Spectrum Of Expertise
- BANKING AND FINANCE
- CAPITAL MARKETS
- CORPORATE LAW
- DIRECT AND INDIRECT TAXES
- FOREIGN COLLABORATIONS & JOINT VENTURES
- INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
- INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
- LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
- MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
- PERSONAL LAW
- REAL ESTATE
- Kanga & Co., has experience in handling arbitration proceedings in
India and abroad and has helped settle scores of cases requiring
arbitration by exploring and initiating quick and satisfactory solutions.
BANKING AND FINANCE
- At Kanga & Co. legal expertise includes analysis of the ramifications of
banking laws to protect and advance the interests of both
Indian and foreign banks.
Our expertise also includes all matters relating to banking, including
syndicated foreign currency loans, external commercial borrowings,
ISDA documentation, securitization and shipping loans.
We are the legal advisors to several leading banks operating in India,
both Indian and foreign, many of which have been our clients for many decades.
- Kanga & Co. has considerable experience in handling a wide variety of
capital market transactions including public offers of debt &
equity and SME IPOs, qualified institutional placements, EURO market
equity debt and convertible bond issues, Global Depository Receipt
(GDR) issues, and private placements.
Some of the largest offshore public issues have been handled by us as
legal advisors, besides advising various mutual funds
including offshore mutual funds.
- With liberalization of industrial policies, there are frequent changes in
various corporate laws and regulations. Kanga & Co. has kept abreast
with the changes and ramifications, advising some of the largest corporate
houses and multinationals, of which, some have been our clients
since their incorporation.
We also advise on all aspects of corporate law including securities
regulations, initial public offers and other capital market issues,
shareholder disputes and contentious corporate action.
DIRECT AND INDIRECT TAXES
- Whether, an individual, a company, a partnership or a trust, Kanga & Co. is
versatile and experienced in advising clients on taxation and tax planning.
The Firm's managing partner has served for over twenty years, first as a
member of the managing committee and later as Vice-President of the local
Income-Tax Tribunal Bar Association. He has also been Chairman of the
Taxation Committees of the Indian Merchant's Chamber and LAWASIA, an
association of lawyers of Asia and Pacific. Kanga & Co. has also been
active in the development of tax legislation and related practices.
FOREIGN COLLABORATION & JOINT VENTURES
- Liberalization of the Indian economy has seen the increasing
participation of foreign investors and collaborators in both
manufacturing and service sectors.
The Firm's strong corporate and commercial team is known for its
expertise in handling and negotiating complex joint ventures and
private equity transactions.
As part of the services, the department provides advice and assistance
in all related matters including corporate, foreign exchange,
competition regulation, labour and tax laws.
- With the process of economic liberalization having commenced, India has
seen the arrival of several trans-border brands, many entering the
market through franchisees.
The Firm has advised several international clients for establishing
franchise networks in India and drafting documents relating to
franchising in various sectors.
- The last decade has seen a tremendous development in the information
technology sector throughout the globe and especially in India.
Recent developments in the IT Sector have necessitated expert legal
advice on various issues in this field.
The Firm has been an active adviser to several multinational and
domestic clients on establishing units in Software Technology Parks,
call centers, business process outsourcing activities as well as on hiving
off back office operations from the existing organizations, e-venture
investments, documentation relating to technology transfer,
licensing, software development and protection.
- The Last decade has also seen a tremendous development in the infrastructure sector.
The Government of India has formulated various policies, guidelines and
legislations for each industry in this sector.
Kanga & Co. takes pride in its enviable record of considerable experience
in diverse infrastructure project transactions- advising clients in
the development, privatization, disinvestments, project financing and
acquisition of different types of infrastructure facilities, including those
in power, oil and gas, telecom, petroleum and power generating industries.
The Firm has closely worked with clients during all stages of such projects,
including negotiation, structuring the transaction, legal due diligence,
drafting of documents and general consultancy, besides representing
financiers and lenders as well as project companies.
- Kanga & Co. has advised and assisted clients in various matters in the
area of intellectual property that include registration of copyrights,
trademarks and patents and drafted agreements and contracts for
the transfer or licensing of intellectual property rights.
The Firm has vast experience in trademark oppositions, passing off
and infringement actions, dispute resolution and litigation in
respect of intellectual property rights.
- The Government of India has opened up the Insurance Sector for private
players and has also permitted foreign direct investment in this sector. In the
recent past, the law relating to insurance in the country has also been
overhauled to bring it in line with the international standards and practices.
Kanga & Co. has experience in advising foreign as well as domestic clients
on investments in the insurance industry and transactions relating thereto such
as investing in equity of insurance companies, setting up third party
administrators, health services and advising on corporate agency,
telemarketer and other licencee intermediaries, etc.
LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
- A large and active litigation department handles a variety of litigations
and disputes, both commercial and constitutional, as well as in areas of
direct and indirect taxation, real estate and banking.
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
- Kanga & Co. has an outstanding track record in acting on
complex and large transactions offering innovative and expert advice on
mergers and acquisitions. The Firm has represented various companies and
institutions in negotiating mergers, demergers and acquisitions,
reorganizations, consolidation disinvestments and strategic alliances.
- At Kanga & Co., we never forget that the individual comes first. Each
solution is tailor-made based on a thorough knowledge of personal
law and its implications.
We provide advice in various areas including marriage settlements,
divorce, inheritance, family partition, insolvency and taxation.
- Kanga & Co. has unmatched experience in property laws as applicable to the
acquisition, sale and leasing of real estate for commercial, industrial,
agricultural or residential purposes as well as real estate funding.
Whether resident Indians, non-resident Indians, foreign nationals, or corporates,
both Indian and foreign, we are eminently qualified to advise on applicable laws.
Our clients include real estate developers, builders, real estate funds, investors,
lenders, contractors and non-resident Indians.
Kanga & Co. has been ranked by LEGAL 500 and Chambers Asia Pacific as one of the
top law firms in Real Estate.