Partner - Tax, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Commercial Transactions I Tax Structuring I Litigation I Direct Taxes I International Taxes I Impact Finance
Meyyappan Nagappan is a Partner in the Tax practice at Trilegal, specialising in a mix of transactional, advisory, policy and litigation work. He has advised several top technology, e-commerce, crypto, NFT, online media and gaming companies on tax structuring, policy issues and litigation strategy covering international tax, direct tax and GST. He has provided expert opinions before foreign courts on digital tax issues and published academic articles and book chapters on taxation of the digital economy, impact investments, and bitcoins.
He has also extensively advised and acted as lead transaction counsel for the biggest non-profit charities on complex impact bonds launched in India and structuring and negotiating technical assistance grants for impact investment funds. He has advised in relation to India’s first USD 1-billion education outcomes fund, first loss guarantees, climate finance, social stock exchange and blended finance structures.
Prior to joining Trilegal, he worked in the Chambers of Mr. Mohan Parasaran, Solicitor General of India between 2010-2014; and was involved in some of the landmark international taxation disputes.