FEMA Regulation and FDI policy
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The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) is India’s main legislation governing inbound and outbound investments. The magnitude and complexity of the FEMA needs to be understood before playing in Indian financial markets. The Act relaxed foreign exchange restrictions, resulting in significant flow of investments into India over the years and making the country one of the most lucrative FDI destinations in the world. It also paved the way for Indian businesses to invest aggressively overseas.

Rising inbound and outbound investments make it crucial to understand the regulations that govern capital inflows and outflows. All transactions involving foreign exchange fall under the purview of the FEMA read with the FDI policy. The new consolidated FDI policy issued by the government of India and certain significant changes made thereafter are expected to attract more FDI inflows into India.
This day-long workshop by eminent experts is focused on helping the participants understand various issues related to FEMA compliances and investments into and from India.

 Why you should attend:
- Know the regulations governing foreign exchange transactions
- Understand the critical aspects related to inbound and outbound investments
- Learn procedures and hiccups in raising international finance
- Learn the important aspects of external commercial borrowings
- Know the latest changes in the new consolidated FDI policy
- Understand how effective and bulletproof India’s FDI policy is vis-à-vis other countries

Who should attend:
- CFOs
- Company Secretaries
- Finance and Accounts Executives
- Corporate/General/In-house Counsel
- Commercial and Investment Bankers
- Foreign Exchange Dealers
- Chartered Accountants
- HNIs
- Investment Trusts

Session 1: Overview of FEMA Regulation and FDI Policy
FEMA regulation
  • Types of Transaction - Current and capital account transactions
  • Automatic and approval route
  • Regulatory setup – DIPP, FIPB, RBI etc.

FDI Policy of India
  • Entry routes and eligible entities
  • Sectoral analysis - Restricted, Prohibited & Permitted
  • Eligible Instruments for Investment and pricing
  • Reporting and Remittance
  • Enforceability of Share Transfer Restrictions
  • Indirect Foreign Investments
  • Downstream Investments
  • Transfer of Shares
  • Round Tripping
  • Proposed FDI relaxation in insurance and food processing in the Finance Bill 2016

Session 2: Investment Policies
  • Investment in Liaison Office/Branch office/Company /Joint ventures/LLPs
  • FII and FVCI including AIF
  • Funding of subsidiaries
  • Key points to be considered while making Downstream Investment
  • Merger / acquisition - Developments
  • Regulations, Reporting, Compliances and compounding procedures
  • Do and do not’s of investor and investee companies
  • Documents to file and permission from RBI

Session 3: Outbound Investment Policy
  • Overseas direct Investment by Corporates/Partnership firms and individual
  • Precautions while making an investment
  • Reporting requirements, compliances and procedures
  • Loan to WOS/pledge of shares
  • Manner, mode and funding of investment
  • ESOPs to non - resident employees - practical problem
  • FEMA vis a vis Double taxation avoidance agreement

Session 4:International Finance: ECBs
  • External commercial borrowings
  • Drafting of ECB agreements (points to be considered)
  • Security and Guarantees
  • Trade credits
  • Structured Obligations
  • Reporting requirements

 

Karan Kalra Karan Kalra Co-Head Banking & Finance Practice, Nishith Desai Associates
 
Lalit Kumar Lalit Kumar Partner, J. Sagar Associates
 
Arpita Garg Arpita Garg Partner, J. Sagar Associates
 

The Lalit New Delhi

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