India's rise as a global trading partner to the United States and as a center for technology, communications, manufacturing, retail, infrastructure, business services and other commercial enterprises creates tremendous opportunities for U.S. and Indian companies involved in cross-border business.
For many years, Pepper Hamilton has been devoted to serving U.S. clients investing and operating in India, and Indian clients investing or doing business in the United States. Our U.S.-India practice consists of a multidisciplinary team of attorneys with experience in a variety of practice areas, (including corporate, securities, M&A, financing, tax, intellectual property, funds, construction, enforcement and litigation) and various industries (including outsourcing, IT, banking and financial services, retail, infrastructure, automotive, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, mining and media). In 2012, Pepper acquired the investigative group run by Louis Freeh, former director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, allowing the combined firm to offer clients the outstanding capabilities of top consultants, forensic analysts, and former FBI and comparable resources worldwide.
Pepper Hamilton has been repeatedly recognized as a significant player for U.S.-India business by India Business Law Journal. The publication noted Pepper’s successes in a number of transactions in growth areas in India, such as entertainment and publishing.
When advising on U.S.-India matters, we work with a number of leading law firms in India to advise on all aspects of Indian law governing the matter. In particular, we advise clients about: