India Entry Advisory for Australian Companies

India Entry Strategy and Business Facilitation

We can help you through the following steps:
  • Entry strategy: The mode of entry, option analysis based on cost-benefit trade off, business roll-out, corporate structure, geographical focus and marketing approach
  • Meeting facilitation and representation: Pre-arrange meetings in India for a targeted India business trip, represent you on the ground, follow-up your contacts and negotiate with them for a deal closure
  • JV partner, distributor and buyer identification: Introduce to direct buyers or distributors for export-import or a JV partner who can expand your business
  • Due diligence: Do background checks of the Indian party to avoid dealings with any fraudulent or sub-standard business group (litigation, market reputation, capability assessment etc)
  • Other services: Staff recruitment and supervision, manufacturing set up support - partner, location, SEZ, suppliers, staffing etc., cultural orientation and product or service customization advice, product sourcing, on-the-ground logistics support - office address, travel buddy, accommodation etc.

Indian Regulatory Compliance, Taxation and Legal Services

  • Company formation in India - foreign company or domestic company registrations
  • Opening of bank account and obtaining PAN, TAN, DIN, DSC etc.
  • International tax and transfer pricing advise and documentation
  • Corporate tax, VAT, service tax, withholding tax
  • Compliance with FDI, FEMA, RBI etc regulations
  • Financial analysis (variance analysis, NPV, IRR etc), corporate budgeting, KPI performance reporting
  • Partner compliance with license and franchise agreements
  • Quality assurance check as per MoUs and quality benchmarks of foreign owners
  • Accounting and financial assurance as per Indian statutes and GAAPs (incl IFRS, USGAAP etc)
  • Legal contract drafting and vetting as per Indian laws
  • Intellectual property and trademark registration in India
  • Enforcement and litigation support