Registration of Foreign Company in India

India is among the fastest growing economies of the world with plenty of business opportunities which make it a preferred destination for investment form NRIs, Foreign Nationals and Foreign Companies. There are many ways by which foreign investment can be done in India. One of the most successful and sought after ways is Registration of Foreign Company in India.

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Mandatory Compliances for a Private Limited Company in India

Although Private Limited Company is the most popular form of starting a business, there are various compliances which are required to be followed once your business is incorporated.

Managing the day to day operations of your business along with complying the corporate laws can be little taxing for any entrepreneur. Hence, it is essential to take help of a professional and also understand such legal requirements to ensure timely fulfilment of compliances, without any levy of interest or penalty.

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How to close a private limited company

We come across various instances when small businesses are not able to sustain in this highly competitive era and prefer to get closed down, rather than running on losses. Many a times, startups prefer closing down a Company when the founder’s drop their business idea in view of an alternate lucrative opportunity.

The Companies Act 2013 provides various modes of closing of Companies. One of such ways is declaring the Company as “Defunct” and getting its name struck out from the records of Registrar. This is a hassle free and easy exit mode provided to Companies, which could not commence their business or are not in operations. Continue reading “How to close a private limited company”

Register a Subsidiary in India

Foreign Companies are looking at setting up an office/ cost centers in India with the intention of hiring talent and exploring business opportunities. The most common and preferred method to set up operations in India is to incorporate a company, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the foreign entity.

The India entity would be incorporated as a “Private Limited Company”, the details of which are elaborated in this article.

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Company Registration for NRIs and Foreign Nationals in India

Private Limited Company is considered to be the most ideal form of business for NRIs, foreign nationals and for foreign entities who want to set up business in India.

According to FEMA guidelines, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is not allowed in other types of businesses like Proprietorship, Partnership Firm and One Person Company. Though investment in LLP’s is allowed, but it requires prior approval of the RBI. Continue reading “Company Registration for NRIs and Foreign Nationals in India”