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Gautam Narasimhan

Partner

Singapore

Gautam Narasimhan

Partner

Singapore

Gautam Narasimhan is a banking partner in the Singapore office of Allen & Overy. His practice focuses on leveraged finance, structured finance and private equity in South and Southeast Asia, particularly in India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Singapore. He has advised many international banks, private equity funds and credit funds on numerous high-profile financings and structured transactions in the region, including some of the most significant acquisition financings on recent high value intra-Asia deals.

Gautam has been practising in Singapore for the last 14 years and worked in London and New York previously. He is qualified in England, Singapore, New York and India.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 states that Gautam is “’very commercial and solution-seeking and has the necessary gravitas…when you have a tricky situation he’s good at coming up with solutions.’”

News & insights

Publications: 02 MARCH 2020

Singapore Legal Update - February 2020

All the latest legal news & updates from Singapore during February 2020.

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Publications: 02 MARCH 2020

SGX consultation on enhancements to the regulatory regime for property valuation and auditors

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) issued a Consultation Paper on Enhancements to the Regulatory Regime for Property Valuation and Auditors on 16 January 2020.  

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Publications: 02 MARCH 2020

Payment services act came into force on 28 January 2020

The Payment Services Act (PS Act) came into force on 28 January 2020. Persons carrying on any one or more of the activities specified in the PS Act will require a licence under the PS Act unless there is an applicable exemption. Similar to the regulatory framework that the MAS utilises in the capital markets and financial advisory space, the PS Act creates a modular licensing framework for seven payment activities across three overarching licence categories. 

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Publications: 02 MARCH 2020

Listing rules amended to enhance disclosures for various transactions

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has amended the Listing Rules to enhance disclosures in relation to various transactions. The transactions affected include the provision of loans, guarantees and other forms of financial assistance; the acquisition and disposal of assets; changes in capital; and interested person transactions. The amendments took effect from 7 February 2020. 

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Office

Singapore

Allen & Overy LLP
50 Collyer Quay, #09-01 OUE Bayfront
Singapore
049321

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as advocate, India, 2000

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004

Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA 2005

Admitted as advocate and solicitor, Supreme Court, Republic of Singapore, 2019

Published work

  • The Legality of Options and Futures Derivatives in India, 19 SEBI & CORP. L (India). 52 (1999).
  • Taxation of Specualatives under the Income Tax Act- An analysis of Options and Futures, 102 TAX (India), 267 (1999).
  • With Professor Andreas Lowenfeld, Documents on International Finance: International Business Transactions, New York University, (2000).