We find the most relevant and highly tailored solutions to our clients’ composite legal challenges as a professional service organization.
With a continually developing legal, regulatory, and business environment, we are determined to help our clients embrace change and stay ahead.
Our multidisciplinary teams with global exposure and in-depth knowledge are frequently sought after by leading national and international organizations for qualitative, legal, and business-critical advice.
Organizations need legal advisors who can assist with day-to-day activities and corporate life events across many jurisdictions. At SBC, we use leading technologies to deliver efficient and transparent support for the lawful activities companies manage.
SBC has substantial expertise in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency. Our corporate recovery and restructuring practice works closely with the Dispute Resolution practice and is widely recognised as the market leader in this field. Our team consists of professionals in the Banking & Finance and Dispute Resolution practice serving clients on insolvency and restructuring matters.
Our professionals at the firm have been handling a wide array of cases before High Court in winding up proceedings. The firm regularly advices on issues relating to winding up proceedings, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings both in litigation and non-litigation matters.
Labour law in India is growing vast and stringent making it compulsory for the employers to understand and be compliant with the same.
The general corporate advisory services that we provide cover all stages of the life cycle of an enterprise including the development of an idea, structuring the investment, setting up operations, growth and expansion, restructuring/renewal/transformation and exit.
SBC has substantial expertise in advising on a wide range of joint venture structures and strategic alliances. We have represented and assisted several Indian and International corporations in structuring and negotiating their joint venture agreements. Our team draws on its understanding of domestic and international laws and utilises its vast experience in cross-border transactions to provide advice on commercial, strategic, regulatory and tax issues involved through all stages of the joint venture transaction.
In today’s business environment, regulators, investors, and independent directors are focusing on corporate governance. Organizations needs to fine tune their processes and controls. Many organizations are recognizing the need to transform their internal audit and risk management functions to turn these challenges into opportunities.
Our firm extends support to in-house HR and Immigration departments on immigration matters to facilitate Indian entities engage overseas professional and employees. We assist in filing H1B, H4, L1B, L1A and B visas, investor visas among others. The firm advises companies on relevant support documentation, inherent issues involved in filing petitions, drafting support letters, preparing forms, collating material papers in support of the petitions.
We at SBC extends IP services to Indian and Foreign clients in filing and prosecution of Indian, US, Singapore, PCT International and National phase and Conventional applications, analyse Patent, Trademark and Copyright violations/ infringement cases and initiate legal remedies for protection of respective intellectual property rights of clients, and we also assist clients in registration of Copyrights, Designs, Geographical Indications and Plant Variety Protection.
We are engaged in advising and furnishing opinions on complex issues relating to real estate and infrastructure projects enabling clients to take informed decisions during investments, joint ventures and restructuring of existing transactions. We advise on procedural and practical issues and assist clients formulate pragmatic strategies during investments, for acquisition of land for large infrastructure projects and during restructuring of projects that have not been executed for various reasons. We assist in registration of the necessary documents with statutory and revenue authorities and in carrying out mutation proceedings for evidencing change in ownership.
The team is highly proficient at handling assignments ranging from title due diligence and transaction structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts such as conveyance, joint the development, leases & licenses, construction, operations & management contracts, to providing complex advisory for land acquisition, township development and slum rehabilitation projects.
Our team lays a strong foundation to help businesses enhance their reputation and reap the market opportunities through our value-driven, sustainable, relevant, and contemporary approach to corporate governance. This is further enhanced through holistic advice based on comparable local and international references and deep integration into the governance ecosystem, including proxy advisers and stewardship services. We advise corporates on how to deal with workplace situations proactively and put in place practices valued by large investors.
With innovation at the heart of our practice, we advise corporates on how to deal with dynamic workplace situations proactively and put in place practices valued by large investors. This is helped by our drive to be ahead of the curve, whether by way of the bespoke products and intervention techniques we develop for our clients or with our Centre for Corporate Governance that undertakes focused research & analysis of regulatory and commercial trends across the world.
We at SBC are involved in providing end-to-end legal, tax, structuring and regulatory advice in relation to investment funds and asset managers. We have been trusted advisors to our clients for providing assistance throughout the life cycle of a fund, including advice and execution in terms of setting up of the vehicles, regulatory approvals, documentation, governance framework, policies, compliance filings, due diligence and winding up process.
Our investment funds practice consists of trusted advisers, focused on providing commercial advice and solutions to the clients. We act for foreign and Indian sponsors in setting up onshore and offshore funds, including private equity funds, venture capital funds, mutual funds, real estate investment funds and pooled-investment vehicles. Our practice also includes advising such funds in investments in and divestments from, publicly traded and privately held Indian companies.
Our team advises on a broad range of domestic and cross-border lending transactions. We are advised on all types of financing transactions, including rupee and foreign currency financings, structured financing, including models such as co-obligor, cross collateralization, guarantee backed and corporate funding, loan against shares, real estate finance, export finance, hybrid debt, securitisation, bond issuances, including private placements to domestic as well as foreign portfolio investors, masala bonds, dollar-denominated bonds, debt restructuring and resolution under various schemes of the Reserve Bank of India, stressed assets financing, last mile financing, arc financing and insolvency. Our full spectrum of banking and finance services includes corporate debt, Acquisition and leveraged finance, Project Finance, Real Estate finance, Asset Finance, Trade Finance, Securitisation, Debt Capital Markets, Debt Restructuring and Insolvency and Funds etc.
With experience in international commercial and investor-state arbitrations and disputes across all key sectors globally, we represent our clients in investment arbitration, joint venture and M&A disputes, commercial arbitrations as well as enforcing or challenging awards and foreign judgments in the sectors of energy, banking and finance, construction and infrastructure, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, technology and telecommunications, to name a few.