Mr. S.K. Nair, Partner, Abacus Legal Group, is a Chartered Accountant, with over 20 years of experience in the field of statutory audit, internal and management audit, tax planning and management, project finance and management, merchant banking and corporate planning and compliances. During his professional career he has worked in key senior positions with companies like Flistex Magnetics Limited, Equitorial Securities Limited, Indo Gulf Industries Limited and Travancore Securities Ltd. He has managed over 40 IPOs and innumerable large volume debt raising and syndication and private placement of equities and debts in Indian as well as overseas market. During his long association with Abacus Legal Group since 1999 he has advised various multinational clients for their India Investment Strategies with special focus on capital market, provided strong legal direction in statutory compliances (Direct taxes, Indirect taxes, STPI, FEMA & Secretarial matters), Inbound & Outbound tax management, Transfer pricing, Sarbanes Oxley Act, Finalising of agreements for outsourcing of business process, Software licensing, consulting, alliances and related contracts. He has intensive experience in all aspects of Finance and Accounts as per US GAAP and Indian standards, treasury operations, receivable management, investment management, funds raising (Loans & IPO), MIS, variance control and audits, budgeting & costing and pricing at the global level. As transaction advisor, he has been assisting various State Governments and their local bodies in the financing structuring and ascertaining financing viability of the projects on PPP basis.