Manendra Singh PARTNER

Overview

Manendra Singh is a Partner in the Corporate & Commercial and Private Equity practices of ELP. He is a qualified Solicitor in India, has LL.M. in Business Laws and is a law graduate from Government Law College, Mumbai (2011).

Manendra is a transactional lawyer and practices in General Corporate, M&A, Structuring, PE, Corporate Litigation, Securities Laws, Funds and Company Law. He has advised several clients on corporate and commercial transactions, including private and public mergers, acquisitions, strategic alliances, private equity investments, domestic and cross-border foreign collaborations, joint ventures and routine advisory on all aspects of Indian corporate, securities, foreign investment and company laws.

Manendra has contributed to LexisNexis India Mergers & Acquisitions Practical Guide (Takeover Code). His co-authored publication on “Bankruptcy Code: Exclusion of Civil Courts in Monetary Matters?” was recently published in the book ‘The Reform Decade – Corporate & Commercial Law in India’. He frequently writes on contentious legal issues for various publications houses.

Prior to ELP, Manendra was associated with Khaitan & Co, Mumbai, where he was part of General Corporate, M&A, tax, capital markets, project finance, litigation team.

Recognitions

Asia Law

“Excellent conceptual clarity, responsiveness and legal knowledge.”

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ELP Corporate Update: Listed Companies – To Disclose or Not? SEBI Attempts to Provide Clarity

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MCA amends CSR norms to further CSR objectives

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MCA widens ambit of “small company” to further ease of doing business

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Various changes by SEBI & MCA

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Clarifications by IFSCA | Amendments by NFRA

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Foreign investment rules tweaked to relax & expand applicability of various provisions

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SEBI issues guidelines for calculation of concentration norms for Cat III AIFs | Product specifications issued for EGR segment/Gold Exchange

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SEBI proposes changes in timelines of various activities involved in open offers and buy-back offers – Issues consultation paper

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SEBI details regulatory norms for Special Situation Funds (SSF) for investment in special situation assets

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Special Situation Funds for resolution of stressed assets | Prior Shareholders’ approval required for appointment of rejected candidates | SEBI seeks to regulate ESG Rating Providers (ERPs)

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Mca Notifies Levy Of Additional Fees Norms | Sebi Recognizes Accreditation Agency

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Important changes from SEBI|MCA

11 Jan 2022 | Read More

Changes in the regulatory framework for related party transactions, scheme of arrangement by listed companies and alternative investment funds

3 Dec 2021 | Read More

Related party transactions put under tighter scrutiny | Co-investment through portfolio managers notified by SEBI

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SEBI board to discuss M&A norms, gold exchanges

30 Sep 2021 | Read More

SEBI board clears proposal to ease delisting norms in boost to M&A activity

29 Sep 2021 | Read More

45th GST Council Meeting Highlights

18 Sep 2021 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series – Part 2 of 2021

15 Sep 2021 | Read More

SEBI issues the modalities for implementation of Accredited Investors’ framework

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Important update from MCA and IFSC

26 Aug 2021 | Read More

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23 Aug 2021 | Read More

Overseas investment norms to be rationalized | Regulatory framework for Independent directors, debt securities and non-convertible preference shares | MCA eases issuance of securities in IFSC by foreign companies (Key changes by RBI, SEBI, MCA)

11 Aug 2021 | Read More

Is ESG the new non financial factor impacting financials

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The Interplay Between CSR and ESG Norms: What India Inc and Investors Need to Focus on

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Key Changes by SEBI – June 29, 2021

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SEBI – Key alerts

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MCA’s breather to transact business by virtual means

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Changes to AIFs investment regime | SEBI increases overseas investment limit to USD 1500 million | Sponsor Contribution to an AIF set up in overseas jurisdiction, including IFSCs

25 May 2021 | Read More

Recent SEBI & MCA announcements

22 May 2021 | Read More

SEBI’s proposals on Gold Exchange and revision to Promoter Regime

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