Category: M&A, Venture Capital and Private Equity

Considering Litigation in India | Part IV – Counsels work with facts!

Corporate Disputes

This article is in continuation of the earlier articles that discuss various aspects one must bear in mind while seeking to litigate before courts in India. As outlined in the earlier article, it is imperative for a business to anticipate a dispute well in advance and plan the best approach for it. That said; the …

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges: An Investment Opportunity?

General Corporate

Brief History The advent of cryptocurrency as an asset class was swift and it attained global popularity within a relatively short period of time. While the idea of a digital currency was not new, it really found wings with the publication of the white paper on ‘Bitcoin’ by Satoshi Nakamoto (an alias; the author’s real …

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Considering Litigation in India | Part III – Anticipate the dispute & strategize!

Corporate Disputes

This article is a continuation of the earlier articles where we outlined the challenges associated with litigating in India and the considerations that one must bear in mind before getting into a ‘fight’. As recommended in the earlier article, parties to commercial disputes must at all time seek to settle rather than litigate endlessly before …

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COVID-19 Commercial Disputes: Litigate rarely, negotiate mostly, but settle always!

Corporate Disputes

Have your customers defaulted on payments because of the COVID-19 crisis? Have your business partners avoided contractual obligations because of the lockdown? Are you a lessor who is being asked to waive lease rentals on your premises? Do you think your business is entitled to claim the benefit of a ‘force majeure’ or ‘frustration of …

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Veyrah Law advises Pristyn Care on USD 12 Million funding from Sequoia, Hummingbird, Greenoaks & AL Trust

Announcement

Pristyn Care, a health delivery start-up, has raised USD 12 Million in Series B funding from Sequoia Capital (along with its affiliate), Hummingbird Ventures (along with its affiliate), Greenoaks Capital and AL Trust wherein these investors subscribed to preference shares of Pristyn Care. Veyrah Law advised Pristyn Care, led by partner Ajay Joseph; principal associate Arun Mohanty; associates Priyanka Zaveri and Anshul Pandey. The Veyrah Law team assisted Pristyn Care with structuring, drafting/negotiating the term sheet, …

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Considering Litigation in India | Part II – Know yourself and your opponent before picking a fight!

Corporate Disputes

This article is in continuation of the earlier article where we outlined the challenges associated with pursuing a litigation in India. As highlighted in our earlier article, litigating in India can be a time consuming and relatively expensive affair. Anyone planning to engage in commercial litigation in India should utilize litigation only as a means …

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Considering Litigation in India | Part I – Beware of what you wish for!

Corporate Disputes

It is a common view among members of the business community that engaging in litigation is a time consuming and distracting exercise. It takes away precious resources from the business and management, which can instead be productively deployed in enhancing business value. But, sometimes litigation is inevitable. From an Indian context, in many cases, it …

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‘Ordinary Course of Business’ in Investment Agreements: Is it Useful Defining the Phrase?

General Corporate

It is quite common to notice the phrase ‘ordinary course of business’, used across various investment and acquisition agreements. The phrase is used in VC/PE shareholder agreements to allow promoters/founders of investee companies the flexibility to operate without obtaining investors’ consent. Activities or business decisions that are in the ‘ordinary course’ are usually exempt from …

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Veyrah Law advises Pristyn Care on raising USD 4 Million from Sequoia India

Announcement

Pristyn Care, a health delivery start-up, has raised USD 4 Million in Series A funding from Sequoia India wherein Sequoia India subscribed to equity and preference shares of Pristyn Care. Veyrah Law advised Pristyn Care, led by partner Ajay Joseph; associates Anshul Pandey and Priyanka Zaveri. The Veyrah Law team assisted Pristyn Care with structuring, …

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Veyrah Law advises OLX on its acquisition of Aasaanjobs

Announcement

Naspers-funded OLX Group has acquired Aasaanjobs to strengthen its jobs classifieds vertical in India for an undisclosed amount. The deal was completed through a combination of a primary investment and secondary share purchase. Veyrah Law advised OLX, led by partner Ajay Joseph; associates Anshul Pandey and Priyanka Zaveri. The Veyrah Law team assisted OLX with …

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