Set in the heart of the silicon valley in India, ELP’s Bengaluru’s team provides competition, taxation, corporate, customs and policy & regulation advice to clients in the technology, e-commerce, virtual digital assets and start up segments. Additionally, ELP’s tax team based out of Bangalore provides end- to – end advice to close to 90% of companies in the alcohol sector across the country.
Our Bengaluru team brings to the table deep expertise in GST, Excise, Customs, Service Tax, Sales Tax/Value Added Tax (VAT), Entertainment Tax and Entry Tax. On GST, ELP has to its credit not just the privilege of having assisted companies with transition into GST, but in certain cases hand held the entire industry in the transition process. Our team also advises clients on Foreign Exchange Regulations, Foreign Trade Policy and Export Control issues. ELP’s tax routinely renders litigation services to clients where ELP strategizes, assists and represents clients in both adjudication as well as appellate proceedings. ELP regularly handles cases from the stage of appearing before Assistant or Deputy Commissioner’s right up-to the Supreme Court on almost every tax issue to have arisen in the country.
Our competition & antitrust team in Bengaluru has handled some of the largest M&A mandates in technology space in recent years. The team advises on a full range of competition law matters, including merger control, anti-competitive agreements, including cartel enforcement, abuse of dominance, competition advisory, competition audit and compliance. ELP’s competition team has forged a formidable reputation for its competition enforcement work and is currently representing some of the largest multinational and domestic companies in some of the most contentious investigations that are currently underway in India.