Tag: Business

01 Aug POEM guidelines introduced in 2017 in India

The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued its final guidelines in January 2017 to determine the Place of Effective Management (POEM) of a company.…

18 May Challenges of opening an Indian branc

Link to part 1 of this post: Part 1 In last week’s post, we discussed the factors that have made India among the…

18 Apr Special factors and circumstances affecting valuation

Valuations of companies or equity in India are required for a variety of reasons, usually triggered by mergers, acquisitions or share purchase/sale. The most…

28 Mar Investing in a private company

As financial education grows, more and more high net worth individuals (HNIs) are beginning to realise that diversification is important. Traditionally HNIs have believed…

21 Feb Budget 2018 highlights

 – Pooja Balan The Union Budget was presented by Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley in the Parliament on 1 February 2018. Each year…

13 Feb Problems of equity funding and some solutions

View Part 1 here: Part 1 of this post In the previous post, we discussed some problems of equity funding that are faced…

06 Feb Problems of equity funding

Most companies (foreign or Indian) provide funding to their subsidiary through equity. This is first as initial capital and then rounds of subsequent capital…

20 Nov joint ventures and partnerships

Joint ventures (JVs) are a popular business format with multi-nationals looking to enter new geographies, and for good reason. A good JV,…