IFLR India Capital Markets Forum 2020

January 22, The St. Regis Mumbai


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9.15 Registration

9.50 Welcome remarks from IFLR 

10.00 Overview of the securities market in India 
  • Trends in the securities market and effects from the Indian economy in 2019
  • Key regulatory changes in the past 12 months
  • What can the Government do to attract more investment and sustain capital markets growth?
  • What will the Indian capital market look like in 2020
Mohit Saraf, senior partner, L&L Partners (moderator)
Gaurav Sood, co-head, equity capital markets, ICICI Securities
Nidhi Parekh
, senior vice president - IB/CMO legal, Citigroup Global Markets India
Bhavna Thakur
, head of capital markets, Everstone Capital Advisors
Sujaya Moghepadhye, head execution, equity capital markets - investment banking, Edelweiss Financial Services
Jitesh Shahani, partner, L&L Partners

10.50 Paving the way for REITs
  • REITs in India  – overview - regulatory regime/market developments
  • Case Study - first completed deal, second on the anvil - is the market ready for more?
  • Attracting the right issuers and investors - structural changes required
  • The market potential and outlook for 2020
Nikhil Naredi, partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (moderator)
Sundareswaran S
,head of India M&A and head of India real estate banking, investment banking division, India Morgan Stanley
Himanshu Dodeja, managing director and head of legal, Blackstone India
Shailendra Sabnani, head - real estate & hospitality sector coverage, Kotak Investment Banking
Prashant Gupta, partner & national practice head, capital markets, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co 

11.40 Networking and coffee break 

12.00 Developments for InvITs
  • How to structure your infrastructure products
  • Different ways of increasing interest from Private Equity funds
  • Analysing market trends and issuing trusts
  • How to raise funds for privately placed InvITs
Gautham Srinivas, partner, Khaitan & Co (moderator)
Raghwendra Pande, executive vice president, ICICI Securities
Kalpesh Pathak, EVP & head corporate finance & treasury, Sterlite Power
Parin Mehta, head – infrastructure & real estate, Edelweiss Investment Banking
Abhimanyu Bhattacharya, partner, Khaitan & Co

12.50 IPO market: challenges and opportunities

Recent themes in the primary offerings: regulatory allowance and investors’ evaluation of professionally managed and PE/VC controlled businesses Analysing the trends of fund raising by tech-companies Understanding the viability and roadblocks of overseas listings by Indian issuers Regulatory findings on IPO diligence and disclosure standards

Manan Lahoty, partner, IndusLaw (moderator)
Rameesh Kailasam, CEO, IndiaTech.org
Ipsita Dutta, executive director and head of legal for India, Morgan Stanley
Lakha Nair, senior vice president, Axis Capital
Anurag Agarwal
, managing directorcorporate finance and capital markets, CLSA India
Vishal Yaduvanshi, partner, IndusLaw

13.40 Networking lunch

14.30 International debt capital markets
  • High-yield and the one “deal counsel” model
  • The market’s wish-list for regulatory reform
  • Diligence standards compared to other markets
  • The role of in-house counsel
David Cameron, partner, capital markets, Dorsey & Whitney (moderator)
Varoon Chandra, partner, AZB
Mushtaq Kapasi, managing director, chief representative, Asia-Pacific, International Capital Market Association
Sonali Sharma, senior legal counsel, capital markets, Standard Chartered Bank
Ranju Sigtia, head – international financial institutions group, ICICI Bank

15.20 Corporate governance
  • Best practices for corporate governance and self-reporting
  • Identifying AML and meeting the requirements of the regulators
  • The changing disclosure regime - is the regulator doing the right thing?
Rajiv Mohapatra, director senior counsel, regulatory affairs, Mastercard
Mohit Shukla, managing director, head - India legal and India lead - regulatory and government relations, Barclays

15.50 Networking coffee break 

16.05 Liberalisation of foreign investment into India
  • Attracting foreign investors into India capital market instruments
  • Changes of FPI (Foreign Portfolio Investment) categorisation and its impact on classifications
  • How to structure your exits
  • Understanding the challenges with taxation fees
Amber Gupta, head legal & company secretary, Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance (moderator)
Navita Yadav
, managing director - global head of capital markets, Vistra Group
Mihir Ponda, head of client services team, BNP Paribas Securities Services India
Sriram Krishnan
, managing director, co-head, global transaction banking & head of securities services India, Deutsche Bank

16.55 End of conference 

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