Business Formation Services

The Firm provides all the necessary services to its existing and prospective clients to facilitate Business formation in India. The Firm assists in formation of various types of entities including private limited company, a public limited company, wholly owned subsidiaries of Foreign Company, joint venture companies, Limited Liability Partnership etc. The firm also facilitates setting up of Branch / Project / Liaison offices under the Foreign Exchange Management Act and Corporate Laws in India, in case of international clients.

Compliance & Corporate Governance

Companies listed over Stock Exchanges need to adhere to certain guidelines, rules and compliances with respect to Listing Agreements, regulations of Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and other relevant securities laws. The Firm has an expert team to assist clients in the execution of these statutory compliances. Firm guides Clients to fulfill their respective Corporate Governance commitments in form of:

  •  Expressing opinion on the interpretation of the Corporate Governance.
  •  Advising on the composition of the Board of Directors, Audit Committee.
  •  Assisting in drafting the various codes required under Corporate Governance.
  •  Attending meetings of the Board and Audit Committee of listed companies
  •  Periodical Audit of Corporate Governance compliance
  •  Preparing Corporate Governance Reports

Corporate Secretarial Practices

There are certain statutory corporate compliances under the Companies Act, 2013. Many corporates opts for “virtual Company Secretarial Department” by entrusting responsibilities upon the Firm to carry out all relevant statutory compliances and to provide advisory services in secretarial matters. The Firm has set up various processes to seamlessly execute the routine compliances under the Companies Act. The coverage of these processes extends to include

  •  Expressing opinion on the interpretation of the Corporate Governance.
  •  Assistance in keeping the Statutory Records & Registers under the Act up-to-date.
  •  Preparation of various e-Forms including Annual Forms and Returns
  •  Certifying and filing various forms and returns with the Registrar of Companies, Office of Regional Director and the Ministry of Corporate affairs.
  •  Registration/ Modification/ Satisfaction of Charges.
  •  Appointment / resignations of directors and their remunerations
  •  Increase in Authorized capital
  •  Allotment, Forfeiture and Buy Back of shares
  •  Advisory and execution services with respect to Payment of dividend

Corporate Restructuring & Representation

Corporate Restructuring is transitional phase for a company and requires specialized skills and attention of Professionals with respect to current and proposed statutory and legal positions of the corporate involved, current business, economic conditions and various socio-economic factors in the context of assignment of restructuring.

The Firm is enriched with expertise to provide valuable insights and advisory services to Corporate Clients approaching such Restructuring as below.

  •  Mergers, acquisitions and demergers.
  •  Arrangements, Amalgamation and Takeovers.
  •  Reduction of Share Capital.
  •  Assistance in Drafting and Implementation of Scheme of Buyback of shares.
  •  Procedural formalities in relation to issue of ESOP and ESOS.
  •  Financial restructuring assistance.
  •  Assistance in business / company takeover matters – Private Companies and Public Companies.
  •  Voluntary Liquidation & Winding up of the Companies by Courts.