Yash J. Ashar is a partner in Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai office. He focuses largely on capital markets work.
An experienced practitioner in Indian securities law, Yash has been associated with a number of capital markets transactions including initial public offerings, follow on offerings, QIPs, rights offerings, ADRs, GDRs and FCCBs. He has advised on several pioneering capital markets transactions involving India’s leading corporate. He also has experience in privatisation, joint ventures, private equity investments and general corporate law.
Yash is part of the faculty of the Securities Law Course at the Government Law College, University of Mumbai on topics relating to Indian securities markets and also conducts the securities law related modules related to the IPOs and continuous listing obligations at the Bombay Stock Exchange Training Institute. He was also nominated by the firm on the GRIP Committee established by SEBI for review of IPO processes.
Yash is ranked as a leading individual in Capital Markets by Chambers Asia and by Asia Pacific Legal 500. He is “commended by numerous sources, and is frequently called upon to advise on the most innovative and cutting - edge transactions” (Chamber Asia 2010).
Yash joined the firm in 2001. He became Partner in April, 2008.