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The Corporate Laws in India is ever changing and the dynamism is so fast required advisor who can help in timely compliances as well as the business landscape has been fundamentally altered by factors such as globalisation, liberalisation and deregulation coupled with radical innovations and improvements in communication networks and information technology. In this new competitive economy, organisations need advisors capable of offering a broad range of innovative and cost-effective solutions and Aabid & Co provides a wide range of services to meet these requirements. These service offerings have been developed after a detailed understanding and shared knowledge of industries, competitions, laws and regulations.
Aabid & Co, CLCM vertical provides the following key Company Law and Secretarial Compliance services:
Compliance Management under Companies Act 2013, Rules and Regulations thereunder.
Compliance Management under Limited Liability Partnership Act (LLP) and Rules Thereunder.
Filings with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs various eforms.
Registration of Private or Public Company or Section 8 Company (Non Profit Entity)
Conversion of Private Company into Public Company and vice versa.
Shifting of Registered Office of the Company from one State to another;
Statutory Certification Services under Companies Act, 2013 and LLP Act
Conversion of a Partnership Firm/ Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) into a Company
Registration of Foreign Company (Branch office / Liaison office / Project Office) in India
Petitions before Company Law Board, Regional Director, Registrar of Companies;
Drafting and Documentation for Board and General Meetings
Registration of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
Maintenance of Statutory Records under various Acts
Consulting Services on Compliance of Companies Act 2013
Expert Opinion on Companies Act 2013
Postal Ballot Process and Scrutinizer
Change of Name of Companies / LLPs
Change of Objects Clause of Companies / LLPs
Assistance in Winding up / Closure of Companies in India.
With the opening up of the economy, the business enterprises have freedom to expand, diversify, modernize their operations and set up new undertakings. In free economy with lesser restrictions and Government control, an enterprise has to seek its own way through all possible avenues to reach the heights of success. A right strategy is instrumental to the success and growth of an enterprise.
Market forces continue to play their role and the experience and expertise of Aabid & Co always remain in search of opportunities for boosting the factors of various options of Corporate Restructuring. We assist to prepare a viable development plan, muster resources, and identify the right opportunity. Our strategy is based on the objectives, plans, prevailing internal and external economic and business circumstances of an enterprise.
Aabid & Co, Transaction Advisory vertical provides the following key services:
Mergers & Acquisitions.
Demerger / Sale / Spin-off’s / Business Transfer.
Takeover / Hostile Takeover Strategy and Acquisition.
Exit Strategy for Stakeholder.
Joint Venture Structuring and Negotiation.
Corporate Structuring / Business Structuring.
Corporate Strategic Advisory Services.
In this era of globalisation and industrialisation every corporate aspire to raise fund abroad in the form of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) as well keen establish operation abroad via investment in the form of Overseas Direct Investment (ODI). The ForexLaws Compliance Management is very vital aspect of such enterprise as a minor miss has major consequences.
Aabid & Co, FLCM vertical provides the following key services:
Compliance Management and Advisory under Foreign Exchange Management Act, Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Finance, Government of India Policies.
Compliance, Filings and Advisory with respect to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
Advisory on followings based on Govt. of India Policy on Foreign Exchange, Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Import & Export Policies (EXIM), Notifications, Circulars, Guidelines issued by Reserve Bank of India from time to time.
Preparation &filing of Form FC-GPR with the RBI through AD and Annual Return regarding Foreign Assets &Liabilities (FLA) and Annual Performance Report (APR) filings.
Advisory on making application to Govt. of India (FIPB or concerned Ministries) or Regulatory Authorities (RBI) for Projects, Company Formation, Technology Transfers etc.
Compliance and Advisory Services on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Establishment of Branch, Liaison Office, Representative Office in India
Issue of Certificates for Issue/Allotment of shares to Non Resident Indian under FDI Route
Advisory on Entry strategies into India
Compliance & Advisory on Overseas Direct Investment (ODI)
Establishment of Wholly Owned Subsidiary in India and outside India
Registration of Company outside India
Remuneration to Foreign Technicians &Foreign Directors
Royalty related matters.
Compounding under Forex Laws with the RBI.
Compliance, Consultancy & Advisory on Forex & Overseas Transactions.
Every enterprise needs fund at various stage of its growth. The funding requirement could be a balance of debt and equity or structured, depending on situation. To meet all the above objectives, Corporates need reliable advise that consider the entire spectrum of key challenges involved that is in capital market strategy, working out the best options to raise funds from various sources and enhance overall value.
