Foreign Investment Approval

Providing assistance to foreign companies for routing entry strategies for investment in India and assisting them through Government regulations and procedures for setting up their operations in India is another area of our operation. We assist our clients in complying with the provisions of Foreign Investment Management Act (FEMA) 1999 on routing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India. Our lawyers have in depth knowledge of international markets and FEMA and comprehensive experience in cross border transactions. We provide FDI consulting services to our clients. We assist clients in obtaining necessary approvals from concerned authorities such as Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Secretariat for Industrial Assistance (SIA), and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) etc. We also assist clients in Industrial licensing, Government contracts, transfer of technology and licensing and repatriation. We advise and assist clients on routing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in different sectors of the economy. We deal with mergers & acquisitions, private equity, joint venture agreements, international securities and capital markets transactions. We assist companies in raising capital by way of FCCB’s, ADR/GDR etc.

We are a capital investment consulting firm and advise in determining the most appropriate vehicles for the desired investments in India, ranging from establishing a Liaison Office, Branch Office, Representative Office, Joint Venture, Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Holding Companies and Acquisition of an existing company. We also advise on various provisions and procedures relating to imports and exports. We conduct due diligence and feasibility analysis of probable collaborators for our clients. We draft various agreements such as joint venture agreement, shareholders agreements, share purchase agreements, memorandum and articles of association of joint venture companies relating to India entry for our clients.

Our lawyers practicing in this area include:
Nuno Rodrigues
KK Sharma
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David Lewis-Member
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Philippe Brusick
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