Highlights of the Companies Amendment Act

The Companies Amendment Act, 2017 (Amendment Act) was notified on 3rd January 2018. The highlights of the Amendment Act are 1) Minimum number of persons of a company- The Amendment Act provides that if the minimum number of persons falls below 7 for a public company and below 2 for a private company and the […]

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DGS Associates, in association with ELSA created Legal Resource – Part II

DGS Associates in association with ELSA- Lady Shri Ram College Alumni Association, has created a Legal Resource consolidating laws relating to women in the spheres of employment, crime, marriage, divorce and maintenance. This compilation is the second part of the said endeavour to increase legal awareness by consolidating laws relating to women reg...

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DGS Associates, in association with ELSA created Legal Resource

DGS Associates, in association with ELSA, the Lady Shri Ram College Alumni Association, has created the following Legal Resource. This is pursuant to its effort to increase awareness among women of their rights and the laws that ensure their empowerment, against the prevalent societal discrimination. This will be released in two parts. This compila...

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ETCFO Insight

The eleventh hour compliance with the EU GDPR. The article written by Ameeta Verma Duggal & Aditi Warrier explores how the Indian companies with an established presence in the European Union

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Insight

Decoding India’s export controls for dual use items. For export controls to function smoothly it is essential to streamline procedures, processes and past exports besides conducting aggressive outreach programmes.

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Insight

US challenge to India’s export subsidies. The Trump administration is using the World Trade Organisation for two way leverage – criticising it as a lop-sided forum and yet using its dispute resolution mechanism.

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ETCFO Insight

Why the US wants to undermine the authority of the WTO? Recent US actions on trade will have a cascading effect on the already challenged multilateral trading system, particularly the dispute resolution system.

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ETCFO Insight

US tariffs on steel, aluminium and impact on global trade. With the United States using ‘national security’ considerations to raise protectionist bars, the World Trade Organisation is moving into uncharted terrain.

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ETCFO Insight

India is poised at an interesting juncture with respect to the trade in dual use materials, equipment and technologies. Some help from the Foreign Trade Policy and other procedural untangling would go a long way in lending a helping hand.

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DGS assisted Dayal Buildmart Private Limited

DGS assisted Dayal Buildmart Private Limited to acquire a 33% equity stake in Mourya Realty Private limited for an undisclosed consideration in a debt and equity investment deal. This acquisition helps braodbase the Amantara group of hotels in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The transaction was led by Ameeta Verma Duggal.

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Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

DGS has been regularly advising major pharmaceutical companies hospitals in India and medical equipment makers regarding compliance issues as well as structuring their businesses within the existing regulatory framework including interfacing with Medical Council of India and various hospitals.

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Regulatory Practice

Regulatory Practice

The firm’s regulatory practice spans across several areas, including, company law, exchange control laws, environmental approvals and permits, industrial licenses and permits, export & import licenses and relaxations. Our regulatory practice involves advising clients about the requisite approvals from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board for ...

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Property Law

Property Law

The firm’s real estate practice encompasses advising and assisting its clients on legal and regulatory issues for various real estate projects. The firm has extensively handled negotiation and drafting of construction and development of airport terminals for cargo handling, data centers and software development centers. The firm also regularly advi...

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Project Finance

Project Finance

The firm is experienced in negotiating funding options and strategy, term sheets with a single bank or a consortia of lenders, refinancing, tender documentation, risk allocation, prepare bid/Information memorandum, drafting relevant documentation, negotiating credit agreements and credit enhancement agreements on behalf of its clients. The firm has...

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Personal & Family

Personal & Family

The firm has been regularly advising its clients on various aspects of estate and trust laws. The firm has also been engaged in representing its individual clients in partition suits, execution and probate of Wills, matrimonial disputes, and divorce proceedings before the High Courts as well as District Courts.

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Non-Government Organizations

Non-Government Organizations

The firm has been actively involved in advising many non-profit organizations and trusts in achieving their various social objectives. Some of the charitable or not-for-profit organizations being represented by the firm are Combat Blind Foundation-India; SAHIL; Vibhuti Educational & Welfare Society of India and ELSA-Lady Shri Ram College Alumni...

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Labour & Employment

Labour & Employment

The firm is well versed with various labour and employment related matters. The range of advise on employment matters is all encompassing – be it model code of conduct, employee benefits, non-competition issues, social statutory benefits, executive compensation, traditional retirement programs, health and welfare benefit programs, employment and co...

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Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights

The firm regularly advises, negotiates and drafts agreements for its clients ensuring that their intellectual property rights remain protected, while contracting for the sale of goods and services and entailing the manufacture, development, sale, distribution and marketing of such goods and services to be protected by intellectual property rights. ...

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Recent Labour Law Ammendments

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 has come into force on March 28, 2017 after receiving the assent from the President on March 27, 2017. The major changes brought by the amended Act, compared with the provisions of the earlier Act, are given here under: Duration of maternity leave: […]

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FEMA Updates

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), recently released the consolidated foreign direct investment (FDI) policy circular of 2017 (FDI Policy). The new FDI Policy is effective immediately from the date of its publication, i.e., 28 August 2017. The New FDI Policy supersedes the consolidated FDI policy of 2016 issued by the DIPP. E...

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Ameeta V. Duggal

Ameeta Verma Duggal is a law graduate from the University of Delhi and was admitted into the Bar in 1992. She has worked extensively in the field of domestic and international commercial arbitration and civil and corporate litigation with primary focus on anti-dumping proceedings, winding-up, mergers and amalgamation, contractual and commercial dis...

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International Trade

International Trade

The firm has a well established trade law practice, including anti-dumping law, safeguards law and the Foreign Trade Policy. The firm is very well positioned in its trade law practice and has been involved in a number of trade proceedings, delivering satisfactory results to its various multi-national and domestic clients. The firm brings a combinat...

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

The firm has been regularly advising its clients in various infrastructure projects in civil aviation, highways & ports, real estate and telecom, including assisting in tender bidding process, negotiations, regulatory approval and documentation. Firm has been actively involved in advising its clients from Turkey and Kuwait for successful partic...

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Environment, Health & Safety

Environment, Health & Safety

The firm has considerable experience in advising its clients, particularly from the consumer goods industry, with respect to the air, water, noise and solid, hazardous and toxic waste standards. The firm also engages in environmental audits ensuring that the client’s facilities are at all times environment compliant and fulfilling the reporting and...

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