FDI policy

A Spark of Hope for Domestic Traditional Shopkeepers

Fema / RBI - Government has come up with new guidelines for e-commerce companies doing business in India.  These guidelines seem to help in favor of Domestic Traditional Shopkeepers and may cause some difficulties to the e-commerce companies particularly which are receiving foreign investment into their entity.  As an impact of the new guideline sma...

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Foreign Direct Investment In Limited Liability Partnerships

Fema / RBI - LLP exhibits element of both partnerships and companies. As the name suggests, partners of the LLP have limited liability which means that personal assets of the partners are not used for paying off the debts of the LLP....

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Sectoral Caps for FDI in INDIA

Fema / RBI - A foreign company can start its business operations in India by incorporating a company under the Companies Act, 2013 through either a Joint Venture (JV) or forming a Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS). Foreign equity in such Indian companies can be up to 100%, subject to Sectoral equity caps under the FDI policy. The Sectoral caps […]...

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Compliances for FDI in India (RBI and Companies Act, 2013)

Fema / RBI - Compliance For Issuance Of Shares Under FDI In India: A. Compliance under Master Directions issued by RBI: 1. On receipt of payment from outside India, an Advance Remittance Form (ARF) is required to be filed online (www.ebiz.gov.in) within 30 days intimating RBI about receipt of money for such purpose alongwith KYC and FIRC received from...

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What is Joint Venture and Joint venture Agreement?

Fema / RBI - A joint venture is generally understood as technical and financial collaboration for the purpose of some projects fulfillment with existing companies. Companies lacking in some aspects such as technology, knowledge, assets or reach to the market are generally involved in joint ventures with other company because they are not able to achie...

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FDI Policy on E-Commerce effective from February 01, 2019

Fema / RBI - The e-commerce sector is expected to keep growing in future because of a number of reasons. The FDI policy on e-commerce has remained unchanged. Better enforcement of this policy will contribute significantly to growth of this sector over medium and long term....

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DIPP clarifies on FDI policy on e-commerce after recent media reports

Fema / RBI - FDI policy on e-commerce, first pronounced through Press Note 2 of 2000, permitted 100% FDI in B2B e-commerce With a view to clarify the already existing policy framework, after extensive stakeholder consultations, Press Note 3 was issued by DIPP in 2016. B2C e-commerce, that is multi-brand retail through inventory based model, has all al...

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Cabinet approves phasing out FIPB

Fema / RBI - With FIPB getting abolished, it is expected that foreign investment proposals will be considered by the concerned ministry in consultation with the DIPP. Towards this end it is hoped that DIPP comes out with clear guidelines and operating procedures defining the parameters that should be considered for clearance of proposals. This would i...

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‘Foreign Direct Investment Inflows- A Success Story’

Fema / RBI - The Government in last three years has undertaken a number of reforms in different areas of economy. In this regard FDI policy reforms carried out by Government are nothing less than historic. ...

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FDI in trading of Food Products

Fema / RBI - Ministry of Food Processing Industries has held three meetings on 17.03.2016, 03.08.2016 and 27.02.2017 with Ambassadors and High Commissioners in India of various foreign countries namely Australia, China, Canada, France, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Netherland, Poland, Russia, Singapore, UK, New Zealand, UAE, Thailand, Germany, Belgium, Bra...

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New FDI guidelines for e-commerce companies doing business in India

Press Note No. 2 (2018 Series) - (26/12/2018) - Review of the policy on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in e-commerce- e-commerce marketplace entity will not mandate any seller to sell any product exclusively on its platform only....

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Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of 2017- Effective from August 28, 2017

D/o IPP F. No. 5(1)/2017-FC-1 - (28/08/2017) - Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of 2017 Effective from August 28, 2017- It is the intent and objective of the Government of India to attract and promote foreign direct investment in order to supplement domestic capital, technology and skills, for accelerated economic growth. Foreign Direct Investme...

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Amendment in foreign investment policy in Indian Stock Exchanges

Press Note No. 1 (2017 Series) - (20/02/2017) - Infrastructure companies in Securities Markets, namely, stock exchanges, commodity exchanges, corporations, Regulations depositories and clearing in compliance with SEBI...

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Amendment in FDI Policy on Other Financial Services

Press Note No. 6 (2016 Series) - (09/10/2016) - Foreign investment in 'Other Financial Services' activities shall be subject to conditionalities, including minimum capitalization norms, as specified by the concerned Regulator/Government Agency....

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Foreign investment in Other Financial Services

RBI/2016-17/90 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 8 - (20/10/2016) - On a review, in consultation with the Government of India, it has been decided to allow foreign investment up to 100% under the automatic route in ‘Other Financial Services’....

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FDI Policy on E-Commerce effective from February 01, 2019

The e-commerce sector is expected to keep growing in future because of a number of reasons. The FDI policy on e-commerce has remained unchanged. Better enforcement of this policy will contribute significantly to growth of this sector over medium and long term....

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

DIPP clarifies on FDI policy on e-commerce after recent media reports

FDI policy on e-commerce, first pronounced through Press Note 2 of 2000, permitted 100% FDI in B2B e-commerce With a view to clarify the already existing policy framework, after extensive stakeholder consultations, Press Note 3 was issued by DIPP in 2016. B2C e-commerce, that is multi-brand retail through inventory based model, has all al...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

A Spark of Hope for Domestic Traditional Shopkeepers

Government has come up with new guidelines for e-commerce companies doing business in India.  These guidelines seem to help in favor of Domestic Traditional Shopkeepers and may cause some difficulties to the e-commerce companies particularly which are receiving foreign investment into their entity.  As an impact of the new guideline sma...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

New FDI guidelines for e-commerce companies doing business in India

Press Note No. 2 (2018 Series) (26/12/2018)

Review of the policy on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in e-commerce- e-commerce marketplace entity will not mandate any seller to sell any product exclusively on its platform only....

Read More

Foreign Direct Investment In Limited Liability Partnerships

LLP exhibits element of both partnerships and companies. As the name suggests, partners of the LLP have limited liability which means that personal assets of the partners are not used for paying off the debts of the LLP....

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Sectoral Caps for FDI in INDIA

A foreign company can start its business operations in India by incorporating a company under the Companies Act, 2013 through either a Joint Venture (JV) or forming a Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS). Foreign equity in such Indian companies can be up to 100%, subject to Sectoral equity caps under the FDI policy. The Sectoral caps […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Compliances for FDI in India (RBI and Companies Act, 2013)

Compliance For Issuance Of Shares Under FDI In India: A. Compliance under Master Directions issued by RBI: 1. On receipt of payment from outside India, an Advance Remittance Form (ARF) is required to be filed online (www.ebiz.gov.in) within 30 days intimating RBI about receipt of money for such purpose alongwith KYC and FIRC received from...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

What is Joint Venture and Joint venture Agreement?

A joint venture is generally understood as technical and financial collaboration for the purpose of some projects fulfillment with existing companies. Companies lacking in some aspects such as technology, knowledge, assets or reach to the market are generally involved in joint ventures with other company because they are not able to achie...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Central Bank Watch: Preparing for a hike

Abheek Barua* We have argued “Hike the interest rate now“, 1st June, 2018) that the current macroeconomic situation warrants a policy rate hike. Rising and more dispersed core inflation, the immediate and possible second-round effects of the fuel price increases and the pressure on the rupee; all call for a 25 basis point hike...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

FDI and Multi Brand Retailing

Foreign Direct Investment is the most effective and efficient source of funding for Companies seeking leverage of funds from across the border. As FDI has broaden the horizons of fund raising for Companies it also involves a number of compliances with respect to Central Government, Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Departm...

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