Mr. Atul Dua
Co-Founder and Senior Partner
Seth, Dua & Associates, Solicitors & Advocates, New Delhi, www.sethdua.com

Mr. Dua is both a lawyer as well as a chartered accountant and has in the past headed the legal and tax practice of KPMG and thereafter of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). His forte is transaction structuring and international trade & taxes, which covers Foreign Direct Investments, M&A and Joint Ventures. His industry specific expertise is in Telecom, Media & Technology (“TMT”), Infrastructure and Manufacturing.Seth, Dua & Associates is one of the leading lawyer’s offices in India with focus on international commercial law.

Mr. Manoj Gidwani
SKP Group; Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, www.skpgroup.com

A Chartered Accountant by qualification and heads the business setup services practice. Manoj leverages over a decade of extensive experience in foreign investment / exchange control regulations, corporate law, investment advisory and project management in assisting foreign companies set up business interests in India such as those in the Services, IT & BPO, Manufacturing, Shipping and a host of other sectors. He has also experience in business plans, assurance and valuations services. . He has spoken at various forums in India and overseas on Doing business in India.

SKP, www.skpgroup.com, is a full fledged professional services group in India. It has evolved from a small accounting and tax practice into a 400 plus member organization, spread across five locations in India with a client base of over 200 clients from 35countries. The Group provides a wide range of services namely assurance, tax, international tax and transfer pricing, cross border business set-up / consulting and implementation support, joint venture and acquisition and F & A outsourcing services.

Mr. Ajay Sethi
Corporate Catalyst India Pvt Limited (CCI), www.cci.in. Consultancy and financial services, serving the financial needs of corporations and institutional clients.

He has over 20 years of experience in transaction and strategizing entry of foreign companies into India and identifying potential joint venture partners. He has gained significant expertise in carrying a thorough assessment of the regulatory framework, potential market and appropriate investment structure. He has assisted a large number of small and medium sized enterprises in developing and implementing their merger & acquisition strategies. He is an active speaker at various national and international forums.

The consulting firm Corporate Catalyst (India) Pvt Ltd. (www.cci.in) – ‘CCI’ assists their clients in Entry Strategy Consulting, Valuations, M&A, Partner Search, Due Diligence, Negotiations, Feasibility Studies, Market Research, Industry Analysis and Tax Advisory. With a pan Indian presence and international networks, CCI advises Indian businesses as also those from Japan, USA, Europe and Australia.