FEMA Compliances & Branch Assistance

As India continues to embrace new concepts and evolving nature of regulations, tax planning, risk mitigation and controversy management of cross border tax issues, our international tax experts assist clients in addressing complex cross border tax challenges with respect to structuring of investments and transactions, judicious use of treaties, business organizational structures, and seamless compliance with laws in all the countries where the transnationals operate. We are specialized in providing FEMA compliance and branch assistant services like filling of tax returns, FEMA and transfer pricing compliance and much more.

Our specialized service offerings are as follows:

Branch Services

  • Incorporation of Branches in India
  • Accounting and Legal Compliance in India
  • Consulting for Employee Laws
  • Management Consulting
  • Filing of Tax returns
  • FEMA and Transfer Pricing Compliances

Consulting Services

  • Advisory on Inbound Structuring i.e. structuring of Investments into India & advising on the nature & structure of the Business entity (e.g., Liaison Office, Branch Office, Joint Venture, Wholly Owned Subsidiary etc)
  • Assistance in setting up of, or purchase of an existing entity
  • Assistance in obtaining Approvals & Compliance with various requirements of RBI/ FEMA
  • Approval from the Foreign Investment Promotions Board (FIPB), Ministry of Finance and assistance in preparation of the Foreign Collaboration Agreements
  • Advisory on change/ exit from existing Business model
  • Advisory on Outbound Structuring, i.e. choice of appropriate jurisdiction, structuring of investments etc
  • Assistance in regular FEMA compliances as per statutory provisions like filing of Form/Returns etc

Compounding Services

  • Assistance in Compounding of Offences under FEMA
  • Assistance in the process of voluntarily admitting the contravention, pleading guilty and seeking redressal under FEMA 1999
  • Preparation of Application with RBI
  • Submission of applications seeking compounding of contraventions under section 3(a) of FEMA to the Directorate of Enforcement at RBI
  • Representation before RBI