The Firm

O.P. Khaitan & Co. is a highly reputed, skilled and professionally managed law firm based in New Delhi. The members of the Firm are qualified from National and International Universities and have vast, extensive and rich legal experience and wide national/international exposure in their respective practice areas. The Firm’s paramount concept of “Client Satisfaction” is the backbone of its work culture and the Firm takes great pride in consistently adopting the highest international standards for clients’ satisfaction.

Practice Areas

O.P. Khaitan & Co.’s practice extends across diverse sectors of industry and services. We offer a full range of legal services across a broad spectrum of practice areas that includes Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Services, Energy and Infrastructure, Disputes, Competition, Capital Markets, Employment, Real Estate, Tax…

  • Dispute Resolution
    Dispute Resolution A separate and active litigation department of the Firm equipped with experienced personnel in their respective fields handles all type of civil, corporate, insolvency & bankruptcy, constitutional, tort and criminal and intellectual property related litigations for National & International Clients. With its language abilities and contacts with lawyers and law firms in other parts of India, the Firm handles cases of all nature in. LEARN MORE
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
    Mergers & Acquisitions The Firm is one of the leading law firms in the field of arbitration and is actively involved in the Arbitration and Alternate Dispute Resolution at National and International levels and advises on and handles the following: LEARN MORE
  • Real Estate
    Real Estate The Firm advises a suitable structure for real estate funds from an Indian legal, tax and regulatory perspective and in undertaking related documentation and also advises clients on implementation of SEZ projects throughout India. LEARN MORE
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
    Insurance and Reinsurance The Firm is acting for leading insurance and reinsurance companies, agents and brokers, underwriters, commercial & investment banks in India and overseas. LEARN MORE
  • International Trade
    International Trade The Firm’s expertise lies in providing services and advice on all types of commercial and banking transactions including negotiations and documentation. LEARN MORE

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    Find the latest changes in the legal landscape that potentially affect your business. At O.P. Khaitan & Co. we are able to support you on all legal developments, from changes in legislation and case law to regulatory reforms.

    News Alerts

    Determine the seat of arbitration – a fresh perspective by the supreme court of India – hardy exploration

    September 25, 2018

    Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combinations) Amendment Regulations

    October 9, 2018

    IBBI amends the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professionals) Regulations

    October 11, 2018

    Liberalization of External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Policy

    October 3, 2018

    • On 17 January 2020, the Ministry of Law and Justice (Department of Legal Affairs) of India issued a notification declaring the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") to be a "reciprocating territory" under Section 44A of the Indian Code of Civil Procedure 1908.
    • The Indian Stamp Act amendments are set to come into force from 1 April 2020. Pursuant to the Amended Stamp Act, the Indian Stamp (Collection of Stamp Duty through Stock Exchanges, Clearing Corporations, and Depositories) Rules 2019 (Rules) have been enacted.
    • Amendments have been introduced to the Coal Mines Act and the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957by way of the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (Ordinance) dated 10 January 2020.
    • On 6th January 2020, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India ("IBBI"/ "Board") notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020.
    • On 26 December 2019, SEBI notified amendments to the SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2018 (ICDR Regulations) and the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 to streamline the process and reduce the time taken for rights issues undertaken by listed companies.
    • Employees’ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2019
    • Remaining Provisions of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019 Notified (Except CSR Related)
    • Recent Amendments to the Companies Act, 2013
    • Recent Amendments to SEBI Takeover Regulations and Insider Trading Regulations
    • MCA Circular Clarifying Section 232(6) of the Companies Act, 2013
    • The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019 – Key Highlights

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    September 2021
    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) – Prevalence And Relevance

    Sustainability has an important role in financial markets. ESG or Environmental, Social and Governance is the most rapidly expanding sustainable investing method. “E” in the ESG stands for environment, which refers to the use of energy and management of environmental impact by the corporations. “S” stands for a social factor that takes into account the Read More...

    A challenge to the Constitutionality of Restitution of Conjugal Rights

    The legal system of India allows Courts to interfere in various matrimonial aspects of the lives of its citizen. Most of the laws regulating marriages or private partnerships are civil in nature (laws relating to divorce, division of property upon the death of a spouse etc.). However, a few of them have been made to fall under penal offences (such as section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860) Read More...

    Relaxations to Companies Amid the Pandemic by Ministry of Corporate Affairs

    We have put together some important relaxations provided by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to companies during the pandemic. The relaxations by MCA are provided in the form of waiver of additional fees, extra time for filing forms, holding of Board Meeting or General Meeting through Video Conference etc. Read More...

    RBI issues new Master Directions on Prepaid Payment Instruments.

    On August 27, 2021, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued the Reserve Bank of India Master Directions on Prepaid Payment Instruments, 2021 (MD-PPIs, 2021). The provisions of MD-PPIs shall apply to all Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI) Read More...

    1. To provide a framework for authorisation, regulation and supervision of entities issuing and operating PPIs in the country.
    2. To foster competition and encourage innovation in this segment in a prudent manner while. taking into account safety and security of systems and transactions along with customer protection and convenience and.
    3. To provide for harmonisation and interoperability of PPIs.
    RBI issued a notification on 08-09-2021 on Foreign Exchange Management (Export of Goods and Services) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021.

    Through this amendment Regulation 15 which deals with advance payment against exports has been amended. Regulation 15 pertains to Advance payment against exports which reads, where an exporter receives advance payment (with or without interest), from a buyer / third party named in the export declaration made by the exporter, outside India, the exporter Read More...

    MCA has issued FAQs on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on 25-08-2021

    MCA has issued a general circular to release the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The broad framework of CSR has been provided in Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013, Schedule VII of the Act and Companies (CSR Policy) Rules, 2014. MCA had also issued clarifications including FAQs from time to time on various issues concerning CSR and also notified the amendments in Section 135 of the Act as well in the CSR Rules on 22nd January 2021Read More...
    The Notification dated issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs for Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2021

    MCA has notified the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2021 to further amend the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, which shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette i.e 19-08-2021. The Amendment provides that an individual shall not be required Read More...
    CBIC notifies to extend FORM GSTR-3B late fee Amnesty Scheme

    CBIC vide notification No. 33/2021- Central Tax dated 29th August, 2021 seeks to extend GST Amnesty Scheme from 31st August 2021 to 30th November 2021, to provide waiver of Late Read More...


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