India offers a fast expanding market for consumer goods and retail. With the liberalization of the foreign investment regime, several global retailers have made a beeline to the Indian market.
Apart from the firm’s expertise in advising on issues of foreign investment policy and exchange regulations, our complementary practices give us an edge in advising on related M&A, real estate, competition and antitrust, IP and brand protection matters. With our strong local law capability, we are ideally placed to assist retailers who are looking to develop their business across the country. Some of the experiences of the firm’s members in this area are set out below:
Acted for a Indian conglomerate to structure a lifestyle retail business in multiple cities in India
Acted for an Indian company for franchising arrangement
Advised a global retailer on entry strategy for India in the context of the existing regulatory regime