With the advent of the internet, an online presence
for your business has become as important as an offline one. With its
ever-increasing purchasing power, India has become a lucrative country to
target e-commerce ventures. While it can be overwhelming to traverse an unknown
territory while setting up your business, Ahlawat and Associates (“A&A”)
become the best choice to aid and assist you in the arduous process of setting
up an e-commerce business in India.
A&A has a wealth of practical knowledge in
addition to extensive cumulative industry expertise. It is our central tenet to
design a system focusing on client service which caters to providing holistic
solutions to wide-ranging issues. Armed with skilled and efficient
professionals, A&A provides services including but not limited to the
incorporation of companies, formulating policies, employment manuals and
everything under the sun that is required to establish an e-commerce business
A&A’s Expertise In E-Commerce Business
A&A has a team of professionals, adept and
proficient at dealing with the myriad of issues that plague a business wishing
to establish an e-commerce business in India. The team has experience in
assisting businesses to set up their flourishing e-commerce ventures in India.
Furthermore, A&A has handled issues pertaining to compliance, regulations,
as well as funding and transactions pertaining to e-commerce operations.
With decades of practice in the e-commerce sector, our
teams have gained the practical experience required to traverse the paths of
government compliances and regulations in India. With additional expertise in
dealing with foreign direct investment, the team has been able to assist
clients from all over the world in establishing their e-commerce business in
India. A&A makes the ever evolving and increasingly challenging regulatory
landscapes easy to tread every step of the way while ensuring that the client
stays fully integrated and compliant with the laws and regulations of India.
Setting Up An E-Commerce Business
Operations In India
Investments worth billions of dollars are made by the
government of India to promote its economic growth, improved technology, and
overall infrastructure and have made India the perfect haven for setting up an
e-commerce business. Globally known companies such as Flipkart, Amazon, and
local e-commerce platforms like Myntra, Zomato, Bigbasket, and many others are
continuously investing in capital and workforce in order to promote the
adoption of e-commerce.
Additionally, the use of smartphones, technology, and
the internet as a new way of conducting business has significantly increased
post-pandemic and has added to the boom in the e-commerce industry globally and
especially in India. The government of India has launched various programs and
incentive schemes in order to encourage companies to pursue their
entrepreneurial ambitions leading to tremendous growth in the e-commerce
Given the large target audience, numerous
opportunities, growing economy, digitalization, government support, prominent
online payments gateways and digital wallets, India has evidently become the
best seat to start an e-commerce business.
Steps To Set Up An E-Commerce Business In
Once the business has decided on the target e-commerce
industry, evaluated the market and formulated the business structure, other
legal aspects of the business come into play. Legal requirements and
compliances include registration of the business as a company, intellectual
property registrations, opening a bank account, building an e-commerce website,
integrating payment gateways, logistics, advertisements, etc.
All of these steps require legal protection in the form of water-tight contracts, policies, terms and conditions, and fillings which A&A has unparalleled expertise in. The steps involved in getting in setting up an e-commerce business in India are as follows:
Besides the legal aspects, the business further
requires a strong team of individuals in the form of skilled and reliable
resources to carry on the business activities. India has multiple employment
laws in effect which require compliances on the part of the entity, depending
upon the number of its employees.
A&A has expertise in employment laws and
regulations and in formulating policies and manuals for the benefit of the
employer and its employees in accordance with the central and state employment
laws of India. Besides employment, A&A has a skilled team of lawyers who
can aid the business entity with intellectual property laws, registrations,
vendor agreements, RBI compliances and everything that is required to establish
an e-commerce business in India.
Role Of Ahlawat & Associates In
Setting Up An E-Commerce Business In India
A&A through its comprehensive structures ensures
the viability and efficiency of an e-commerce business incorporated in India.
The aim of A&A’s structuring advisory is to deliver a system of structure
that fulfils the objectives and aims of the client while being commercially and
With a solution-driven practice, A&A provides advisory pertaining to foreign direct investment, e-commerce regulation as well as judicial precedents in the domain to attain the most efficient solution for all the stakeholders involved. Our adept team of professionals assist and advise clients in matters pertaining to employment, business structuring, regulatory compliances, intellectual property laws and other related areas of law that affect the functioning of an e-commerce business incorporated in India.
Years of Experience
Deal Value Handled
A&A is among the top corporate law firms in India. At A&A, we believe that we are as good as our team, Our principle has guided us to ensure that we have the best corporate lawyers in India based at our main offices while the leading corporate lawyers in other parts of the world run our various practices across the nation, thus ensuring optimum management and service of even the most complex transactions. It is due to our standards of professional responsibility when dealing with our clients and various matters, which we stringently abide by that has enabled us to qualify as one of the reputed corporate law firms in India.
Whilst A&A commercial law services has been able to cater to legal needs pan India as well as globally, its main founding office and headquarters is in Delhi and it is due to this foothold. A&A corporate lawyer in India has played a vital role in providing advice to the government on various legal and policy-related issues and is amongst the few corporate law firms in India to have the experience and optimal understanding of interpretation and drafting of policy matters.
A&A adopts an approach that demands the highest levels of knowledge, technical skill and service delivery allowing us to provide accurate, reliable, timely, and cost-effective advice while maintaining international standards of excellence and create a bespoke approach for every client and their business. Our commercial law solicitors unique perspective of working on our client’s matters as a critical part of their team allows us to address their problems like our own. We believe that each client comes with different requirements and concerns – and we work tirelessly to achieve their goals and pursue their objectives.
We make sure that our fee structure and the legal costs involved are very transparent and predictable for our clients. We believe that client relationships are based on trust and a sense of common purpose and we never falter on our promise making us one of the best corporate law firms in India. Our priority has been to deliver the best legal & business solutions and our fee arrangements are tailored to the needs of the client, the client’s goals, and the nature of the matter.
No, there are no limitations as to the size and other
limitations relating to products, customers, or availability of your e-commerce
website. The benefit of having an e-commerce business is that you can add
unlimited products and at the same time focus on growing your customer base as
per your business requirement.
E-commerce entities shall ensure that the aspects
relating to security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability are kept in
mind while conducting business and dealing with the customers. The focus should
be on developing a good strategy that can ensure that the website and
transactions are secured by avoiding any deterrents. Keeping such tight cloud
security in place to prevent hackers from gaining access to confidential data.
Delhi (Head Office)
Plot No. 66, LGF, #TheHub, Okhla Phase III, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi 110020, India.