Rahul Patel


  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Editor: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India has been opened up in many areas, but left restricted in others. Where is it still limited, and what is the rationale behind this decision? 
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2012
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    The government of India has revised its policy regarding foreign direct investment (“FDI”) in Indian companies engaged in retail trade. Effective as of January 10, 2012, foreign investors will now be permitted, subject to certain conditions, to own up to 100 percent of single-brand retail trading companies in India.  History Prior...
  • Monday, January 2, 2012
    India and Mauritius are likely to begin renegotiating the current India-Mauritius Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (the “DTAA”) in the near future. The DTAA provides for the assessment of a capital gains tax on an investor only in the country of such investor’s residence. Mauritius-based companies that invest in India pay no capital...
  • Friday, November 18, 2011
    On September 30, 2011, Vice Chancellor Noble issued an opinion in In re OPENLANE, Inc. Shareholders Litigation[1] that reiterated the permissibility of using a “sign and consent” structure for obtaining stockholder approval of a merger. The OPENLANE decision is also noteworthy as Vice Chancellor Noble declined to grant injunctive relief...
  • M&A Transactions In India
    Monday, December 6, 2010
    This article discusses certain key legal and regulatory aspects relevant to M&A transactions in India from the perspective of a U.S. investor, while highlighting certain comparisons and differences with relevant U.S. regulations. Foreign Investment Regulations
  • Inbound And Outbound Investment: As The Indian Middle Class Grows, India Grows From Strength To Strength
    Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Editor: Mr. Patel, would you tell our readers something about your professional experience?