Mahesh V. Parlikad

Hesh Parlikad focuses his practice on client counseling and litigation involving corporate securities, asset-backed securities, derivatives, and other complex financial products such as credit default swaps and collateral debt obligations. He also has in-depth experience dealing with cross-border issues arising from claims based on the U.S. securities laws against foreign issuers. In this regard, he advised Tech Mahindra on the U.S. securities laws that were implicated in its successful acquisition of India-based and NYSE-listed Satyam Computer Services in 2009. Since then, he has advised Mahindra Satyam in various securities and investor cases in the United States and England and has helped it successfully resolve much of the world-wide investor claims it faced. Hesh also frequently counsels clients on diverse cross-border legal issues involving India.

Hesh is the President-Elect of the South Asian Bar Association of New York for the 2016 term and will serve as the organization's President in 2017. He previously served as its Vice President for Private Sector and In-House Attorneys and chaired its Private Sector Steering Committee comprising law firm partners and senior in-house counsel from the New York area. Hesh has frequently lectured at New York area law schools on structured-products and cross-border litigation. [1]