FAQ’s for Start-ups (from DIPP)

What qualifies as a “Startup” for the purpose of Government schemes? An entity (Private Limited Company or Registered Partnership Firm or Limited Liability Partnership) shall be considered a “Startup” – Upto 5 years from the date of its incorporation/ registration,

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FAQ’s for Start-ups (from DIPP)

What qualifies as a “Startup” for the purpose of Government schemes? An entity (Private Limited Company or Registered Partnership Firm or Limited Liability Partnership) shall be considered a “Startup” – Upto 5 years from the date of its incorporation/ registration,

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THE INDIA LAW FOR STARTUPS & About Us

The simple art of communication gets complex when the subject matter is the law. More so, when the founder of a start-up is busy trying to solve all the world’s problems. He prefers to not spend time talking to a

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THE INDIA LAW FOR STARTUPS & About Us

The simple art of communication gets complex when the subject matter is the law. More so, when the founder of a start-up is busy trying to solve all the world’s problems. He prefers to not spend time talking to a

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Launching A Startup? Make a clean legal break from your employer first

Thousands of entrepreneurs quit their jobs each year to start their own companies. It happens all the time, and it’s no problem, right? Not quite. Many employment contracts contain provisions that can make it difficult for entrepreneurs to pursue their

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Launching A Startup? Make a clean legal break from your employer first

Thousands of entrepreneurs quit their jobs each year to start their own companies. It happens all the time, and it’s no problem, right? Not quite. Many employment contracts contain provisions that can make it difficult for entrepreneurs to pursue their

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Better late than never

It’s heartening to see the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) planning to initiate action to ensure compliance among crowdfunding platforms in India. We read about this news in the Business Standard today.Although, it would be extremely beneficial if

Better late than never

It’s heartening to see the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) planning to initiate action to ensure compliance among crowdfunding platforms in India. We read about this news in the Business Standard today.Although, it would be extremely beneficial if

RBI & excessive regulation

In its consultation paper issued in April, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had listed points to develop a regulation for peer-to-peer lending (P2P), a form of crowdfunding to raise loans to be repaid with interest (other forms of crowdfunding like

RBI & excessive regulation

In its consultation paper issued in April, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had listed points to develop a regulation for peer-to-peer lending (P2P), a form of crowdfunding to raise loans to be repaid with interest (other forms of crowdfunding like

The relevance of NDAs in your business

Had Rajiv Makhni, NDTV’s Technology Editor not signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), he would have presumably been able to share far more information about his enviable India tour with Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook. I have not seen this NDA

The relevance of NDAs in your business

Had Rajiv Makhni, NDTV’s Technology Editor not signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), he would have presumably been able to share far more information about his enviable India tour with Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook. I have not seen this NDA

Can we delay the exercising of ESOPs?

Has the lure of stock options been at a huge cost for employees? All that glitters is certainly not gold and there is no better example than the potential realisation on employee equity. Some of us may know the story

Can we delay the exercising of ESOPs?

Has the lure of stock options been at a huge cost for employees? All that glitters is certainly not gold and there is no better example than the potential realisation on employee equity. Some of us may know the story

FDI reporting for startups & others

In order to promote ease of reporting under the Government of India’s e-Biz project, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made e-filing mandatory in relation to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), effective from 8 February 2016.  Physical filing has been

FDI reporting for startups & others

In order to promote ease of reporting under the Government of India’s e-Biz project, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made e-filing mandatory in relation to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), effective from 8 February 2016.  Physical filing has been

Concessions to startups regarding Labour Laws

Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha posed by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, relating to certain concessions to startups under the labour laws, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has issued

Concessions to startups regarding Labour Laws

Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha posed by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, relating to certain concessions to startups under the labour laws, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has issued

Trademarks and Start-ups: 4 Frequently Asked Questions

The conundrum of whether to apply for a trademark at the start of a business is something that crosses every entrepreneur’s mind. Following are some common questions that start-ups often ponder over that we trust will benefit you: When is

Trademarks and Start-ups: 4 Frequently Asked Questions

The conundrum of whether to apply for a trademark at the start of a business is something that crosses every entrepreneur’s mind. Following are some common questions that start-ups often ponder over that we trust will benefit you: When is