ARBITRATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Our Arbitration and Litigation Practice works closely with the following areas: Contractual & Business law Shipping, Maritime & Admiralty Commercial, Corporate & Trade laws Oil & Gas Energy & Mining Construction & Infrastructure Telecommunication & IT Government Contracts Finance International law International Trade Intellectual Property Constitutional Property & Real Estate Anti-Trust & Trade regulations Banking laws Indirect Taxation Aviation & Transportation Entertainment & Media.
We are involved with various Arbitration Councils including International Chamber of Commerce, Council of Arbitration for Sports, International Court for Commercial Arbitration, London Court of International Arbitration, Singapore International Arbitration Centre ,Indian Council for Arbitration, etc.
The Firm's Litigation service group has an active Civil, Criminal and Commercial Litigation practice. The Firm is well equipped to handle International Commercial disputes, Matrimonial cases, Consumer disputes matters, Cheque bouncing matters, Recovery matters, all matters relating to Moveable & Immovable properties, Accidental claims, Injunction matters, such as, Appellate practice, Bankruptcy creditors, Bankruptcy debtors, Collection creditors, Construction laws, Contract laws, Creditors rights, Immigration laws, Real estate laws, Tax laws , Wills, Trusts etc. The Firm's Litigation group is well conversant with drafting of Deeds, Agreements, Representations and initiating, defending, pursuing litigation on original and appellate side in civil, criminal, consumer protection and service matters in District Courts, Commissions / Forums, High Court and Supreme Court. The group ensures that the interests of the clients are well protected by assuring right advice and proper representation in the Court of law. The team members treat each matter with the same dedication and care that it deserves. The Members of the Firm carefully review the client's goals prior to initiation of any litigation proceedings. Specific Strategies are drawn after considering those goals and keeping in mind the cost and time factor involved in pursuing the most appropriate remedy
CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL
The corporate law division of Srivastava and Associates manages a full range of corporate and commercial matters which inter alia include the followings.
Joint Venture, cross holdings, consortia and other corporate alliances, Corporate Due Diligence, investigations and regulatory matters, Structuring and formation of new entities,establishment of business, winding up, Foreign Investments, Joint Ventures, Foreign Collaborations and Technology Absorptions, Developing and documenting Shareholder Agreements, Stock Exchange Listing Compliances Creating executive employment agreements and Stock Options Plans that retain key leadership, Creating business financing strategies
Incorporation of Companies
We at Srivastava and Associates assist foreign and multinational companies in setting up subsidiaries or joint venture companies in India. We advice our clients on the laws and procedures of incorporating a company in India and also guide the clients on the required governmental approvals from the various regulatory agencies in India. We also assist our clients in setting up of branch offices, liaison offices and project offices.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Srivastava & Associates serves clients ranging from investment banks, partnership companies and large corporate groups. Irrespective of the size of the deal, our client benefit from our experience and handling. Through our experience we execute transactions in information and technology, power sector and industries effectively and expeditiously. Our firm carries out all types of transactions namely Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances, Public and Private Mergers and Cross-Border M &A's
CAPITAL MARKETS & SECURITIES
We advises clients on all aspects of corporate finance and securities law. We provide efficient and effective advice on Securities and Exchange Board Regulations(SEBI) in order to help clients achieve their ultimate goal. We advise companies on acquisition of shares, takeover of companies, venture capital funds and collective investment schemes. We assist companies in ensuring their compliance with SEBI Guidelines.
CONSUMER & PRODUCT LIABILITY
1.Product Liability Claims
2.Consumer Protection Issues
4.Terms and Conditions
5.Consumer Credit and Finance
We handle complex product liability claims for both domestic and foreign clients before tribunals and courts throughout the country as well as review measures adopted by client’s vis-à-vis dealers, customers, insurers,experts and administrative agencies
EMPLOYMENT & INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
1.Compliance and regulatory issues
2.Employment aspects of business transfer
3. Employment contracts
4. Disciplinary and grievance matters and rules
6.Handbooks and compensation packages
7. Director’s duties
8. Wrongful and unfair dismissal claims and redundancy
We also represent the management before Tribunals,Commissions, other Quasi-Judicial and Judicial bodies in matters connected with employment and industrial disputes.
IMMIGRATION & NATIONALITY
The investment scenario has changed the practice and need of service in this area. The firm advises clients on Business Immigration and assists expats in getting their work permits in India. The issue of dual citizenship has just become another practice area with the Government recently allowing Dual Citizenship. We also advice expats in relation to tax liability in India.
1.Corporate and Personnel Income Tax
2.Off-shore Tax Planning
3.Structuring of fund – Selection of tax efficient jurisdiction based on investor requirement
4. Tax efficient structuring of carried interest for investment manager
5. Assistance in setting up various entities
6. Drafting of various documents – PPM/IM & SOPT MOA/AOA/ Trust Deed IMA Advisory Agreement Contribution Agreement / Subscription Agreement
7.Company and Partnership Income and Capital gains tax
8. Tax effectiveness of commercial transaction
ENERGY (OIL & GAS)
1.Power Purchase Agreement
2.Documentation relating to development, construction, operation, maintenance, transfer and termination
3.Private participation construction contracts
4.Financing and related documentation