr. Gupta undertakes Secretarial Assurance services of several corporates, acts as a Scrutinizer under the Companies Act, 2013, is responsible for Regulatory filings under Companies Act, counsel clients to adhere with the statutory compliances etc.
His core competencies also extend to Incorporation of companies, setting up of Foreign Subsidiaries in India including handling RBI and FEMA Compliances for dealing with issue of shares to foreign body corporates etc.
He holds a significant experience in liaisoning with various Regulatory authorities such as ROC, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, NCLT etc.
Mr. Gupta has been an integral part of the firm since its inception and his expertise and extensive experience, helps the firm to provide a One-Stop Corporate Compliance Solutions to our clients.
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Ms. Deepika Sharma is a Senior Associate, associated with the General Corporate Advisory Team of the firm. She is a Law Graduate and a member of ICSI. She also holds a Master of Business Laws (MBL) from NLSIU, Bangalore & has earned a Master’s Degree in IPR Laws from IGNOU and undergone certificate courses on intellectual property right laws from World Intellectual Property Organization. In addition to dispute resolution, Deepika’s focus area is corporate-commercial law and undergoing diploma course in Law and Practice of Arbitration from National Law University, Delhi. She is also enrolled as a member of the esteemed Bar Council of Delhi.
Ms. Sharma possesses more than 8 years of experience which covers extensive Corporate Law Advisory in diverse matters relating to Company Law, Securities Law, Foreign Exchange Regulations, complex transactions involving Trademarks, Patents, Corporate & Commercial Drafting, Due Diligence and Research on diverse legal issues.
She is adept at a wide array of matters and has provided various legally sound advices ranging from drafting intricate agreements like Share Purchase Agreements, Sale & Purchase Agreements, various commercial agreement, Memorandum and Articles of Association etc. Her astute understanding of the numerous facets of Corporate Law ensure that companies are compliant from a legal and commercial perspective. She is innovative and methodical in her approach for providing value added services to the clients and has been instrumental in the overall development of the firm since its inception.
She regularly pens down articles on the ongoing Legal & Regulatory issues, to educate on the impact of the said regulations on various stakeholders. She has also assisted in writing a book on Companies Act, 2013 titled “Companies Act, 2013 –Impact on Foreign Companies in India published by CCH.
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Ms. Swati Garg, a Fellow Member of the ICSI has to her credit 7-8 years of experience in Stock Exchange and SEBI compliances and Corporate Restructuring matters.
She has been an integral part of the firm since its inception and is presently involved in handling Secretarial and Legal Compliance of Companies (both listed and unlisted public companies), counselling clients on their primary & Secondary Stock Market compliances, handling functions like issuing & listing of shares, Debentures, Convertible Warrants, etc.
Ms. Garg possesses an in-depth knowledge on Winding-up and Liquidation matters, having successfully undertaken several projects for the clients.
Her profound knowledge on various SEBI related legislatures & regulations such as the SEBI Takeover Code, regulations on Listing Obligations & Disclosure Requirements (LODR), Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements (ICDR) etc., enables her to provide sound advice & solutions to clients.
She is a keen analyst with the exceptional relationship, management skills & abilities in liaising with various regulatory authorities & Tribunals such as SEBI, various Stock Exchanges, NCLT etc.
Prior to joining Factum Legal, she worked with Pan India Corporation Ltd., where she handled Secretarial and legal compliances and Corporate Restructuring matters.
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