India | Chennai
Rajkishore Associates is a leading full service law firm with focus on corporate law and procedures of the Indian legal and business system, assisting and advising several multinational companies on their Business Formation across India. As a professional law firm, the firm assists clients entering the Indian market, advising them on the most suitable and efficient market entry strategy and tax efficient structure.
The firm specializes in Joint ventures, Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Collaborations, Technology Transfers, Domestic and International Commercial Arbitration, Trademark, Copyright & Designs, Mergers and Acquisitions, Information Technology, Capital Market Transactions, Real Estate and Property Laws besides other legal areas.
A major part of the firm’s practice is also focused on advising clients on cross border transactions including major acquisitions or disposals, corporate restructures, mergers and joint ventures and due diligence required prior to investment or acquisition in Indian companies by foreign companies or private equity investors.
The firm renders advice on all aspects of company law and provides day-to-day corporate compliance services. The law of contracts, being central to any business, commercial or corporate transaction, forms a significant area of the firm’s practice. Shareholders Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Foreign Collaboration Agreements, Franchise Agreements and Technology Transfer Agreements form a core area of the firm’s practice. The firm also has a specialized practice area on Admiralty and Maritime Laws besides handling General Business and Corporate Litigation.
The firm has advised, represented and handled scores of multinational companies from various countries around the world who have entered India to set up their joint ventures, wholly owned subsidiaries or have acquired businesses in India. The firm has advised companies across a wide spectrum of industries including manufacturing companies, trading companies, software and information technology businesses and the services sectors.
The firm was awarded the Start Up Advisory (SUA) Award for the year 2013.
The firm has assisted in the establishment of Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) for more than hundred corporate clients from various countries around the world in the cities of Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), advising them on the appropriate legal entity best suited for their business structure and also from the point of domestic and cross border taxation.
The firm has also assisted several multinational companies to establish their liaison, project and branch offices in Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Noida, Gurgaon, Coimbatore, Hyderabad and Trivandrum. The firm also advises on important legal areas such as Alternate Disputes Resolution (ADR) including Domestic and International Commercial Arbitration, Information Technology Law, Foreign Exchange Regulations and Control, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Development & Construction, Retail Trade, Telecommunications, Banking, Insurance and Infrastructure Projects.
The firm’s key practice areas also include advise on taxation of companies, approvals from all the government departments, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), approvals for establishment of 100% Export Oriented Units (EOU), approvals for establishment of units in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) etc.
With offices at Chennai and Bangalore and associate offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Trivandrum, the firm is in a position to cater to multinational companies wishing to set up their business establishment in all major cities in India.