Our Domestic Capital Market team advises on matters relating to IPO (Initial Public Offerings), FPO (Follow-on Pubic Issues), QIPs (Qualified Institutional Placements), OFS (Offer for Sale) with listing on Indian bourses such as NSE, BSE and MCX. Takeover of listed companies, Buyback of Shares, Delisting, Domestic Debt/Bond Issues like Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) for companies spread across various sectors.

The team has the expertise to undertake legal diligence and preparing offer documents for public offers in compliance with Indian regulations. We have represented issuer companies, promoters, merchant bankers and underwriters in various public offerings. We assist the issuer and the merchant bankers in dealing with queries raised by regulators to enable a smooth public issue and listing of shares on the bourses.

In addition to the above, we offer advice on investigations and proceedings initiated by SEBI for violation of securities market regulations and non-compliances. We offer the following services under this domain:

  • Understanding the alleged violations and market dynamics
  • Understanding the procedure or process of inquiry and taking appropriate steps to comply with them
  • Preparing replies and submissions to letters viz. Request for Information, Summons, Show Cause Notices (SCNs) etc..
  • Appearing and making representations on behalf of clients at hearings/meetings before the SEBI officials and Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT)
  • Preparing and filing appeals before SAT against the orders of SEBI
  • Briefing counsels for appearance before SEBI & SAT, where required by the client
  • Considering the nature of non-compliance or irregularities of SEBI Regulations in order to advise the client on compounding the offence by filing consent application; and
  • Preparing and filing of the consent applications before SEBI and appearing before the SEBI officials in relation to the same.