Cross Border Business Set up

Cross Border Business Set up services for Indian companies

Addressing the challenges posed by territory risks, Geo-political risks and problems created by Time and Distance associated with entry in International markets, by combining the knowledge of Indian Foreign Investment Policy and Regulations with international business and regulatory environment.


With increasing global exposure, there has been increasing interest shown by small and medium enterprises from India in expanding their business in international market. In last 5 years, many small and medium Indian enterprises have also acquired companies abroad. Whereas, the risks and challenges associated with entering a new market abroad are by and large similar in nature to those faced in domestic market, their complexity increases multi-fold on account of new regulatory and tax regime, added geo-political risks and adjustment to new cultural and legal environment. It therefore needs lot more planning and strategizing before an overseas business investment is considered and implemented, to ensure the attainment of desired objectives.

What do we do:

Our advisory covers all the areas involving Treaty planning, Legal and Regulatory environment, Business entity structuring, Indian regulations concerning overseas investments and funding of overseas operations. Our Advisory services may include:

a. Business entity structuring
b. FEMA Regulatory compliance’s
c. Funding of Overseas Business operations
d. Aligning the plans with Regulatory and Tax regime prevailing in country of investment.

How do we do it:

Our Overseas Investment Advisory Cell (OIAC) has collective experience of advising on setting up business operations in most parts of the world including USA, Western Europe, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa. We have also developed an active network of Tax, Legal and Financial advisors across the continents whose services are engaged based on the need and the complexity of the assignment.

We develop an understanding of short term and long term objectives of our client organization and help them align with the cost and benefits offered by the legal, regulatory and tax regime and adjust it further to associated geo political risks. We help our client develop alternative routes to enter the new markets and also help organize support through local legal, financial and tax advisors.

Our team can bring in a rich experience in forging strategic alliance with local players/ partners in foreign market – be it in the form of Joint Venture or Technology License or Strategic Business Acquisition. We assist our clients in carrying out the strategic alliance negotiations, advise on Strategic alliance documents and facilitate the process of legal and financial due diligence. We have provided end to end hand holding by actively getting engaged as advisors from conceptualizing & planning, to implementation.