For informational purposes only © Nishith Desai Associates 2003 Nishith Desai Associates Legal and Tax Couselling Worldwide 1 Nishith Desai Associates is a research based international law firm based in Mumbai, Silicon Valley and Bangalore specializing in information technology, e-commerce, telecommunications, media and entertainment laws, international financial and tax laws and corporate and securities laws. It has acted as strategic and legal counsel to premier corporates in their Internet forays, including IL&FS, GE Capital, Jasubhai Group, software majors such as i2 Technologies, Mahindra British Telecom and communication companies such as Space Systems/Loral, New Skies Satellite, Flag and WorldTel. Apart from structuring and acting for a large number of private equity funds in India, NDA has been involved in American Depositary Receipt (ADR) offerings of Indian companies, representing Wipro, Rediff.com and Silverline Technologies and acting as underwriter's counsel in Infosys Technologies and Satyam's ADR offerings.
NDA was involved in the first cross-border stock swap merger from India -BFL's acquisition of MphasiS besides Silverline's recent acquisition of Seranova Inc in an ADR stock swap deal. It is also on the Executive Council of the Franchising Association of India. NDA was recently recognized as the "Indian Law Firm of the Year 2000" by the ... more. less.