Our clients include players in the following sectors: (i) Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG); (ii) Luxury goods; (iii) Restaurants; (iv) Health products; (v) Furniture;(vi) Sports goods; and (vii) Educational Institutions.
The Firm is a pioneer in the Retail & Franchising industry in India having started the sector initiative with the opening of the Indian economy.
The Retail & Franchising sector practice has a multidisciplinary focus which addresses specific needs of this industry given the number of areas of compliance and operational requirement of the business. The team, therefore, combines significant & accumulated industry knowledge across practice areas to address issues that confront the Retail Industry including(i) Foreign direct investment, (ii) Licensing and distribution, (iii) Real Estate, (iv) Labour & Employment, (v) Product liability and franchisor mitigation; (vi) Intellectual Property, (vii) Municipal Regulations and (ix) All related compliance issues.
The team brings to the table hands on experience having assisted clients in start up, retail, restaurant, franchised and distribution businesses. Along with the Corporate and Merger & Acquisition teams, the Retail & Franchising team has advised on Restructuring and Acquisition of businesses in this sector.