June 1, 2020

PROGRAM MATERIAL

Friends,

We hope you have found our first week’s Client Continuing Education Program (cCep) helpful and relevant.

We are happy to release the session content for your reference. Do click on ‘View’ to access the material you seek.

For those who may have missed joining the sessions, here’s your chance to catch up!

What’s more, do look up our interesting cCep Program schedule planned for next week, sent out earlier. We encourage you to register and come aboard this learning journey with our best experts.

Meanwhile, stay safe and healthy.

 

Warm regards,

Team NDA

 

*Some recordings are not of best quality since the sessions were recorded remotely in varying bandwidth conditions. Apologies for that.

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Sessions: March 23 - 27, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

 

Monday, 23 March

15:00- 16:00

 

COVID 19: Force Majeure - Can Parties Renege From Their Contracts?

Vyapak Desai, Simone Reis,

Kshama Loya, Ashish Kabra

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Monday, 23 March

18:00- 19:00

 

COVID 19: Finding Opportunities and Designing Structures for investing in India

Nishchal Joshipura, Kishore Joshi,

Prashant Prakhar

View

Monday, 23 March

21:00- 22:00

 

COVID 19: Impact on Tech Industry: Contract Performance, People and Security

Gowree Gokhale, Vaibhav Parikh,

Vikram Shroff

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Tuesday, 24 March

15:00- 16:00

 

Covid-19: Renegotiating PE/M&A Deals; Impact of MAC Clause

Vaibhav Parikh, Nishchal Joshipura,

Ruchir Sinha, Simone Reis,

Parag Srivastava

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Tuesday, 24 March

18:00- 19:00

 

How India’s New Regulations would shape Payment Aggregator Ecosystem

Vaibhav Parikh, Gowree Gokhale,

Huzefa Tavawala, Aaron Kamath

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Tuesday, 24 March

21:00- 22:00

 

How do we accelerate Drone deliveries during lockdown?

Huzefa Tavawalla, Dr. Milind Antani,

Prashant Prakhar

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Wednesday, 25 March

15:00- 16:00

 

Covid-19: Corporate Governance and How to Quarantine Directors from Legal Liability

Pratibha Jain, Vyapak Desai,

Ashish Kabra, Mohammad Kamran

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Wednesday, 25 March

18:00- 19:00

 

How would Fund Raising and Fund Life Cycle be Impacted by Covid-19?

Richie Sancheti, Parul Jain,

Nandini Pathak

View

Wednesday, 25 March

21:00- 22:00

 

Future of Blockchain and Crypto: Landmark Supreme Court Ruling and Beyond (In collaboration with Internet and Mobile Association of India)

Jaideep Reddy, Vaibhav Parikh,

Alipak Banerjee with Gaurav Chopra

and Neha Bajaj (IAMAI)

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Thursday, 26 March

15:00- 16:00

 

How would Covid-19 affect Acquiring Distressed Businesses in India?

Nishchal Joshipura, Vyapak Desai,

Simone Reis, Arjun Gupta

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Thursday, 26 March

21:00- 22:00

 

Covid-19: Everlasting impact on the workplace?

Vikram Shroff, Ajay Solanki,

Preetha Soman

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Friday, 27 March

12:00- 13:00

 

How should tax department help businesses in Covid-19 times?

Nishith Desai, Rajesh Simhan,

Parul Jain

View

Friday, 27 March

15:00- 16:00

 

What has changed in Indian Bankruptcy Code lately? And how would Investors and Debtors be impacted?

Vyapak Desai, Alipak Banerjee,

Arjun Gupta

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Friday, 27 March

18:00- 19:00

 

Covid-19: How should India shape Digital Health Regulatory Landscape?

Gowree Gokhale, Dr. Milind Antani,

Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar

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Friday, 27 March

21:00- 22:00

 

How Covid-19 will impact Corporate and Individual Tax Residency

Nishith Desai, Parul Jain,

Ashish Sodhani

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Sessions: March 30 - April 03, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

 

Monday, 30 March

18:00- 19:00

 

Trust or Anti-trust Technology sector?

