Vaibhav Parikh, Nishith Desai Associates

Vaibhav Parikh, Nishith Desai Associates

Nishith Desai Associates

Vaibhav Parikh heads the U.S operations of research and strategy driven international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates. He also leads the practice areas of Technology, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Blockchain and Virtual Currencies. Vaibhav has fully embraced the practice of Technology Law, with an emphasis on corporate transactions. Under his guidance, the team successfully framed self-regulations for the sector based on International Best Practices. Vaibhav often plays the role of key advisor to leading Cryptocurrency exchanges in India and leading financial dailies often turn to him for his views on the subject. Tying in his expertise in advising several private equity players and venture capitalists navigate their way to successful investments, He has been passionately involved in setting up operations and raising finance for several start-up companies and works closely with TiE, IVCA and NASSCOM to help government on the startup policy. Ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice across Asia-Pacific by IFLR1000 in 2017, Vaibhav has also been recognized as one of Leading Lawyers in Private Equity Practice by IFLR in 2013.