Specialist services for Startups

About Us

In a nutshell,

  

HJA & Associates LLP; (“HJA”) has had the privilege of being actively and closely associated in the formation, functioning and managing of Start-ups as well as major Corporate Houses of India along with rendering of professional services in the areas of Corporate Law Compliances and Management .


At “HJA”, We believe that it is not enough that all of our clients’ regulatory compliances are just met; rather they should be met with professional efficiency and cost-effectively by our accessible, committed and competent team. We have a special understanding of the issues that entrepreneur’s face, which makes us an integral part of our clients' advisory teams.


Our strength is our team of experienced and trained professionals comprising of Company Secretaries, Lawyers, Chartered Accountants and other Legal Professionals, who treasure the value of diligence and knowledge as well as creativity and innovation in addressing our client’s needs. We, as a firm invest in our People. Over the years we have grown strength to strength providing satisfactory services to our esteemed clients who have been our pillar of strength and aim of providing the one stop support system of services/solutions to them.

Our Services

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Incorporation and End to End Compliance Management

 Our deep understanding of conventional and procedural laws, continuous research, very good regulatory relationship coupled with industry proficiency in an integrated manner is the core strength of our Team. We assist the client’ from the very initial processes of company incorporation regular maintenance.   

Our services include:

  • Incorporation of all types of Companies as per Companies Act, 2013; 
  • Incorporation of LLP as per Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008; 
  • Drafting of Agenda Papers, Notices, and Directors’ Report & Minutes of Board & General Meetings;
  • Preparation and maintenance of various Statutory Records & Registers under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and other Corporate Laws;
  • Preparation of Corporate Compliance Programmes and Policy(s); 
  • Annual Filing with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) under the Companies Act, 2013; 
  • Event based regulatory filings with Registrar of Companies under the Companies, Act 2013; 
  • Regulatory filings with the RBI under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.  


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Drafting

  We aim to suggest the most appropriate strategies to our clients after a thorough analysis of the needs of our clients. Our ultimate aim is to exceed client expectations by providing reliable and trusted advisory and therefore maintain and cherish long-term relationship with them. Drafting and vetting of following Agreements and Deeds:

  • Conceptualization and advisory on investment transaction structures; §Negotiation and drafting of term sheets; 
  • Negotiation and drafting of Definitive Agreements; 
  • Share Subscription Agreements; 
  • Shareholders’ Agreement; 
  • Share Purchase Agreement; 
  • Drafting of Employee Stock Option Scheme/Policy; 
  • Drafting of Employee Stock Option Agreement; 
  • Non ‐ Disclosure Agreements; 
  • Service Agreements; 
  • Vendor Agreements; 
  • Client Contracts; 
  • Marketing Alliance Agreements; 
  • Lease Agreements; 
  • Leave and License Agreements; 
  • Business Conducting Agreements, etc.  

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FEMA, RBI & SEBI

  HJA is destined to be one stop solution for the one of the most complex laws in India i.e. Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), RBI and SEBI. It is a destination for all your needs, whether it is advisory, audit or execution of transaction:

  • Assist in preparation of regular compliance of NBFC Companies; 
  • Advice on regular foreign exchange transactions related to FDI, ODI and ECB; 
  • Filing with Reserve Bank of India (Ad-hoc, quarterly, half yearly & Annual Filing) related to NBFC Companies; 
  • Preparation and filing of Form FC-GPR, FC-TRS through ebiz. Portal and filing of Annual Return on Foreign Liabilities and Assets.  
  • Compounding of offences under FEMA. 
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011; 
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015; 
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2009: 
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Share Based Employee Benefits) Regulations, 2014; 
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.  

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Restructuring

  HJA draws upon its experience of working on transactions across industries and of all sizes to provide integrated solution oriented advice. Our team of experienced professionals continuously endeavours towards providing innovative and constructive structuring solutions to our clients addressing the complexities including Tax provisions, RBI Regulations, SEBI & Stock Exchanges stipulations, Stamp Duty implications and other regulatory approvals. “HJA" provides the following services:

  • Mergers, De- Merger & Amalgamations;  
  • Schemes of Arrangement, Reconstructions and Demergers 
  • Acquisitions & Divestments - of shares, assets and businesses (private, public and listed entities);  
  • Restructuring (for listed & unlisted entities), including Capital & Debt restructuring & reduction of capital; 
  • Buy-Back of Securities as per Companies Act, 2013 and  The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Buyback of Securities) Regulations, 1998; 
  • Winding-up and matters of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. §Liasoining with the Registrar of Companies, Regional Directorate and Official Liquidator for their reports; 
  • Appearing before Regional Director and National Company Law Tribunal for the above said matters.  

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Approvals

    Approval under Section 1Approval of Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Regional Director (RD) and other regulatory authorities under various provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 viz.:


  • 96, 197 and Schedule V of the Companies Act, 2013 relating to appointment, payment of remuneration of Managerial Persons;
  • Shifting of registered office from one state to another under Section 13 of the Companies Act, 2013;
  • Condonation of delay in filing of Charge under Section 87 of the Companies Act, 2013;
  • Condonation of Delay under Section 460 of the Companies Act, 2013;
  • Revival of Strike off Company under Section 252 of the Companies Act, 2013;
  • Compounding of offences under Section 441 of the Companies Act, 2013;
  • Conversion of the Company from Private to Public or vice-versa under Section 14 of the Companies Act, 2013;
  • Extension of Annual General Meeting under Section 96 of the Companies Act, 2013;
  • Application on behalf of financial creditors and operational creditors under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016;
  • Winding-up application under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

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Audits & Due Diligence

  Our Audit services extend beyond the conventional / traditional compliance reporting function. We take time to understand your business, its needs and blend this with the sectors in which you operate. Seamless integration of business facts with experience allows us to identify major risks and opportunities that may distinguish between roaring success and complete disaster:

  • Conducting Comprehensive Secretarial Audits as per Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013. 
  • Conducting Banking Due Diligence Audit and providing diligence report thereon as per RBI's circular No. DBOD NO. BP. BC. 46/08.12.001/2008-09 dated 19.09.2008.
  • Certification in Form MGT‐8 as per section 92(2) & Rule 11(2) of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014. 
  • Conducting legal due diligence of the investee company with respect to: a) Companies Act, 2013; b) Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999; c) Employment/Labour Laws, as applicable; d) Intellectual Property Laws; e) Third Party Agreements executed by the investee company;        f) Litigation;
  • Conducting Secretarial Audits / Capital Reconciliation Audit under LODR, 2015.  

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Bookkeeping & Payroll

  HJA draws upon its experience of working on transactions across industries and of all sizes to provide integrated solution oriented advice. Our team of experienced professionals continuously endeavours towards providing innovative and constructive solutions to provide the complete one stop services solution:

  • Complete Payroll Management end to end; 
  • TDS filing and compliance; •GST Compliances and returns; •Complete end to end Accounting / book keeping services;
  • Vendor payments and Complete Accounts Management and HR record management; 
  • Implementation of Accounting Manual and Systems and Monthly Information System for Monthly Management;
  • Monthly P & L and MIS reports as per requirement; 
  • Accounts Finalization as per the requirements of the Companies Act and Income tax Act; 
  • Annual Statutory and Tax Audit Services as may be required.  

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HJA & ASSOCIATES LLP

Patel Nagar West, New Delhi, West Delhi, Delhi, India

+91 11 4560 5656

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