Areas of Practice
Corporte Laws and Capital Markets.
P R Ramesh is a Member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa and is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Ramesh practices in the area of Corporate Laws, Securities and Commodities Markets laws and litigation related thereto and has an experience of over two decades in the Indian Markets.
Ramesh is a domain expert in the Indian markets by virtue of having been associated as a Senior Regulator with the Securities and Exchange of India (SEBI) for over 12 years.
P R Ramesh – Advisor
Areas of Practice
At SEBI, Ramesh was a Division Chief and General manager and headed various critical Departments over the years. He was involved in major market development activities such approving first Book built IPO, first buy back, de-listing, reverse mergers, revamping the listing agreement and corporate governance norms; He was also the first Executive Assistant to Chairman, SEBI and headed the SEBI Chairman’s office and Office of International Affairs; he was thus involved in policy and Regulation making relating to the entire securities markets. As the Chief of the Office of International Affairs, he was SEBI’s representative on IOSCO committees, Indo Singapore comprehensive economic co-operation panel and USAID and World Bank initiatives on Indian capital markets. He was also a nominee director on stock exchanges and Association of Investment Bankers of India. At SEBI, Ramesh has participated in over a thousand quasi -judicial proceedings and adjudication proceedings before the Board, besides acting as quasi -judicial officer in many cases. He has also investigated leading cases in the securities markets. Later, at SBI Capital Markets (SBI Caps), Ramesh was part of the senior management and was involved in all investment banking and M&A deals, dealing with domestic and international legal counsels involved in the transactions. Ramesh has also acted as legal advisor to leading investment banks and broking
houses in India and has been also an exclusive advisor to leading venture capital funds. He offered legal assistance in setting up a Multi asset exchange in the Middle East. He appears in leading securities and commodity market cases before the Securities Appellate Tribunal and the Bombay High Court.