The news of Cairn Energy’s settlement with the Government of India after winning an international arbitration case highlights multiple lessons on foreign direct investment in the country.
A world-renowned television channel broadcast a programme ‘exposing’ our client for child labour in one of their Indian factories. Our team was asked to identify the three children in the episode and investigate the allegations.
The local mafia in Maharashtra state were disrupting factory operations for a multi-national company; staff were violently threatened, and senior members of staff were reportedly forced to put gang members onto the pay roll.
A global cement manufacturer required due diligence on a cement factory in Madhya Pradesh prior to acquisition. The area was vulnerable to Naxal influence.
Audere was retained by a Nordic state-owned telecoms firm to conduct an investigation into one of the suppliers of its Indian joint venture partner.