Aratrika Nandi

Aratrika Nandi, Associate, JSA

Aratrika specialises in Corporate Commercial laws with specific focus on Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint ventures, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Private Equity (PE) Investments and General Corporate Advisory. She has represented many domestic and foreign corporations in transactions involving cross-border acquisitions, PE investments across industries and has also worked on transactions involving FDI in the listed space. From the very beginning of her career, she has worked for various Japanese corporations and has worked on several transactions and advisory work for such Japanese corporations on their India related investments and projects.

Aratrika’ s scope of work inter alia includes advice on various legal issues relating to corporate commercial laws and regulations, conducting due diligence assignments, drafting of transaction documents, drafting and vetting of various commercial agreements. She is also involved in variety of work related to pharmaceutical and medical devices sector which inter-alia involved advisory related to various drug laws/rules/regulations and drafting of various agreements, polices related to such drug laws, clinical trials laws, laws/rules/regulations related to giving of grants/sponsorship by pharmaceutical companies.

In addition, she also has extensive experience in drafting and vetting of Commercial contracts such as Supply Contracts, EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Commissioning) contracts, O&M (Operations & Maintenance) contracts, License Agreements and Technology Transfer Agreements, etc. She has also been involved in incorporation of foreign companies’ subsidiaries in India and is involved in managing their day-to-day corporate compliance matters.

Recently in October, 2019 she was chosen to be a part of ‘Foreign Exchange Lawyers’ programme with one of the leading laws firms in Japan ‘Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu’, and was part of the their Indian practice team for a period of six weeks.

She has been practicing law since 2014. Before joining JSA, she has worked with another full-service law firm in their Corporate practice for three and a half years.

 

Memberships

Delhi Bar Association

 

Education

BA, LL. B (Business Law Hons.)

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Aratrika amongst others, cover the following: –

  • Involved in multiple investment transaction concerning foreign direct investment and private equity investments in across industries, like tourism, healthcare, information technology, etc., the work involved conducting of due diligences exercises and assisted in reviewing/drafting of share purchase agreements, share subscription and shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements and transaction closing documents;
  • Worked on corporate investigation of a pharmaceutical company in relation to a potential bribery and suspicious payments which, inter-ala, involved review of documents, conducting interviews of people having possible involvement in such transactions; incorporating the findings of forensic investigation and preparation of report;
  • Involved in an acquisition-transaction involving acquiring of majority stake by client, which one is one of the leading online travel company in India in an internet-based corporate travel management company.
  • Involved in structuring, drafting and execution of a proposed ‘asset transfer ‘transaction for a large multinational oil and gas company;
  • Regularly work on advisory, drafting of agreements and policy documents for client across sectors including healthcare and pharmaceutical, automobile manufacturing, information technology, retail, etc.