M&M has represented major stakeholders and key players in various segments of telecom (both Indian and foreign) engaged in delivery of hardware, software and varied services (mobile, basic, paging, internet services, value added services like voice over internet, broad-band and submarine cable and fiber-optic). Our experts have provided expert tax advice on import of telecommunication equipment, import and export of Hardware and Software products, and transfer of technology amongst others. In addition we also provide workshop presentations on issues relating to taxes. The Firm has undertaken complicated international tax planning for complex transactions and dealt with issues relating to Supply and Installation Contracts, Outsourcing contracts, OEM Contracts, EULAs, Distributorship Agreements, Technology support Agreements, Teaming Agreements amongst others.

Our Counsels are experts on the communication policy and regulations in India. We have advised and assisted our Clients in the risk analysis; structuring, drafting and negotiating supply, installation, service and maintenance contracts; training and agency agreements; distributorship and dealership agreements; shareholders agreement; lease, evaluation, non-disclosure, resale agreements and related documentation. We provide advice on the various statutory approvals, licenses, permits and clearances that are required in respect of communication projects and assist Clients in filing the requisite documents and application with the appropriate authorities and follow it up. Once a license or clearance is obtained, we advise the Clients with ongoing regulatory compliance, regulatory fees, renewals and the often-complicated relationship with the regulatory authorities. We are also well acquainted with the policies of foreign direct investment in the telecommunications sector in India and provide advisory and procedural services.
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