Bhargavi Ravi

Bhargavi Ravi, Senior Associate, JSA

Bhargavi’s key area of focus is corporate law and includes the spectrum of advising and assisting clients from incorporation, India entry, and strategic alliances to navigation of new areas of law. She also Her advises companies on day-to-day operations and compliances and assists in Mergers and Amalgamations, Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions. Bhargavi also advises on family settlements and private client matters as well as strategy for structuring of business with specific IP goals. She is proficient in English and French and has a working knowledge of Tamil. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Intellectual Property Law.

 

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
  • Chennai International Centre

 

Publications

  • Software in a White Coat: Governing Software under Medical Devices Laws – Handbook on Venture Capital 2020 (by Venture Intelligence, with JSA)
  • Contributor to JSA’s COVID-19 blog
    • SEBI takes steps to make short selling harder
    • Corporate Expenditure on COVID-19 to count as eligible CSR expenditure
    • COVID and Section 144
  • (Cited in) Battle against counterfeit medical devices by Raelene Kambli
  • Intellectual Property Rights and the Fashion Industry: An International Perspective (Ambedkar Law University Journal (ALUJ))
  • Intellectual Property Rights and the Economic Impact of their Intangibility (Current Tamil Nadu Cases (CTC) Part 4 dated 3rd December 2014)
  • The Case Against Human Gene Patenting (Current Tamil Nadu Cases (CTC) Part 2 Dated 14th January 2015)

 

Education

  • B.A. B.L (Hons)
  • M.L (Intellectual Property Law)

 

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Tamil

Private Equity Investments

Veritas Finance Private Limited in receiving investment from CDC Group Plc and Lok Capital Growth Fund

 

Significant Corporate Advisory

  • Forensic investigations in a large listed company based out of South India.
  • Curatio Health Care (I) Private Limited in its brand acquisitions.
  • A leading listed pharmaceutical company in brand acquisition and joint venture management.
  • Advisory on setting up a family trust for a leading Indian promoter.
  • Advisory on family settlement to a promoter group.
  • Assisting a boutique hospitality group with RBI and foreign exchange compliances.
  • Advisory on India law for a Canada-based pharma-adjacent group.
  • Epowerx Learning Technologies Private Limited, an ed-tech start-up, in its contract and labour compliance advisory.
  • A leading hospital chain on breach of joint venture agreement by the JV partner.

 

Strategic investments, Mergers and Exits

  • Technology Frontier Pvt Ltd in connection with the strategic investment by KKR’s Emrald Media Fund and by ADV Partners
  • Acsys Investments Private Limited in the sale of shares held in Computer Age Management Systems Private Ltd (CAMS) to new investor, Faering Capital and existing shareholder, Great Terrain Investment Ltd (affiliate of Warburg Pincus).