Gaurav G. Arora

Gaurav G. Arora, Principal Associate, JSA

Gaurav’s practice covers Mergers & Acquisitions (both inbound & outbound), Private Equity, Corporate Structuring and Restructuring and General Corporate Commercial matters (including drafting commercial/ corporate contracts, corporate business operations).

Gaurav has advised clients on setting up and day-to-day business operations in India (including corporate compliance and governance). In transactions, his role has included due diligence, negotiating and drafting definitive documents and assistance in completion.

He started his professional career as an Associate with the firm in July 2013.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi (2013)

 

Publications

  • ‘New’ FDI norms in E-Commerce: Government caught between the Devil and Deep Sea, [2019] 104 taxmann.com 417
  • ‘Mergers and Acquisitions: Some Digital Issues’ in Corporate Law Adviser, Wolters Kluwer Business Publications, ISSN 0970-8987, Volume 118, Part 4.
  • ‘Tech Mergers and Acquisitions: Rise Against the Tide’ in Taxmann’s Corporate Professionals Today, ISSN 0972-818X, Volume 30, Issue 1.
  • Company Law Settlement Scheme, 2014: An Analysis’ in Company Law Journal.
  • ‘RBI’s Wilful Defaulter Circular: An Analysis of Ionic Metalliks v. Union of India’ in Taxmann’s Corporate Professionals Today, ISSN 0975-9948, Volume 31, Issue 2.
  • ‘SEBI Order and Satyam Scandal: Much Needed Impetus’ in Taxmann’s Corporate Professionals Today, ISSN 0975-9948, Volume 30, Issue 8.
  • ‘Acceptance of Deposits and the Companies Act, 2013: Stricter Regime’ in Corporate Law Adviser, Wolters Kluwer Business Publications, ISSN 0970-8987, Volume 121, Part 3.
  • ‘FDI in Retail E-Commerce: Way Forward’ in Taxmann’s Corporate Professionals Today, ISSN 0975-9948, Volume 29, Issue 6.
  • ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: New Mantra Gets Crystallised’ in Corporate Law Adviser, Wolters Kluwer Business Publications, ISSN 0970-8987, Volume 119, Part 3, 2014.
  • ‘Corporate Contribution to Political Parties and the Companies Act – Democracy Realized or Defeated’ in Taxmann’s Corporate Professionals Today, ISSN 0975-9948, Volume 29, Issue 8.
  • ‘Cross Border Mergers: Implications under the Competition Act, 2002’ in IBLS E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal, ISSN 2154-6347, Volume 1 Issue 6.
  • ‘Competition Law and Intellectual Property Laws: Friends or Foes’ in the book titled ‘Consumer Activism, Competition and Consumer Protection’, ISBN 978-8190809-0-3.
  • ‘Search for the Perfect Legislation to control Cyber Crime in India’ in IBLS E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal, ISSN 2154-6347, Volume 1 Issue 8.
  • ‘Comparative Advertisements and Infringement of Trademarks’ in International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management, ISSN 0976-2183, Volume 2 Issue 11.
  • ‘Criminal Liability of Corporations’ in the book titled ‘Selected Essays on Criminal Law’, ISBN 978-81-920809-3-2.
  • ‘Jurisdictional Issues in Cyber Crime: Whose Space is Cyber Space’ in the book titled ‘Selected Essays on Criminal Law’, ISBN 978-81-920809-3-2.

 

Education

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) (2008-13), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

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

  • OCS Group Limited, a UK based company, in its sale of Cannon Hygiene India Business to Rentokil Initial UK Limited;
  • Emaar Properties PJSC, a Dubai based company, in the re-organisation (through a demerger) of its joint venture company, Emaar MGF Land Limited;
  • vivo Mobile India in the bidding process for retaining the Indian Premier League’s title sponsorship;
  • Yum Restaurants India Private Limited in its investment in Devyani International Limited;
  • ICRA Limited for sale of the entire stake in its wholly owned subsidiary, ICRA Techno Analytics Limited, to Nihilent Technologies Limited;
  • MPS Limited in purchase of: (a) Tata Interactive Systems, a division of Tata Industries Limited; (b) 100% shareholding of Tata Industries Limited in its wholly owned subsidiaries, Tata Interactive Systems AG (a Switzerland based company) and Tata Interactive Systems GmbH (a German based company);
  • Nokia Corporation in the India leg of its global acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent; and
  • Kronos India, Avis India, Sobha Limited, SAP India, Mercer India, Dole India, and several other clients on corporate law, real estate and regulatory requirements in India