Advice on selection of the appropriate entity option for doing business in India and assistance in setting up /incorporation of Companies (Public or Private), One Person Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs), Societies, Partnership Firms, Project offices, Liaison offices, Branch offices and Trusts. Our services inter-alia includes drafting of charter documents for the new entity, filing of necessary forms and liaison with the authorities to ensure the completion of the incorporation process. Requirements with respect to payment of stamp duty are also taken care accordingly.
Corporate Legal Advisory
Our services include advising the clients in issues faced in drafting, vetting, negotiating and executing legal documents like MOA & AOA, Shareholders Agreement, Share Purchase Agreement, Share Subscription Agreement, Partnership Agreements, LLP Agreements, Employment Agreement, Non-Disclosure Agreements etc. Our service also includes analysis and advising on Conditions precedent and conditions subsequent contained in such agreements. We aim to provide end to end service to our clients ensuring that their stake is not compromised by virtue of terms of such legal documents. Requirements with respect to payment of stamp duty are also taken care accordingly. We also assist in the formulation of joint ventures, drafting and execution of joint venture agreements and Franchise agreements. We also advise on various company law matters.
Corporate Law Compliance & Secretarial
Corporate Law Compliance services includes preparation and e-filing of annual reports (including XBRL filing) for Companies and LLP and preparation and e-filing of various compliance forms with the Registrar of Companies (ROC), applying for DIN & DSC for Directors (Indian or foreign), preparation and maintenance of various secretarial records, assisting in compliance procedure relating to engagements like incorporation of LLP, increase in capital, registration of charges, dematerialization of shares including execution of necessary agreement with CDSL, NSDL & Registrar of companies. Compliances related to Buyback, Mergers, demergers, oppression and mismanagement, Corporate Restructuring, Fast Track Closure, Bankruptcy & Winding Up.
We also represent our clients before various government departments like the Registrar of companies, Regional Director company law, Reserve Bank of India, National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and its appellate tribunal (NCLAT), Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Revenue authorities etc. We also provide assistance to clients in the adjudication of stamp duty on share/ debenture certificates.
FEMA and RBI Advisory & Compliance
Various international transactions involving Foreign Exchange requires compliance with the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). In certain cases this also involves seeking approval from various authorities before initiating a transaction. We assist our clients in; identifying such approvals and authorities from which it is to be obtained, facilitating investment by foreign individual/entity (FDI) in Indian entities, facilitating investment by Indian individual/entity in foreign entities (ODI), facilitating borrowings from abroad and various procedural requirements involved therein. We also help in preparing the necessary documentation & applications for obtaining necessary approvals from authorities viz. Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Secretariat for Industrial Assistance (SIA) & Reserve bank of India (RBI) etc. In case there is any inadvertent contravention of any FEMA regulations, we also assist the entity in seeking compounding of such contravention. We further provide assistance in obtaining approvals for setting up a branch office, liaison office and project office as alternate entities for doing business in India. Our Services also include assistance in various annual and event based RBI/FEMA compliances.
Capital Markets & Stock Exchange
This segment includes advisory services with respect to new listing of shares as well as additional issue of shares with the Bombay stock exchange (BSE)/National stock exchange (NSE)/Bombay stock exchange Indo Next (Bombay stock exchange)/Delhi Stock Exchange (DSE)/SME stock exchange and other Regional stock exchanges in terms of listing agreement and SEBI guidelines. We also provide consultancy services with respect to revocation of suspension and reinstatement of trading with the Stock Exchange and with respect to Takeover/Acquisition of listed company in compliance with SEBI Regulations. We also provide advisory services with respect to Delisting Offers.
Our services further include advisory for Initial Public Offerings in Primary Market, Right Issues, follow-on Public Offers, Qualified Institutional Placements and Preferential Allotments in the secondary market.
SEZ & STPI Setup
We provide complete lifecycle support to our clients in form of regulatory, compliance, litigation and representation services for enabling an entity to enjoy benefits under Special Economic Zones (SEZ), National Investment and Manufacturing Zone(NIMZ) and Software technology parks of India (STPI) regulations.
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Advisory
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (“IBC”) has provisions for the fast track and/or voluntary closure of businesses as well as creditors and non-voluntary winding up.
Our services in this area includes consulting and legal advisory in respect to provisions of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), preparing resolution plan/objection etc in this process, assisting and representing on behalf of promoters, company or Financial creditors, operational creditors, corporate debtors or as an independent professional in proceedings conducted by NCLT.