Gowree Gokhale, Payel

Chatterjee, Vinay Shukla

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Monday, 30 March

21:00- 22:00

 

Vivad se Vishwas Scheme (Income Tax Dispute Settlement Scheme)

Rajesh Simhan, Ashish Sodhani,

Meyyappan N

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Tuesday, 31 March

15:00- 16:00

 

Lockdown: Unlocking the Online Education Potential

Vivek Kathpalia, Aarushi Jain,

Prajodh Rajan, Group CEO,

Eurokids International

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Tuesday, 31 March

18:00- 19:00

 

Just announced Telemedicine guidelines: Good enough for lockdown? (With Telemedicine Society of India)

Dr. Milind Antani, Darren Punnen,

Shreya Shenolikar, Maj. Gen. A.K.

Singh (President, TSI), Vimal

Vakhlu (Imm. Past Present. TSI)

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Tuesday, 31 March

21:00- 22:00

 

Force Majeure How would Covid-19 affect parties on US-India Corridor

Vyapak Desai, Gowree Gokhale,

Kshama Loya, Ashish Kabra

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Wednesday, 1 April

18:00- 19:00

 

Designing Structures for Acquiring Indian Insurance Companies & Insurance Intermediaries

Nishchal Joshipura, Simone Reis,

Abhinav Harlalka

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Wednesday, 1 April

21:00- 22:00

 

New Digital Tax Changes - Equalization Levy and S.194-O: Impact on E-commerce Operators

Gowree Gokhale, Parul Jain,

Huzefa Tavawalla, Meyyapan N

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Thursday, 2 April

12:00-13:00

 

Launch of Founders 101: Legal and Tax Issues Series in Association with TiE -

Force Majeure Issues for Start-ups: Can Parties Renege from their Contracts in view Covid-19? What about Other Compliances?

Nishith Desai, Atul Nishar,

President TIE Mumbai, Vyapak

Desai, Gowree Gokhale, Harshita

Srivastava

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Thursday, 2 April

15:00-16:00

 

PE/M&A: Mitigating Post Exit Risk through Warranty & Indemnity Insurance

Nishchal Joshipura, Simone Reis,

Abhinav Harlalka

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Thursday, 2 April

18:00- 19:00

 

How can we accelerate E-arbitration in times of COVID- 19? (With American Arbitration Association)

Sahil Kanuga, Payel Chatterjee,

Alipak Banerjee, Smrithi Ramesh

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Thursday, 2 April

21:00- 22:00

 

When Surveillance increases for Safety, how do we protect Privacy? How to play a balancing act?

Gowree Gokhale, Jaideep Reddy,

Aaron Kamath

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Friday, 3 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Frauds and corruption: Basics of Internal Investigations (With Addleshaw Goddard LLP and FTI Consulting)

Sahil Kanuga, Payel Chatterjee,

Bhavana Sunder, Michelle De

Kluyver and Amit Jaju

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Friday, 3 April

18:00- 19:00

 

Covid-19: Rethinking Fund Terms and LP-GP dynamics

Richie Sancheti, Parul Jain,

Nandini Pathak

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Friday, 3 April

21:00- 22:30

 

Bringing Philanthropy and Impact Investing together in fighting Covid-19 : Critical imperatives in CSR, tax and cross border charity reform (With Indiaspora, and Impact Investor Council)

Nishith Desai, MR Rangaswami

(Indiaspora), Impact Investor,

Rahul Rishi, Pratibha Jain

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Sessions: April 06 - April 10, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

 

Monday, 6 April

15:00-16:00

 

Fintech and Financial Inclusion- Navigating Regulatory Issues

Pratibha Jain, Aaron Kamath,

Saumya Ramakrishnan, Riya

Chopra, Tushar Aggarwal of

StashFin

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Monday, 6 April

18:00-19:00

 

How to Negotiate SPA - a Seller's Perspective: In Association with Avendus

Vaibhav Parikh, Parag Srivastava,

Shreyas Bhushan, Amit Singh of

Avendus

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Monday, 6 April

21:00- 22:00

 

How to Weave Ethics in AI?

Vaibhav Parikh, Mihir Parikh,

Abhishek S, Darren Punnen

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Tuesday, 7 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Hospitals in India : Time to Scale Up? - Role of Investors.

Dr.Milind Antani, Nishchal Joshipura,

Simone Reis, Darren Punnen

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Tuesday, 7 April

18:00- 19:00

 

How to Prepare for Sale of Technology Company With DC advisory?

