The book India: The Business Opportunity highlights in eighteen chapters what every business entity must know to successfully enter and compete in one of the world's fastest-growing large economies. The potential opportunity in India is huge: it is home to a quarter of the world’s population, with a lively, cash-rich and rapidly expanding consumer class and relaxed regulatory restraints have opened India up to unprecedented levels of foreign investment. This book will help multinational corporations and the managers who work in them understand the implications of India’s current stage of development and develop strategies for effectively competing in this environment.
In any jurisdiction to start and run a business successfully, several kinds of compliance with authorities are required. An in-depth understanding of the legal and regulatory framework of a given jurisdiction is a certain help for commencing a business.
This book covers the entire legal and regulatory framework that a business entity has to understand, negotiate and comply for doing business in India. Issues of foreign investment regulations, reputation risks management, mergers and acquisitions, debt financing, corporate governance, labour, intellectual property rights, environment, taxation, competition law, arbitration, etc. have been thoroughly explained. Each chapter has been written by an expert in that area and acts as a useful living tool rather than just theoretical text
"India: The Business Opportunity is a practical and legal handbook for anyone wanting to invest in the country. Edited by Linda, with chapters contributed by experts on their particular subject and a foreword by India's foreign minister, a recent review for the UK- India Business Council says it encompasses nearly every existing law and regulation necessary to set up or run a Business there, entry strategies and investment regulations etc." - Giles,ContractStore Legal Business Blog
India: The Business Opportunity is a welcome addition to the existing literature for investors and businessmen, legal fraternity and consultants, chambers and business institutions, and a must on their shelf. – UK India Business Council (UKIBC)
With the increasing awareness/knowledge/specialization in field specific work today, ' India- The Business Opportunity' comes as an ideal capsule for investors, analysts and lawyers alike because it gives a detailed account of all laws impacting Indian commerce in a single compilation. - Chritarth Palli, Assistant Editor, India Law Journal.
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1. Overview 2. Entry Strategies and Foreign Investment Regulations 3. Responsible Business: An Evolving Debate 4. Reputation Risk Management When Doing Business 5. Mergers and Acquisitions 6. Raising Equity Capital: Regulatory Framework 7. Debt Financing 8. Corporate Governance 9. Labour and Employment Laws 10. Intellectual Property Rights: Protection and Enforcement 11. Competition Law 12. Developing Infrastructure: The PPP Route 13. Direct Tax 14. Indirect Taxes 15. Arbitration 16. Aspects of Environmental Law 17. Cyber Legal Frameworks and Business 18. The Choice of India to do Business: Some Concluding Remarks