General Corporate Laws
Sarvada Legal has an active practice advising corporates and promoters on various aspects of corporate, commercial & regulatory law. The General Corporate Laws team also offers legal advice and support to promoter & promoter groups on internal family arrangements and advises them on company law and corporate issues. The team also advises leading steel companies and various start-up organizations on different commercial and regulatory issues.
The team regularly advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters relating to:
- banking laws,
- company law,
- competition & consumer laws,
- data regulation,
- drugs and cosmetics act,
- electricity law,
- emerging technology regulation,
- environment laws,
- foreign exchange laws,
- food safety and standards laws,
- information technology laws,
- insurance laws,
- intellectual property laws,
- labour laws,
- legal metrology,
- mining laws,
- prevention of corruption law, prevention of money laundering law,
- real estate,
- securities laws,
- settlement agreements and Stamp duty etc.,
Sarvada Legal has actively worked with promoters on matters relating to insolvency and bankruptcy as also mediation on internal family disputes. Further, the team assists promoters in advising and assisting in transactions relating to share purchase and share transfer. Sarvada Legal also provides advice to start-ups including disruptive start-ups regarding all pertinent issues surrounding their operations.
All businesses as well as individuals are in search of protecting their ideas, products or brands as their assets. Intellectual property rights help in such protection, not only to gain legal rights but also to face growing infringement threats from sophisticated infringers.
Sarvada assists domestic as well as international businesses in obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights like Trade Marks and Copyrights in India and internationally. The team is adept at filing, prosecution, licensing, as well as defending the rights against infringement. For international filing, the team takes support from its network of international lawyers in the relevant jurisdiction.
There are over 40 labour laws in India. This definitely creates a myriad of challenges for businesses especially relating to compliance with the legal requirements that vary widely from one State law to the other.
Sarvada provides holistic solutions ranging from creating company specific labour policies, employee retention, retrenchment, restructuring, employee disputes including fraud investigation support, to sexual harassment at workplace issues.
In India, metrology is governed by the Legal Metrology Act, 2009. There are also packaging laws and regulations to safeguard the interests of consumers.
Sarvada has an able team to assist clients in compliance related issues regarding licensing and Declaration on Pre-packaged commodities among others.
The Food Safety and Standards Act protects consumers from adulterated and unsafe foods through scientific standards and regulations. The standards are based on Indian consumption and vary vastly from other international standards regarding food safety.
Our team is highly experienced in compliance with Indian standards as well as defending the rights of the domestic market and consumers from unsafe and/ or adulterated imports of food and health products.
Data breaches and cyber attacks have drastically increased over the years ensuring that companies worldwide take their privacy seriously. With globalisation and emergence of MNCs, it has become necessary for all to comply with multiple international laws in order to sustain their businesses globally.
Our team at Sarvada assists clients in being compliant with different international data privacy laws like the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) , California Consumer Privacy Act Monitor (CCPA) etc.
The team at Sarvada assists clients in conducting and/or supervising internal investigations relating to money laundering and other financial crimes apart from matters relating to corporate governance, due diligence under anti-corruption and anti-fraud laws and reviewing and drafting of compliance policies, keeping in mind sector specific requirements.
There is a lot of emphasis on start up in the present eco system. We advise start ups and assist founders in running their businesses, starting from incorporation, drafting founders agreement and various commercial agreements, setting up employment policies, employment contracts and ESOPS, advising on transactions, protection of their intellectual property etc. Sarvada Legal has assisted multiple start ups across industry spectrums including e-commerce, edtech, fintech etc.