Huzefa Tavawalla, Harshita

Srivastava, Aishwarya H, Klaas

Oskam of DC Advisory

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Tuesday, 7 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Future of OTT Regulations

Gowree Gokhale, Aarushi Jain,

Tanisha KhannaSiddhartha Sarangal

View

Wednesday, 8 April

15:00- 16:00

 

E-mobility: Discussing a sustainable automotive future

Huzefa Tavawalla, Harshil Agarwal,

Aparna Gaur, James Quinn of

Faradion Limited

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Wednesday, 8 April

18:00- 19:00

 

I, Robot: Legal Issues that will Shape Robotics

Vaibhav Parikh, Huzefa Tavawalla,

Dr.Milind Antani, Ashish Sodhani,

Preetha Soman

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Wednesday, 8 April

21:00- 22:00

 

IP Issues in Digital Media

Gowree Gokhale, Ranjana Adhikari,

Aarushi Jain, Siddhartha Sarangal

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Thursday, 9 April

12:00- 13:00

Founders'101 - Legal and Tax Issue Series (in collaboration with TiE and IAN): Startup Policy, Tax Exemptions and Angel Tax

Parul Jain, Harshita Srivastava,

Aishwarya H, Anusha Reddy

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Thursday, 9 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Is it time to join the Indian Gaming Industry hustle?- Unravelling the legal juggernauts and opportunities

Gowree Gokhale, Ranjana Adhikari,

Tanisha Khanna, Christina Thakor-

Rankin of 1710 Gaming, and Roland

Landers of AIGF

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Thursday, 9 April

18:00- 19:00

 

AR/VR/MR:- Navigating Legal Issues

Huzefa Tavawalla, Inika Charles,

Abhishek S

View

Thursday, 9 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Patent Issues in Indian Technology Sector

Abhay Porwal, Gowree Gokhale,

Moazzam Khan, Aparna Gaur,

Puja Saha

View

Friday, 10 April

18:00- 19:00

 

Cybersecurity: How Regulations are evolving?

Vaibhav Parikh, Jaideep Reddy,

Siddhartha Sarangal, Harshil Agarwal

View

Friday, 10 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Medical Devices in India: the impact of recent regulations

Dr.Milind Antani, Darren Punnen,

Shreya Shenolikar

View

 

Sessions: April 13 - April 17, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

 

Monday, 13 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Dear World, We are at Your Service, India.

How Can We Generate Large Scale Employment Immediately During and Post-Covid Using Our Strength in Services Sector?

Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Nishith Desai

 

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Monday, 13 April

18:00- 19:00

 

How to set up platforms to deliver grants and micro credits to those impacted by Covid?

Pratibha Jain, Richie Sancheti,

Parag Srivastava, Meyyappan N,

Rahul Rishi

View

Monday, 13 April

21:00- 22:00

 

How to Set Up a Cryptocurrency Exchange in India?

Vaibhav Parikh, Meyyappan N,

Jaideep Reddy

View

Tuesday, 14 April

15:00- 16:00

 

How to obtain Funding for Arbitrations in India?

Kishore Joshi, Ashish Kabra,

Alipak Banerjee, Tom Glasgow

(IMF Bentham)

View

Tuesday, 14 April

18:00- 19:00

 

Keeping the Corporate Wheels churning during COVID19: Hits and Misses of the Corporate Compliances

Pratibha Jain, Maulin Salvi,

Chandrashekar K, Jyoti Gautam

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Tuesday, 14 April

21:00- 22:00

 

M&A Case Study: What are the Legal and Tax Issues in Brand Acquisition Deals?

Gowree Gokhale, Rajesh Simhan,

Aarushi Jain, Aparna Gaur

View

Wednesday, 15 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Are Enforcement Agencies Behind You? Do’s and Don’ts’s (Interaction with Senior Advocate- Siddharth Luthra)

Pratibha Jain, Vyapak Desai

Payel Chatterjee, Alipak Banerjee

View

Wednesday, 15 April

18:00- 19:00

 

M&A Case study: L&T’s Hostile Takeover of Mindtree

Nishchal Joshipura, Simone Reis,

Ishita Kashyap, Amudavalli Kannan

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Wednesday, 15 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Recent Developments in the Telecom Space: WiFi, Anti-Spam, Net-Neutrality, M2M, OTT and OSP

Vaibhav Parikh, Aaron Kamath,

Siddharth Sarangal, Puja Saha

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Thursday, 16 April

12:00- 13:00

 

Founders'101 Legal & Tax Series (in collaboration with TiE and IAN): Employee Stock Options- Stucturing the Right Plan for the Right Employees

Harshita Srivastava, Ajay Solanki,

Ashish Sodhani, Saumya

Ramakrishnan

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Thursday, 16 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Litigating in India during the Lockdown: How are Courts hearing the Cases? (Interactive session with Justice A K Sikri, Retired Judge, Supreme Court of India)

Vyapak Desai, Moazzam Khan,

Alipak Banerjee

View

Thursday, 16 April

18:00- 19:00

 

3D Printing – the Next Frontier: Legal and Tax Issues.

