Legal Services

Our legal services embrace in-depth knowledge of regulatory and commercial laws and the nuances influencing the business environment to provide comprehensive guidance across multiple industry verticals addressing the critical issues and risks faced by the businesses in handling a gamut of corporate laws, regulatory policies and compliances.

Our services include:

ADVISORY:

  •        Structuring of businesses
  •        Corporate commercial advisory
  •        Corporate insolvency & restructuring
  •        Foreign Investment and exchange control
  •        Joint Ventures/Strategic Alliances
  •        Private Equity
  •        Intellectual Property
  •        Information Technology/TMT
  •        Competition law
  •        Bribery & Anti-corruption
  •        Securities and capital market
  •        E-Commerce
  •        ESOP’s (Employee Stock Options)
  •        Employment and Industrial relations
  •        Formation of Indian & Offshore Entities
  •        Prevention of sexual harassment at workplace

REPRESENTATIONS:

  • Representations before Government authorities like NCLT, RBI, RD, DRT, IPAB, SEBI and others
  • Litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Obtaining approvals, licenses and permissions from various regulatory authorities (including FIPB/ DIPP/RBI/ SEZs/ SEBI/ Central Govt. administrative ministries)

DUE DILIGENCE AND HEALTHCHECK:

  • Examine applicability of various provisions of corporate laws
  • Examine requirement of approvals and licenses
  • Review statutory returns/ records and documentation
  • Identify exposures and inefficiencies
  • Due Diligence Support services include

o   Reporting key exposures under the various provisions

o   Review pending litigation issues & report exposure/ disputes

o   Review compliance status

o   Report on material legal and regulatory non-compliances relating to corporate laws

COMPLIANCES:

  • Preparation and Maintenance of statutory registers and minute books
  • Preparation and submission of relevant annual forms and financials with the Registrar of Companies(ROC)
  • Preparation and submission of annual returns/certificates with Reserve Bank of India
  • Corporate Compliance Programs including Internal Financial Control, Risk Management Policy, etc.
  • Drafting/Vetting of Agreements & Contracts

Regulatory Services

Regulatory compliance and reporting needs to be viewed as a natural extension of the governance duties shouldered by top management and corporate boards. Ultimately, the goal is to ensure that the spirit of compliance — as well as the letter of the law — is embraced in every corner of the enterprise.

Our services include:

Regulatory Advisory & Compliances

  • Corporate/Business Law Advisory & Compliances;
  • Litigation/Representation services including compounding and similar proceedings
  • Regulatory advice and support under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) guidelines, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
  • Formation& Compliances of NPOs and NGOs;
  • Legal Audit, Due Diligence, Compliance;
  • Health Check review
  • Formation of Indian & Offshore Entities

Secretarial Compliances

  • Preparation and Maintenance of statutory registers and minute books;
  • Preparation and submission of relevant annual forms and financials with the Registrar of Companies(ROC);
  • Preparation and submission of annual returns/certificates with Reserve Bank of India;
  • Provision of a registered office where necessary to meet domiciliation needs;
  • Provision of a nominee secretary or local agent service where necessary;