Regulatory

Regulatory and compliances are enablers rather than compulsions. The benefits of compliance-oriented enterprises directly translates into tangible value creation for all stakeholders in the longer run.

 

The integrated aptitude of team members at Bathiya, is a critical edge. Armed with specialized qualifications and a separate in-house focussed teams to bank on, Bathiya has been engaged for varied purposes in relation to regulatory matters.

 

A stronghold service are has been in the area of Corporate Law advisory wherein Bathiya has been engaged for multiple matters including impact assessment and compliance with Companies Act, 2013, shareholder disputes, liquidation assistance, internal restructuring, corporate actions, corporate governance, Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) compliances, listing obligation compliances, FEMA, etc.

 

The team at Bathiya is also engaged in advising in obtaining registrations and approvals from various regulators for various matters, including SEBI, Foreign Investment Promotion Board, Competition Commission of India, Registrar of Companies, etc.

In modern-day contemporary world, most business function under the corporate legal framework. The corporate framework enables business to undertake business initiatives with limited personal liabilities. The corporate framework also lays down various boundary-positions within which businesses need to conduct their affairs. Conducting the regular affairs of a business or undertaking a restructuring exercise, the implications of corporate law on an entity cannot be undermined. The team at Bathiya, having worked on various corporate engagements endeavours to cover the transaction dynamics from a corporate law perspective. The partners of the firm are also equipped to appear at various National Company Law Tribunals which act as a quasi-judical forum for corporate law matters. The corporate law team at Bathiya also assists businesses in compliances in relation to foreign exchange laws, securities laws, competition laws, etc. to ensure a business initiaitve is also in complete compliance with the letter and spirit of the regulatory requirements of India.


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The drafting and representation service line at Bathiya, predominantly assist businesses to cover a business initiative or a transactional initiative with utmost precision. The team at Bathiya works closely with businesses to achieve the required objective in drafting schemes of arrangement, tax appeals, corporate documentation, etc.


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The advent of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) ushered a new era in the Indian corporate world. IBC has been instrumental in ensuring the required discipline amongst businesses and also enabled a speedy resolution of stressed businesses. The team at Bathiya has the benefit of qualified Resolution Professionals that are equipped to handled corporate insolvency resolution processes. Within a short span of its implementation, the Restructuring and Insolvency team at Bathiya has advised businesses on various capacities being advisors to the resolution professional, advisors to resolution applicant, advisors to creditors, voluntary liquidation advisors, etc. Having worked under erstwhile Sick Industrial Companies Act regime, the transition to the IBC regime has been a steady progression for the team at Bathiya. As the IBC law evolves it will be of great interest to watch the changing corporate dynamics in India.


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