RSM India

Company law and legal support

The new Companies Act 2013 has substantially altered the corporate regulatory framework by bringing in changes with far-reaching implications.

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 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 updation thereof
  • Appearance before central government, Company Law Board and other authorities
  • Convening and conduct of different meetings such as board of directors and shareholders meetings
  • Winding up / dissolution of companies and LLPs

Advisory services:

  • Doing an impact analysis under the Companies Act, 2013
  • 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
  • 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

Company law and legal support services - Advantage RSM

  • Wide exposure across sectors, regulations and jurisdictions
  • Dedicated company law and legal support team of highly qualified and trained professionals viz. Company Secretaries, Chartered Accountants, Law Graduates and Management Graduates
  • Global servicing capabilities and consulting perspectives through the RSM network
  • Extensive exposure to complex legal and secretarial issues

 

 

White Paper - Exemption to Private Companies under Companies Act, 2013

31 August 2017
The Companies Act, 2013, which was introduced in a phased manner, with effect from 12 September 2013, resulted in severe hardships to private limited companies. There were various provisions which were made applicable to such private companies just like listed public companies.

Newsflash - Companies Amendment Bill 2017

11 August 2017
The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016, (Old Bill) was introduced in Lok Sabha on 16 March, 2016. It was then referred to the Standing Committee on Finance on 12 April 2016.

Newsflash: Companies Act, 2013 - Rotation of auditors for Private Companies

24 June 2017
Kindly find herewith our newsflash on the amendment to the Rule 5 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014 which specifies the companies to which provisions of section 139(2) of the Companies Act, 2013 (Rotation of Auditors) apply.

Limited Liability Partnerships in India - The NewAge Business Vehicle

29 August 2016
The dynamic business environment we live in today calls for constant change and upgradation. In order to remain relevant, there is need for a business structure that appeals to business and service sectors alike with lesser restrictions and government intervention.

Companies Act 2013 – Summary Note on Borrowings by Private Companies

9 February 2016
The objective of this summary note is to give an indicative list of persons / entities whom a private limited company generally approaches to raise funds by way of borrowings and the terms and restrictions on making such borrowings as prescribed under the Companies Act, 2013.

Newsflash – Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 - FAQs on Corporate Social Responsibility

1 February 2016
Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013, Schedule VII of the Act and Companies CSR Policy Rules, 2014 read with General Circular dated 18 June 2014    issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), provide the broad contour within which eligible Companies are required to formulate their CSR policies  including activities to be undertaken and implement the same i

NF-Employees PF and Miscellaneous Prov. Act,-Removal of grace period of 5 days for payment of contribution by employers

18 January 2016
Vide its Circular dated 8 January 2016 EPF Authorities have removed the grace period of 5 (five) days for payment of PF contribution by Employers. Hence, the employer is now required to pay the contribution within 15 days of close of every month without any grace period.   

Newsflash - Significant Changes effected under the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015

6 January 2016
The Government of India has notified the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act,2015 on 31 December,2015, which provides for the annual payment of bonus to employees of factories with 10 or more persons and  establishments employing 20 or more persons and such other establishments that may be notified by the appropriate government.

India - US Cross Border Business - A Guide to Indian Tax & Regulatory Aspects

23 November 2015
India is considered to be the fastest growing economy in the world, with an estimated growth rate of 7.3% for the current financial year 2015-16 inspite of uncertain global outlook.

News flash: Certain Recent changes - proposals in Labour Laws.

10 November 2015
In India, the Employees Provident Fund is a very important and secured form of Social Security Tool for an Industrial Workers/employee.

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