Distinguished Practitioner



Practice area:

Banking and finance
Restructuring and insolvency

Industry sectors:

Banking and financial services

Veena Sivaramakrishnan is a key Partner in the Firm’s Banking and Finance and Insolvency and Bankruptcy Practice with over 16 years of experience.
Veena has significant experience in Banking, Financial Services Regulatory, Financing, Derivatives, Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring. Veena has been a part of many “firsts” for her area of practice, by either being involved in the mandate or by advising the industry on such a transaction. These transactions include the NBFC merger of Capital First and IDFC Bank, first successful debt and equity restructuring under the SDR regime of RBI, involving the sale of Hyatt Hotels Pune to SAMHI group, legal validity to OTC derivatives under Indian laws and the introduction of Credit Derivatives, successful restructuring of sale of Leela Hotels to Brookfield, issuance of the first partly paid NCD structure, winding down of regulated entities such as banks and NBFCs in India, setting up of a special liquidity trust under the directions of the Government, to cater to COVID-19 related defaults and asset monetisation structures for easing liquidity to NBFCs, etc.

  • Banking & Finance
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy