Foreign investors entering into joint venture agreements with Indian partners should understand India’s regulatory and tax landscape as well as perform key due diligence checks before incorporation or agreeing to an alliance or partnership.
Acquiring a Gumasta License is mandatory for doing any kind of business in the state of Maharashtra under the Shops and Establishment Act.
All Indian companies must maintain a register of significant beneficial owners – non-registered shareholders or persons able to exercise significant influence on company decision-making.
India’s accession to the WIPO internet treaties secures IP protections for creative content-makers and distributors in the internet and digital realm and grants them exclusive economic rights.
India’s parliament began its Monsoon Session on July 18 to disrupted proceedings as the Modi government looks to implement a packed legislative agenda.
The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2018 require those with a DIN to complete their KYC before August 31.
All companies in India, including LLPs and startups, have to report the total foreign investments made into their respective entities by July 12 as per notification by the Reserve Bank of India.
India has eased the process of obtaining environmental approvals but companies should follow best practices during operations to manage risk exposure.