Area of Practice:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE RULES & TERMS:                  

Aeltemesh Rein & Co. provides & tenders advice on all Commercial & Banking transactions including negotiations and documentation. This Firm has special expertise in dealing with International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Rules on Documentary Credits (UCP 500), Trading Terms & Conditions (Incoterms 1990), Demand Guarantee, Collection (URC 52), Bank to Bank reimbursement (URR 525), International Standby Practices (ISP 98), ICC Arbitration and LCIA Arbitration etc.

WTO ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES/ COUNTER-VEILING DUTIES/ SAFEGUARDS:

Advice on WTO, Anti-Dumping Law, Counter-veiling Duties including Planning, pricing, Programs to minimize anti-dumping exposure, filing & responding to anti-dumping Petitions, responding to questionnaires, commenting on preliminary or final results through the submission of briefs and participation in hearing and participation in annual reviews etc.

We are advising on WTO related matters, the GATT 1947, the NAFTA and the FTA. Our experience includes legal analysis, preparation of Complaints, consultations, settlement, negotiations, Preparation of legal & factual submissions, making oral submissions, adjudication and implementation of dispute settlement reports.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TRADEMARK, PATENTS, COPYRIGHT ETC:

Unfair competition from importers of merchandises infringing upon Copyrights, Patents & Trademarks deprives innovative Companies of market share to which they are entitled. We assist our Clients in filing the Petition with the Trademarks Authorities and other Authorities.

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS:

We are able to provide comprehensive and Professional Advice and assistance on all International Trade Contracts such as Sales, Contracts, Franchise, Intermediaries, Agency, and Distribution.

JOINT VENTURE - FOREIGN COLLABORATION:

Joint Venture between Indian & Foreign Parties: Drafting of Collaboration Agreements, Formation of Company Branches and Liaison Offices, Technology Transfer, Merger and Acquisition, Full Documentation and approval, advice on outbound remittance of funds, Negotiating with Agents.

ARBITRATION:

Arbitration is the most preferred way of settling a dispute not because of its speed and low cost but due to the binding of the awards on the Parties, conducting Arbitration Proceedings both on the National & International levels under various Conventions & Rules including LCIA and ICC Arbitration.

CUSTOMS / EXCISE:

We have substantial expertise in Customs/Excise Matters including Classification, Valuation, Civil & Criminal Penalties & Forfeitures; and Export Control issues involving Classification, and License, Attending hearing before Commissioner of Excise & Customs, Central Excise & Gold (Control) Appellate Tribunal, etc.

LABOUR:

Comprehensive Services on all issues relating to Labour and Employment.

CORPORATE:

Advice on Formation, Public Issue of Capital, Acquisition, Takeovers, Privatization’s, Mergers, Restructuring and Reorganization etc.

TAXATION:

India has a vast and complex Tax Structure. We provide a full and comprehensive range of Tax Advice and Services on Direct as well as Indirect Taxation. These Services also include Tax Planning and Structuring, Litigation involving Tax disputes and Advice on Double Tax. We also advise on Tax Planning for Mergers and Acquisitions.

SHIPPING & ADMIRALTY:

We provide Counseling and representation in Admiralty and Shipping Matters, Maritime Laws and Regulations, Actions at Admiralty. We assist Shippers, Carriers and Freight Forwarders on Maritime Claims including Carriage of Goods at Sea, general average and Marine Insurance, etc.

IMMIGRATION:

All aspects of immigration and procedures / formalities.

INSURANCE:

We advise on Insurance and assist in Insurance Claims.

GENERAL CIVIL, CRIMINAL & MILITARY & PARA-MILITARY LAW PRACTICE:

Advising & Assisting on all other legal issues (Indian as well as International).