We routinely advise clients in regulatory, policy and compliance issues. We also advise them on information technology, outsourcing, data privacy and protection, and contractual and interconnection agreements. Our media experience ranges from broadcasting and endorsement contracts to television show licensing arrangements and joint venture arrangement between media companies.
We have closely participated, and represented clients, in legal proceedings involving the Indian telecommunications regulator and appellate body, the information and broadcasting ministry as well as the various state high courts and the Supreme Court of India on various telecom policy matters.
The Khaitan Advantage
Our Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice has significant experience and in-depth expertise in the sector, both from a regulatory and transactional standpoint. Our TMT lawyers have been part of many transactions involving media houses, telecom operators and technology companies. Our specialist lawyers allow us to provide industry-specific and tailored advice to our clients including strategic and commercial advice and anything requiring specialist technology inputs.
"The 'professional and responsive' team at Khaitan & Co provides 'an excellent level of service' and is 'very commercial in its approach, bringing a good understanding of the political and business environment in India."Legal 500, 2018
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Flipkart Private Limited
Advised on acquisition of majority stake by Walmart Inc., in Flipkart.read more +
Birlasoft (India) Limited and KPIT Technologies Limited
Advised on the open offer by promoters of KPIT Technologies Limited and Birlasoft to KPIT’s public shareholders for acquiring up to 26% of KPIT’s share capital and related restructuring of non-core enterprisesread more +
Advised on strategic investment in Den Networks and Hathway Cable for a total consideration of USD 714 million.read more +
Advised client on the Indian law aspects in relation to the acquisition of LiquidHub, Inc by Capgemini America, Inc.read more +
Aditya Birla Group
Advised in relation to a preferential allotment of 32,66,33,165 equity shares by Idea Cellular Limited to certain promoter group entities of the Aditya Birla Group, ie Birla TMT Holdings Private Limited, Elaine Investments Pte. Ltd (Singapore) and Oriana Investments Pte. Ltd (Singapore).read more +
Bessemer Venture Partners Trust
Advised in relation to the USD 650 million Series G financing of Jasper Infotech Private Limited (“Snapdeal”) by SoftBank; and the partial divestiture of in Snapdeal to SoftBank and Mr Stanley F Druckenmiller for approximately USD 30 million.read more +
Apax Partners LLC
Advised client in relation to sale of controlling stake by iGATE Corporation to CapGemini for USD 4.04 billion approximately.read more +
Advised on the Indian law aspects in relation to divestment of Wipro Limited’s hosted data center services business to client for USD 405 million.read more +
Advised client and its Indian LLP, Conduent Business Services India LLP, on the transfer of its HR Services business to a new entity that was formed and which was then sold to the Acquirer (Buck Global).read more +