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About AKMSenior Advisors


S Balasubramaniam

Senior Legal Advisor, A K Mylsamy & Associates LLP

S Balasubramanian is a Commerce and Law Graduate. He is a member of the Delhi Bar Council, an associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Management Accountants of India.

He initially joined the Indian Postal Service in 1966 through the Civil Service Examination. Thereafter, he became a member [judge] of the Company Law Board on its initial constitution in the year 1991 a position he occupied for a period of 19 years.

He was also the Chairman of the Company Law Board for over 12 years and has dealt with over 3000 cases and has over 600 reported cases to his credit. One of the landmark cases dealt by him was Satyam Computers Ltd, which due to his pro-active and timely decisions/orders was revived within a short period of 6 months.

He is a General Editor of the ‘Ramaiya’s Guide to the Companies Act, 2013’ and was the Chairman of the Editorial Board of the magazine ‘Chartered Secretary’ for 10 years.

He is also an Arbitrator and handles Arbitrations. He has 50 years of immense experience and expertise in Corporate Law.

K K Balu

Senior Legal Advisor, A K Mylsamy & Associates LLP

K K Balu holds a degree in B.A and B.L and is a Corporate Lawyer having over 50 years of Legal, Teaching and Judicial experience.

He has obtained training in India and Abroad on matters relating to Banking, Housing, Micro-Finance and Tax planning. He held senior positions in the National Housing Bank and Syndicate Bank between 1978 and 1996 and was a Legal Advisor for various Banks while practicing law.

He is the Former Vice-Chairman [judge] of the Company Law Board which position he occupied for over 12 years and has over 500 reported cases to his credit. He resumed his legal practice in 2009.He acts as an Arbitrator, Conciliator and Mediator.

S Ramanujam

Senior Advisor, A K Mylsamy & Associates LLP

S Ramanujam, is a Chartered Accountant with over 40 years of experience and specialization in areas of Corporate Tax, Mergers or Demergers, Restructuring and Acquisitions. He worked as the Executive Vice-President, Group Taxation of the UB Group, Bangalore.

He is a Specialist Editor of the Ramaiya’s Guide to the Companies Act, 17th Edition. He has authored a popular commentary on Mergers and Acquisition known as ‘Mergers et al’ [released in 2011 with the third edition being the latest] and the book ‘Brands Costs, Concepts and Case Studies’.

He is a faculty member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Costs and Works Accountants of India, Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, National Law Schools, etc.,

He devotes substantial time in the academic field, associating with faculty members and enriching the career orientation of students. He has delivered many lectures and presented papers in conferences and is a regular contributor to the Hindu and the Business Line.

R S Mani

Senior advisor – Banking, Finance, Re-structuring and Insolvency.

Mani holds a Bachelor Degree in Science and P.G. Diploma in Journalism and Public Relations.
He has a rich and varied experience of over 4 decades in Banking, Finance, Hospitality and freelance Journalism. He began his career with Andhra Bank and had the benefit of several training programs in Banking.

Later on, he became the Group CEO of the M.R. Kodandaram Group [a part of the M.S. Ramiah Group, Bangalore] in respect of a 5 Star Hotel and their Chemical and Bio Technology ventures. As the CEO, he successfully completed the construction of the hotel and also managed its operations.

He has contributed to several columns of the New Indian Express newspaper on issues relating to Personal Finance.


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