Kartik’s key focus areas are mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions. He has assisted clients from the inception of the deal, in providing structuring advise, negotiated transaction documents and helped in completion of the transaction.
He leverages his extensive knowledge of deal making of nearly 15 years in helping clients with complex structuring issues and in navigating through intricate legal and regulatory issues pertaining to Indian laws. His clientele includes recognized global companies, Indian companies, start-ups, Indian promoters as well as foreign and domestic private equity/venture capital players. He is equally at ease representing an acquirer in a transaction as he is in representing sellers and in dealing with clients across sectors while focusing on the nuanced issues of each such sector.
His practice areas also include corporate compliance and governance (for both listed and unlisted entities) and corporate restructuring (such as mergers, compromise and arrangements, buy-backs, reduction of share capital, etc.). In addition, Kartik regularly advises clients on a broad range of high value commercial contracts. He has also extensively advised clients on various issues pertaining to employment laws and real estate/property transactions including long-term and high-value commercial leases.
Additionally, Kartik also leads internal investigations for clients pertaining to alleged fraud or white-collar crimes. He is actively involved in advising clients on issues pertaining to compliance, anti-bribery and ethics.
He also advises clients in relation to complex employee/KMP separation issues as well as in contentious issues inter-se shareholders.
Kartik is a frequent speaker at conferences, seminars and sessions organized by eminent institutions and professional bodies. He also writes articles on regular basis for leading periodicals.
- Bar Council of Delhi
- Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India
- FIPB abolition: Will the wheels of foreign investment approval slow down
- Corporate clean-up: Bonafide firms can rise from the ashes
- Financial crime in India: Overview
- Business crime and investigations in India
- Internal Investigations: Do It Before the Regulator Probes
- LLB., Delhi University
- FCS, Institute of Company Secretaries of India
- B.Com. (Hons), Delhi University