Finsec Law Advisors organises the Securities and Financial Regulations Round Table to examine some of the critical issues which affect industry, intermediaries and investors. The round table is a part of our continuing efforts to engage with financial market experts and key decision makers within regulators, academia and industry to produce both debate and recommended outcomes.

Edition I

March 28, 2014

 

Finsec Law Advisors organised the inaugural edition of the round table in 2014. The main topics for discussion were as follows:

  • Issues pertaining to investment funds such as alternative investment funds and mutual funds.
  • The new foreign portfolio investment regime.
  • Emerging financial regulatory architecture such as regulations on investment advisers and research analysts, and the revised corporate governance norms.

In furtherance of the discussions that took place during the round table, an approach paper capturing the key recommendations put forth by various attendees can be found here.

Edition II

May 07, 2015

Finsec Law Advisors organised the second edition of the round table in 2015. The main topics for discussion were as follows:

  • The new insider trading regulations, 2015.
  • Differentiated banks and payment systems.
  • Implications of research analyst and investment advisers regulations.

In furtherance of the discussions that took place during the round table, an approach paper capturing the key recommendations put forth by various attendees can be found here.

Edition III

April 29, 2016

Finsec Law Advisors organised the third edition of the round table in 2016. The main topics for discussion were as follows:

  • Rights and Remedies available to Institutional Investors: Various rights available to Institutional Investors and measures available for dispute resolution and enforcement of rights were discussed.
  • Role of Institutional Investors: Role of Institutional Investors in corporate decision making with a focus on special situations, including, related party transactions, fraud, conflict of interest, mergers, takeovers etc. was discussed.

Edition IV

August 11, 2017

Finsec Law Advisors organised the fourth edition of the round table in 2017. The main topics for discussion were as follows:

  • SEBI reforms during the last 12 months and the road ahead: The significant initiatives and reforms rolled out by SEBI over the last one year or so and a wishlist of reforms we would like to see from SEBI under the new chairman were disucssed.
  • Development of the International Financial Services Centre: Recent developments in the regulations governing, IFSC with a special focus on changes necessary to bring forth the maximum potential of IFSC and increase the ease of conducting business, were discussed.