Indo-German Investment Summit 2014 Come, make in India! 12.11.2014

Indo-German Investment Summit 2014
Indo-German Investment Summit 2014
Come, make in India!
The Indo-German Investment Summit will take place on 12th November 2014 in Hotel de
Rome in Berlin.
It brings together key personalities from politics, economy, business and investment circles as well as lawyers
and scientists from Germany and India.
Strong political, economic and strategic ties have always existed between Germany and India. Current developments and
recently reached Umbrella Agreements between both countries give special impulse and support to bilateral projects in
energy, environment, sustainable development as well as technical and financial cooperation. Along with these branches the
Indo-German Investment Summit addresses new developments in traditional areas, such as Research & Development, IT &
Software, Infrastructure, Law and Investment climate.
The Indian Embassy and the high-ranking CEO-level delegation from India - led by Sidharth
Birla, President of FICCI - invites you to use your opportunities in India.
First hand information: India's new economic strategies, perspectices for private investment, best practices
and cooperation options, overcoming barriers and much more.
Delegation from Indian Ministries, States and Organizations
J.P. Rai, Director General; National Skill Development Agency
Alok Kumar, Director General Employment & Training; Ministry of Labour and Employment
Dr. Shrikant Baldi, Principal Secretary, Planning; Government of Himachal Pradesh
Dr. Sunita Chhibba, Economic Advisor; Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
Buvnesh Kumar, Secretary, Vocational Training; Government of Uttar Pradesh
R. Srinivasan, Director (TE), Department of Higher Education; Ministry of HRD
Shri Sushil Bhusan, Under Secretary (Vocational/RMSA); Department of School Education, MHRD
Rakesh Kumar, Under Secretary, Department of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship; Ministry of Skill Development,
Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs & Sports
D.S. Sachdev, Member of the Governing Body of IPSC; Plumbing Sector Skill Council
Annu Wadhwa, COO, B&W SSC; Beauty and Wellness Sector Skill Council
I.S. Gahlaut, CEO-CGSC; Capital Goods Sector Skill Council
Suresh Kumar M.J., Chief Operating Officer; Logistic and Transport Sector Skill Council
Meghna Sharma, Consultant; National Skill Development Agency
Bhavna Chopra, Head - Strategic Projects; National Skill Development Corporation
CEO's Delegation
Sidharth Birla, President, FICCI & Chairman; Xpro India Limited
R. V. Kanoria, Post President, FICCI & Chairman, FICCI Task Force on Land Reforms & Policy; and Chairman &
Managing Director; Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd.
Harsh Pati Singhania, Past President, FICCI and Vice Chairman & Managing Director; JK Paper Ltd.
K. K. Modi, Past President, FICCI & Chairman; Modi Enterprises
Sanjay Bhatia, President, FICCI Confederation of Medium & Small Enterprises; and Managing Director, Hindustan Tin
Works Ltd.
Rohit Relan, Co-Chairman, FICCI Comitttee on Manufacturing and Managing Director; Bharat Seats Ltd..
C. Bhaskar, Managing Director & CEO; Xpro India Limited
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Dr. A. Didar Singh, Secretary General; FICCI
Ambika Sharma, Deputy Secretary General & Head (International); FICCI
Kamini Issar Ernst, Senior Director (Germany); FICCI
Gaurav Vats, Deputy Director (Europe West); FICCI
Dr. Eric Christian Hoffmann, Associate Vice President; HCL Technologies
and another B2B Delegation.
