Corporate & Commercial

Our corporate-commercial practice provides expert advice to Indian and overseas companies on doing business in India. We advise for cross-border transaction, foreign investment routing, India entry strategy, external commercial borrowings and corporate compliances. We provide legal advice on commercial contracts.

Our corporate governance practice advises senior management of companies of all sizes on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility procedures, conduct of annual general meetings, investor protection committee guidelines, disclosure and transparency rules. We also conduct customised sessions for foreign and resident directors on rights and responsibilities of directors and secretarial compliances pursuant to the Companies Act and LLP Act.

Practice Leaders

Recent Transactions

American Bureau of Shipping – Advised and assisted the client and its subsidiary companies in India on general corporate & commercial law matters like companies act compliance, incorporation of subsidiary companies in India, procuring requisite licenses and permissions, employment and labor related matters, drafting and review of contracts with vendors and suppliers etc.

AVO Carbon – Advised and assisted the client on issues related to Foreign Exchange Management Act like overseas direct investment, writing off of payments due to exports and imports, loan to an overseas group company, providing guarantee by an Indian company to an overseas subsidiary, etc.

Highmark Group – Advised and assisted Highmark Group on setting up an 800-1000 seat business process outsourcing unit in India. Advised and assisted the client on their master service agreement with one of India’s largest IT Company for technical assistance in setting up of technical operations of the processing center. Assisted the client in setting up of business operations including leasing of premises, preparation of service contract templates, procurement contracts, preparation of company policies, negotiations with vendors and service providers etc.

IDBI Bank Ltd. – Retained by IDBI to carry out due diligence of about 2300 acres of land owned by Jaypee Infratech Ltd. (JIL)and to assess whether IDBI can create mortgage over the said land parcels as part of the corporate insolvency resolution process initiated by IDBI against JIL under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

McGraw-Hill Education – Advised and assisted the client on their day to day general corporate matters, office operations related legal matters, statutory compliances, drafting and finalization of vendor and dealer related agreements, drafting and negotiation of leases for office spaces and warehouses etc.

National Instruments Inc. – Advised and assisted the client, on contractual liabilities including liquidated damages, consequential damages, punitive and exemplary damages, third party claims, indemnification in case of government contracts where contracts are one sided and private parties have no role in determining the terms of the contract. The firm has been advising National Instruments Corporation for over a decade.

Sig Sauer – Advised and assisted the client for a complaint filed by RoC against the company and its directors for non-compliance of disclosures under the Companies Act before the Company Court and Official Liquidator in winding up proceedings. Also advising Sig Sauer Inc. on other ongoing litigations against Sig Sauer India.

Standard & Poor’s – Advised and assisted the client in their Indian operations. The client has multiple subsidiaries in India like S&P Capital IQ, Asia Index Private Limited, S&P Financial Services Private Limited and CRISIL. Advise and assist the client’s subsidiaries on their day to day matters, general corporate law matters, corporate law compliances, employment matters etc. The firm also assists the client to meet statutory compliances under the Companies Act and Foreign Exchange Laws. We also assisted the client in conducting a diagnostic study from the perspective of compliance with the Companies Act, 2013.

USA defense major – Represented the client in a complaint filed by Registrar of Companies against the company and its directors for noncompliance of disclosures under the Companies Act.

Clients Speak

Beyond regular professional services, Singhania & Partners was supportive and maintained transparency in all their work. The management was very helpful, approachable and quick to help in urgent situations.

-Gunjan Sharma, Arab Potash


We are engaging Singhania & Partners’ services on matters related to corporate compliance and advisory and general advisory on matters relating to labour laws. We’ve always felt that on giving the firm an assignment, we could be rest assured that it would be dealt with appropriately. I would recommend your firm without a second thought.

-Venkateswara Rao Sunkara, S&P Capital IQ (India) Private Limited



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