US venture capital firm creates in-house legal department in India with Amarchand hire

September 19, 2011 US venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners has created an in-house legal department in India with the hire of Amarchand Mangaldas principal associate Karan Pahwa.

BVP’s general counsel Scott Ring said: “In this role Karan will advise on BVP’s India related transactions and assist BVP's portfolio companies in India with their legal needs.” He added: “India's fast-growing and dynamic economy is a key area of focus for BVP and we look forward to utilising Karan's Indian legal expertise as we continue our investment activities in the country.”

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