We at Aabid & Co support our Clients in their capital market strategy and fund raising initiatives by providing all-round support and handhold the entire process. Our network of service partners i.e. Bankers, Merchant bankers, HNIs and Investor groups enable us to provide a quick turnaround time throughout the engagement.
To support the fund raising initiatives, our team prepares relevant financial model, Information Memorandum, engage in negotiations with prospective Stakeholders and help decision- making process to obtain optimal funding from the best possible source.
Seed Funding / Startup Funding.
Private Equity / Venture Capital Fund Raising.
Project Finance and Term Loan.
External Commercial Borrowings
Loan Against Property (LAP).
Working Capital Loan
Bill Discounting / Factoring
Debt Restructuring / Settlement
Equity Placement / Sale
Foreign Currency Loans
Outright Sale / Fund Raising
Advice on Business Plan or Projections
Preparing CMA Data / Information Memorandum (IM)
Advice on FIIs, QIPs and Private Equity
Investment Structuring and Compliance
Financial Engineering .
The right framework of risk management is crucial for the management of an enterprise which enables the strategic team to exploit the business opportunities.
Aabid & Co, team provides strong support to clients on risk advisory Services covering the areas:
Corporate Governance Implementation.
Advisory Board Formation.
Fraud Investigation and Risk Assessments.
Continuous Control Monitoring.
The Legal Consulting covers areas of Litigation and Non-Litigation advisory services on various commercial laws, taxation laws, drafting, legal documentations etc.
Aabid & Co, Legal Consulting vertical provides the following key services:
Drafting of Shareholder Agreement (SHA) / Share Subscription Agreements (SSA) / Share Purchase Agreements etc.
Drafting of Shareholders Agreement for Foreign Joint Ventures
Drafting of Articles of Association for Foreign JV Companies
Drafting of Technology Transfer Agreement with Foreign Companies
Drafting/Vetting of various Agreements like Royalty Agreements, Licensing Agreements etc.
Drafting of Gift Deeds, Partnership Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, Sale-Deed etc.
Drafting and negotiation of transaction agreements
Documentation for the Fund Raising
Drafting and Vetting of Non-Disclosure Agreements
Issuing Legal Opinions on Corporate and Commercial Law matters
Consulting and Documentation on Arbitration, Banking, Anti-Trust, Real Estate and Finance Laws.
Non Litigation Services on All Laws as Applicable in India
Consultancy and Advisory Services on Commercial Laws and allied Legal matters
Our in-depth understanding of industry verticals such as investment funds, e-commerce, business process outsourcing, media and entertainment, banking and insurance, infrastructure, real-estate and hospitality, bio technology and life sciences enable us to anticipate and target tax issues in advance. Managing tax complexity to maximise value is a key consideration of every major business enterprise.
Team Aabid & Co with backing of strong resources create value to clients with best advisory on taxation matters.
Aabid & Co, Taxation Advisory Services vertical provides the following key services:
Tax Strategy, Compliance & Advisory
International Tax Structuring & International Tax Litigation
Structuring Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions
Cross Boarder Taxation
Transfer Pricing M&A Taxation Advisory
M&A Taxation Advisory
Corporate Tax Management, Compliance and Filings
Direct Taxes Compliance and Filings
Indirect Taxes and Filings
Multi State Vat – Compliance and Filings
Service Tax Compliance and Filings
Tax Controversy Management
Tax Litigation and Advisory
Taxation of Goods and Services
Seeking Advance Rulings
Value Chain Tax Management
Tax Dispute Resolution (TDR)
Impact Analysis of General Anti Avoidance Regulations Seeking Advance Rulings
Analysis of Specific Domestic and International Transaction and Advisory
Issues relating to Treaty interpretation such characterization of income and Permanent Establishment (PE) concerns
The retention of top performing employees and talent is first motto of any enterprise. ESOP is the best tool to retain talent in the organisation.
Team Aabid & Co best strategize of the organisation on the ESOP front.
ESOP / ESOS Compliance and Filings
Scheme Planning / Designing / Documentation
ESOP Implementation / Employee Communication
ESOP Accounting and Valuation
ESOP Trust Formation, Compliance and Filings
ESOP Listings and Compliance
ESOP Taxation Compliance, Filings and Advisory
The importance of Non-Banking Finance Companies in the financial inclusion of the India has increased tremendous. The NBFC sector is now the backbone of financing support to the growth of the business enterprise in India.
