With added number of stakeholders in complex supply chain agreements that cover various payment options, last-mile delivery and reverse logistics to support “returns”, enhanced risk management capabilities have become vital for functionaries in the sector.
In addition, brands need to continuously seek copyright and trademark protection as well as deal with traditional organizational as well as transactional issues including disputes over product specifications, service, unauthorized credit card usage or even online purchases by minors. In the case of brick-and-mortar retailers, effective mitigation of the risks associated with buying or leasing real estate in India as they expand is also crucial.
As a full-service law firm, we advise and assist on corporate, commercial, real estate, IPR, employment and technology matters. We also facilitate dispute resolution, whether through litigation or alternative mechanisms such as mediation and arbitration. Further, to meet the emerging trend of consolidation in the retail industry, our M&A team is well prepared to advise you on the most effective way to achieve your objectives- whether it is to acquire a brand, customer base, technology backbone or indeed, a network of stores.