Associate Professor and Executive Director, Centre for Global Corporate and Financial Law and Policy, JGLS and Director, Office of Academic Planning, Co-ordination and Interdisciplinarity, JGU
B.A.; B.Sc.; LL.B. (WBNUJS Kolkata);
LL.M. (Tulane University)
Prof. Arjya B. Majumdar teaches corporate law and related subjects at JGLS. Prior to joining JGLS, he was working as a corporate lawyer with law firms such as Economic Laws Practice, FoxMandal Little and Desai and Diwanji. As a corporate lawyer, Mr Majumdar was advising large corporate houses and PSUs on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, foreign investments into India, joint ventures and private equity. He has structured and handled transactions and deals involving share purchases, investments, takeovers, IPOs, FCCBs, GDRs, has undertaken due diligence exercises, drafting, vetting and negotiation of transaction and offer documents and has provided interpretative opinions on Indian commercial law. In addition, he has considerable experience in advising companies in sectors such as telecom, real estate, renewable energy and infrastructure.