Company law and legal advisory

The Companies Act 2013 has substantially altered the corporate regulatory framework by bringing in changes with far-reaching implications. Our legal advisory experts in India are on hand to help ensure your business is fully compliant.

We provide compliance and advisory services for company law matters, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) matters and other corporate laws (including representation before the Registrar of Companies and other authorities) and various types of commercial and legal documentation.

Broadly our business legal support services include:


How we can help

Compliance services:

  • Incorporation of new companies / limited liability partnerships, both in India and abroad
  • Conversion of existing companies / partnership firms into limited liability partnerships (LLPs) and vice versa
  • E-filing of various documents and returns with regulatory authorities
  • Secretarial compliance services
  • Review of secretarial records and updating thereof
  • Appearance before central government, Company Law Board and other authorities
  • Convening and conducting different meetings such as board of directors and shareholders meetings
  • Winding up / dissolution of companies and LLPs


Commercial law advisory services:

  • Carry out impact analysis under the Companies Act 2013
  • Business law advisory services in respect of corporate laws, SEBI, Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), labour laws and other allied laws
  • Providing assistance for mergers, amalgamations, joint ventures, absorption and external reconstruction schemes
  • Assisting in designing a legal compliance framework for companies and conducting compliance audits
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements and other documents related with corporate matters such as joint ventures, foreign collaborations, shareholders’ agreements, property acquisition and disposal
  • Legal due diligence
  • Legal regulatory advisory services on intellectual property rights (IPRs) including registration and renewal of trademarks, royalty agreements, enforcement of IPRs, etc.
  • Drafting of code of conduct for employees, HR policies, employment contracts


Why choose RSM for company law and legal advisory services?

  • Experienced: Our company legal support team boasts wide exposure across sectors, regulations and jurisdictions and has overseen many complex legal and secretarial issues
  • Specialist: You’ll benefit from a dedicated company law and legal advisory team of highly qualified and trained professionals including company secretaries, chartered accountants, law graduates and management graduates
  • International: We offer global servicing capabilities and consulting perspectives through the wider RSM network – the world’s seventh largest network of audit, tax and consulting firms and consistently one of India’s leading accounting and consulting groups
  • Collaborative: Our integrated business legal support team will share skills, insights and resources to provide you with the best possible results

For more information on how RSM can assist you with legal advisory services, contact us today.



Valuation and Accounting Estimates under Ind AS Sector-Wise Analysis

1 March 2022
Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS), the IFRS-converged financial reporting framework, is extensively based on fair valuation measurement base. Ind AS has extensive application of fair valuation, management judgements and accounting estimation, most of which often have a significant effect on the reported financial results and financial position.

Changes in Regulatory Provisions related to Independent Directors

28 February 2022
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has at its meeting held on 29th June, 2021,  approved certain amendments to Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (LODR Regulations) pertaining to regulatory provisions related to Independent Directors (IDs).

India Budget 2022 - Publication

1 February 2022
India Budget 2022 - Publication We are pleased to enclose herewith our publication viz. 'India Budget 2022 – Highlights' wherein we have analysed the Union budget tax and other Regulatory Proposals announced on 1st February 2022.

Infrastructure Sector in India - Certain Tax and Regulatory Aspects

8 January 2022
We are pleased to release our publication on the “Infrastructure Sector in India – Certain Tax and Regulatory Aspects”. The Publication provides an overview of the relevant regulatory and tax aspects for the infrastructure sector in India.  

Newsflash - CBDT Notifies Compliance Procedures for Non-Profit Entities

17 May 2021
The Finance Act of 2020 had made significant changes to the governance framework for the charitable entities which revamped the procedure for obtaining registration / re-registration for Charitable entities registered u/s 12AA and 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘IT Act’).

Newsflash - Amendments in Rule 10DA (Master File) and Rule 10DB (CbCR) of Income-tax Rules, 1962

17 May 2021
On 5 April 2021, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) made an amendment through Notification No. 31/2021 [F.No.370142/19/2019-TPL] in Rule 10DA and Rule 10DB of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 for laying down the guidelines for maintaining and furnishing of transfer pricing documentation in the Master File and Country-by-Country report (‘CbCR’).

Newsflash - MCA issues Amendments to Schedule III to Companies Act, 2013 and notified Companies (Accounts) Amendment Rules, 2021

17 May 2021
On 24 March 2021, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified amendments to Schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013.

Publication - New Labour Codes in India

20 March 2021
The Indian Government has been working on a complete overhauling of the archaic labour regulations with the objective of bringing them in sync with the 21st  century business landscape and promoting investments.

Newsflash- Cabinet Approves PLI Scheme for Certain Sectors

19 March 2021
In the enclosed newsflash, we are pleased to share the details of the PLI schemes approved by the Indian Union Cabinet for the below sectors in its recent meetings:

Newsflash: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) - The Revised Regime

19 March 2021
The MCA has notified the Companies (CSR Policy) Amendment Rules, 2021 on 22 January 2021. Along with the Amendment Rules, the amendments in section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013, that were bought in by the Companies Amendment Act, 2019 as well as Companies Amendment Act,2020, have also been notified.

Newsflash - Record of Cash Transactions in Gems & Jewellery over and above Rs. 10 lakhs mandatory under PMLA

19 March 2021
The Government has recently amended the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) in order to provide for mandatory record- keeping of Cash Transactions in Gems & Jewellery over and above Rs. 10 lakhs. We herewith provide our Newsflash on the same for your ready perusal.

Newsflash - Overview of the New Labour Codes

2 October 2020
The long awaited three Labour Codes were introduced in the Parliament during the monsoon session as anticipated.

Newsflash on Overview of Companies Amendment Bill, 2020

27 September 2020
Continuing our endeavor to keep you updated with the regulatory changes on a near real-time basis, we are  now pleased to share our newsflash on the  ‘Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020.’


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