Foreign Exchange Management Act – Emerging Issues and Recent Developments – VCCircle

Foreign Exchange Management Act –  Emerging Issues and Recent Developments

India is one of the largest FDI destinations in the world with the relaxation of foreign exchange restrictions, there has been a significant flow of investments into India. At the same time, Indian businesses have been making investments and acquisitions overseas. With the inbound and outbound investments rising, it is essential to understand the rules, regulations and policies that govern such capital inflows and outflows. All transactions involving foreign exchange fall under preview of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) read with FDI policy.

VCCircle Training is organising a one-day training programme on latest trends in FEMA. The one day course will identify the practical issues and help create a broader understanding of the foreign exchange laws and policy in India.

Why you should attend: 

  • To get complete understanding of regulation of Foreign Exchange Transactions
  • To understand critical points relating to entry strategy in India (including downstream investment)
  • Inbound and Outbound investment strategy recent changes
  • Procedures and hiccups in raising International Finance
  • Discussion over remittances (LRS, NRO account etc)
  • Corporate guarantees , External commercial Borrowings and ESOPs
  • To understand the effect of latest changes brought in by government policies (retail, Civil aviation   etc)
  • To understand the AIF regulations and regulations relating to  FVCI , FII in complete clarity
  • To understand how effective and bullet proof FDI policy of India is vis a vis other countries  


1.    Session 1: Overview of FEMA and FDI Policy

  • Basics (Current and Capital account transactions, Automatic and Approval route, Complete introduction of all rules regulations and Master circular under FEMA and Changes thereof, Fuller account Convertibility, Balance of Payment, dividend balancing, Introduction of regulatory setup DIPP, FIPB, RBI  etc)
  • FDI Policy Recent changes in the FDI policy(Multi Brand Retail Trading, Construction Sector, Civil Aviation).
  •  Manner of functioning of Indian FDI policy vis a vis emerging economies.

 2.    Session 2: Investment Policies

  • Investment in Liaison Office/Branch office/Company /Joint ventures/LLPs Recent changes and developments
  • FII and FVCI including AIF
  • Drafting of shareholders agreement (brief discussion over relevant clauses)
    Funding of subsidiaries
  • Key points to be considered while making Downstream Investment
    Pointers for Valuation of securities (especially convertible debentures)
  • Merger / acquisition Developments
  • Regulations, Reporting, Compliances and compounding procedures
  • Do and do not™s of investor and investee companies

 3.    Session 3: Outbound investment policy

  • Recent changes
  • Drafting of agreement
  • Precautions while making an investment
  • Reporting requirements , Compliances and procedures
  • Loan to WOS/pledge of shares
  • Manner, mode and funding of investment
  • Corporate goals sync in foreign territories
  • ESOPs to non – resident employees practical problem
  • FEMA vis a vis Double taxation avoidance agreement

 4.    Session 4: International Finance

  • External commercial Borrowing recent changes
  • ECB vis a vis other mode of financing (domestic finance/ADR/GDR) cost benefit analysis
  • Drafting of ECB agreements (points to be considered)
  • Drafting of Corporate Guarantees
  • Trade credit why useful
  • Reporting requirement
  • Corporate Guarantees, Trade credit and structured obligations
  • Hedging of Risk


  • Sunil Kumar- Partner, Rajani, Singhania & Partners
  • Atul Mittal – Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt. Ltd
  • Dipak Rao – Senior Partner, Rajani, Singhania & Partners

Registration Details:

Date of Training: 21st February, New Delhi

Standard Fee: INR 15,000 plus 12.36% Service Tax

Early Bird Discount: 25% Discount till 14th February – i.e. INR 11,250 + 12.36% (Service Tax) for all patrons of Corporate Law Reporter.

For Further Information, Contact:

For registrations and group discount please contact: Biplab SenGupta | T: +91-120-4171140 | M: +91-8130826342 | Email address:           

Please fill the following form to express interest. Someone from the organizer will get in touch with you.  

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Tags: External commercial borrowing (India)FDIFederal Emergency Management AgencyFEMAforeign direct investmentForeign Exchange Management ActFVCIIndiaReserve Bank of IndiaTax treaty

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