Seminar on FEMA & FDI Policy: Emerging Issues and Recent Developments at Bengaluru by VC Circle

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.This one day course will identify the issues and help create a broader understanding of the foreign exchange laws and policy in India with detailed analysis of the impact of modified laws as per the new companies act.

      Training Module

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.

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.

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

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

      Workshop Expert


Vaibhav Kakkar, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices (1)

Vaibhav Kakkar

Partner (Regulatory Practices & General Corporate)

Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

      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
  • Receive valuable and useful take-away: precedents, checklists, model agreements

      Who Is It For

  • Managing Directors
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • CFOs and Finance Executives
  • Finance Managers
  • VPs & Managers from Legal Departments
  • Company Secretary
  • Commercial and Investment Bankers
  • Law Firms & Business Consultants
  • VPs & Managers from Legal Department
  • Bankers & Foreign Exchange Dealers
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Corporate/General/In-house Counsel
  • Cost Accountants
  • Private Equity & Venture Capitalist

    Registration Details

Investment Per Attendee
INR 15,000 + 12.36% (Service Tax)

Early Bird Discount:
20% off till 11th Oct
i.e. INR 12,000 + 12.36% (Service Tax)

For Group Discounts, Contact Us at or call us at  0120 – 4171111.
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