At Nishith Desai Associates, we have earned the reputation of being Asia’s most Innovative Law Firm – and the go-to
specialists for companies around the world, looking to conduct businesses in India and for Indian companies considering business expansion abroad. In fact, we have conceptualized and created a state-of-the-art Blue Sky Thinking and Research Campus, Imaginarium Aligunjan, an international institution dedicated to designing a premeditated future with an embedded strategic foresight capability.
We are a research and strategy driven international firm with offices in Mumbai, Palo Alto (Silicon Valley), Bangalore, Singapore, New Delhi, Munich, and New York. Our team comprises of specialists who provide strategic advice on legal, regulatory, and tax related matters in an integrated manner basis key insights carefully culled from the allied industries.
As an active participant in shaping India’s regulatory environment, we at NDA, have the expertise and more importantly – the VISION – to navigate its complexities. Our ongoing endeavors in conducting and facilitating original research in emerging areas of law has helped us develop unparalleled proficiency to anticipate legal obstacles, mitigate potential risks and identify new opportunities for our clients on a global scale. Simply put, for conglomerates looking to conduct business in the subcontinent, NDA takes the uncertainty out of new frontiers.
As a firm of doyens, we pride ourselves in working with select clients within select verticals on complex matters.
Our forte lies in providing innovative and strategic advice in futuristic areas of law such as those relating to Blockchain and virtual currencies, Internet of Things (IOT), Aviation, Artificial Intelligence, Privatization of Outer Space, Drones, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Ed-Tech, Med-Tech & Medical Devices and Nanotechnology with our key clientele comprising of marquee Fortune 500 corporations.
The firm has been consistently ranked as one of the Most Innovative Law Firms, across the globe. In fact, NDA has
been the proud recipient of the Financial Times – RSG award 4 times in a row, (2014-2017) as the Most Innovative Indian Law Firm.
We are a trust-based, non-hierarchical, democratic organization that leverages research and knowledge to deliver
extraordinary value to our clients. Datum, our unique employer proposition has been developed into a global case
study, aptly titled ‘Management by Trust in a Democratic Enterprise,’ published by John Wiley & Sons, USA.
Cannabinoid drugs, medicinal cannabis & opioid drugs in India – a comprehensive legal overview. Prepared in association with Nishith Desai & Associates, a leading law firm in India, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: India, available to purchase here for USD 99. Cannabinoid Drugs Global Comment: For the purpose of this chapter, we will assume that Cannabinoid Drugs are preparations made out of extract or tincture of Cannabis. If a drug contains cannabinoids which have been…
An insight into biosimilars & biologics in Indian Pharma. Prepared in association with Nishith Desai & Associates, a leading law firm in India, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: India, available to purchase here for USD 99. 1. Are biosimilar medicines considered the same as generic medicines in your country? Biosimilar medicines are not regulated in the same manner as generic medicines in India. While biosimilars and generic medicines are classified as drugs under the Drugs…
The key facts about the localization in Indian Pharma. Prepared in association with Nishith Desai & Associates, a leading law firm in India, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: India, available to purchase here for USD 99. 1. Are there any rules or regulations requiring and/or encouraging localization in your country? What is the legal framework defining these localization rules and policies? There are no specific legislations or regulations requiring and/or encouraging localization in India. The…