NS Shastri

NSS is the founding and senior partner at 4i Advisory Services. A Chartered Accountant by profession and has more than two decades of experience in advising Indian and foreign multinational groups in Indian accounting, tax and regulatory matters.

NSS is active with many clients, principally with fast-growing Indian entrepreneurial organizations, start-ups and global organizations establishing/expanding their presence in India. His domain advisory include advising on Indian Corporate and Labour Laws, Establishing best practices in business finance and Controls, Statutory attest of financial statements, corporate structuring and advising companies on their long-term value creation.

In his role as a founding senior partner, in addition to be a single point of contact for many 4i Advisory clients, NSS was instrumental in establishing the firms practice in Delhi, Mumbai and Singapore.

NSS’s industry focus includes technology, e-commerce, Aviation, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate & companies in the Start up Sectors.

Firm Overview:

Our people are drawn from many different backgrounds and are united by a set of shared values. They work in an environment where they can learn and develop, and everyone is given the opportunity to be the best they can be. This approach gives our organization an invaluable depth and breadth, helping us provide clients with a broad range of perspectives, ideas and capabilities experience.

Good corporate governance is at the heart of what we stand for. We recognize we should always be accountable for our actions and must maintain our independence and objectivity. We are committed to promoting and embracing constructive reform and to helping clients follow good business practices, while increasing value for their stakeholders.

We provide Audit, Tax and Advisory services, individually or on a combined basis, delivering globally consistent multi-disciplinary skills and capabilities, based on extensive industry knowledge, to all of our clients.

We respond to our clients’ complex business challenges with a global approach to services that spans industry sectors and national boundaries. Global capability and consistency are central to the way we work.

Furtuna & Associates LLC

Furtuna & Associates LLC is a law firm based in Chisinau with particular expertise in commercial law, banking and finance, litigation and arbitration, company law, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, international tax planning, intellectual property, administrative and constitutional law. Our firm is acknowledged as having a very experienced litigation and arbitration team and has been involved in numerous local and international projects of significant magnitude and complication.

The legal process is not easy to understand with detailed requirements and strict deadlines. People involved in a lawsuit need someone trustworthy with a good understanding of the law to assist them. This is where we can help. Our specialists can objectively review your situation, provide you with options and rights, and represent you in a personal and competent manner.

Our mission is to represent each client with professional integrity and respect for the client and the legal system in which we work while achieving our goal.

Our goal is to recover the maximum damages justified by the law and the facts for each of our clients.

Among the services provided by our office there are:

• law drafting and analytical activities;
• legal due diligence and consulting;
• representation of clients’ interests;
• drafting transaction schemes;
• multi-jurisdictional transactions support in the sphere of competition law;
• securities trading;
• legal support of investment activities;
• tax planning;
• registration of rights in the spheres of real estate, construction, and land law;
• pre-trial settlement;
• protection from unfair competition;
• protection of industrial property rights, including protection of industrial property rights in customs bodies; registration of trademarks, inventions, support of agreements involving exercising of industrial property rights;
• licensing and certification;
• representation before national, international and arbitration courts;
• foreign economic activities support;
• services involving real estate mortgage, construction; drafting optimization schemes in commercial activities involving securities and more.

We offer free consultations for all potential clients at +373 60783677, so please feel free to call and discuss your situation.

Christophe Gammal

Christophe Gammal graduated from the European School in Luxembourg in 1987.

From 1991 to 1996, he pursued business administration studies (Diplom Kaufmann) at the University of Regensburg, Germany, with specialisation in investment, banking and finance as well as operation research. In 1998, he studied commercial law in Luxembourg and has subsequently followed various courses in taxes; management (including MIT); human resources and private equity.

He joined HALSEY in 1997 and has served as a member of the Executive Committee and holder of a CSSF license since 2000 and as a director since 2006, at which point he became a partner. Before he joined HALSEY, he served in various positions with FLG Metallurgie GmbH (VIAG Group) in Düsseldorf, Germany, Murex Rainham Ltd, Rainham (UK) and with Hypobank International S.A. in Luxembourg in the internal audit and deposit department.

Practice:

As a provider of solutions and customised professional services for companies, we put all the advantages of the regulatory framework of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and its international financial centre to good use for you.

Established for more than 20 years, approved by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, we are independent and wholly own by our management. We offer a personalised and objective approach to your specific needs.

We offer our clients an extensive range of high quality services in connection with Luxembourg financial companies both at the time of incorporation and throughout the life of the company.

• Company formation services
• Coordination with the notary, preparation of articles of association and, if required, representation of founding shareholders at incorporation
• Assistance in opening bank accounts (in line with the stringent Luxembourg KYC rules)
• Establishment of shareholders’ register
• Assistance in finding offices and recruiting staff
• Administrative and accounting services
• Provision of a registered office for the company
• Handling the day-to-day operations of the company and follow-up of third party relationships
• Maintenance of books and records and provision of a general ledger and trial balance
• Preparation of periodical reports
• Preparation of the annual accounts including balance sheet, profit & loss account and notes in accordance with Luxembourg rules and regulations
• Corporate secretarial services
• Keeping and up-dating the company’s files
• Organisation and documentation of board meetings and shareholders’ meetings
• Undertaking of legal publications
• Financial services
• Central administration services, including maintenance of books and records, preparation of the financial statements, administrative follow-up and assistance (for Luxembourg SICARs and SIFs)
• Registrar and transfer agency services, including maintenance of the unit or share register, processing of investor subscriptions and KYC due diligence
• Ongoing monitoring and compliance support for regulated structures (for Luxembourg SICARs and SIFs), design and drafting of internal procedures
• Tax Compliance services
• Preparation of corporate tax returns
• Preparation of VAT returns and maintenance of VAT records
• Coordination of external tax advisors
• Management of companies
• Provision of one or more directors, managers and legal signatories
• Other services
• Assistance in recruiting and management of staff
• Supply with state-of-the-art offices ready for immediate occupation