Manu Varghese

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Partner in the General Corporate Practice at the Mumbai Office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Manu specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and joint ventures. He also focuses on cement sector transactions. He has advised on a wide range of complex matters involving foreign direct investments, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures as well as routine general corporate matters. He can be reached at manu.varghese@cyrilshroff.com

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Previously, the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) governing inbound and outbound mergers, amalgamations or arrangements between Indian companies and foreign companies (Cross Border Mergers) were notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on April 13th, 2017. Subsequently, on April 26th, 2017, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued draft regulations to govern Cross Border Mergers (Draft RBI Regulation). We had published an earlier blog piece on this, discussing the key highlights of the…
Until recently, whilst it was possible for a foreign company to merge with an Indian company, it was not possible for an Indian company to merge with a foreign company within the court sanctioned merger framework set out under Indian corporate law. This finally changed in April 2017, when the company law provisions that govern cross border mergers were brought into force. In the same month, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) also issued draft…