Associate Partner
With a rich heritage of over 90 years in the paint industry, Kansai Nerolac Paints is one of the largest paint companies in India and the leader in industrial segment. A wholly owned subsidiary of Kansai Paints, Japan, which is among the Top 10 companies worldwide, Kansai Nerolac manufactures a diversified range of products ranging from decorative paint coatings for homes, offices, hospitals and hotels to sophisticated industrial coatings for industries.

Kansai Nerolac has established itself as a leader in product innovation with its initiatives including no added lead, Low VOC and HD finishes with brands like Impression & Excel. Its product portfolio and customer awareness campaigns promote environmental sensitivity. www.nerolac.com
ACTION CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT LIMITED (ACE) is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in Mobile Cranes and Tower Cranes segment. ACE has a consolidated presence in all major Infrastructure, Construction, Heavy Engineering and Industrial Projects across the Country and is now making headways into Earthmoving and Road Machinery segments also.

ACE was established in 1995 and is promoted and managed by professionals having rich experience in Construction Equipment domain. ACE is a 22 years old enterprise with its full-fledged state of the art production facilities based at industrial township of Faridabad (Haryana).

ACE equipment is used throughout the country and to cater to this wide spread and to provide effective pre-sales and after sales service, the company has developed a network of Dealers and Area Offices operating out of 100 Locations and supported by 15 Area / Regional Offices based at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jaipur, Raipur, Bhubneshwar, Lucknow, Indore, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Vizag and Cochin. These Area / Regional Offices are in turn supported by the Marketing HQ and a dedicated Product Support Division based at Faridabad.
L&T Finance Holdings Ltd (LTFH) is one of India’s most valued NBFCs offering a diverse range of financial products and services across corporate, retail and infrastructure finance sector. The company also offers mutual fund products and investment management services. LTFH is promoted by Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

Headquartered in Mumbai, the company caters to the business requirements of its growing customer base through a nationwide network of offices and a product portfolio covering five different business verticals. The group has a lending loan book of 65,798 crores as on June 30, 2017 and manages assets worth 61,000 crores (Assets under Management and Assets under Service)

In the last one year, the company embarked on a strategic transformation of its business model and unveiled a new strategy of focusing on businesses where it had a Right to Win. The focus was on creating superior shareholder value by delivering top quartile Return on Equity. The roadmap was very clear- to be in the Right Businesses, Right Structure and Right People.

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VE Commercial Vehicles Limited is a joint venture between the Volvo Group (Volvo) and Eicher Motors Limited (EML). It is a partnership that brings together Global leadership in technology, quality, safety and environmental care, along with the deep knowledge and understanding of the Indian Commercial Vehicle (CV) market. VE Commercial Vehicles Limited. (VECV) owes its inception to the compelling intent of driving modernization in commercial transportation, in India and other developing markets.
YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its Top Management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India.

YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.

YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of “BUILDING INDIA’s FINEST QUALITY BIG BANK by 2020”.
JSW Infrastructure Limited (JSWIL) is one of the leading private sector infrastructure companies in India dedicated to developing world-class seaports and terminals, shipyards, townships, port based special economic zone (SEZ), industrial clusters and last mile connectivity projects like road, rail, pipeline, costal shipping and inland water transport.

Today, JSW Infrastructure has an operating capacity of 70 MMTPA and additional 100 MMTPA is under various stages of construction. JSW operates environment-friendly seaports and terminals - Jaigarh port and Dharamtar port in Maharashtra and South West Port Terminal in Goa that offer mechanised and multi-cargo handling facilities to its customers. JSWIL is developing iron ore & coal terminals at Paradip port. JSWIL has taken up O & M contract of mechanized bulk cargo terminals at Port of Fujairah, UAE. Company is poised towards achieving port capacity of 200 MMTPA through greenfield and brownfield expansions by 2020.
Taking a cue from the Sanskrit word ‘Advaita’ (meaning singular, unique), Advaita Legal (“Advaita”/ “the Firm”) was set up in September 2013 as a tax boutique law firm with a vision to provide workable legal solutions attuned to the requirements of its clientele. What started as a 7 member team of lawyers (in the direct tax and indirect tax verticals) has now grown into 65 member strong team with newer practice areas covering corporate/M&A, infrastructure and projects and employments laws in a short span of less than 4 years.

The team(s) in Advaita combine their substantive legal expertise in a diverse array of disciplines, issues and industries with an in-depth understanding of administrative, regulatory and legislative processes to provide the clients with a 360° experience. As a growing young firm, the lawyers at Advaita are staunch believers of going beyond the call of duty. The firm consists of young, passionate and driven team of lawyers mentored by well-established leaders in the domain of direct and indirect tax, projects & energy and corporate and M&A. A lot of emphasis is placed on the quality and value of the deliverables being sent across to the client(s) and the team(s) achieves this by ensuring significantly higher senior lawyer(s) time spent on assignments as compared to its peers.

A novel feature of the Firm’s litigation strategy is the extensive and successful use of constitutional and administrative law principles in resolving tax litigation. The Firm has been instrumental in securing judicial relief for leading e-commerce and alcohol companies from demands of service tax by taking extensive recourse to constitutional law principles. The Firm also strives to provide novel strategic advice to companies ranging from conglomerates to new age technology companies on various tax implications arising out of their business operations. The Firm also boasts of considerable experience in the field of Transfer Pricing litigation and advisory and has been instrumental in securing judicial relief for clients in fora ranging from the Tribunal to the Supreme Court. The Firm has also been instrumental in aiding noted Indian conglomerates in making the transition to the GST regime and has also been involved in aiding a large Kuwaiti conglomerate in making the transition to VAT, which has been introduced in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries.

The Firm’s projects, infrastructure and employment vertical has within a short span of time established itself in the industry by the sheer quality of its deliverables and client satisfaction. The Firm is involved in the execution of various components of different Smart City Projects across the country and has also handled assignments for international thermal power and aviation companies with distinction. A key feature of this practice area is the personalized attention devoted to individual assignments by senior personnel leading to a qualitative enhancement in the deliverables sent out to clients.

The Corporate and M&A vertical is just a couple of years old and has within this short span of time ably executed complex assignments in the realm of strategic advisory and contract documentation in relation to cross-border and domestic joint ventures, asset and share purchase transactions, corporate and debt restructuring, shareholder disputes and so on. Clients include noted Indian and foreign multinationals and testament to the quality of work executed by the team, are the various accolades received by the senior personnel of this team.

The firm has received numerous accolades over the past year which include being awarded the ‘Rising Law Firm of the Year’ by Legal Era and the Runner-up Award for ‘Startup Firm of the Year’ by IDEX. The Firm also continues to be ranked by noted international publications like Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and International Tax Review which is a testament to the Firm’s standing in the industry and legal circles. The firm’s National Head, Mr. Sujit Ghosh, is an internationally ranked lawyer, having been consistently ranked by International Tax Review as a leading tax litigator from India in addition to domestic accolades received from Indian National Bar Association, Legal Era and Leadership Excellence Awards.