Politics & Policy
Finance & Economy
With extensive experience in the areas of securities laws, M&A, and foreign investment, Somasekhar is a lawyer well regarded for his deep understanding of the financial sector and policy environment. When he takes off his lawyer’s robes, Somasekhar is an adventurer who sets out on challenging expeditions, each ending in a story to tell and a learning to imbibe.
He speaks about motivation and policy and politics in the country. A partner at JSA Advocates & Solicitors, Somasekhar is part of several high-level committees responsible for recommending financial legislation. This includes the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission, which has submitted a report on a new legal framework for the Indian financial sector.
He is also an invitee-member of FICCI’s Central Steering Committee, has served as a permanent invitee of the Working Group on Foreign Investment, set up by the Ministry of Finance, and a member of the Takeover Regulations Advisory Committee, constituted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
Besides finance and policy, Somasekhar is involved in philanthropy and counsels NGOs on fundraising. He sits on the board of directors of Oxfam India