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Regulatory & Securities

Navigating the systemic challenges and hurdles in the Indian regulatory space.


AZB is known for its service–oriented approach at the highest levels. This is evident from the amount of oversight that a matter gets even from our Senior Partners, thus benefiting the client with their years of varied experience. The Firm’s approach in regulatory matters facilitates a unique assignment–based strategy, blending the practical, legal and commercial aspects of a matter.

Our clients include several of the world’s largest financial services firms, domestic/global investment banks and foreign hedge funds. We have also represented clients before the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) and the Serious Frauds Office. We regularly dialogue with the securities regulators to keep abreast of complex Indian securities laws. Additionally, we advise financial intermediaries on their financial products offerings, including the listing and trading of products.

Work Highlights



Our Regulatory practice has access to senior resources with expertise in different areas of regulatory work, which enables 360 degree risk assessments and helps the client in determining the ideal strategy and approach. The team is well versed in handling complicated facts and areas of law across different practice areas, and is able to navigate through the various systemic challenges and hurdles in the Indian regulatory space.

Our work includes advice on proceedings and applications before regulators, including consent proceedings before SEBI, matters relating to the classification, declassification and liabilities of promoters, assisting with investments by foreign institutional investors and VC firms, corporate governance issues and listing regulations, creating compliance manuals and setting up KYC procedures and anti–money laundering mechanisms.