Mr. Govind Rishi is one of the partners of the Acumen Juris, he is alumnus of prestigious Campus law Centre, University of Delhi. He has been enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi. He has an experience of more than 10 years in litigation, arbitration and corporate consultancy including proceedings under civil laws, labour laws, company laws, intellectual property laws, business laws, arbitration, corporate laws, criminal laws and others and has served diverse industries but not limited to including manufacturing, IT service provider, real estate, infrastructure, banking, telecom, advertisement / promotional, aviation, energy, waste management, and retail.
Mr. Govind Rishi is panel advocate for Punjab National Bank and NBCC India Limited. He also heads the insolvency prctice of the firm.
Mr. Abhishek Bansal, a law graduate from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and a member of the ICSI, has 10 years of experience to his credit. He is one of the Partners of the Acumen Juris and has been enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi. He is practising in providing services in cross border investment transactions, foreign collaboration and joint ventures, negotiations and agreement drafting. He also specializes in conducting legal due diligences, drafting business and commercial agreements, advising on corporate commercial laws, capital market and security laws, India entry and global business set up services, resolving complex corporate structuring issues, rendering strategic advice and approvals under competition law. He is also practising in the newly enacted insolvency and bankruptcy law in India.
He has served for sectors including retail, logistics, hospitality, auto-ancillary, service, real estate, NBFC, IT, gems and jewellery, medicines, art fairs, defence, media, manufacturing, PSU etc.
Mr. Bansal has co-authored 5 editions of bestselling book on Companies Act 2013 published by Wolters and Kluwer. He has successfully conceptualized and created the only website on Foreign Exchange Control Laws in India i.e. www.femaindia.in.
He has also authored many articles on Corporate Laws including foreign exchange control laws, company law, stamp act, contract laws, competition laws and constitution of India on legal portal and magazines. He also acted as speaker at various forums like IICA, ICSI, ASSOCHAM, CKF, etc.
Mr. Pankaj Singla is a law graduate from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and has done his masters in law from Kyushu University, Japan. He has experience of 10+ years to his credit and specializes in multijurisdictional transactional work across various sectors, including luxury retail, medical devices and equipment, cosmetics, chemicals, defence, logistics, IT and hospitality. He has regularly advised clients on their India entry strategy, expansion and structuring, and has dealt regularly with various regulators in the country including Reserve Bank of India, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Competition Commission of India and the erstwhile Foreign Investment Promotion Board to successfully obtain various approvals and has been instrumental in ensuring compliance with the regulatory framework in India.
Apart from having strong work experience in India, Pankaj has also worked in Japan and have been part of the team advising clients on their multi-jurisdictional transactional work and day-to-day corporate legal work.
He has also to his credit the publications on “Regulation of Gifts under Indian Anti-Corruption Laws” at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s 2014 Annual Conference in Vancouver; Reforming India’s Retail and Aviation Sectors and the Opportunities for Overseas Indians” OIFC Newsletter, October, 2012; Indo Japan Trade and Investment Bulletin” Monthly Newsletter Published by Corporate Professionals (Contributed in a total of 27 monthly issues between 2012-2014) to his credit. He also held workshops on “Mergers & Acquisitions in India” in Tokyo in 2015 and 2016.
Mr. Abhishek Chaurasia is an associate member of ICSI having more than 9 years of experience. He is a research oriented professional and possesses rich and varied experience in M&A, transaction advisory and investment banking. He specializes in mergers & acquisitions – planning and implementations, domestic and cross border joint ventures – deal structuring & negotiations, financial reengineering, business modeling and has hands on experience of conceptualizing and managing more than 100 M&A transactions involving listed and unlisted companies in various sectors and industries. He also possesses a rich experience of fund raising through capital market including IPOs, SME IPOs, etc. and has advised and managed pre-IPO events followed by IPOs. Abhishek has also worked in various others SEBI related matters, such as takeover open offers, delisting of shares, SEBI’s takeover exemptions, advisory note on restructurings, prohibition of insider trading, direct listing, preferential allotments and others.
He is an alumnus of Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and Corporate Professionals Capital Private Limited [SEBI Registered (Cat -1) Merchant Banker].
Mr. Manish Dubey is a fellow member of ICAI having a rich experience in providing end-to-end solutions in direct & indirect taxation, developing and implementing financial systems, devising strategies, processes and controls, and establishing accounting functions and systems. He specializes in devising tax efficient structures, handling tax investigations and providing GST advisory. He also holds extensive record of making successful representations before various tax authorities and tribunals.
He is deeply passionate towards growing start-up sphere and has been credited with accelerating the growth of various start-ups through arranged venture capital funding and providing comprehensive taxation and financial solutions. He is also associated with various start-ups as their mentor. He has been a vocal advocate of GST laws and has been presenting his unique insights to the industry and professionals alike at numerous seminars and conferences.
Kirti is an associate member of ICSI having more than 4 years of experience. She is a research oriented professional and possesses rich and varied experience in corporate advisory in company law; foreign exchange control laws and SEBI laws, undertaking secretarial compliances, legal due diligences, secretarial audits of prominent listed companies, and representations before regulators. She possesses knowledge of formulating and implementing the company law, SEBI laws and other statutory enactments with the ability to relate theory with practice. She is also practicing in handling audit functions, defining compliance dashboards, acting as scrutiniser to shareholders meetings, and related advisory.
She is an alumini of Corporate Professionals, Advisors and Advocates and JBM Auto Ltd.