Neelasha Nemani

Neelasha Nemani, Associate, JSA

Neelasha primarily specializes in Banking & Finance. She has advised domestic and offshore clients on a variety of debt transactions including bilateral and syndicated lending (secured and unsecured), domestic and cross-border lending and project financing. Neelasha is also involved in various trade finance transactions, particularly in relation to advising banks and financial institutions on funding offshore entities to enable them to finance their payment obligations under advance payment supply agreements entered into with Indian exporters.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

 

Publications

  • Co-authored an article titled “Deconstructing the Binani Cements/ Rajputana NCLAT Judgment: Discrimination Between Creditors, and Maximization of Value” with Tirthankar Datta (Partner).
  • Co-authored an article titled “Insolvency of NBFCs: Potential Room under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code” with Anish Mashruwala (Partner).
  • Co-authored an article titled “Recent Amendments to the IBC: A Step in the Right Direction?” with Anish Mashruwala (Partner).

 

Education

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Cuttack.

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

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

  • Advised an infrastructure investment trust (“InvIT”) on one of the first issuances of secured, rated, listed, redeemable, non-convertible debentures (on a private placement basis) in the market by an InvIT to banks and financial institutions. The proceeds of the non-convertible debentures were primarily used by the InvIT to on-lend to various operational road assets recently acquired by it, for the purpose of refinancing certain external debt availed by them.
  • Advised a non-banking financial company in relation to the grant of term loan facilities to a sole proprietorship, which was backed by a corporate guarantee from a prominent global fund entity.
  • Advising certain offshore banks in relation to funding an offshore importer to enable such offshore importer to finance its payment obligations under an advance payment supply agreement entered into with a large Indian iron and steel exporter.