Mr. Vasani has over 35 years of experience at senior management level, and has successfully built and managed the in-house legal departments of large multinationals. He has been at the helm of and steered several large key M&A transactions pursued by the Tata Group in the last 17 years. Mr. Vasani is highly regarded in Government circles and in various industry organizations for his proactive approach on public policy issues.
His areas of specialisation includes company law, corporate and commercial laws, securities law, capital market, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, competition law, employment law and property matters.
Mr. Vasani is a keen public speaker and is a regular in television debates on corporate law issues including on the law & practice of related party transactions. He has addressed several national and international seminars on various subjects, including corporate governance, insider trading, takeover code, constitutional law issues, etc. He was selected to speak on India’s Competition Act at the reputed Chatham House, London. He is also a prolific writer and has written several articles on corporate law and governance.
Mr. Vasani was a member of the Expert Committee constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in 2015 to suggest revisions to the Companies Act, 2013.
Mr. Vasani has successfully completed his ‘Leadership in Corporate Counsel Course’ from the Harvard Law School in 2010 and the M&A Training Course in 2017 from the Harvard Business School. He also holds a First Class Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and First Class First Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Mumbai University. He is member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and was awarded the President’s Medal for securing the First Rank in the Company Secretaries examination.