This opinion was published in The Leaflet on May 21, 2022.
About the Authors
Shreya is a Senior Resident Fellow and Lead, Law, Finance and Development. Her areas of interest are company law, insolvency law, corporate governance and responsible business conduct, fintech and financial inclusion. At Vidhi, she has worked on a diverse range of projects including research and drafting of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and consequent amendments and subordinate legislation, review of offences under the Companies Act, 2013 and drafting of the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights. Shreya completed her B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the National Law University, Jodhpur in 2012 and her LLM from the Queen Mary University of London on a Chevening Scholarship in 2019, where her dissertation focused on peer-to-peer lending. She also worked as a Legal Consultant in the Financial Law Unit of the Legal Transition Team at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London in 2019. Prior to joining Vidhi, she worked as an associate at Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, Delhi in the mergers & acquisition and real estate team.
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