Vaibhav Parikh, Jaideep Reddy,

Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar

View

Thursday, 16 April

21:00- 22:00

 

How to Litigate Patent Disputes in India?

Gowree Gokhale, Moazzam Khan,

Alipak Banerjee, Aparna Gaur

View

Friday, 17 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Experience Sharing: Enforcement of Foreign Awards and Judgments in India

Nicholas Peacock (Herbert Smith

Freehills), Vyapak Desai, Moazzam

Khan, Shweta Sahu, Bhavana Sunder

View

Friday, 17 April

18:00- 19:00

 

Corporate Governance Framework for Companies vs. LLP and its Relevance in Deciding the Suitable Entity for Your Business.

Prashant Prakhar, Santosh

Gangavati, Chandrashekar K,

Maulin Salvi, Ankit Porwal

View

Friday, 17 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Swimming in Muddy Waters: How to Deal with GAAR in Constantly Changing Tax Landscape

Parul Jain, Varsha Bhattacharya,

Anandu Unnikrishnan

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Sessions: April 20 - April 24, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

 

Monday, 20 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Distressed M&A Case Study: ArcelorMittal's acquisition of Essar Steel

Nishchal Joshipura, Vyapak Desai,

Arjun Gupta, Abhinav Harlalka

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Monday, 20 April

19:15- 20:15

 

International Tax Series: General introduction of the book “Essays on International Taxation: Liber Amicorum Nishith Desai” and the authors

Mr. Arvind Datar, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India,

Mr. Nishith Desai, Founder Nishith Desai Associates

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Monday, 20 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Practical Challenges in Enforcing PE Exits in India

Vaibhav Parikh, Parag Srivastava, Prashant Prakhar, Supratim Guha

View

Tuesday, 21 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Jump Start of Whistle-Blowing in India(In association with EY)

Arpinder Singh, Arun Balaji, Sahil Kanuga, Payel Chatterjee

View

Tuesday, 21 April

18:00- 19:00

 

Enforcing Liquidation Preference in India

Vaibhav Parikh, Parag Srivastava, Anusha Reddy, Atikant Kaur

View

Tuesday, 21 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Mauritius based funds now eligible for Category I FPI status: Implications and analysis

Kishore Joshi, Richie Sancheti, Nandini Pathak

View

Wednesday, 22 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Mediation: The Go To Dispute Resolution Mechanism (In association with Singapore International Mediation Centre)

Wee Meng, Vivek Kathpalia, Sahil Kanuga, Payel Chatterjee

View

Wednesday, 22 April

19:15- 20:15

 

International Tax Series: Hybrid entities and tax treaty eligibility

Ms. Shefali Goradia, Partner, Deloitte,

Dr. Dhruv Sanghavi, International Tax Law & Policy Expert,

Rajesh Simhan

View

Wednesday, 22 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Structuring Offshore Debt in India – Part I

Parag Srivastava, Meyyappan N, Poonam Sharma, Anusha Reddy

View

Thursday, 23 April

12:00- 13:00

 

Founders 101- Legal & Tax Series How to choose your Investor? Key Clauses to look for in a Term Sheet

Abhinav Shukla - Legal Counsel, Kalaari Capital, Harshita Srivastava, Saumya, Aditya Desai

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Thursday, 23 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Pledge Enforcement in Today’s World: Challenges for Credit Funds in light of the COVID -19 crises and beyond

Vyapak Desai, Ruchir Sinha, Ashish Kabra, Mohammad Kamran

View

Thursday, 23 April

18:00- 19:00

 

Pharma Manufacturing: Welcome to India

Dr. Milind Antani, Gowree.Gokhale, Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar

View

Thursday, 23 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Designing structures for foreign investments in an NBFC in India

Rajesh Simhun, Parag Srivastava, Saumya Ramakrishnan, Sindhu

View

Friday, 24 April

15:00- 16:00

 

Reworking FDI Regulation in India to balance growth and national security post COVID

PM Devaiah, Pratibha Jain, Kishore Joshi, Prashant Prakhar

Supporting partner IVCA

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Friday, 24 April

19:15- 20:15

 

International Tax Series: Anti-avoidance – Substance and form, MLI

Mr. Dinesh Kanabar, Founder & Mr. Saurabh Shah, Principal, Dhruva Advisors LLP,

Ms. Bijal Ajinkya, Partner, Khaitan & Co.,

Ms. Parul Jain, Leader, International Tax, Nishith Desai Associates

View

Friday, 24 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Structuring Offshore Debt in India – Part II

Parag Srivastava, Meyyappan N, Poonam Sharma, Anusha reddy

View

 

Sessions: April 27 - May 1, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

 

Monday, 27 April

15:00-16:00

 

Special Situation Opportunities during and post COVID19, including from a fundraising perspective

S. Srinivasan of Kotak, Dev Santani of Brookfield, Ruchir Sinha, Nishchal Joshipura, Abhinav Harlalka

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Monday, 27 April

19:15-20:15

 

Non Discrimination Provisions in Tax Treaties

Principal Purpose Test under MLI

Mr. Ajay Vohra, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Mr. Mukesh Butani, Founder, BMR Legal, Rajesh Simhan

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Monday, 27 April

21:00- 22:00

 

 

   

Tuesday, 28 April

15:00-16:00

 

Tailoring arbitration to remain relevant in the changing times

Sr. Counsels Darius Khambata and  Sharan Jagtiani, Mr. Dharam Jumani,  Vyapak Desai, Kshama Loya

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Tuesday, 28 April

19:15-20:15

 

Digital Economy – Pillar One

Ms. Daksha Baxi, Head of International Tax, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Prof. Dr. Guglielmo Maisto, Founder, Maisto e Associati, Parul Jain

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Tuesday, 28 April

21:00- 22:00

 

 

   

Wednesday, 29 April

12:00- 13:00

 

LP view on change in investment landscape post COVID - What GPs should be preparing for?’ In association with IVCA

Nishth Desai, Pratibha Jain, Sujoy Bose MD & CEO National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India, Anita George-Exec VP/Head:Strategic Partnerships at Caisse de Depot ET Placement(Cdpq)

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Wednesday, 29 April

15:00-16:00

 

Monetizing infra assets through unlisted InvITs with APREA

Hardik Shah (KKR), Kavita Saha (CPPIB), Ruchir Sinha, Shreyas Bhushan, Anish Sanghvi (PWC)

View

Wednesday, 29 April

19:15-20:15

 

Tax Policy - Impact investments

Meyyappan Naggappan, Ms. Nehal Binani, Trilegal, Rahul Rishi

View

Wednesday, 29 April

21:00- 22:00

 

COVID-19: Rise in product liability claims and consumer litigation

Gowree Gokhale, Payel Chatterjee, Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar

View

Thursday, 30 April

12:00- 13:00

 

Structuring Externalisations – Legal & Tax Issues surrounding FLIPS (special focus on jurisdictions like US & Singapore)

Parul Jain, Harshita Srivastava, Ashish Sodhani

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Thursday, 30 April

15:00-16:00

 

Fund investments in India: Macro economic outlook

Ruchir Sinha, Arpan Sheth – Partner (Bain & Company), Saurabh Mukherjea (Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Marcellus Investment Managers), Vaibhav Parikh, Vivek Kathpalia

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Thursday, 30 April

19:15-20:15

 

Digital Economy – BEPS and Unified Approach

Mr. Radhakishan Rawal, Partner, Deloitte India Dr. Vikram Chand, Associate Professor, University of Lausanne, Rajesh Simhan

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Thursday, 30 April

21:00- 22:00

 

Use of Drones & Disruptive Technologies in AGRITECH

Kavita Sachwani, Water Resources Group, World Bank, Aditi Namdeo Head of Operations & Business Engagement, Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution India, World Economic Forum, Huzefa Tavawalla, Prashant Prakhar

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Friday, 1 May

15:00-16:00

 

 

   

Friday, 1 May

19:15- 20:15

 

Tax Policy – Public International Law, Bilateral Investment treaties

Mr. Clive Baxter, Founder, Clive Baxter & Co., Professor H. David Rosenbloom, Director, International Tax Program, New York University, Ms. Parul Jain

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Friday, 1 May

21:00- 22:00

 

Innovative Mechanisms for resolution of Investor State Treaty Disputes

Gary Born, Chair of International Arbitration Practice, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Vyapak Desai, Moazzam Khan, Kshama Loya, Shweta Sahu

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Sessions: May 4 - 8, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

 

Monday, 4 May

15:00-

16:00

 

Tackling investment disputes between foreign investors and State during covid emergency

Mr. Prabhash Ranjan, Vyapak Desai, Moazzam Khan, Kshama A Loya, Bhavana Sunder

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Monday, 4 May

19:15-

20:15

 

International tax series

One World One Tax: End of Tax Imperialism

Tax laws through a Constitutional Prism

Nishith Desai, Senior Advocate Arvind Datar, Senior Advocate Porus Kaka, Dhruv Sanghvi, Rajesh Simhan

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Monday, 4 May

21:00-

22:00

 

Global take down orders for social media and its implications

Mr. Sajan Poovayya, Senior Advocate, Gowree Gokhale, Aarushi Jain, Alipak Banerjee

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Tuesday, 5 May

15:00-

16:00

 

International Commercial Arbitration and assessment of damages in the midst of COVID-19

Vyapak Desai, Alipak Banerjee, Manish Aggarwal, Partner, Three Crowns, London, Shwetha Bidhuri, Head South Asia, Singapore International Commercial Centre

 

Tuesday, 5 May

18:00-

19:00

 

International tax

Negotiating tax indemnities in PE/M&A deals in India

Parul Jain, Rajesh Simhan, Ashish Sodhani

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Tuesday, 5 May

21:00-

22:00

 

How regulations affecting e-commerce Industry are shaping up?

Vaibhav Parikh, Gowree Gokhale, Huzefa Tavawalla, Meyyappan N

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Wednesday, 6 May

15:00-

16:30

 

How to implement Responsible Gaming strategy in a self-regulated market?

Christina Thakor-Rankin (1710 Gaming), Jason Chess from Wiggins LLP, Gowree Gokhale, Ranjana Adhikari

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Wednesday, 6 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Covid-19 times: How can the drugs patented in India be made available to address the pandemic?

Dr. Milind Antani, Gowree Gokhale, Aarushi Jain, Abhay Porwal, Aparna Gaur

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Wednesday, 6 May

21:00-

22:00

 

International Tax

How do you integrate IP and tax aspects for global structures?

Aarushi Jain, Rajesh Simhan, Gowree Gokhale, Michael Dana, Shareholder, Dentons Cohen & Grigsby P.C

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Thursday, 7 May

12:00-

13:00

 

Getting Ready for Series A Funding: Due Diligence Issues and Remedies

Harshita Srivastava, Aishwarya H, Anusha Reddy

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Thursday, 7 May

15:00-

16:00

 

Experts in a Hot Tub: Is it a Boon or Bane for Dispute Resolutions?

Vyapak Desai, Payel Chatterjee, Aarushi Jain, Aparna Gaur and Dipen Sabharwal (Queens Counsel and Partner- White & Case)

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Thursday, 7 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Changing Landscape of Europe-India Investments: Post Covid Analysis

Pratibha Jain, Parag Srivastava, Payel Chatterjee, Sanjana Rao, Tim Weber (Gleiss Lutz) and Stefan Gockeln (Moelis)

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Thursday, 7 May

21:00-

22:00

 

Innovation in Indian Pharma : The Need of the Hour

(in association with the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India-OPPI)

Nishith Desai, Dr. Milind Antani, Gowree Gokhale, KG Ananthakrishnan (Director General -OPPI, Former VP and MD, South Asia Region, MSD India)

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Friday, 8 May

15:00-

16:00

 

Role of China and India in building new world economic order post covid-19

Vikram Khanna, Associate Editor at the Straits Times, Singapore and former economist at the IMF, Nishith Desai, Vivek Kathpalia, Vaibhav Parikh, Ruchir Sinha

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Friday, 8 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Restraining Litigation & Arbitration via Anti-suit injunctions – Indian and international considerations

Mr. Iqbal Chagla, Senior Advocate, Vyapak Desai, Moazzam Khan, Kshama A Loya

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Friday, 8 May

21:00-

22:00

 

5G:Understanding the new telecom revolution - the Good, Bad and Ugly

Farid Khan, IEEE, Vaibhav Parikh, Mihir Parikh, Siddhartha Sarangal

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Sessions: May 11 - 15, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

Monday

11 May

15:00-

16:00

 

 

 

 

Monday

11 May

18:00-

19:00

 

International Tax series

Virtual PE: Intangible Business Connection

Prof. Sol Picciotto – Lancaster University, Priyabrata Pramanik Chief Advisor, National Implementation Agency, Ministry of MSME, & Member, Policy Group, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, Parul Jain, Meyyappan N

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Monday

11 May

21:00-

22:00

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

12 May

15:00-

16:00

 

GP perspectives on the new ‘business as usual’ for India focused private funds

Kalpesh Jain (Multiples); Jinesh Shah (Omnivore Capital), Richie Sancheti

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Tuesday

12 May

18:00-

19:30

 

Smart and Sustainable Cities in India: Why investors should invest now?

(in association with Swiss Indian Chamber of Commerce)

Devendra Fadnavis* Subject to reconfirmation, Hitesh Vaidya, Vikram Kumar, Andreas Binkert, Jurgen Volm, Alicia Montoya, Nishith Desai, Payel Chatterjee

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Tuesday

12 May

21:00-

22:00

 

Internet of Things: Legal Challenges industry faces and how to overcome it?

Vaibhav Parikh, Mihir Parikh, Huzefa Tavawalla, Inika Charles, Ashish Sodhani

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Wednesday

13 May

15:00-

16:30

 

Covid -19 – A Game changer for Global Sports – Legal Perspectives

David Zeffman (Partner and Head of Gaming and Sports Law Practise at CMS London), Ranjana Adhikari, Moazzam Khan, Abhishek Senthilnathan

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Wednesday

13 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Importance of Venture Debt Investments in today’s environment

Ankit Agarwal, Director, InnoVen Capital, Parag Srivastava, Aishwarya H, Aditya Desai

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Wednesday

13 May

21:00-

22:00

 

Clinical Trials: India – Time to Roll up Sleeves

Dr. Milind Antani, Gowree Gokhale, Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar, Chirag Trivedi – Sr. Director and Head of Clinical Study Unit India and South East Asia Cluster-SANOFI and President - Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR)

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Thursday

14 May

12:00-

13:00

 

Founders'101 - Legal and Tax Issue Series (in collaboration with TiE)

Whose Asset is it Anyway? IP and data considerations for start-ups

Nitin Gupta (Uniqreate), Harshita Srivastava, Jaideep Reddy, Aaron Kamath

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Thursday

14 May

14:30-

15:30

 

We create the world we want; what kind of world we want post Covid-19? A Visualization

supported by IIC and IVCA

Nobel Laureate Prof. Mohd. Yunus, Nishith Desai, Hans Reitz

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Thursday

14 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Opportunities in Outbound M&A

Vaibhav Parikh, Parag Srivastava, Anusha Reddy, Poonam Sharma

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Thursday

14 May

21:00-

22:00

 

Technology + Democracy Series: Part I

Parliament in the Cloud? Re-inventing Democracy: A lively debate on the Future of the Parliament - Part I

Part II on May 18 and Part III on May 20

Nishith Desai, (Founder, Nishith Desai Associates), Tim Draper (Founder, Draper Associates), Alexander Bard (Swedish Philosopher, Author, Lecturer, Artist, Songwriter, Music Producer), Luis Cuende (Executive Director, Aragon Association), Bradley Kam (Co-founder @ Unstoppable Domains), Prof. (Dr.) C Rajkumar, (VC OP Jindal Global University & Dean Jindal Global Law School), Shekhar Kapur (Oscar/Academy Nominated Film Director), Scott Smith (Author, Financial Freedom Act)

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Friday

15 May

15:00-

16:00

 

 

 

 

Friday

15 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Corruption: Has the government tightened the bolts or still missed the bus?

Pratibha Jain. Payel Chatterjee, Vikas Pahwa (Senior Advocate)

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Friday

15 May

21:00-

22:00

 

Stem Cell Therapy.....The next BIG Leap.

Dr. Milind Antani, Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar

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Sessions: May 18 - 22, 2020

Date

Time

(IST)

Topic

Speaker

Monday

18 May

15:00-

16:00

 

Proposed Legal Framework on Cross Border Insolvency: Concerns and Issues to Mitigate

Ashok Kumar – Director, BlackOak LLC, Singapore

Vyapak Desai, Arjun Gupta, Bhavana Sunder

 

Monday

18 May

18:00-

19:00

 

 

 

 

Monday

18 May

21:00-

22:15

 

Technology + Democracy Series: Part II

Philosophical Framework for Reinvention

Parliament in the Cloud? Re-inventing Democracy: A lively debate on the Future of the Parliament - Part II

Alexander Bard (Swedish Philosopher, Author, Lecturer, Artist, Songwriter, Music Producer)

Shekhar Kapur (Oscar/Academy Nominated Film Director)

Prof. (Dr.) C Raj Kumar, (VC OP Jindal Global University & Dean, Jindal Global Law School) – Moderator

Tim Draper (Founder, Draper Associates)

Nishith Desai (Founder, Nishith Desai Associates)

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Tuesday

19 May

15:00-

16:00

       

Tuesday

19 May

18:00-

19:00

       

Tuesday

19 May

21:00-

22:00

       

Wednesday

20 May

15:00-

16:00

 

Emerging structures for Commercial Real Estate Investment Platforms

Ruchir Sinha, Abhinav Harlalka

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Wednesday

20 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Pharma and Medical Devices Product Promotion in India: Being Ethical - Being Legal

Dr. Milind Antani, Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar, Ashish Sodhani

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Wednesday

20 May

21:00-

22:15

 

Technology + Democracy Series: Part III

Practical aspects and safely and security issues in e-Voting

Parliament in the Cloud? Re-inventing Democracy: A lively debate on the Future of the Parliament - Part III

Mr. Nalin Kohli (Advocate, Supreme Court of India, and official spokesperson, for the Bharatiya Janata Party)

Luis Cuende (Executive Director, Aragon Association)

Bradley Kam (Co-founder @ Unstoppable Domains)

Scott Smith (Author, Financial Freedom Act)

Alexander Bard (Swedish Philosopher, Author, Lecturer, Artist, Songwriter, Music Producer)

Shekhar Kapur (Oscar/Academy Nominated Film Director)

Prof. (Dr.) C Raj Kumar, (VC OP Jindal Global University & Dean, Jindal Global Law School) – Moderator

Tim Draper (Founder, Draper Associates)

Nishith Desai (Founder, Nishith Desai Associates)

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Thursday

21 May

12:00-

13:00

 

Founders’ 101 Legal & Tax Series (in collaboration with TiE)

Forms of Debt & Security Packages

Harshita Srivastava, Aishwarya H, Aditya Desai

Sameer Mansukhani (Alteria Capital Advisors)

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Thursday

21 May

15:00-

16:00

       

Thursday

21 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Designer Babies: An ethical horror or a dream delight?

Dr. Milind Antani, Huzefa Tavawala, Darren Punnen, Shreya Shenolikar

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Thursday

21 May

21:00-

22:15

 

Technology + Democracy Series: Part IV

Use of Blockchain, Crypto and Financial freedom

Parliament in the Cloud? Re-inventing Democracy: A lively debate on the Future of the Parliament - Part IV

Dr. Shashi Tharoor (Parliamentarian, writer and former international diplomat)

Alexander Bard (Swedish Philosopher, Author, Lecturer, Artist, Songwriter, Music Producer)

Shekhar Kapur (Oscar/Academy Nominated Film Director)

Prof. (Dr.) C Raj Kumar, (VC OP Jindal Global University & Dean, Jindal Global Law School) – Moderator

Tim Draper (Founder, Draper Associates)

Nishith Desai (Founder, Nishith Desai Associates)

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Friday

22 May

15:00-

16:00

       

Friday

22 May

18:00-

19:00

 

Blockchain Use-Cases: Beyond the Hype

Navin Gupta (Managing Director, South Asia & MENA, Ripple), Vaibhav Parikh, Jaideep Reddy, Harshil Agarwal

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Friday

22 May

21:00-

22:00

 

Drug Price Control in India: A Regulatory Perspective

Dr. Milind Antani, Gowree Gokhale, Darren Punnen

Kanchana TK- Director- Government affairs, Market Access, Healthcare Affairs, Institutional business Boehringer Ingelheim

MK Narayanswami - former Senior Director - Accounting and Taxation Sanofi India Limited

Currently associated as Consultant to Sanofi India and OPPI

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