Head Funds and Regulatory Practice, NDA
Ms. Pratibha Jain is the Founding Partner and also the Head of the Delhi office of Nishith Desai Associates. She heads the Funds and Regulatory practice at NDA. Ms. Jain brings with her a breadth of international and Indian experience having worked in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Mumbai.
Ms. Jain’s educational qualifications include B.A (Economics)
Hons. and LL.B. degree from Delhi University, a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the University of Oxford, and a LL.M. degree from the Harvard Law School.
Her areas of focus include FDI investments, banking and finance and corporate and regulatory advisory. Her client list includes marquee corporate and private equity clients including, Softbank, Amazon, Flipkart, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Boerse, Tiger Global, Soros, Norwest Venture Partners, General Atlantic, SAIF Partners, Everstone Capital, Bombay Stock Exchange and Ministry of Finance. She sits on various important committees including FICCI Capital Markets Committee and FICCI Sub-committee on Internet and Social Media.
She has worked on some of the most challenging projects in financial services and regulatory sector, including representing investors in the biggest infrastructure investment by a consortium of Private Equity investors, representing Softbank in its investment of USD 1.4 billion in PayTM, Ministry of Finance for structuring of India’s first sovereign wealth fund with proposed corpus of over six billion, representing investors for facilitating listing of stock exchanges in India, representing investors in investigations by the Enforcement Directorate, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI). She enjoys working and writing on public policy issues and is regularly quoted in news on various public policy issues. She is a Fellow of the Seventh Generation Class of Ananta Aspen’s Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship and member of Aspen Global Leadership Network.