Entrepreneurs’ Legal Guide to Business has been authored with the aim to familiarise the entrepreneurs with the basics of law relating to doing business in India. The work is written in an easy to understand, conversational, to-the-point style, shorn of legal jargon.
The book covers all the basic topics relevant for any beginner like “Getting Started”, which deals with the different issues encountered while setting his business, followed by “Funding Your Business” dealing with popular investment options available for an entrepreneur. Day-to-day legal and compliance issues have been discussed under the topic “Operational Issues”. The “Exit Strategies”, deals with the modes in which an investor can exit. Under the “Typical Dispute Resolution Strategies” the work highlights the various methods one can employ to sort out disputes arising while running one’s business. All the important points have been summarised and placed under the section, “Entrepreneur’s Frequently Asked Questions”. The relevant features of the Companies Act, 2013 (2013 Act) have been highlighted in text boxes.
The Appendices cover other relevant materials like Comparisons Between Entities, Procedure for the Incorporation of an Indian Private Company, Table “F” under the 2013 Act, Duties and Liabilities of Directors, Listing on the Institutional Trading Platform, and Startup India Action Plan 2016.
“The startup ecosystem is dominated by young entrepreneurs with a dream and an innovative product seeking risk capital. This book takes away the labour out of the necessary issues related to company structuring well written and satisfies a self need.” - Sudhir Sethi - Founder, Chairman & Managing Director IDG Ventures India Advisors
“India has a burgeoning startup ecosystem, growing within a rapidly changing environment. While entrepreneurs cannot be lawyers, it’s essential for every entrepreneur to know the basics, so that they can negotiate their way confidently in fundraising events. Books like this serve a great purpose in bringing entrepreneurs upto speed on these issues, and giving them confidence going into discussions.” - Samir Kumar - [Managing Director, Inventus (India) Advisors, Bangalore, India]
"... has been authored with the aim to familiarize to entrepreneurs with the basics of law relating to doing business in India. The work is written in an easy to understand, conversational, to-the point style, shorn of legal jargon... " - Business Manager
Section One RULE OF LAW PROJECT 1. Decoding Delay: Analysis of Court Data Kishore Mandyam Harish Narasappa Ramya Sridhar Tirumalai Kavya Murthy 2. Bringing the ‘E’ to Judicial Efficiency: Implementing the e-Courts System in India Atul Kaushik 3. Reaping the Benefits of the e-Courts System Kishore Mandyam
Section Two ADMINISTERING THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM 1. A Case of Self-Selection: Judicial Accountability and Appointment of Judges Raju Ramachandran State of the Indian Judiciary x 2. Accountability in Judicial Administration Arun Sri Kumar 3. Karnataka High Court: People, Processes, Pendency M.V. Sundararaman Varuni Mohan 4. Budgeting for the Judiciary Surya Prakash B.S. 5. International Experiences in Judicial Administration Sandeep Suresh 6. Judicial Efficiency and Causes for Delay Alok Prasanna Kumar 7. Evaluating Judicial Performance: A Comparative Perspective Vasujith Ram
Section Three BAR, BENCH, AND BEYOND 1. Wielding the Gavel: View from the Other Side Gautam Patel 2. Never a Restful Moment: A View from the Bar Arun Kumar K. 3. Playing the Waiting Game: A Lawyer’s Day in Court Anupama Hebbar 4. Behind the Bench: Perspectives of Court Clerks Shiva Hatti
Section Four ACCESS TO JUSTICE 1. Access to Justice Survey: Introduction, Methodology, and Findings Harish Narasappa Kavya Murthy Surya Prakash B.S. Yashas C. Gowda In the Temple of Justice: A Survey Experience Ramya Sridhar Tirumalai 2. Paths to Justice: Impact of Access to Justice Surveys on Judicial Reform Krithika Gururaj 3. Institutional Dimensions of ‘Access’ and ‘Justice’ Chandan Gowda 4. Indian Judiciary and Access to Justice: An Appraisal of Approaches Aparna Chandra 5. Institutionalising Justice: Gram Nyayalayas and Consumer Courts Ashwini Obulesh Appendix: Data Availability in High Courts