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Miller Canfield has an established history of representing Indian businesses expanding into the U.S., as well as representing U.S. and international clients' business interests in India.

Our knowledge of applicable regulatory schemes (e.g., customs, trade, export controls, antitrust and anti-bribery laws) and our experience with legal issues such as intellectual property, product warranties and enforceability are invaluable resources to our clients throughout the globe.

As a founding member of the Poland-India Business Council, we also have longstanding relationships with law firms in India which enable us to provide clients seamless representation as they expand and develop.

Our legal services include:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Capital Markets
  • Divestment, Liquidation, Dissolution and Bankruptcy
  • Economic Incentives
  • Employment and Labor
  • Environmental and Energy
  • Export Controls
  • Foreign Corrupt Practice Act Compliance
  • Franchising
  • Global Trade
  • Incorporation Services
  • International Arbitration
  • International Sales & Commercial Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Immigration, Including EB-5 Program
  • Joint Ventures and Private Equity
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Real Estate (Commercial and Industrial)
  • Real Estate Development and Construction
  • Renewable Energy Development and Finance
  • Supplier Agreements
  • Tax and Customs

Cross-Border Transactions in India

Pharmaceutical Group General Corporate - Advised a U.S.-based pharmaceutical group on foreign direct investment in India for the sale and distribution of medicines/drugs in India. 

Steel Manufacturer General Corporate - Advised a global steel manufacturing company on establishing a joint venture partnership in India.

Underwriter Equity Securities Offering - Represented the underwriters in a $150 million global depository receipt Rule 144A offering by a leading integrated diamond and jewelry manufacturer and retailer in India.

Underwriter Debt Offering - Represented the underwriters in a $110 million convertible bond offering by a leading integrated diamond and jewelry manufacturer and retailer in India.  

Indian Real Estate Company General Corporate - Advised a leading Indian real estate company on regulations relating to external commercial borrowings and foreign direct investment in India. 

Management Company General Corporate - Advised a UK-based management consultancy company on incorporating a company in India.  

Underwriter Debt Offering - Represented the underwriters in a convertible bond offering by a leading provider of technology-based education in India.

Underwriter Equity Securities Offering - Represented the underwriters in a $225 million qualified institutions placement by a leading private sector bank in India of its equity shares in a Regulation S placing.

International Microfinance Organization General Corporate - Advised an international microfinance organization on carrying on activities as a non-banking finance organization in India. 

Cross-Border Transactions in the U.S.

Defended an Indian manufacturing company in a $20 million supply chain management dispute in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Represented Indian banks in loans to U.S. subsidiaries of Indian companies.

Represented a mid-size pharmaceutical company in bankruptcy and restructuring proceeding involving the Indian parent company and its European and U.S. subsidiaries.

Represented small to mid-size Indian IT and automotive manufacturing companies in establishing their presence in the U.S. 

Represented U.S. affiliates of Indian manufacturing and IT companies in their cross-border organizational matters between U.S. and India.