Corporate Practice – Strategic
(a) Cross Border and Domestic
Investments (Inbound and Outbound)
Commensurate with its
size and breadth of practice, Lon & n has facilities
and resources to handle all legal aspects of inbound
and outbound cross border investment occurring into
or out of India.
In relation to inbound investment as
applicable to wholly owned companies, Lon & n attorneys
have over twenty years of experience spanning business
structuring, documentation, establishment of Indian
Companies, achievement of Indian approvals and executable
shareholders documentation and preparation of compliant
company organic documentation.
In the context of “partnered”
inbound investment, the firm is experienced in structuring
and negotiating joint ventures and strategic alliances
(both corporate partnership and joint enterprise) for
resource and product acquisition, distribution, development,
infrastructure development, market penetration and risk-sharing
purposes, as well as ancillary agreements such as marketing,
distribution, license and supply agreements.
In assistance of outbound investment, Lon & n has
experience in the establishment of Indian owned overseas
companies including the tax efficient structuring of
such investments. Lon & n is capable of establishing
investment vehicles in tax havens and in structuring
downstream investments thereafter. Lon & n has also
assisted in the acquisition of listed overseas entities.
(b) Restructuring and Relocation
Lon & n attorneys have twenty years of experience
in all aspects of business restructuring including especially
hiving off, consolidation and share swaps.
The dynamic Indian regulatory
and revenue regime has compelled Indian industry to
continually relocate its business with intent to achieve
optimal indirect tax structures. Lon & n has always
been at the forefront of these efforts and continues
to offer cutting edge relocation advice and consultation.
Lon & n continuously monitors changes in the Indian
regulatory and tax regime, establishes contact with
the authorities, the business community and chambers
of commerce in jurisdictions where new benefits are
notified and offers comprehensive relocation legal advice