Our in depth understanding of NBFC Sector on compliance and structure front help client in value creation and enhance business growth of business houses.
Registration with the RBI
Compliance and Filings
Acquisition and Sale of an NBFC
Strategy and Advisory on NBFC Takeover and Sale
Documentation and Representation Services
Capital market is backbone of an enterprise for fund raising. Corporates need investor funds at various stages. The best strategy on fund raising helps corporates to raise fund at lower cost which maximises value of stakeholders. The fast growing companies seeks to monetize and commercialise their ideas. Apart from the above the funds are required for acquisition, expansion of operations, consolidation of promoter holdings.
We help our client in best strategizing on raising of funds with our best services.
Listing of Securities - Equity or Debt Instrument
Co-ordination and Submission of Certificate relating to Transfer-cum-Demat of Shares as required under NSDL / CDSL Bye laws
Preparation of Annual Report incorporating the necessary requirements of Clause 49 of Corporate Governance
Compliance and filings of under Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011
Compliance and Filings under Securities and Exchange Board of India (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015
Advising on various SEBI Regulations like SEBI Takeover Code, SEBI Insider Trading Regulations, SEBI (ICDR) Regulations, 2009, SEBI Portfolio Managers Regulations, SEBI Broker Regulations with respect to IPO, Public Issue, Right Issue, Bonus Issue, Preferential Allotment, QIP, Delisting etc.
Assisting in Delisting of Companies from Stock Exchanges under SEBI (De-listing of Equity Shares) Regulations, 2009.
Compliance and filings under Listing Agreements with the Exchanges
Payment of Annual Listing fees
Issue of Certificates under the Listing Agreements
Monthly Submission of Details of Dematerialization of Securities
Compliance, Management and filings of Open Offer of Listed Entities
QIP / Preferential Allotment / Buy Back Compliance and QIP Placement
Direct Listing of Securities on the Exchange
Issue and Compliance Management of FCCBs / ADRs / GDRs
Revocation of suspension of trading of securities of the Company from the Exchange.
Assisting in obtaining various regulatory approvals from SEBI / BSE / NSE
Assistance and Compliance and Managing IPO / FPO / Pre IPO placement of Securities
Aabid & Co aspire to be the leading trusted advisor and financier to our clients. The vision of the Investment Banking Team is to advice best in class advice and execution excellence on the most complex transactions across industry in order to help our clients to grow.
Advisory on Buy Side of the Transaction
Advisory on Sale Side of the Transaction
Risk Management Consulting
Equity and Debt Capital Market Services
Structure of the Transaction
India Entry and Exit Strategies
Globalisation of Indian Enterprise abroad
In today’s ecommerce and technology era the Intellectual Property (IPR) Assets are backbone of an enterprise as well as it has immense value. The protection of the IPR is the most important aspect of operation of an enterprise.
The threat of copying and passing off IPR is increasing day by day require best strategy on protection of IPR from various aspects.
Aabid & Co, IPR Advisory vertical provides the following key services:
Registrations for Trademark, Designs, Copy rights and Patents
Security, Protection and Enforcement of IPR
Opposition to conflicting Marks, Passing-off, Infringements etc.
Documentation including assignments, Sell-Off of IPR
Consultancy &Advisory Services on IPR related matters
Many times corporate require valuation services, the right valuation help better negotiation in case of acquisition or dilution of holdings of the enterprise. The valuation business is very important from the point of view of raising of funds, regulatory reporting and taxation aspect etc. We have combination of experts to best value an enterprise considering various parameters as per requirements of the clients as well as regulatory filing aspect.
Our business modelling services provides to structure the best business model such that to bring higher valuation
Aabid & Co, Valuation Advisory vertical provides the following key services:
Enterprise Valuation / Business Valuation
Acquisition &Investment Valuation
M&A Valuation &Swap Ration
Fairness Opinion on the transaction
Asset Valuation &Intangible Valuation
Valuation for Regulatory Reporting
Build / Review of Financial Models
Intellectual Property (IPR) valuation
Valuation for the issue of Securities to Non-Residents under Discounted Cash Flow Method (DCF) and other methods
Every business requiresregulatory approvals / representation with various Government agencies as well as various statutory and quasi statutory bodies from time to time. Corporate require many time to settle the issues raised by regulator under formal route of settlement.
