Our experience

Experience of P. K. Pandya & Co.

P. K. Pandya & Co. is established in July 1995. We have handled several assignments to the satisfaction of clients and have wide experience in corporate legal matters.

Some of the assignments handled by P. K. Pandya & Co. are:

  • Representing before High Court in Writs and Public Interest Litigation.
  • Representing companies and its officers before SEBI upon receipt of show cause notice under the SEBI (Procedure for holding inquiry and Imposing Penalties by Adjudicating Officer) Rules 1995 read with section 15 of SEBI Act, 1992 for alleged violations of provisions of the SEBI Regulations (Takeover, Inside, Fraudulent Unfair Trade Practices)
  • Represent before Securities Appellate Tribunal and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal
  • Acting as Liquidator in members’ voluntary winding-up under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016
  • Acting as Interim Resolution Professional, Resolution Professional and Liquidator under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016
  • Represent and obtain approval of High Court / National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for:
    • oppression and mismanagement
    • merger/amalgamation of companies – end to end service – from planning to execution, including drafting schemes
    • demerger of a division of a company, pursuant to a joint venture – end to end service – from planning to execution, including drafting schemes
    • default made in repayment of deposits on maturity
    • seeking extension of time for repayment of public deposits under section 74 (2) of the Companies Act, 2013
    • for compounding of alleged violations of Companies Act
    • revival of companies, whose names were struck off by Registrar of Companies
    • following a financial year other than April to March under proviso to Section 2(41) of the Companies Act, 2013
  • Representing companies and their officers before Regional Director (MCA) and Reserve Bank of India for compounding of alleged violations of Companies Act 2013 and Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999, respectively.
  • Adjudication of stamp duty upon merger/amalgamation of companies under Stamp Act of Maharashtra and Karnataka
  • Appeal to Stamp Authority, Maharashtra against orders of Adjudication of stamp duty upon merger/amalgamation of companies under Stamp Act of Maharashtra
  • review and report status of Corporate Laws compliance and making suggestions for improvement thereof (for two of the largest companies in India)
  • Conducting legal due diligence on select applicable laws – securities laws, forex laws and Corporate laws (for Steel Company, Information Technology Company, Engineering Company – all leading in their respective fields in India)
  • legal due diligence of a company, planning public issue of its securities
  • Conducting legal due diligence and issue compliance certificate under the Companies Act
  • provided written legal opinion on various matters, including:
    1. consent orders of SEBI
    2. applicability and exemptions under SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and takeovers) Regulations
    3. debt recovery under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act, 2002
    4. applicability of Central Vigilance Act 2003 and matters incidental thereto
    5. provisions under Legal Metrology Act relating to non-standard packaging
    6. Related Party Transactions under section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013
    7. Prohibition of loan etc. to directors under section 185 of the Companies Act, 2013
    8. Managerial remuneration under Companies Act, 2013
    9. public deposit and unsecured loans from relatives of directors under the Companies Act, 2013
    10. section 58A of the Companies Act, 1956
    11. section 274(1)(g) of the Companies Act 1956 and second proviso to sub-section (1) of Section 15 of the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act 1985
    12. applicability of section 81 of the Companies Act, 1956
    13. non-rotation of directors under the Companies Act
    14. inter-corporate loans and deposits under the Companies Act
    15. the financial year of Company and its subsidiary under the Companies Act 1956
    16. on the applicability of section 314 and section 297 of the Companies Act, 1956
    17. creation of debentures redemption reserves
    18. preferential issue and allotment of securities
    19. exempt deposits under the Companies Act, 2013
  • drafting of shareholders’ agreement for maintenance of Status Quo in the Company till completion of Demerger and family settlement/MOU
  • advising, drafting MOU and implementing settlement between business partners, share purchase and buy-back of shares
  • registration of a company as a non-banking finance company with RBI
  • advising on the show cause notices from the Registrar of Companies, alleging violation of the Companies Act, 1956; SEBI for violations of SEBI Act r/w its regulations.