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Regulation is the need of the hour for P2P startups

Regulation is the need of the hour for P2P startups

Satyam Kumar 1 day ago
A major issue affecting any nascent industry is regulation. There are pros and cons: Though regulation seems to stifle innovation, unbridled organisations may cause more...
After venture capital, startups taking 'vendor capital' for granted

After venture capital, startups taking ‘vendor capital’ for granted

Anirudh Damani 4 days ago
The bloodletting in the Indian startup ecosystem continues with hotel-booking app RoomsTonite shutting shop on the heels of the Stayzilla fiasco, which is still playing...
Will the taxmen’s POEM deter foreign investors?

Will the taxmen’s POEM deter foreign investors?

Khushboo Shah and Nishit Dhruva 3 weeks ago
Last month, the Central Board of Direct Taxes issued final guidelines to determine the Place of Effective Management (POEM) of a company. The guidelines came...
Can mediation be an alternative mode of dispute resolution?

Can mediation be an alternative mode of dispute resolution?

Mediation is essentially a process of negotiation in which conflicting parties come together to resolve a dispute with the assistance of a neutral mediator. The...
How M&A insurance can be a strategic tool for Indian transactions

How M&A insurance can be a strategic tool for Indian transactions

Mark Storrie and Sushant Sarin 3 weeks ago
M&A transactions are one of the most complex processes undertaken by an organisation, presenting a wide range of potential pitfalls for both buyers and sellers....
What can GPs do to position the India story better?

What can GPs do to position the India story better?

Bala Deshpande 1 month ago
General Partners (GPs) are, and will be, among the best of brand ambassadors for India. We iterate and reiterate the India opportunity when we raise...
Misses roadmap to cut corporate tax, phase out exemptions

Misses roadmap to cut corporate tax, phase out exemptions

Naveen Aggarwal 2 months ago
The much-anticipated Union Budget 2017 expectedly showcased the government’s intention to promote digital economy and curb black money. In the backdrop of global economic and...
How it will impact the PE/VC industry and M&A deals

How it will impact the PE/VC industry and M&A deals

The government last year had made efforts on both tax and regulatory fronts to boost the PE/VC industry. It provided tax pass-through status to domestic...
Budget wish list: For PE firms, small clarifications can lead to long-term benefits

Budget wish list: For PE firms, small clarifications can lead to long-term benefits

Alok Mundra and Hiten Ved 2 months ago
The government, over the past few years, has carried out a number of systemic reforms across sectors to reinvigorate the investment cycle and gross domestic...
SEBI's norms on compensation pacts may dampen appetite for PIPE deals

SEBI’s norms on compensation pacts may dampen appetite for PIPE deals

alley 2 months ago
Arrangements regarding compensation of promoters and key personnel are quite common in private equity (PE) deals. Structures are devised so as to provide additional compensation...
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