Our services in this area are as follows:

  • Counseling on establishment of large retail enterprises;
  • Counseling on the potential risks;
  • Due diligence of retail projects;
  • Participating in commercial negotiations;
  • Drafting franchise, leasing and licensing agreements, retailer agreements, C&F Agent agreements, Public Relation Agency agreements, Consultancy agreements, branding and co-branding agreement, etc.;
  • Drafting merger and acquisitions agreements, joint venture agreements;
  • All IPR related works including registration of trademark and patent for the companies, drafting licensing and assignment agreements for trademark and patents;
  • Obtaining bar codes, IEC (Import-Export codes), obtaining approvals under Food Security Act, Packaging of Commodities Rules, 1977, Food Adulteration Act, regulations for import and export of commodities, labeling and packaging of products etc.;
  • Due Diligence for appointment of agents and distributors;
  • Protection of brands, conducting IP due diligence;
  • Compliance with tax laws and regulations;
  • Compliance with labour and employment laws and regulations;
  • Assist with acquisitions, zoning/land use, corporate, construction and litigation matters (such as products liability cases brought against retailers);
  • FDI and Customs laws;
  • Consumer protection, etc.

We have worked for various clients including Advions Infra and Basic Amenities Ltd. (AIBA).