On June 17, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) issued a consultation paper on regulating crowdfunding in India (“SEBI Consultation Paper”). Our report seeks to address the questions raised in the SEBI Consultation Paper and makes proposals for developing a regulatory framework that strikes an appropriate balance between promotion of entrepreneurship and protection of investors.
Debanshu is part of the founding team at Vidhi and leads its Corporate Law and Financial Regulation vertical. He graduated from the Hidayatullah National Law University and completed his graduate studies at Harvard University and the University of Oxford. He attended Harvard Law School as a Fulbright- Nehru Fellow where he was awarded the Irving Oberman Memorial Writing Prize in Bankruptcy and the Dean's Scholar Prize in Corporations. He has advised the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the RBI and the IBBI on projects relating to bankruptcy, corporate law, and financial regulation. He was previously a lawyer with AZB & Partners. Link to full bio