Aabid & RRS Advisory vertical provides the Regulatory / Representation / Settlements Services (RRS)
Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
Stock Exchanges, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT)
Competition Commission of India (CCI)
Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and Enforcement Directorate
District Court, Tribunals, High Court and Supreme Court
Tax Authorities including Commissioner (Appeals) and ITAT
Registrar and Intellectual Property Appellate Board
Professional assistance in Investigation Management and Compounding with the Authorities
Company Law Board (CLB) and BIFR
Tax Settlement Commission
Representing clients before the Dispute Resolution Authority for matters relating to international taxation.
Representing clients before the Authority for Advance Ruling and the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal.
Representing clients before the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India and briefing senior counsels where required.
The increasing compliance in India focused our strategy to continuous support our clients on various Diligence and Assurance Services.
Our assurance team has huge experience in providing;
Internal Audit Services
Legal &Business Due Diligence
Financial Due Diligence
Taxation Due Diligence
Due Diligence on Mergers &Acquisitions
Independent Review of Financial Statements
Restatement of Accounts
Translation of Accounts under Indian GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP
Independent Opinion on Accounting matters
Management Assurance Services
Periodic and Specific Compliance Audits
Stock Broker Compliance Audit under Securities & Capital Market Laws
Bank Due Diligence Audit
Statutory audit under Companies Act, 2013
Tax Audit under Income Tax Act, 1961
Today every country in the world has competition law which allows for healthy competition in business and curbs monopoly.
Our CLA vertical provides best services covering various following areas
Strategic Advice on Competition Law Issues
Review and Vetting of documentation in view of Competition Laws Applicability
Competition Law Applications and Filings
Regulatory and Litigation Advisory on Competition Law
Our Human Resources Law (Employment and Labour) practice provides advice and assistance on legal, tax and regulatory issues in connection with workforce management. In the Indian context, employment law includes a plethora of central (federal) and state specific employment statutes, administrative regulations as well as judicial decisions. Applicability of the statutes is contingent on multiple factors including the industry, nature of work done by the employees, strength of the workforce, remuneration, duration of service, etc.
Having witnessed the growth of new age industries and radical shifts in work culture and workforce management techniques, we have acquired expertise in addressing the challenges faced by organisations in complying with applicable laws.
Employment Strategy and Documentation
Middle and Top Management Personnel Recruitment
Company Policies and Employee Handbook
Labour Law Advisory
Employee Benefits and Compensation Structures
Employment Termination Advisory
HR Audit (Legal)
Employment Litigation Advisory
Registration of NBFC companies with Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Compliances of deposit taking and non deposit taking NBFC companies
Due diligence of NBFC Companies relating to various corporate compliances Consultancy, compliances for takeover and acquisition of NBFC Companies To provide services for takeover and sale of NBFC Companies Laisoning with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the matters relating to NBFC Appearing before Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on any regulatory requirnment for the NBFC Company.
Maintenance and update of the accounting records of the Company
Manage and provide services for employees' pay roll
Payment of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) to the Departmen
Preparation and filing of quarterly TDS returns with the departments
Payment of advance Income Tax and payment of the final taxation of the Company
Preparation and filing of annual Income tax returns with the departments
Co-ordinate and Support the tax and statutory auditors for the audit of the Company
Payment of service tax with the department
Preparation and filing of service tax returns with the departments
Correspondence with the department on service tax issues
Drafting of shareholders agreements / share purchase agreements
Drafting of Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) relating to the share transfer / joint ventures
Drafting of joint venture agreement
Drafting Business transfer agreements
Labour laws compliances and audits
Preparation and filing of various forms / returns required under the provisions of the Act
Issue of Company Secretary Certificate as and when required
Liasoning with the Reserve Bank of India
Opening of Liaison / Branch Office in India and abroad
Compliance and approvals under Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India
Consultancy and advisory service under FDI policy of the Government of India
To register the Company office address under the Maharashtra Shops & Establishment Act
To look after the various compliances as required under the provisions of the Act
To keep the register and records and update the same as required under the provisions of the Act
A corporate business vehicle that enables professional expertise and entrepreneurial initiative to combine and operate in flexible, innovative and efficient manner, providing benefits of limited liability while allowing its members the flexibility for organizing their internal structure as a partnership.
We indulge in providing services of various aspects of LLP: