Akhil Anand is a partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co and has comprehensive work experience in Information Technology and telecommunications laws including advisory, enforcement and litigation. Prior to Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas he has worked with Luthra & Luthra Law Offices and was the Head of Practice at Poovayya & Co, Delhi. He is an Advocate on Record of the Supreme Court of India since 2013.
India does not have a specific legislation dedicated to data protection and privacy. Presently, the Information Technology Act and the Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information Rules provides to a limited extent data protection and privacy in India.