Funds and Fund Investments

The Firm’s expertise spreads across various kinds of funds including sector specific Funds like Aviation Funds, Technology Funds, Infrastructure Funds or Real-Estate Funds. The Firm focuses on the following:

  • Advising on Structuring the Fund
  • Ensuring Tax Efficiency for the Funds
  • Advising on Selection of an Appropriate Tax Favorable Jurisdiction
  • Consideration of the Legal and Tax Regimes in such Jurisdictions like Mauritius, Cyprus and Luxembourg
  • Advising on an Appropriate Entity or Special Purpose Vehicle for the Fund
  • Representations before the Indian Authority for Advance Rulings for obtaining a Ruling on Various Issues
  • Drafting of the Fund Documents, Private Placement Memorandum, Investment Management Agreement, Investment Advisory Agreement and other ancillary Documents
  • Stock-Purchase Agreements

Industrial Disputes & Labour Laws

The Firm’s team is adept in understanding the highly complex labour issues and other employment related matters at all levels and it acts as local employment regulators for its several clients. The Firm provides its advisory services on:

  • Drafting of Human Resource and Work Policy/Strategy
  • Compliance of Labour Laws
  • Drafting of Strategies for Workmen Safety, Insurance and Compensation
  • Advising on the Implication of Labour Laws in case of Merger, Acquisition & Take-over, Closures, Lock-outs- Retrenchment etc.
  • Litigations on all kinds of matters at all Labour Courts/Other Forums

Information Technology

The Firm practices in the areas of Information Technology (IT) and cyber laws and advises on electronic commerce, data protection, business process outsourcing and call centre related matters. In this area the Firm has experience in structuring the deals, litigations and drafting agreements including:

  • International Software Licensing Agreements
  • Outsourcing Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Technology Transfer Agreements
  • Sale and Assignment Deeds
  • Interconnection Agreements