Bank Guarantee: Hedging the Shock Waves of a Pandemic

Speaker: Mr. Prashanto Chandra Sen
Designated Senior Counsel of the High Court of Delhi and is an alumnus of the University of Oxford (1996).  

Mr. Sen practices in Supreme Court, Delhi High Court and Tribunals in New Delhi with a focus on commercial, competition, mining, environmental, electricity, infrastructural and public law matters.  

He has been on the panel of Senior Advocates representing the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as well. He has represented CCI in issues relating to cartelization, abuse of dominance, and procedures of investigation to be followed. He began his practice in 1998 assisting Dr.A.M. Singhvi, Senior Advocate and former Additional Solicitor General of India.

He has been part of the team which procured landmark judgements such as the BALCO, that dealt with the distinction between seat and venue in arbitration proceedings in the Supreme Court. He was also part of the widely discussed Competition Commission of India v Bharti Airtel Ltd.

He is presently appearing before the Constitution Bench on the issue of the abrogation of Article 370.

Speaker: Mahua Roy Chowdhury
Principal Partner, ROYZZ & CO

Mahua has extensive experience in contractual disputes and has advised various clients including a leading infrastructure company and also in Insolvency proceedings against enforcement of bank guarantee.

She has also been involved in several cross border disputes for IT companies and had the opportunity to advise and rely on alternative to bank guarantee, a way forward for doing business in the future.

Date: May 23, 2020 | 6:00 PM (IST)

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