PwC's Regulatory Services

Regulatory Services

For more than a decade, PwC’s dedicated Regulatory Services practice has been working in the areas of FDI policy, exchange control regulations, corporate laws and industry sectoral regulations.

Our team of over 50 regulatory professionals, across India, comes with high integrity and technical capability. Each one of our Regulatory team professionals -

  • Specializes in the regulatory framework of an identified industry, keeping ear to the regulatory ground
  • Knows how these regulations can impact your business plan
  • Has the ability to pre-empt the future direction of these regulations and the issues arising thereof
  • Has relationships at senior government level to represent the issues/ concerns
  • Has sufficient depth to hand-hold in the investment / transaction process
  • Is continuingly focused on providing solutions to these regulatory challenges

Organisational challenges

Whether you are:

  • setting up a new business, or
  • undertaking a transaction in a regulated sector, or
  • trying to cope with frequent changes in the regulatory environment, or
  • seeking approvals / licenses
  • seeking public policy support

...our network of experienced professionals on regulatory matters can provide complete handholding assistance.

…our teams of experts can help in managing the regulatory challenges of Your investments/ operations.

Our services

We can advise and assist in:

  • Regulatory Structuring Services - Structuring advise for transactions/ investments/ business models and capital markets transactions in view of Indian regulatory framework; Advise on regulatory environment impacting client's business, Mapping of regulatory processes; review/ drafting of documentation from regulatory standpoint.
  • Regulatory Relationships & Advocacy, Approvals , Clarifications, etc. - Representations before Government authorities and assistance  in obtaining regulatory approvals/ clarifications/  dispensations from various regulatory authorities (including FIPB/ DIPP/RBI/ SEZs/ SEBI/ Central Govt. administrative ministries). Hand-holding assistance in setting up and closing businesses
  • Regulatory Investigations - Regulatory Compliance/ Health Check Review, assistance in compounding & similar proceedings with various regulators, advice during regulatory investigations
  • Regulatory Risk and Public Policy Support  - Advise on upcoming/ probable regulations, investment rules, licensing regime, investment scheme etc, dealing with ambiguity in current/ new regulations. These services are normally provided under retainership agreements
  • Regulatory Interpretations & Compliance  - Advising on regulatory implications of a particular transaction, business model etc, undertaking specific or turnkey ongoing regulatory compliances 
  • Capital Market/ Fund Raising Projects - Assistance in complying with Indian and Overseas legislation (incl. obtaining approvals) for capital market/ fund raising transactions in the overseas markets such as FCCBs, ADR/GDRs, overseas listing, private fund raising etc.
Akash Gupt, Leader, Regulatory Services, PwC India
Akash Gupt
Tel: +91 124 3306509