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India has recently introduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which is likely to be implemented from 1st April, 2017. This regime is expected to change the landscape of doing business in India. The GST, a single tax on goods and services across India, will apply to manufacturers and consumers alike, and has been marked […]

India has recently introduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which is likely to be implemented from 1st April, 2017. This regime is expected to change the landscape of doing business in India. The GST, a single tax on goods and services across India, will apply to manufacturers and consumers alike, and has been marked […]

The UK India Business Council held an informative webinar with Bryan Bletso, Partner at Irwin Mitchell LLP, on ‘Brexit – A New Start for a Confident Britain.’ Since the referendum, it has been business as usual, with London so far retaining its place as the financial capital of Europe, and economic activity in the Eurozone […]

The UK India Business Council, together with the UK IPO, held a webinar to help businesses understand the challenges surrounding Intellectual Property in India and formulate successful strategies to navigate those challenges. Foreign companies have often complained about the enforcement of Intellectual Property in India. It has received criticism from American, as well as UK, […]

The GST, a single tax on goods and services across India, will be applied to manufacturers and consumers alike, and has been marked as a starting point for a single market across India improving economic efficiency and productivity. The UK India Business Council are holding a series of webinars with key experts to highlight the […]

Mr. S. R. Patnaik, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, talked about how the changes effected in the Protocol will impact investments into India. He said the amended India-Mauritius Protocol comes as a much awaited step to curb treaty abuse, tax evasion & round-tripping of funds. Mr. Patnaik has expertise in various aspects of direct tax, such […]

The webinar analysed the following: Doing business in India – latest changes in FDI reforms and assessing the Ease of Doing Business in the nation. Manufacturing – reforms, success stories from the ‘Make in India’ campaign and the limited progress made by the labour laws. Food inflation – the rising inflation in retail and the […]

India announced its first ever National Intellectual Property (IP) policy last month. It promised to be a ‘vision document’ creating: “An India where creativity and innovation are stimulated by intellectual property for the benefit of all; an India where intellectual property promotes advancement in science and technology, arts and culture, traditional knowledge and biodiversity resources; […]

In an increasingly competitive global economy, companies are developing worldwide reach through the development of transnational partnerships, increased international recruitment and cross-nation enterprise. However, if you are seeking to employ overseas nationals to work for you in the UK or plan invite your Indian clients to the UK, it is imperative to fully understand the […]

India is undergoing a historic phase of federalism, where states are playing a key role in the nation’s growth story. The central government’s focus on both co-operative federalism (the centre’s co-operation with states) and competitive federalism (competition between states) is crucial to this. Following the 14th Finance Commission, the states are now receiving a higher […]

Choosing the right market entry strategy for India requires careful consideration of the needs, capacities and format of each particular business. Foreign market entry modes can differ significantly in degree of risk they present, the control and commitment of resources they require, and the return on investment they promise. Whether you choose to set up […]

UK companies operating in India need to be alert to the risks associated with doing business in rapidly developing markets. A challenge many UK companies are aware of but may be unfamiliar with is dealing with bribery and corruption risks. Of course, there are numerous simple steps you can take to protect your business and […]

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