12.11.2014 Tag I
09:00 - 10:45
Opening Plenary: India after the General Elections 2014: New economic strategy and
perspectives for investors
Welcome speech and Keynotes
Ambassador of India to
Dr. Klaus von Dohnanyi
Uwe Beckmeyer, MdB
Sidharth Birla
Vorsitzender des Beirats, Wegweiser
Parlamentary State Secretary, Federal
President, Federation of Indian
Media & Conferences GmbH Berlin
Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Initial remarks
Hans-Georg Frey
Ralph Brinkhaus, MdB
Chairman of the Board of Management, Jungheinrich AG; Chairman, German Asia-
Chairman of the Indo-German Parliamentarian Group in the German
Pacific Business Association (OAV)
Federal Parliament
R. V. Kanoria
Harsh Pati Singhania
Past President, FICCI & Chairman, FICCI Task Force on Land Reforms & Policy; and Chairman &
Past President, FICCI and Vice Chairman & Managing
Managing Director; Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd
Director; JK Paper Ltd
10:45 - 11:15
Networking break and visiting information stands
11:15 - 12:15
Parallel courses: plenum, workshop & round-table discussion
Plenum l
"Come, make in India" - The reasons, why German companies should invest in India (investment climate and
investment procedures)
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Dr. A. Didar Singh
Seema Bhardwaj
Prof. Dr. Joachim Betz
Secretary General, Federation of Indian
Attorney at Law
Senior Research Fellow, GIGA
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) (India), Associate,
Institute of Asian Studies
Talleen Kumar
Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy &
Promotion Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Srinivas Katta
Partner, IndusLaw
Workshop I
> Joint venture | Seize opportunities, control risks
> Chancen nutzen, Risiken kontrollieren
(workshop in German)
> Selecting the right partner – success criteria
> Pre contract documentation (LoI, MoU, NDA)
> Structuring the Joint venture contract
> Structure of the Board of Directors, Safeguarding your rights
> Exit scenarios – Share transfers; Ending the joint venture
Dharam Krishnawat
Martin Wörlein
Associate Partner, Rödl & Partner Laywer, Partner, Rödl & Partner
Round Table I
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Human resource crunch:
Vocational education and training
J. P. Rai
Alok Kumar
Dr. Doris Hilger
Director General, National
Director General Employment & Senior Scientific Officer, Project Management Agency,
Hannes Barske
Regional Manager India / South
Skill Development Agency
Training, Ministry of Labour and German Aerospace Center, International Bureau of the
Asia, OAV - German Asia-Pacific
Monika Muylkens
Jürgen Männicke
Sylvia Wohlfarth-Bottermann
Association of European Social
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Business Association
Work, Training and Education
(VESBE e.V.)
12:15 - 12:30
Networking break and visiting information stands
12:30 - 13:30
Parallel courses: plenum & workshop
Plenum ll
Developing Smart Cities: India's most ambitious infrastructure programme - Opportunities for German
companies in the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor
Dr. Dirk Biermann
Dr. Eckhart Hertzsch
Shri Talleen Kumar
Willi Kaczorowski
Chief Markets & System Operations Officer
Fraunhofer, "Morgenstadt:
CEO & Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai
Wegweiser Media &
(CMO), 50Hertz Transmission GmbH
City Insights"
Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Ltd. Conferences GmbH
Kishore Pinpati
Andreas Wendt
Dr. Willfried Wienholt
CEO, MPS facility of ALBA
Workshop II
Legal aspects of acquisition in India
> Modes of acquisition in India
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> FDI & Foreign exchange aspects
> The Competition Act, 2002
Avimukt Dar
Dr. Benjamin
Partner, IndusLaw Partner, DLA Piper, Germany
Priyanka Roy
Partner, IndusLaw
13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:30
Parallel courses: plenum & workshop
Plenum lll
High technology in manufacturing:
Overcoming barriers (Industry 4.0, Automotive, Aerospace, Machine tools)
Dr. Aimo Bülte
P. S. Gangadhar
Helge Neumann
Hermann Mühleck
Head of Research & Technology
First Secretary (Economic &
Executive Manager International Business,
Head of Business Center India,
and Innovation, Airbus Group
Commercial), Embassy of India,
Ernst & Young GmbH
Stefan Ritt
Dr. Andreas Waldraff
Claus Warnken
International Sales and Marketing
German-Indian Round Table
German Federal Ministry for
Manager, SLM Solutions GmbH
Economics Affairs and Energy
Workshop III
India‘s new „Companies Act 2013“:
Practical implications for your company and new projects
> Regulation on Incorporation of Company, Share Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions
> Regulation on Loans and Investment (Inter-Corporate) by a Company incorporated in India
> Corporate Governance:
• Roles and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
• Role and Responsibility of Independent Director
• Roles of Responsibilities Audit and other Statutory Committees
• Requirement of minimum Resident Director
• Other Governance Matters
> Regulations regarding Related Party Transactions
> Corporate Social Responsibility- A Statutory Obligation
> Financial Reporting- Consolidated Financials, Convergence to IFRS and other matters
> Audit and Auditors- Audit Rotation, Maximum Term, …
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> Other Significant Matters
Rajeev Saxena
Partner, MAZARS India
15:30 - 15:45
Networking break and visiting information stands
15:45 - 16:45
Closing plenary: Perspectives for a deeper Indo-German economic cooperation
Dr. A. Didar Singh
Delano Furtado
Gisela Hammerschmidt
Dr. Satish K. Batra
Secretary General, Federation of Indian
Partner, Trilegal
Director for Asia, German Federal Ministry for Economic
German-Indian Round
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
Cooperation & Development
Table (GIRT)
Stephan Kleinmann
Office Managing Partner Berlin, MAZARS GmbH;
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