Gaurav also advises clients on issues related to e-commerce, web hosting, data protection,VPN, CUG, internet telephony, VoIP, encryption, interception & monitoring of calls & data, billing & resale of telecom services regularly. He negotiates software and other IT contracts for various clients. He has also conducted internal audits of telecom companies to ascertain compliance level, advised on the risk associated and devised mitigation strategy for the same.
- Diploma in Cyber Laws, Asian School of Cyber Laws (2012 - 2013).
- LL.B, Meerut University, (2003 - 2006).
- Bachelor of Computer Applications, Meerut University, (2000 - 2003).
Indicative List of Telecom Assignments:
He has advised Indian and foreign companies on variety of legal and regulatory matters including VoIP, CUG connectivity, internet telephony, transfer of asset and capacity in submarine cables, encryption, interception & monitoring of calls & data, billing & resale of telecom services, remote access, OSP, MNP framework, spectrum auction, TCCCP regulation, certified SMS, audio conferencing, reselling of international toll free services to Indian customer, outright sale of telecom towers, etc.
Reviewed and commented on Roaming Agreement, Network Supply Agreement, Interconnection Agreement, etc.
Indicative List of Broadcasting Assignments:
He has advised Indian and foreign clients on multiple legal and regulatory issues such as CAS, Non-CAS and DAS businesses; obligation of a Cable Operator pertaining to free-to-air channels in CAS and Non-CAS areas; compliances related to content, equipment, maintenance of register, tariff, must carry, etc. of cable operators in Non-CAS area; regulatory framework for DTH services, IPTV and up-linking and down-linking of TV channels, Phonographic Performance Ltd. (PPL) and Indian Performance Rights Society (IPRS) licenses and consequences of violation under the Indian Copyright Act, 1957.
Reviewed and commented on TV Programme Development Agreement, Content Development Agreement, etc.
Indicative List of Information Technology Assignments:
He has advised Indian and foreign clients on various issues under Information Technology Act such as data protection, intermediaries, digital signature, interception and monitoring of messages and confidentiality of subscriber’s data. He has also advised on Internet Protocol Address scheme and its use by OSPs, encryption and sale of IT security products in India, centralized EPABX in distributed architecture environment, etc.
- Professional Memberships:
- Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh.