Legal Compliance Audit & Legal Advisory Services

Secure and legal compliance audits are the wheels which are required for efficient and running the business operations smoothly. These audits help the management in providing visionary, profitable and impeccable arrangements. It is essential for optimal running of the business along with remaining sage and complacent.

In the competitive world, it is important for a business to comply to all the major authorities to operate business hassle free and overcoming the competition. We harbor a huge prestigious client base belonging to different industrial sectors. It is important for a company to look into important spheres of the company and undertake measures for the growth of the company in the world diaspora.

A legal audit can be processed on periodic basis as a part of the compliance process going on or can be performed in connection with the specific event like financial auditing or in connection with a particular transaction like acquisitions and securities. The specified areas have specialized audits like; environmental law, estate planning/asset protection franchising compliance; and government contracts.

The functioning of the legal audit and the sample questionnaire are listed below:

Mechanics of a legal audit

  • Preliminary Questionnaire: The auditing begins with handling over of comprehensive questionnaire to the company’s management to review and address before the actual process to be conducted by the attorneys legally.
  • Initial Conference: After assembling the required document requested in the questionnaire and identification of the main areas of problem, a meeting is scheduled between the audit counsel and the designated officers of the company who are expertise in the respective field. It is an information gathering meeting aim to acquaint the legal auditor with the most recent information and aspect of the company. With regard to this, it is the responsibility of the audit team to perform on site observation of the activities and operations undertaken by the company. The auditors supervise the financial statements of the company along with keeping an eye on the accounting firm.
  • Implementation of Post-Audit Recommendation: After the issuance of the post audit evaluation report to the management, the entrepreneur can implement the recommendations of the report for improved functioning of the company’s operations. The company can set up “tickler system” for periodic reporting and deadlines and set time for next audit.

Risks of Not Complying

The failure of not getting your accounts audited by the concerned authority in power can lead to adverse impact on the company and the incorporators. The risk of non-compliance with rules and regulations includes:

  • Failure in maintaining the proper records, books or mixing of personal and business assets could grant the power to the third party to create a disbalance in the system by revealing the concealed information which thereby removes the limited liability protection of a corporation or LLC, or even to litigation among co-owners.
  • If you fail to obtain proper permits and licenses then it could lead to fines, penalties, and, in some cases, even closure of the business by governmental agencies.
  • If one fail to comply with the rules and regulations may cause the company to suffer under federal law with agencies like SEC, EPA, EEOC and IRS
  • Missing out on periodical reviews of personnel handbooks, employment applications, general employment policies could result in government and civil liability
  • Failure of the directors of the company in maintaining the accurate records and minutes of its decision-making procedures, for an instance proving that directors are exercising informed judgement could subject the company, its board liability and its shareholders.
  • Failure in keeping track of company’s requirement of reporting may render the company defaulter with lenders and investors.

The process of undertaking the legal audit is a complicated one but the risks associated with it is too high for a company to face. It is essential and beneficial to go for legal audit especially for an entrepreneur.

Complying with the rules and regulations, laws and recommended authorities of State, Federal and International level can help in preparing the base for best management and assessment of all the operations, activities, business plans and policies, strategies and goals for attaining the desired parameter of success.

What Rajput Jain & Associats Offers

Rajput Jain and Associates has been involved in legal compliance audit for years now and share experience in undertaking legal audit assignments for various industrial sectors. In compliance audit, we undertake periodic audit to verify, check and confirm compliance by corporate on Statutory laws like rules, bare acts, guidelines, notifications, circular and amendments. The coverage of legal compliance audit covers huge arena depending upon the size, type, stage, objective, and preferences of any company and organization. It includes the following elements:

  • Company laws
  • Labor laws
  • Constitutional laws
  • Security laws
  • Consumer laws
  • Civil laws
  • Commercial laws
  • Banking Laws
  • Environmental laws
  • Constitutional laws
  • Fiscal Laws- Direct and Indirect
  • Insurance laws
  • Property laws
  • IPR laws
  • Information Technology laws
  • Arbitration laws

We also cover Compliance audit under mentioned Individual Act:

Rajput Consultancy Service Private Limited are professional and experienced organization which share expertise in performing clear audits for all sorts like:

  • The Companies Act, 1956
  • The Competition Act, 2002
  • Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1986
  • SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeover) Regulations, 1997
  • Securities Contact (Regulations) Act, 1956
  • SEBI (ESOP) Guidelines, 1999
  • Listing Agreement with Stock exchange/(s)
  • Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881
  • Depositories Act 1996
  • Recoveries of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993
  • Takeover Code
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • Essential Commodities Act, 1955
  • Manufacturing and Other Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 1988
  • Fatal Accidents Act, 1855
  • Water (Prevention and Pollution Control) Act, 1974
  • Environment Protection Act, 1986
  • Information Technology Act, 2000
  • Minimum Wages Act, 1948
  • Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
  • Workman’s Compensation Act, 1923
  • Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
  • Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991
  • Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
  • Payment Gratuity Act, 1972
  • Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
  • Factories Act, 1948
  • Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946
  • Industrial (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951
  • Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
  • Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions of Service) Rules
  • 1976 Contract Labors (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
  • Trade Union Act, 1926
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
  • Registration Act, 1908
  • Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements with various countries
  • Indian Stamp act, 1899
  • Income Tax, 1961
  • Wealth Tax Act, 1957
  • Service Tax, 1994
  • Central Excise Act, 1944
  • Central Sales Tax Act, 1956
  • Customs Act, 1962
  • Sales Tax Act of various States
  • Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954
  • Local Body – Municipality Laws
  • Import & Exports
  • Standards of Weights & Measures Act, 1976
  • Trade Marks Act, 1999
  • Marine Insurance Act, 1963
  • Copyrights Act, 1957
  • Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
  • Designs Act, 2000
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Foreign Contribution (Regulation Act), 1976

Other Legal Advisory

Rajput Consultancy services provides legal advisory services for huge gamut of business regardless of size and structure. We provide legal advisory services in below mentioned issues:

  • Advisory legal compliance of various commercial documents like Periodical Schemes, Notices, MOU etc.
  • Evaluation of employment or labor related, finance documents, commercial, property related, legal documents to verify applicability and compliance of various applicable laws in India
  • Legal audit for existing commercial arrangements/documentations
  • Matters related to recovery of rightful dues and the legal actions related to them through fastest legal recourse
  • Advisory on Cheque Dishonors cases
  • Advisory Movable / Immovable property matters
  • Advisory on Arbitration issues
  • Stamp duty / registration matters
  • Labor law cases
  • Winding-up cases
  • Co-operation Housing Society matters
  • Trust related matters
  • Any other legal matters associated with Partnership Firm, personal matters including wills, succession certificate, LOA, Letter of Probate etc.

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