Corporate, Commercial & Transactions
Arbitration and Conciliation
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act
Direct & Indirect Taxation.Foreign Trade Policy
PPG Legal has a strong corporate and commercial practice, offering top quality, corporate, commercial and transaction related legal solutions, advisory, consultancy and litigation support to our clients.
Our team offers services through all stages of development of corporate entity’s life cycle. We assist with legal services including pre- start up, incorporation, funding, initial public offerings, etc. We take a full service approach, assembling a team of corporate, tax, real estate, regulatory, employment, finance, compliance and other lawyers and professionals as needed, who work closely with the client in structuring and executing transaction and deals.
Here is a glimpse of some of our prestigious assignments over the years:
We have advised and assisted our clients on inbound and outbound investments, foreign direct investment, strategic alliances and collaborations.
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
We have provided end-to-end legal services on a variety of M&A transactions including merges, de-mergers, reverse mergers, take-overs, reduction of capital restructuring of sick industrial enterprises, court process, statutory court-monitored meetings with stakeholders, and regulatory clearances for such M&A.
We have provided integrated solutions and advice in domestic as well as cross-border transactions across industries of various kinds and sizes. We work closely with in-house counsels, investment banks and accounting firms to achieve seamless implementation of these transactions.
Private Equity & Venture Capital
We provide legal services to private equity and venture capital funds across the full range of their operations and activities.
Banking & Finance
Our clients have benefitted from our creative solutions on their business and financial problems representing creditors, lenders, debtors and businesses on a wide range of financing transactions. We have represented clients in lending, structured products, project finance, external commercial borrowing and corporate debt recovery.
Power & Energy
We have represented major industries, trade and commerce forums across India before various State Electricity Regulatory Commissions and also before the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission and Appellate Tribunal for Electricity.
We have rich experience in Wind Energy, Mini Hydro, Solar, Biomass, Municipal Solid, Sugar based Co-generation and other Renewable Energy projects. We have advised and represented Iron and Steel, Ferro Alloy, Cement, Mining, Type and similar power intensive consumers like IT and ITES companies.
We have provided assistance to clients in various contractual matters including drafting of domestic and trans-border contracts, their implementation and dispute resolution. the varied contracts have included investment, project finance, real estate, operational, service level, joint venture, partnership, turnkey, infrastructure, employment, stock option, marketing, software, IPR, NDA, licensing, assignments, manufacturing, job work, outsourcing, banking, financial, loan, etc.
Labour & Employment
Our ability to deliver a one-stop solution for all HR issues makes this a significant area of our practice. We have provided labour and employment law advice to our clients on the whole gamut of human resources concerns of businesses.
Telecommunications & Information Technology
This has been a growing area of our work. We have advised clients on various telecom issues including setting up internet service providers and other telecom carriers, establishing franchise and agency agreements for telecom services. Our advisories have covered e-commerce, privacy, role of intermediaries and other internet-specific issues.
Real Estate & Infrastructure
Real estate is the fastest growing market in India and out firm has met the demands of the complex structures and vehicles that are increasingly used by this market, with legal, financial and technical expertise. Out is a practical approach to providing answers for our clients to the rapidly changing real estate scenario.
Regulatory & Policy
Our in-depth knowledge of the relevant industry domains and our strength in grappling with complex regulations and procedures has shaped our legal services on a range of regulations. Our understanding of the interaction of law with public policy, economics, technology, and finance and project management allows us to provide incisive analysis and legally sound advice on doing business.
We have been conducting legal due diligence of the targets on behalf of a variety of investors, along with self-initiated legal audits and due diligence programmes. Our legal due diligences have naturally progressed to closure and funding related assistance including, on- ground support for completing the conditions precedents and conditions subsequent in such transactions.
Our range of legal audit services, certifications and packages have received critical acclaim and appreciation from our clients over the years. The in demand areas for special legal audits have been company secretarial, corporate governance, competition and anti-trust laws, tax environment, employment and human resource issues, outsourcing and contact manufacturing, property and real estate transactions. The exposure to the board of Directors and their officers has mandated the corporates, especially foreign companies with a presence in India, go for such special audits so as to avoid exposure from civil and criminal action by the regulatory agencies against any type of non-compliance or compromise, especially with relation to environmental matters.
We are pioneers in the ‘Virtual Lawyer’ concept. Many of our small and mid-sized corporate clients have outsourced their entire legal function to our firm, which is then efficiently and economically handled by our in-house team of experts on a day-to-day basis.
Public Sector, government, Non-Governmental and International Organisations
Our in-house experts in this area have advised Indian government departments and entities, public sector undertakings, non-governmental organisations, United Nations and international organisations and chambers of commerce, on a spectrum of issues like incorporation and management of non-profit agencies as societies, trusts and Section 25 companies, advisories on foreign contribution and human resources management, regulatory risk analysis, indirect taxation, country analysis of anti-corruption laws and implementation, fulfilment of bidding obligations.
Taxation is an integral part of any economy. At PPG Legal, we understand the complexities and interpretational challenges of out taxation laws. We have a proven track record and experience in providing support for litigation, options, consultancy, advice as well as interpretational back up with respect to different direct and indirect tax laws, including:-
- Income Tax
- Wealth Tax
- Service Tax
- Sales Tax
Foreign Trade Policy
Foreign trade in India includes all imports and exports to and from India. At the level of Central Government it is administered by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Within the frame-work of common objectives and trade practices under Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), as agreed between the member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, through their principal apex organisation Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), announces, from time to time, Foreign Trade Policy of the country, to achieve and sustain targeted growth in country’s contribution in global market.
With a view to continuously increasing our percentage share of global trade, certain benefits have been provided by the Government, to Trade and Industry. Amongst the major facilitation provided to boost country’s export of goods and services, the DGFT has announced various Export Promotion Schemes through which, exporting community can avail duty benefits, so as to make their overseas business/services competitive.
The WTO charter treats, refund of various duties & taxes paid on input to export product, as WTO compatable and not as export subsidy. The Foreign Trade Policy & Procedure, incorporating provisions relating to export & import of goods & services are implemented through the DGFT, for the common benefit of entire spectrum of Trade, Industry & Services.