FOREIGN INVESTMENT & REGULATION

We, at Kanth and Associates, provide 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. 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 have comprehensive experience in cross border transactions. We provide FDI consulting services to our clients. We have assisted clients such as IREO Management Pvt. Ltd, Nelson Planning and Design Pvt. Ltd, Masonite India 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 licencing, Government contracts, transfer of technology and licencing and repatriation. We have advised and assisted clients on routing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the fields of telecommunication, construction, single brand retailing, power, hotel and tourism etc. We have significant experience in dealing 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. We have advised foreign companies such as Maipu Communication Technology Co Ltd, Nelson Design and Planning Pvt Ltd, ZTE Telecom (India) Pvt Ltd, etc. to determine the most appropriate vehicles for their desired investment 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 have conducted 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 for our clients.