Opportunities in GIFT City – Setting up Funds in India’s New Offshore Financial Center ( 00:03:04)

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This forum provides access to some of our published research, working papers and research articles. All research work and papers are intellectual properties of Nishith Desai Associates.

April 2021 International Commercial Arbitration: Law and Recent Developments in India

The paper provides a broad framework on the evolution of arbitration law -both domestic and international commercial arbitration in India.

February 2021 Doing Business in India

This paper acts as a broad legal guide for starting and carrying on operations in India as it attempts to introduce the basic legal regime governing the conduct of business in India.

January 2021 Killer Acquisitions in Indian Pharma

India’s pharmaceutical sector is still largely fuelled by innovative products developed by foreign companies. Consequently, even foreign acquisitions of small targets may have an impact on competition in India. These nascent acquisitions targeted to...

December 2020 Opportunities in GIFT City - Setting up Funds in India's new Offshore Financial Centre

The paper provides insight on the regulatory and tax framework in relation to setting up units in the GIFT City. We will specifically deal with the regulatory regime for setting up Funds in GIFT City and assess the possible tax consequences and / or...

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