Kaushik Kute

Kaushik Kute

Corporate Legal Counsel at Magna International

Location
Pune, Maharashtra, India (Pune Area, India)
Industry
Legal Services

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Kaushik Kute's Overview

Current
Past
  • Legal Counsel - Power Product Division at ABB
  • Proprietor at Advocate and Independent Legal Professional
  • Deputy Manager - Legal at Sterlite Technologies Limited
  • Deputy Manager at Suzlon Energy Limited
  • Sr. Executive - Legal at Kinetic Engineering Limited
  • Associate at Thakker & Thakker
Education
  • ILS LAW COLLEGE
  • Brihan Maharashtra College Of Commerce
  • Bal Vikas Vidyalaya
Connections

500+ connections

Kaushik Kute's Summary

I have obtained a Degree in Law from the ILS Law College, Pune in the year 2001. Since then for 12 years I have been working in various Law Firms in Mumbai and Companies of national and international repute. During these years I have acquired extensive exposure in Corporate Laws, Corporate Commercial Laws and Litigation.

Currently Worked with ABB Limited as Division Legal Counsel for the Power Product Division, which is one of the biggest divisions for ABB in India. I am involved in Tender Process, Vetting of Contracts, coordinating the Risk Review Process. I am also the Integrity officer for the location and responsible for FCPA Compliance and Anti - Trust issues for the Division. I have been conducting extensive trainings for Business Colleagues on above subject alongside other legal trainings.

Specialties: Drafting, vetting and negotiating Commercial Contracts and advisory in Corporate Laws, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Auditing the Compliance under Clause 49 of Listing Agreement and FCPA Guidelines.

Kaushik Kute's Experience

Corporate Legal Counsel

Magna International

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MGA; Automotive industry

September 2013Present (1 year 1 month)

Legal Counsel - Power Product Division

ABB

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ABB; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

April 2011August 2013 (2 years 5 months) Vadodara

Key responsibilities
Vetting Commercial Contracts, Tender Documents.
Highlighting the risks to the Country and Global Management.
Managing the risk review management and waiver matrix;
Location Contracts as well as litigation;
Integrity Officer under the FCPA requirements

Proprietor

Advocate and Independent Legal Professional

October 2009April 2011 (1 year 7 months) Pune Area, India

Consulting corporate clients in finalizing all types of Commercial Contracts & Contract Management and consultancy in Corporate Laws.

Assisting for structuring of “Compliance Mechanism” with regards to compliance required under various statutes.

Conducting Legal Audits for ascertaining the prospect with regard to Litigation Cases filed by and against the Company.

Deputy Manager - Legal

Sterlite Technologies Limited

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry

November 2007September 2009 (1 year 11 months) Pune

Key responsibilities

Contract drafting.
Contract vetting.
Litigation management.
Reviewing tender documents.
Compliance & internal audits.
Compliance manual & HR manual.
Compliance System (Section 49 of Listing Agreement).

Significant accomplishments

On point contact for all Legal Functions of the Company;
Worked and complied Compliance Manual and Compliance system which is followed by the company as per requirement of clause 49 of Listing Agreement;
Worked and coordinated with external consultants on an acquisition of UK based Company;

Deputy Manager

Suzlon Energy Limited

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Renewables & Environment industry

20062007 (1 year) Pune Area, India

Key responsibilities

Contract drafting and vetting, including but not limiting to award of contracts to EPC through tendering process or direct contracts (turnkey or on BOQ)
SEZ & land acquisition process.
SCM contracts.
Setting up of 4 SEZ in one year

Significant accomplishments

Monitored setting up of SEZ in India along with the notifications from the Government Office;
Monitored and standardised legal documents with regards to Unite Holders and Developer;
Executed contract with utility providers at the SEZ sites.

Sr. Executive - Legal

Kinetic Engineering Limited

October 2005November 2006 (1 year 2 months) Pune Area, India

Key responsibilities

Contract drafting and vetting.
Civil and criminal litigation.
Consumer litigation.
Managing 500 + litigation matters.

Significant accomplishments

Handling and managed more than 500 legal cases all over India at different forums;

Associate

Thakker & Thakker

April 2001October 2005 (4 years 7 months) Mumbai Area, India

Kaushik Kute's Skills & Expertise

  1. Corporate Law
  2. Contract Negotiation
  3. Commercial Litigation
  4. Intellectual Property
  5. Legal Writing
  6. Courts
  7. Arbitration
  8. Litigation
  9. Licensing
  10. Due Diligence
  11. Civil Litigation
  12. Privacy Law
  13. Legal Advice
  14. Joint Ventures
  15. Contract Management
  16. Mergers & Acquisitions
  17. Legal Assistance
  18. Competition Law
  19. Corporate Governance
  20. Dispute Resolution

Kaushik Kute's Education

ILS LAW COLLEGE

LL.B, LAW

19982001

Brihan Maharashtra College Of Commerce

B.Com

19921997

Bal Vikas Vidyalaya

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