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Partner in the Dispute Resolution Team at the Mumbai Office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Namita Shetty is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (CIArb). She has wide-ranging experience in corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration. Her field of practice covers a wide range of disputes including those relating to joint ventures, shareholder agreements, private equity transactions, media rights contracts, general commercial contracts, construction projects, and securities litigation and other regulatory litigation. She can be reached at

End of the Party for Sin (Fin) Fluencers? SEBI’s Regulatory Crackdown on Finfluencers


Social media platforms have become an essential communication tool in the post pandemic world. The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a sustained rise of retail investors on the D-Street, in an eager attempt to profit from the great COVID bull run. Ever more, retail investors are looking at influencers on social media platforms for financial advice instead of approaching registered advisors (without evaluating the life alerting consequences it may have).Continue Reading End of the Party for Sin (Fin) Fluencers? SEBI’s Regulatory Crackdown on Finfluencers

Shareholders Rights

In a corporate democracy, the rule of majority prevails, period! Hence, in most jurisdictions, shareholders’ resolutions may be passed by a simple majority, or, where the decision may be critical to the operations or the future of a company, by a super/ special majority of at least, three-fourths. In this way, the decision of the majority binds all members/ shareholders.Continue Reading Protection and Redressal of Minority Shareholder Rights