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 
  • Analysing the effects of the global slowdown on India 
  • Reducing your risks in a volatile market 
  • How does the Indian capital market compare with other global markets? 
  • What will the Indian capital market look like in 2020?
Mohit Saraf, senior partner, L&L Partners
Gaurav Sood, co-head, ECM, ICICI Securities
Nidhi Parekh
, senior vice president - IB legal, Citigroup Global Markets India
Bhavna Thakur
, head of capital markets, Everstone Capital Advisors

10.50 Paving the way for REITs
  • Case study: India's first domestic REIT - can it be replicated?
  • Attracting the right investors and facilitating growth
  • The market potential and outlook for 2020
Prashant Gupta, partner & national practice head, capital markets, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Nikhil Naredi, partner, 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
Sudhir Bassi, executive director, Khaitan & Co
Abhimanyu Bhattacharya, partner, Khaitan & Co

12.50 IPO market: challenges and opportunities
  • Understanding how the minimum public shareholders norms will play out
  • Valuating non-asset companies - listings for start-ups and tech companies
  • Analysing the lapsing of 2019 listings and the limited equity raised
  • Amendments of the Insider Trading Regulations
Manan Lahoty, partner, IndusLaw
Vishal Yaduvanshi, partner, IndusLaw
Rameesh Kailasam, CEO, IndiaTech.org

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
Mushtaq Kapasi, managing director, chief representative, Asia-Pacific, International Capital Market Association

15.20 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 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

16.10 Networking coffee break 

16.25 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 Choubey, chief legal officer & company secretary, ACC
Rajiv Mohapatra, director senior counsel, regulatory affairs, Mastercard
Mohit Shukla, managing director, head - India legal and India lead - regulatory and government relations, Barclays
S Ramanathan, chief compliance officer, MUFH Bank

17.15 End of conference 

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