Profile and Expertise
Pankaj Singla is a Partner at Acumen Juris, Law Office. Pankaj specializes in multi-jurisdictional transactional work across various sectors, including luxury retail, medical devices and equipment, cosmetics, chemicals, defence, logistics, IT and hospitality. He has regularly advised clients on their India entry strategy, dispute resolution, expansion and structuring, and has dealt regularly with various regulators in the country including Reserve Bank of India, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Foreign Investment Promotion Board and Competition Commission of India to successfully obtain various approvals and has been instrumental in ensuring compliance with the regulatory framework in India including under The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, FCPA and the UK Bribery Act.
Apart from having strong work experience in India, Pankaj has also worked in Japan and have been part of the team advising clients on their multi-jurisdictional transactional work and day-to-day corporate legal work.
LL.B.: Faculty of Law, Delhi University (2007)
LL.M.: Faculty of Law, Kyushu University (2011)
Mergers & Acquisitions
Foreign Exchange Control
Admitted to practice
Mr. Singla is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and is licensed to practice in the Union of India.
Presentations & Publications
・Presented paper on “Regulation of Gifts under Indian Anti-Corruption Laws” at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association's 2014 Annual Conference in Vancouver.
・Held workshops on “Mergers & Acquisitions in India” and “Investment and Corporate Laws in India” in Tokyo in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019.
・“Reforming India’s Retail and Aviation Sectors and the Opportunities for Overseas Indians” OIFC Newsletter, October, 2012.
・“Indo Japan Trade and Investment Bulletin” Monthly Newsletter Published by Corporate Professionals (Contributed in a total of 27 monthly issues between 2012-2014).
English, Punjabi & Hindi