Financial & Legal Compliance

Compliance and its importance is often overlooked by many startups new to the business ecosystem simply because they are not aware of the existing laws. Ignorance may not be bliss in such cases as it affects a startup's viability and attractiveness to a potential investor. 

For a start­up to conduct business in India, there are certain regulatory compliances that need to be followed. It is important to choose the right business vehicle for long-term viability, sustainability, and profitability. There are different sets of compliances and laws to be followed.

To know about the Compliancs Join us for the April 2018 edition of Startup Saturday. The details are:-

Venue: Amazon Web Services, Saket
Book your slots here: Or On the Spot tickets also available at INR 250.

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Shreerupa Chowdhury


Founder & CEO,


She is a lawyer, entrepreneur, social Innovator.
Graduated in 2013 from one of India’s top law schools, NUJS, Kolkata. First stint was in the legal team of the Mahindra group HQ, Mumbai. Went on to found my venture in response to the pressing need for access to quality, transparent and affordable legal services.

Lawfarm was acqui-hired by Sugar Ventures Singapore, which she run as India CEO & Director. She also founded the award-winning Bribehackers initiative, which is India's first anti-bribery legal solution.

Some of the recognition received by me for the sweat and blood that went into building a startup are Dell Social Innovation Challenge Popular Choice (Texas), World Justice Project (Washington DC), Westerwelle Foundation Young Founder (Berlin), Entrepreneur of the Year Award (District Magistrate's Office, South West Delhi), Young Leader working for a Better World award (Women Economic Forum), etc.

Have been the youngest speaker at the biggest rule of law conference in the world – World Justice Forum, Hague (2017) and youngest India delegate at the International Anti-Corruption Conference, Brasilia (2012).

She lead the only legal-tech startup in India with a woman founder, and the first foreign acquisition in Indian legal tech.

She was featured on India Today's 42nd Anniversary Issue in the cover story about top 42 millennials transforming India (Anniversary Issue, Dec 2017).

Press: BBC (UK), India Today, DeutscheWelle (Germany), Fastcompany (USA), Economic Times, DNA, The Hindu, Legallyindia, Bar and Bench, Dealstreetasia (Singapore), Nextbigwhat, etc.

Her varied experiences have given h her multidisciplinary approach to problem solving - She has donned the hat of Head of Operations for a solar park, got published as an author in a book, written the screenplay for a TV serial and presently also serve on the Board for an educational startup.

She is passionate about building 'out of the box' solutions to problems, and finding use cases for disruptive technology.

Salman Waris


Partner - Head TMT & IP Practice, TechLegis Advocates & Solicitors


Mr. Salman Waris, is a Lawyer with 13 years of experience advising clients on legal issues concerning IP, TMT, privacy, outsourcing, Cybersecurity, M&A and JV.He has advised the Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology and the Director General of Information Systems, Ministry of Defence.
Mr. Waris has been recommended by Expert Guide to World’s Leading IT Lawyers, Chambers&Partners, AsiaLegal500, International Who’s Who of Internet & e-Commerce Lawyers and Guide to World's Leading Emerging Markets Practitioners, International Financial Law Review Leading Lawyers and AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers Guide. He has also been awarded the International Law Office Client Choice Award. Indian Lawyer 250 recognized Mr. Waris as a “top name” and as someone who “receives high praise” and is “highly regarded”. Law Business Research Limited, UK, recognised Mr. Waris among top 40 Indian lawyers under age 45. He was awarded Regulatory Advisor of the Year for India at Finance Monthly Global Awards. Recently, he has been nominated for Acquisition International 2015 International Intellectual Property Awards and Corporate LiveWire M&A Awards.
Mr. Waris has been, Vice-chair of International Technology Law Association, Data Protection Committee and a member of “Task Force on Internet and Cyber Security” at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis and the DATA SECURITY COUNCIL OF INDIA - Thought Leadership Development Program. He also mentors tech. stratups at ‘The Hatch’- a virtual incubator setup by Angel Investors Consortium. He is a member of industry bodies like the International Media Lawyers Association, NASSCOM Emerge & TiE.
Mr. Waris is a regular speaker and has trained officers of the Indian Army and Delhi Police on Cyber Security. He is regularly quoted by publications including UK Data Protection Journal, India Business Law Journal, Financial Express, Economic Times, Indian Express, Times of India to name a few.

Specialties: Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecom Law, M&A, Corporate Commercial, Cyber law, Data Protection and Privacy law

Abhishek Dubey


Principal Associate, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Abhishek Dubey is a Principal Associate with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. He is a corporate lawyer with expertise in M&A, Private Equity and joint venture transactions. He has more than 9 years of experience in providing legal advise to clients on cross-border and domestic acquisitions, foreign investment, FEMA and ECB matters, fund raising and joint venture transactions.

Rahul Bagga


Director, Adastra IP, India & Malaysia Adastra IP

Rahul is Director of Adastra IP, India/Malaysia, an international IP Law firm. He heads the patents practice at Adastra IP [at their Kuala Lumpur/Gurugram office]. Rahul has more than 8 years of experience in handling patent matters for range of clients across multiple industries and is a registered patent agent with Indian Patent Office. Prior to Adastra IP, Rahul headed the IP Department of a medium-sized biotechnology company in Mumbai, where he worked on range of patent and trade mark matters in different countries with respect to biosimilars, recombinant therapeutics, expression vectors, processes and other domains of molecular biology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

At Adastra, Rahul has worked across multiple fields of technology and science with start-ups and large corporations alike. He has extensive knowledge of patent laws of India, US and EP. He routinely advises clients on matters such as infringement and invalidation. Rahul’s main clients have been MSMEs and start-ups from fields as divergent as robotics and biotechnology with whom he has worked closely to develop their patent and trade marks portfolio in India and abroad.


Event Details

14 Apr, 2018
02:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd, 5th Floor,
Salcon Ras Vilas, Plot no D1, Near Select City Walk,
Near Khan Chacha, Saket
Delhi - 110017

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