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On August 22, 2022, the Indian Government issued new exchange control rules affecting share-based awards offered to Indian residents by non-Indian issuers. In particular, the Indian Government issued the Foreign Exchange Management (Overseas Investment) Rules, 2022 (“OI Rules”), Foreign Exchange Management (Overseas Investment) Regulations, 2022 (“ODI Regulations”) and Foreign Exchange Management (Overseas Investment) Directions, 2022 (“ODI Directions”).  The new OI Rules replace all previously available exemptions to grant share-based awards to Indian residents with a single…