- 28 Jul 2020
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India needs a financial crisis agency to handle impact of Covid and future disasters
The Financial Stability and Development Council was set up by the Indian govt to safeguard against crises, but its non-statutory status poses major limitations.
This opinion was published in ThePrint on July 28, 2020.
About the Authors
Aishwarya is a Senior Resident Fellow working in the area of Corporate Law and Financial Regulation. At Vidhi, she has primarily worked on engaged/commissioned projects from various ministries, statutory authorities and regulators, where she provides legal research and drafting support at various stages of law-making. Aishwarya works on a variety of legal and regulatory matters and allied issues in public policy, chiefly related to insolvency laws, competition laws and corporate governance laws. Aishwarya graduated with a B.A. LL.B (Hons.) from Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) in 2017. During her time there she worked on two human rights reports and attended specialised courses in Advanced Corporate Law and Competition Law. She has also interned under Senior Advocate Ramji Srinivasan, in Avantha Holdings Ltd. and in leading law firms.
Astha was a Senior Resident Fellow working in the area of Corporate Law and Financial Regulation. She completed her B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) from the NALSAR University of Law in 2014 and her LL.M from the University of Cambridge in 2015.
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