FEMA & Rupee Convertibility

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SIFL FEMA & Rupee Convertibility Program is focused on the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and the journey of Rupee from Partial Convertibility to Full Convertibility. The program also deals as to the necessity of the move from Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) regime to Foreign Exchange Management Act )(FEMA) regime.

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Programme- FEMA & Rupee Convertibility

  • Introduction to FERA & FEMA.
  • Main features of FEMA & the Authorities under FEMA guidelines.
  • Comparison of provisions of FERA vis-à-vis FEMA
  • Penal Provision under FEMA vis-à-vis FERA
  • Pros & cons of FERA & FEMA
  • Understanding the convertibility of a Currency- Non-convertible, Partially & Fully convertible.
  • Status of convertibility with reference to Indian Rupee & future of Indian Rupee.
  • Current Account vs. Capital Account convertibility
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of convertibility Partial vis-à-vis Full conversion with specific reference to Indian Rupee.
  • RBI regulations on FDI & FPI. FDI Process. FDI vs. FPI. Prohibited sectors for FDI
  • FIFP & FIRMS portals for Foreign Investments
  • Types of FDI- Horizontal, Vertical, Conglomerate & Platform. FDI Registration- Entity User & Business User
  • FDI Filing- FC-GPR, FC-TRS, LLP, DRR etc
  • FDI Limit- Excess /shortfall due to exchange fluctuations
  • FPI Guidelines for Registration to DDPs
  • KYC- Documents, UBO, Periodic Review & Data Security
  • FPI Investment Conditions- Limits- Investor Group/Aggregate Level, Off Market Transfers, Short Sale, Investments in REITS, Invlts & AIFS.
  • Offshore Derivative Instruments (P-notes)- Conditions, KYC & Reporting of ODIs (P-notes),
  • Guidelines for Foreign Investors to participate/function in the International Financial Service Centre
  • RBI Regulations on Overseas Investments (OI)
  • ODI- Definition, Application for ODI. Investment in ODI, Investments through SPV, Funding sources. ODI Prohibited sectors
  • ODI through Joint Ventures/Wholly Owned Subsidiaries. Automatic route for ODI. Limits for ODI under automatic route
  • Indian Subsidiary Vs Overseas Entity- Net worth
  • Overseas Portfolio Investment (OPI)-Investments opportunities
  • Types of instruments, RBI Guidelines & Benefits of OPI

Programme Director

Mr. Anil Jain

Mr. Anil Jain is the former Asstt. General Manager of Bank of Baroda. He is a veteran banker with extensive experience in retail banking, financial markets, and treasury operations in India and abroad.