Policy & Regulation

Overview

ELP offers regulatory advice and policy support across practices and industry sectors, including contentious litigation support, representing clients before sector regulators, quasi-judicial authorities, commissions and tribunals. Additionally, we provide advocacy support to companies and industry associations.

Some of our work includes:

Assisted the Government of India

  • As a member of Expert Committee formed by Ministry of Finance for Rationalization of Tax Structure for Gems and Jewellery Industry in India.
  • Towards strategizing on Market Access and Domestic Regulation issues in the context of Goods and Services negotiations at the WTO.
  • For identifying non- tariff barriers impacting trade in the context of Free Trade Agreements.
  • Advised the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India on non-tariff barriers to trade in the context of bilateral engagements, including Indo-EU, Indo-Japan, Indo-Korea, Indo-EFTA and India-BIMSTEC FTAs respectively.
  • Advised the Government on policies concerning Renewable Energy and Information Technology to be WTO compliant.

Representation / Policy Initiatives on behalf of the clients, are made to

  • Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India
  • Ministry of the New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
  • Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes

Recognitions