Ecky is a regular visitor to India and can speak Hindi and Punjabi. He has extensive contacts in India and has close associations with a network of professional advisors both in the UK and in India. He has advised companies, individuals and partnerships in relation to the legal and financial obstacles facing them in establishing business in India. Ecky has also been instructed by Indian companies in relation to advice on the setting up of business structures in the UK and Europe.
Ecky has close links with members of the Indian Bar, state governments and various Chambers and Boards of commerce in India.
He is a member of a number of organisations, the IBA, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, various Indian arbitration associations, and the Overseas Promotion of Trade in India Organisation and has started to appear as an advocate in overseas arbitrations. Ecky also practised as a barrister in Queensland and New South Wales and is a member of the Queensland and federal bar of Australia.
As an active networker, he has organised and participated in a number of high profile events in the UK and in India. Ecky has been asked to organise and speak at a number of prestigious seminars and conferences. Ecky has extensive knowledge of the Bribery and Corruption Act 2010 and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the related Indian acts on corporate compliance. He has advised many individuals and companies in the UK and overseas on the application of this legislation.
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Arbitrator (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)
Member of the Queensland Bar, Australia