Rupinder Malik, based in India, is a partner in one of the largest and eminent law firms in India, J. Sagar Associates (JSA). She has more than two decades of practice and prior to joining JSA, she was with Baker McKenzie. She started her initial years of practice as a litigator.
Rupinder specializes in Anti-Corruption and White-Collar Crime, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity practice areas.
Rupinder’s practice focusses on anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws, with a specialization in white-collar crime, targeted internal risk assessments, and compliance and corporate/HR investigations. She assists and advises in designing and implementing anti-bribery and corruption compliance policies and procedures, whistleblowing complaints and money laundering issues. She handles various pre-and post-acquisition and third-party due diligence including risk assessments, interviews, and transaction testing at target companies to identify potential corruption red flags.
Rupinder extensively advises and assists with internal and governmental investigations in connection with the Prevention of Corruption Act; the Money Laundering Act; the FCPA; the UK Bribery Act; and other local and international anti-corruption laws and sanctions. She has also been involved in general employment law advisory and workplace policies, code of conduct, Prevention of Sexual Harassment and related matters.
She also has extensive expertise in corporate, M&A, PE investments, joint ventures and strategic alliances, cross-border investments and corporate restructurings. She also regularly advises clients on foreign investments and related regulatory issues for India entry as well as matters related to corporate, employment, information technology and foreign exchange control laws in connection with both inbound and outbound investments.
Being recognized as a solution-oriented lawyer with a wealth of experience who can advise beyond legal and contractual matters for the successful outcome of a transaction, Rupinder also advises on several diverse corporate transactions, including share acquisition and business transfers across various sectors.