Profile of A. Viswanathan

MA (Economics), LL.M from Bombay University and has three decades of experience in Banking Laws and advising on Foreign Exchange laws to his credit. A. Viswanathan is a retired RBI (Mumbai) AGM and practices independently in Mumbai. He is a specialist consultant at RayMenon Law.

Having held several positions involving banking matters in general and particularly dealing in FEMA related issues with the RBI, he specialises in the space of gap funding, project appraisals, L/Cs, banking matters in general. He specifically has worked with standbys, one time settlements and recovery laws resulting in cases with the DRT/ DRAT Mumbai and in Consumer Forums. In addition, he consults and advises on FDI and outbound investments, NRI investments, NBFCs, legal audit and does contract analysis.

In addition, he has extensive experience in advising/ representing in international commercial arbitration and specifically engages in drafting of CHARTER PARTY project contracts under the international legal principles like UNIDROIT PRINCIPLES, FIDIC RULES and has assisted several corporates in CLAIM SETTLEMENT.

He regularly writes on economic and legal issues, some of his work is available for reading on our site.

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