New members have joined the INPLP: Vikram Jeet Singh and Prashant Mara (India)


BTG Legal is a disputes and transactional law firm with best-of-breed technical expertise, a culture of innovation, and an unrelenting commitment to excellence. They are particularly focused on the following sectors, where they track industry issues: defence, industrials, digital business, energy, retail, transport and financial services. Their practices include corporate transactions, commercial contracting, public procurement, private equity & venture capital, regulatory compliance & risk mitigation, labour & employment, litigation, arbitration, business crime and other areas of law that are fast-developing, with rapid changes in technology and methods of doing business. They have offices in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru.

Vikram Jeet Singh is a partner in the Technology, Media and Communications practice group of BTG Legal. He has advised Indian and global strategic investors, banks, private equity investors, angel investors, family offices and startup incubators in their acquisition and investment transactions. His experience includes advisory and transaction support work ranging from buyouts of controlling stakes in public listed companies to investments in early-stage investments in startups. Vikram has extensive experience in cross border M&A, investments and buyouts in the IT and industrial sectors, acquisitions in the digital payments space and acquisitions of licensed entities like NBFCs, money changers and mobile wallets. Vikram is a sector specialist in laws relating to Internet regulation, digital payments, online content, fintech, and e-commerce. He regularly advises clients based out of Silicon Valley, Europe and Asia on Indian IT laws, particularly in relation to online content, online advertising regulations and data privacy. Vikram has featured as a writer and speaker in domestic and overseas conferences on the topics of data privacy laws, online payment laws, and digital retail laws.

Prashant Mara is a commercial and regulatory lawyer specializing in investigations and dispute resolution. He heads the disputes and business crime team at BTG Legal and has been helping clients manage risk and protect their interests for close to 20 years. His clients are from across a range of sectors including technology, energy, defence, automotive, aviation, industrials, pharma, and chemicals. He works closely with in-house counsel and business teams to understand risks and plan for dispute resolution that is most efficacious and efficient for his clients. His particular specialization in foreign investment-related disputes, technology (including cybercrime) and engineering disputes, public procurement, and white-collar crime enable him to advise his clients on both civil and criminal defence/prosecution. Further, he spends a lot of his time providing board-level compliance and crisis response advice including dispute management and acting as the interface between his clients and the regulator.

India is a country in South Asia and is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. India has been a federal republic since 1950, governed in a democratic parliamentary system. It is a pluralistic, multilingual and multi-ethnic society. India's population grew from 361 million in 1951 to 1.211 billion in 2011. India has become a fast-growing major economy and a hub for information technology services.



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What is the INPLP?

INPLP is a not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals providing expert counsel on legal and compliance issues relating to data privacy and associated matters. INPLP provides targeted and concise guidance, multi-jurisdictional views and practical information to address the ever-increasing and intensifying field of data protection challenges. INPLP fulfils its mission by sharing know-how, conducting joint research into data processing practices and engaging proactively in international cooperation in both the private and public sectors.