The structuring of investments in e-commerce businesses in India is a tricky issue. Many e-commerce players like Flipkart and Bharti Walmart are already facing investigation for violation of India laws including these pertaining to foreign direct investment (FDI) violations, market access norms violations, industry lobbying, etc.
FDI in wholesale trading and e-commerce sectors of India under consolidated FDI policy of India 2012 was given a major boost by Indian government. Even the parliament of India recently approved FDI in e-commerce sector of India.
While structuring of investments in e-commerce business in India both national and global financer, investors and private equity players must keep in mind the techno legal requirements of India. In case of doubt they may seek the techno legal services of Perry4Law and similar law firms.
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