Agama is one of the early entrants into legal support for the healthcare sector. Particular relevance of this sector currently is also on account of government and private sector impetus to this sector.
Agama’s clientele ranges from drug manufactures, e-pharma companies, diagnostics companies, hospitals, clinic chains, health-tech companies, mental health related services and the like. Agama has a good command over the various drives, initiatives and regulations of Health Ministry, Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry, Science and Technology Ministry, etc. governing this sector.
Our team has expert knowledge of various legislations, regulations and judgments affecting the sector such as Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1945 and Rules, Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations 2002 (MCI Code), Drugs Price Control Order, 1995 (DPCO), the Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954, Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011 (Data Protection Rules), National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) and Pharmacy Act, 1948, etc.
Corporate Commercial Advisory
Agama advises healthcare and pharma organisations – domestic or international – on various aspects of laws including corporate commercial advisory, branding, advertisement, corporate restructuring, product liabilities labelling, misbranding of product, sector specific laws advisory, business contracts, manufacturing, loan licensing contracts and labour and other compliances and dispute avoidance and management including appearing for them in NCLT.
Agama provides End-to-end retail expansion services for diagnostic centers, multispecialty centers and hospitals on pan-India basis. Our key role is to advise them on conducting intensive due diligence and helping client selecting right partner for setting up these centers across India including negotiating real estate contracts and post contractual advisory and settling of disputes.
Agama being entrenched into this sector makes Agama the best fit for standardising and templatizing , reviewing, negotiating and closing
- employment related contracts,
- key customer contracts including in new age business verticals such as occupational health,
- all contracts pertaining to their IT requirements including software development agreements, cloud management services and the like.
Assistance with obtaining Trade Mark Registration for clients, helping them to set up their businesses under brand name and suggested a framework to run their businesses by ensuring brand Protection.
End-to-end advisory and transaction assistance for start-ups, preparing for investment, acquisition or expansion.