It is my pleasure to introduce our guest contributor, Mr. Somasekhar Sundaresan
Practice Focus: Capital Markets, Securities Laws, Banking and Non-banking Financial Services and Mergers and Acquisition involving listed companies.
Somasekhar has extensive experience and expertise in the practice and evolution of securities laws in India. While primarily a transactional lawyer, he is intensely involved in regulatory and contentious work involving securities laws, and has been involved in some of the highly celebrated cases relating to regulatory action in the Indian securities market. He has also acted as Counsel before the Securities and Exchange Board of India (India’s SEC), the Securities Appellate Tribunal, and the Supreme Court of India in serious and high-profile securities law matters.
Prior to being in practice as a lawyer, Somasekhar was an Assistant Editor in the Business Editorial Section of The Times of India, India’s largest morning broadsheet.
Somasekhar now writes a fortnightly column on business laws titled Without Contempt in the Business Standard, the Indian affiliate of Financial Times. Somasekhar is also an active member of the Capital Markets Committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry.