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THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2017

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Governing Famiy Business: Issues and Challenges Shri Prashant Saran, Retd.Wholetime Member, SEBI
India's Age of Compounding Shri Rashesh Shah,Chairman & CEO,Edelweiss Group
Increasing role of Insurance Companies in the Capital Market Shri Amitabh Chaudhry, Managing Director & CEO, HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co.Ltd.
Minimum Public Shareholding Norms-Need for a Review? Shri Cyril S.Shroff, Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Market gauging in listed company capital markets transactions in India-analysis of the SEBI order in Factorial Shri Rajiv K.Luthra, Founder & Managing Partner and by Shri Rohan Sahai, Sr.Associate, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
Banking Distress - The Road Ahead Shri Akhil Gupta, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises Ltd.
State of Indian Capital Markets and its Prognosis Shri Ajay Srinivasan, Chief Executive-Financial Services, Aditya Birla Group
Recent trends and innovations in IPO market in India Resurgence of IPO market in India amidst diversity in issuances Ms.Shilpa Kumar, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd.
Commodity Risks and Corporates-Perspectives and Way Forward Shri Mrugank Paranjape, Managing Director & CEO, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
Indian Capital Market 2020 Shri Ramesh NGS, Managing Director & CEO, Stock Holding Corp.of India Ltd.
The Great Bond Market Opportunity in India Shri Udai Kumar, Managing Director & CEO, Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
Independent Directors in PSUs-Growing Challenges Dr.U.D.Choubey, Director General, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises
A tectonic shift in household savings and investment Shri Navneet Munot, Chief Investment Officer, SBI Funds Management Pvt.Ltd.
Financial Inclusion in Capital Markets: Challenges and Opportunities for Producer Companies Shri Trilochan Sastry, Professor, Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore and Founder, Centre for Collective Development; Founder India Farm Foods
WOMEN on BOARDS: Vision 2025 Shri Arun Duggal
IFSC at GIFT City - how India INX is making it a pivot for entry into global capital markets Shri V.Balasubramaniam, Managing Director & CEO, India International Exchange IFSC Ltd.
Auditing & Control-New Chapter Shri Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman, Haribhakti & Co.LLP
Technology disrupting investing space: benefits to Indian consumer Shri Dinesh Thakkar, Chairman & Managing Director, Angel Broking Pvt.Ltd.
Increasing the Base of Retail Investors in India Shri Kishor Thakkar, Managing Director, Link Intime India Pvt.Ltd.
Corporate Governance through Listing Agreement and Companies Act - The Letter and the Spirit Shri J.N.Gupta, Co-Founder, Managing Director, Stakeholders Empowerment Services Pvt.Ltd.
Where is our stock market headed? Shri Himanshu Kaji, Group Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd.
Improving Regulation for the Corporate Bond Market in India Shri Shashikant Rathi, Executive Vice President & Head Treasury and Markets, Axis Bank Ltd
Overview of Indian Capital Markets "Capital Market and Economy are the two sides of the same coin and cannot be separated" Shri Ajay Saraf, Executive Director, ICICI Securities Ltd.
An all-weather investment option for conservative investors Shri S.Naren, Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co.Ltd.
The 21st Century CFO Shri Yogesh Dhingra, Group Chief Financial Officer & Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Dart Express Ltd.
AIFs: A lot achieved, a few loose ends Shri Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman, Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
Role of Mutual Funds in Corporate Bonds Market Shri Suyash Choudhary, Head-Fixed Income And Shri Anurag Mittal, Fund Manager, IDFC Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Controlling securities market frauds at all three levels: issuers, intermediaries and investors Shri Suveer Khanna, Partner & Lead Forensic Financial Services and Shri Manish Deo, Manager, Forensic, KPMG
SEBI's proposals on advisors and distributors Ms.Renuka Sane, Associate Professor, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy
CSR: Assessing the impact of law Ms.Preeti Malhotra, Partner, E-Vehicles & Executive Director, Smart Global Group
Easing of Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) norms Shri Sriram Krishnan, Director & Head-Investor Services, Deutsche Bank AG
'Role of Mutual Funds in Corporate Bonds market' Ms.Lakshmi Iyer, Chief Investment Officer-Debt & Head-Products, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Investment Avenues in Corporate Bond Segment for MF Investors Shri Rahul Bhuskute, Head-Structured & Credit Investments, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Developer Due Diligence - a key part of real estate investment process RERA already influencing investor decision making Shri Tarun Bhatia, Managing Director, Kroll Associates (India) Pvt.Ltd.
Reversal on rupee-denominated debt RBI has gradually increased the limit on FPI investment in onshore rupee-denominated debt Ms.Bhargavi Zaveri, Researcher, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research and Ms.Radhika Pandey, Researcher, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy
Relevance of Mid Sized Investment Banks Shri G.S.Ganesh, Founder, Inga Capital Pvt.Ltd.
India's Pathbreaking CSR Mandate: Reflections on the Journey Dr.Bhaskar Chatterjee, Former Director General &CEO and Ms. Swagata Pillai, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
SME IPO Market: Taking Newer Heights Shri Mahavir Lunawat, Group Managing Director, Pantomath Capital Advisors Pvt.Ltd.
Fostering Good Governance in Corporate India Shri Shriram Subramanian, Founder & Managing Director, InGovern Research Services Pvt.Ltd.
Corporate Governance in Listed Companies Ms.Kalpana Unadkat, Partner and Ms.Bidya Mohanty, Associate, Khaitan & Co.
Increasing the Base of Retail Investors Shri Gopal S.Jiwarajka, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Why should Companies go for Listing Shri Anil Khaitan, Sr.Vice President, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
India: God's own country for FPI Investors? Vanishing Mysticism - Enabling Ease Shri Viraj Kulkarni, Founder & CEO, Pivot Management Consulting

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2016

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Rethinking Disclosures Shri Prashant Saran,Wholetime Member, Securities & Exchange Board of India
Role of Family Offices in Funding and Corporate Governance Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai,Chairman, Aarin Capital Partners and Shri Rajesh Moorti, Manipal Education & Medical Group
Has the Mutual Fund Industry finally come of age? Shri Sundeep Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.
Listing of Asset Management Companies (AMCs) - Benefits and Challenges Shri Leo Puri, Managing Director, UTI Asset Management Co.Ltd.
The facts & myths on Net Neutrality Shri Akhil Gupta, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises Ltd.
Renaissance of Commodity Derivatives Market in India: Its Past and Future Growth Potential Shri P.K.Singhal, President and Whole-Time Director, MCX. Views are personal
Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvITs) - A Perspective Shri Sidharth Rath, Group Executive-CRG & TXB, Axis Bank Ltd.
Has Mutual Fund Industry come of age? Shri Nilesh Shah, Managing Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Innovations in IPOs of High Growth Technology Companies Shri Anup Bagchi, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd.
How to achieve fiscal responsibility in India Dr.Ajay Shah, Professor, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy
Indian Capital Markets - Story so far and outlook for 2020 Shri Himanshu Kaji, Group Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd.
Listed Companies Disclosure: The Way Forward Shri Yogesh Dhingra, Chief Finance Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Blue Dart Express Ltd.
Increasing Challenges of Corporate Governance in PSEs Dr.U.D.Choubey, Director General, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Implications for the economy and markets Shri Navneet Munot, Chief Investment Officer, SBI Funds Management Pvt.Ltd.
Insider Trading: Emerging Regulatory Challenges Shri Cyril S.Shroff, Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Investor Grievance Redressal Architecture in Indian Capital Market Dr.V.R.Narasimhan, Chief Regulatory Officer and Ms.Sharlene Vaz, Manager, Investor Services, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.,The
If only: Independent Directors on the Boards of Family Businesses Shri Amit Tandon, Founder, Managing Director and Shri Anil Singhvi, Founder, Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Ltd.
SEBI Consent Regulations:Learnings and Challenges Shri Sandeep Parekh,Founder and Shri Shashank Patil, Finsec Law Advisors
Why cycles matter in an investing framework Shri S.Naren,Chief Investment Officer,ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co.Ltd. 
Increasing challenges for the Ratings Industry Shri Madan Sabnavis,Chief General Manager & Chief Economist,Credit Analysis & Research Ltd. 
Role of Banks in Capital Market Development Shri Vishwavir Ahuja, Managing Director & CEO, RBL Bank Ltd.
Independent Directors: Increased Responsibilities Shri Vimal Bhandari, Managing Director & CEO, Indostar Capital Finance Ltd.
The Stock Market in Transition Shri Ridham Desai, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley India Co.Pvt.Ltd.
Record Low Global Interest Rates and its Implications on Asset Allocations Shri Madhusudan Kela, Chief Investment Strategist, Reliance Capital Ltd.
The Greatest Risk Ever Shri Nawshir H.Mirza
Tailwinds to the fore Shri Girish Nadkarni, Managing Director-Investment Banking, Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors Pvt.Ltd.
SEBI’s important role to bridge India’s job deficit Shri Praveen Chakravarty, Sr.Fellow in Political Economy, IDFC Institute
National Wealth Creation Initiative is what India needs Shri Rajiv Bajaj, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Bajaj Capital Ltd.
Is Retail finally an integral part of the Fund Industry? Shri Harshendu Bindal, President, Franklin Templeton Investments (India) Pvt.Ltd.
Rating Agencies and Corporate Governance Shri D.R.Dogra, Managing Director & CEO, Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
Board Evaluation - Key Trends and Developments: An Indian perspective Ms.Mamta Binani, President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India, The
Importance of Being Responsible in Business: Corporate Governance, Behaviour, and Ethics Shri “Bala” N.Balasubramanian, Adjunct Professor, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Increasing Challenges for Independent Directors: The Great Leap Forward Ms.Rama Bijapurkar, Management Consultant
Time to Change the Putrid Underlying Shri Gautam Chikermane, Media Director, Reliance Industries Ltd
Corporate Bond Market in India-A New Paradigm Shri Rakesh Garg, Managing Director-Head Global Finance,India, Barclays Bank PLC
Why should Companies not go for Listing? Dr.Mahesh Gupta, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Consumer protection in finance. Hard steps needed Ms.Monika Halan, Consulting Editor, Mint
Creating Fresh Paradigms in the Indian Corporate Debt Market: Perspectives and Challenges Ms.Lakshmi Iyer, Chief Investment Officer-Debt & Head-Products, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co.Ltd.
The next big leap in Primary Market Shri Vikas Khemani, President & Head-Investment Banking, Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd.
High FPI ownership of Indian equities creates strong global market linkages Shri Neelkanth Mishra, Managing Director-Equity Research, Credit Suisse Securities (India) Pvt.Ltd.
Proposals for reform but no change Ms.Renuka Sane, Visiting Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute
Credit Metrics Remains Subdued for the Indian Corporate Sector Shri Subrata Ray, Sr.Group Vice President and Shri Shamsher Dewan, Asst.Vice President, ICRA Ltd.
Revolutionizing Payments Through Innovation Shri Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group
Gender diversity on boards - Mandatory or voluntary Ms.Preeti Malhotra, Partner, E-Vehicles & Executive Director, Smart Group
Listing without a Public Issue: The Opportunity & Challenges Shri B.Madhuprasad, Chairman, Keynote Corporate Services Ltd.
SME IPO Platform: Learnings and way forward Shri Mahavir Lunawat, Group Managing Director, Pantomath Capital Advisors Pvt.Ltd.
Cracking the Shell: Clandestine Vehicles for Money Laundering and Tax Evasion Shri Kaushik Dutta, Director and Shri Naveen Kumar, Thought Arbitrage Research Institute
Company Secretaries: An important pillar of Corporate Governance Shri Shyam Agrawal, Vice President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The
Role of Quality Review Board in Improving Audit Quality Dr.Parvinder Sohi Behuria, Chairperson, Quality Review Board
The real challenges of the Indian Banking Sector Shri Tarun Bhatia, Managing Director, Kroll Associates (India) Pvt.Ltd.
Leveraging regulatory change for competitive advantage Shri Vishesh C.Chandiok, National Managing Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP
Mutual Funds - Recent Regulatory Trends and Experiences Shri Anu Tiwari, Partner and Shri Varoon Chandra, Partner, AZB & Partners
Implementation of Digitalization & STP Processes in the Capital Market- the CDSL Way Shri Ramkumar K., Sr.Vice President-New Projects, Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
My search for “great” Indian companies Shri Saurabh Mukherjea, Chief Executive Officer-Institutional Equities, Ambit Capital Pvt.Ltd.
The FinTech Revolution Shri R.Raghuttama Rao, Managing Director, ICRA Management Consulting Services Ltd.
CMAs: Role in Corporate Governance Shri Manas Kumar Thakur, Vice President, Institute of Cost Accountants of India,The

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2015

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Corporate Governance in the next decade Shri Prashant Saran, Wholetime Member, Securities & Exchange Board of India
Burden of "Start-up"! Why Entrepreneurship is hurt? Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Chairman and Shri Rajesh K.Moorti, Aarin Capital Partners and shri Shriram Subramanian, Founder & Managing Director, InGovern Research Services Pvt.Ltd.
Listing on Stock Exchanges Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan,Managing Director & CEO, BSE Ltd.
Distribution of Mutual Funds - Challenges & Opportunities Shri Sundeep Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd.
Towards Better Accounting by the Government Shri Akhil Gupta, Dy.Group CEO & Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises Ltd.
Benefits and Importance of Hedging Commodity Prices Shri P.K.Singhal, Joint Managing Director, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
Corporate Governance Issues in Public Sector Enterprises Dr.Anil K.Khandelwal, Former CMD, Bank of Baroda and Shri S.C.Kalia, Former Executive Director, Union Bank of India
Distribution of Cash Entitlements through Depositories Shri G.V.Nageswara Rao,Managing Director & CEO, National Securities Depository Ltd.
Alternative Rating Products Shri D.R.Dogra, Managing Director & CEO, Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
Credit Default Swap (CDS): An Indian Perspective and Road Ahead Shri Sidharth Rath, President-Head Treasury & TXB, Axis Bank Ltd.
Distribution of Mutual Funds-Challenges & Opportunities Shri Nilesh Shah, Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Challenges and Opportunities for Producer Companies in Capital Markets Shri Trilochan Sastry, Professor , Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore & Founder, Centre for Collective Development
CSR-Need for Effective Implementation Dr.Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
Understanding the Indian Financial Environment: The big facts about the US financial environment Dr.Ajay Shah, Professor, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy
Building Better Financial Markets: Lessons from Indian Equity Dr.Susan Thomas, Professor and Ms.Anjali Sharma, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Creating a Real IPO Market: India's IPO markets are disproportionately small to India's PE market. Why? Shri Gopal Jain, Managing Partner, Gaja Advisors Pvt.Ltd.
Integrated Financial Market Shri Himanshu Kaji, Group Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd.
CPSE ETF-Merits and Demerits Shri Anup Bagchi, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd.
REITs- Key Considerations and the Way Forward Shri Rajiv Luthra, Founder & Managing Partner and Vishal Yaduvanshi, Partner, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
Proxy firms in India punch much above their weight Shri Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Ltd.
Time for swift structural solutions Ms.Ashu Suyash, Managing Director & CEO, CRISIL Ltd.
Indian Capital Market: A Corporate's Perspective Shri Yogesh Dhingra, Chief Finance Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Blue Dart Express Ltd.
IFRS-Converged Indian Accounting Standards: Implementation initiatives Shri Manoj Fadnis, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,The
Integrated Disclosures: A New Paradigm Shri Sandeep Parekh, Founder, Finsec Law Advisors and Former ED, SEBI
Mutual Funds can drive economic efficiency in the next decade Shri S.Naren, Chief Investment Officer, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co.Ltd.
FSLRC: A New Institutional Framework for Financial Sector Dr.C.K.G.Nair, Adviser (CM), Ministry of Finance
SME Platform - Challenges and Opportunities Shri Vivek Kulkarni, Managing Director, Brickwork Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
Audit Committee-the New Super Powerhouse Shri Asish K.Bhattacharyya, Professor & Head, School of Corporate Governance & Public Policy, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs; Advisor (Advanced Studies), Institute of Cost Accountants of India; and Chairman, Riverside Management Academy Pvt.Ltd.
Indian Capital Market: The Next 10 Years Shri Madan Sabnavis, Chief Economist, Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
New Age Investors set to change the Capital Market Landscape Shri Pradeep Gupta, Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, Anand Rathi Financial Services Ltd.
The Banking Influence on Capital Markets Shri Girish Nadkarni, Managing Director-Investment Banking, Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors Pvt.Ltd.
3 point agenda to bridge "trust deficit" & spur households' equity investments Shri Praveen Chakravarty, Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute, member of the Primary Markets committee of SEBI & former Managing Director of BNP Paribas Securities India
Emerging Role of Company Secretaries in Corporate Governance Shri Atul H.Mehta, President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The
New IPO Guidelines - Outlook Shri Sunil Alvares, Sr.Vice President-DP & Issuer Admission, New Projects & International Relations, Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
Is the Focus on Minority Shareholders Justifiable? Shri Alok B.Shriram, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Challenges for Emerging Corporates in Raising Equity Shri K.Srinivas, Managing Director, Saffron Capital Advisors Pvt.Ltd.
Distribution of Mutual Funds-Challenges & Opportunities Shri Rajiv Bajaj, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Bajaj Capital Ltd.
The Indian Mutual Fund Landscape - The Next 10 Years Shri Harshendu Bindal, President, Franklin Templeton Investments (India) Pvt.Ltd.
Corporate Sector Performance Remains Subdued in 2015 Shri Subrata Ray, Sr.Group Vice President and Shri Shamsher Dewan, Asst.Vice President, ICRA Ltd.
The Angel Investment Scenario Shri Pradeep Gupta, Co-founder, Indian Angel Network
Investment Banking-The Emerging Challenges in Primary Market Shri D.C.Jain, Managing Director & CEO, IDBI Capital Market Services Ltd.
Role of Women in Corporate Boards Ms.Preeti Malhotra, Executive Director, Smart Global Group
A Case for Compulsory Discount for Retail Investors Shri B.Madhuprasad, Chairman, Keynote Corporate Services Ltd.
Easing Banking Dis-intermediation is the Key to Indian Bond Market Development Shri Deep Narayan Mukherjee, Sr.Director-Western India Head-Corporate Ratings, India Ratings & Research Pvt.Ltd.
FPIs in our Capital markets Shri Kapil Seth, Managing Director & Head-India, HSBC Securities Services
Growing SME Capital Markets - An Opportunity of Wealth Creation Shri Mahavir Lunawat, Group Managing Director, Pantomath Capital Advisors Pvt.Ltd.
Financial Statements: The Fundamental Pillars of the Commercial World Redefining the role of Independent Directors and Auditors Shri Kaushik Dutta, Director and Shri Souvik Sanyal,Thought Arbitrage Research Institute
Do Annual Reports Present the Real Picture? Dr.Ambrish Gupta,Sr.Professor of Finance & Accounting, FORE School of Management
Secretarial Audit for Better Corporate Governance Ms.Mamta Binani, Vice President. Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2014

Title Author
Communicating Value in the Twenty First Century Shri Prashant Saran, Wholetime Member, Securities & Exchange Board of India
Supporting Entrepreneurship through Capital Markets Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Chairman and Shri Deepak Natraj, Managing Director, Aarin Capital
Evolution of the Definition of ‘Control’ under Indian Law and Regulations Ms.Zia Mody, Sr.Partner, AZB & Partners and Shri Varoon Chandra, Partner, AZB & Partners
Raising Foreign Resources: Challenges and Opportunities Shri Akhil Gupta, Dy.Group CEO & Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises Ltd.
Board Reforms in PSBs - Some Pointers from the Nayak Committee Dr.Anil K.Khandelwal, Former Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of Baroda and author of Best-selling “Dare to Lead”.
Single Demat Account for All Financial Investments Shri G.V.Nageswara Rao, Managing Director & CEO, National Securities Depository Ltd.
10 things needed to propel India’s Corporate Bonds market MS.Roopa Kudva, Managing Director & CEO, CRISIL Ltd.
Disinvestments through Public Offers-Key Learnings Shri Nilesh Shah, Chief Executive Officer, Axis Capital Ltd.
Capital Markets - The Path to the Indian Growth Story Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan, Managing Director & CEO, BSE Ltd.
Ratings: Challenges & Opportunities Shri D.R.Dogra, Managing Director & CEO, Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
Importance of REIT and InvIT in India-Current Scenario in the Real Estate and Infrastructure Sectors in India Shri V.K.Bansal, Managing Director, Chairman of India Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley India Co.Pvt.Ltd.
Companies Act, 2013 - a new landscape for fund-raising Shri Rajiv K.Luthra, Founder & Managing Partner, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
PSU Disinvestment: from piecemeal to holistic approach to spur efficiency Shri Anup Bagchi, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd.
Can high yield bond markets fund growth capital? Shri Rakesh Singh, Group Head-Investment Banking, Capital & Commodity Markets, HDFC Bank Ltd.
The Critical Role of Institutional Investors in Ensuring Emphasis on ESG Principles Shri Bharat Wakhlu, Resident Director, Tata Services Ltd.
Indian Mutual Fund Industry - Paving the Path for Next Big Leap Shri Navneet Munot, Chief Investment Officer, SBI Funds Management Pvt.Ltd.
Liquid Corporate Bond Markets are needed for Infrastructure Financing Shri Sidharth Rath, President-Treasury, Business Banking & Capital Markets, AXIS Bank Ltd.
Why don’t Boards have Women Directors? Shri Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Institutional Investor Advisory Services Pvt.Ltd.
Can Auditors become Corporate Governance Professionals? Shri K.Raghu, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,The
The Road Not Taken: Rethinking Approach to Disclosure Requirements for IPOs Shri Yash J.Ashar, Partner and Shri Abhinav Kumar, Sr.Associate, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A.Shroff & Co.
International Convergence of Accounting Standards: A long road ahead Shri Manoj Fadnis, Vice President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,The
Corporate Governance and Credit Rating Shri Anjan Ghosh, Executive Vice President, ICRA Ltd.
Conflicts of Interest: Real Issues and Challenges Shri Sharad Jaipuria, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Conflict of Interest Shri Suman Jyoti Khaitan, Managing Partner, Suman Khaitan & Co.
Credit Ratings Agencies - A Perspective Shri Vivek Kulkarni, Managing Director, Brickwork Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
Due Diligence - Brief overview and challenges Shri Ajay Saraf, Executive Director & Head-Corporate Finance & Institutional Equities, ICICI Securities Ltd.
Indian Capital Market - Need for new Paradigm Shri Saurabh Sarkar, Managing Director & CEO, MCX Stock Exchange Ltd.
Role of Institutional Investors in Ensuring Better Corporate Governance Shri Alok B.Shriram, Sr.Vice President, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
SME Listings - Emerging Opportunities and Challenges Shri P.K.Sethi, Sr.Executive Vice President, IDBI Capital Market Services Ltd.
Importance of Financial Literacy Ms.Gesu Kaushal, Executive Director & Co-Head - Equity Corporate Finance, Kotak Mahindra Capital Co.Ltd.
Future of Depositories as an Integrated Financial Products Platform Shri Cyrus Khambata, Executive Vice President, Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
Shareholders’ Right to Half Yearly Financial Reports: Right Denied Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Professor & Chairman-Finance & Accounts Area, Fore School of Management
Corporate Fraud: Risks and Challenges Ahead Shri Kaushik Dutta, Director and Dr.Naveen Srivastava, Thought Arbitrage Research Institute
Pension Industry in India Shri Nagendra Bhatnagar, Chief Executive Officer & Trustee, National Pension System Trust

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2013

Title Author
Corporate Governance Challenges Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Director, Manipal Universal Learning and Shri Rajesh K.Moorti, Aarin Capital Partners
National Pension System-Old Age Security for Millions-Prospects and Challenges Shri Yogesh Agarwal, Chairman, Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority
Emerging CSR Scenario in India Dr.Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
Role of Auditors in Promoting Investors Confidence in the Changing Milieu Shri M.C.Joshi, Chairman, Quality Review Board-CA
Redefining the Role of Stock Exchanges Ms.Chitra Ramkrishna, Managing Director & CEO, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
Municipal Bonds - The Ideal Way to Finance Urban Infrastructure Ms.Arundhati Bhattacharya, Managing Director & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Ltd. (Now Managing Director & CFO, State Bank of India)
Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds - The Road Ahead Ms.Kalpana Morparia, Chairman, J.P.Morgan India Pvt.Ltd.
Safety Net Arrangements - Curse or Cure? Ms.Zia Mody, Founder & Sr.Partner, AZB & Partners
Reforms push needed Shri Rashesh C.Shah, Chairman & CEO, Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd.
Investment Banking - The Emerging Challenges in Primary Markets Shri Nilesh Shah, Dy.Chief Executive Officer, Axis Capital Ltd.
Sustainability Concerns and the Flow of Investments Shri Bharat Wakhlu, Resident Director, Tata Group
Channeling household savings into equities: Challenges and opportunities Shri Navneet Munot, Chief Investment Officer, SBI Funds Management Pvt.Ltd.
Basel III for Indian Banks: The Capital Conundrum Ms.Roopa Kudva, Managing Director & CEO, CRISIL Ltd.
Corporate Bond Markets: Emerging Challenges Shri D.R.Dogra, Managing Director & CEO, Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
Inflation Indexed Bonds- A Perspective Shri Sidharth Rath, President-Treasury, Business Banking & Capital Markets, Axis Bank Ltd.
Investments in Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme, 2012 - Tax Benefits for ‘New Retail Investors’ Shri Prashant Vagal, Sr.Vice President, National Securities Depository Ltd.
Future of Depositories as an Integrated Financial Products Platform Shri P.S.Reddy, Managing Director & CEO, Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
Arresting Declining Retail Investor Base Shri Shachindra Nath, Group Chief Executive Officer, Religare Enterprises Ltd.
Safety Net : An Overview Shri B.Madhuprasad, Vice Chairman, Keynote Corporate Services Ltd.
Emerging role of boards and Challenges of leadership Dr.A.K.Khandelwal, Former Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of Baroda and Author of Best-Selling “Dare to Lead”.
Reappointment of Directors and Auditors - Why investors need to step up and vote Shri Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Institutional Investor Advisory Services Pvt.Ltd.
Refining and Redefining the Role of Company Secretaries in Corporate Governance Shri S.N.Ananthasubramanian, President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The
Board Committees : Emerging Roles and Responsibilities Dr.Asish K.Bhattacharyya, Professor & Head-School of Corporate Governance & Public Policy, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
Conflicts of Interest: Real Issues and Challenges Shri Rajiv K.Luthra, Founder & Managing Partner and Shri Kaushik Laik, Sr.Associate, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
Increasing Role of Auditors in Corporate Governance Shri K.Raghu, Vice President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,The
Evolution of CSR in India Shri Harish K.Vaid, VIce President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The and Sr.President (Corporate Affairs) & Company Secretary Jaiprakash Associates Ltd.
Related Party Transactions: Need for better disclosures Shri Subodh Kumar Agrawal, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,The
Towards Better Disclosures in Indian IPOs Shri Yash J.Ashar, Partner and Shri Abhimanyu Bhattacharya, Partner, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A.Shroff & Co.
Financing Infrastructure - Role of Private Equity Shri A.Murugappan, Managing Director & CEO, UTI Capital Pvt.Ltd.
Private Equity in India - Role, Challenges & Future Shri Gopal Jain, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Gaja Capital Partners
Investing in Midcap Companies: fraught with risks but can generate healthy returns in the long-run Shri Subrata Ray, Sr.Group Vice President and Shri Shamsher Dewan, Asst.Vice President, ICRA Ltd.
SME Platform-Experience Sharing and Learning Shri Uttam Bagri, Managing Director, BCB Finance Ltd.
Regulating Ponzi Schemes Ms.Raj Rani Bhalla, Partner, Link Legal

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2012

Title Author
Perspectives on Corporate Governance Shri Prashant Saran, Wholetime Member, Securities & Exchange Board of India
Making Corporate Governance Work Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Director, Manipal Universal Learning
Role of Institutional Investors in Ensuring Better Corporate Governance - Towards Improved Corporate Governance in India Role of Institutional Investors Dr.N.Balasubramanian, Visiting/ Adjunct Professor , Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore
e-Voting : Evolution, Benefits, Issues and Challenges Shri Gagan Rai, Managing Director & CEO, National Securities Depository Ltd.
Why investors should vote Shri Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Institutional Investors Advisory Services Pvt.Ltd.
QFI in India Shri V.K.Bansal, Managing Director, Chairman of India Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley India Co.Pvt.Ltd.
Integration of Domestic and International Equity Markets Ms.Kalpana Morparia, Chief Executive Officer-India, J.P.Morgan India Pvt.Ltd.
Investment Banking-The Emerging Challenges in Primary Market Shri Abhay L.Bongirwar, Managing Director & CEO, IDBI Capital Market Services Ltd.
Migration to Basel III: A scalable peak for Indian Banks Ms.Roopa Kudva, Managing Director & CEO, CRISIL Ltd.
Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds - Redemption and Restructuring Ms.Zia Mody, Partner, AZB & Partners
Borrowing Indian Firms: 1995-2010 Dr.Susan Thomas, Asst.Professor and Ms.Renuka Sane, Research Economist, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Role of Bonds & Capital Markets in Financing Indian Infrastructure Shri Sidharth Rath, President-Infrastructure Business, Axis Bank Ltd.
Emergence of Indian Bond Markets - Cornerstone of FII Inflows Shri S.Vishvanathan, Managing Director & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
e-IPO - The next step in the Evolution of IPOs Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan, Interim Chief Executive Officer, BSE Ltd.
IPOs: Challenges in Distribution Shri C.Parthasarathy, Chairman, Karvy Investor Services Ltd.
Increasing the retail investor participation in capital markets Shri Anup Bagchi, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd.
From Savings to Investing: The Key Challenges Shri Shachindra Nath, Group Chief Executive Officer, Religare Enterprises Ltd.
Kick-Starting the IPO Market : Some Suggestions Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Professor & Chairman- Finance & Accounts Area, FORE School of Management
Financial Education Prospects and Priorities Dr.Bandi Ram Prasad, President, Financial Technologies Knowledge Management Co.Ltd.
Broadening of Indian Capital Markets Dr.V.Shunmugam , Chief Economist and Shri Arbind Kumar, Asst.Vice President-Research & Product Development, MCX Stock Exchange
Value of Independent Equity Research (IER) Shri Subrata Ray, Sr.Group Vice President and Shri Siddharth Shah, Sr.Analyst, ICRA Ltd.
Decoding IPOs through Gradings Shri D.R.Dogra, Managing Director & CEO, Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.
CSR Should be part of DNA of the Company Ms.Preeti Malhotra, Executive Director, Spice Group
Auditors : Harbingers of Investors' Confidence Shri Jaydeep Narendra Shah, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,The
Company Secretaries : Gatekeepers of Corporate Governance Shri Nesar Ahmed, President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The
Company Secretaries : The Instruments of Change Shri Naresh Kumar Jain, Secretary & CEO, Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The
Assessing the IPP and OFS methods Ms.Gesu Kaushal, Executive Director & Co-Head-Equity Corporate Finance, Kotak Mahindra Capital Co.Ltd.
Offer For Sale Through Stock Exchange (OFS) and Institutional Placement Program (IPP) Mechanism-Opportunities & Challenges Ms.Bhavna Thakur, Director, Head-ECM and Shri Vinayak Sanghvi, Vice President, Citigroup Global Markets India
SME Platform-Challenges & Opportunities Shri Hari K., Vice President, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
MSME Financing Shri Vivek Kulkarni, Founder & Managing Director, Brickwork Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
Private Equity in India - Role, Challenges and Future Shri A.Murugappan, Managing Director & CEO, UTI Capital Pvt.Ltd.
New Takeover Regulations: Issues and Challenges Ms.Raj Rani Bhalla, Partner, Link Legal

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2011

Title Author
Financial Education Shri Prashant Saran, Wholetime Director, Securities & Exchange Board of India 
Consent Settlement: Facts and Myths Shri M.S.Sahoo,Wholetime Member, Securities & Exchange Board of India and Shri Amitesh Kumar, Asst.Legal Adviser, Securities & Exchange Board of India 
Moving Ahead with Exchange Reforms Dr.Vijay L.Kelkar, Chairman, National Stock Exchange of India 
Accelerating Financial Inclusion through MSMEs Shri Rana Kapoor, Founder, Managing Director & CEO, Yes Bank Ltd. 
SME Exchange - Challenges and Opportunities Shri Rakesh Rewari, Dy.Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India 
Role of Change Agent in Developing and Managing e-Governance Projects Shri Gagan Rai, Managing Director & CEO, National Securities Depository Ltd. 
Indian Growth and Capital Market: Need of Structural Rationalization for Wider Participation Shri Joseph Massey, Managing Director & CEO, MCX Stock Exchange 
Developing Capital Markets to Develop the Economy Shachindra Nath, Group Chief Executive Officer, Religare Enterprises Ltd. 
What Goes into Pricing of IPOs? Shri S.Vishvanathan, Managing Director & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Ltd. 
Anchor Investor - Roles & Challenges Shri Nilesh Shah, President-Corporate Banking Axis Bank Ltd. 
Role and Accountability of Investment Bankers in the Primary Market Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Professor of Finance, FORE School of Management 
Disclosures in Offer Documents-Quality v/s Quantity Ms.Zia Mody, Partner, AZB & Partners and Shri Varoon Chandra, AZB & Partners 
Assessing Disclosures in Offer Documents Shri Atul Sharma, Managing Partner, Link Legal 
Disinvestment Through Public Offers Shri V.K.Bansal, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Morgan Stanley India Co.Pvt.Ltd. 
Disinvestment Public Offers - Opportunities and Challenges Ms.Gesu Kaushal, Executive Director, Kotak Mahindra Capital Co.Ltd. 
From 1 Crore to 5 Crore Investors Shri Anup Bagchi, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd. 
Discovering Value in Mid-Cap companies and Importance of Research Ms.Roopa Kudva, Managing Director & CEO, CRISL Ltd.
Identifying Valuable Mid-Cap Listed Companies Shri Subrata Ray, ICRA Ltd., Shri Shamsher Dewan, ICRA Ltd. and Shri Siddharth Shah, ICRA Ltd. 
Financial Literacy Initiatives- A Global Perspective Dr.Bandi Ram Prasad, President, Financial Technologies Knowledge Management Co.Ltd. 
Financial Literacy for New Generation Shri Mahesh L.Soneji, Registrar, National Institute of Securities Markets and Ms.Shyamala Sashikumar, Sr.Vice President (FL), National Institute of Securities Markets
Role of Auditors in Capital Markets Shri G.Ramaswamy, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,The
Role of Company Secretaries in Capital Market Shri Anil Kumar Murarka, President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India,The 
FSA Raises the Bar on Suitability; 9 billion pounds: UK banks' compensation for MIS-selling insurance Ms.Monika Halan, Editor, Mint Money
Corporate Governance: Redefining The Role Of Independent Directors Prof. (Dr.) R.Venkata Rao, Vice Chancellor, National Law School of India University
Glass Ceilings and Oak-Paneled Walls Women on Corporate Boards Dr.N.Balasubramanian, Professor of Corporate Governance, Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore 
Role of Independent Directors in Corporate Governance Shri Ramesh Adige, President - Global Corporate Affairs & Communications, Ranbaxy Labs Ltd. 
Role and Responsibilities of Independent Directors-The Way Forward Shri Rajesh Chakrabarti, Asst.Professor, Indian School of Business 
Responsible Corporate Governance Integrating CSR and Corporate Governance Framework Shri Manoj Arora, Ex Director, Minisry of Corporate Affair 
Roles, Responsibilities & Liabilities of Independent Directors Ms.Preeti Malhotra, Past President-ICSI; Chairperson, ASSOCHAM National Committee on Corporate Governance & CSR and Executive Director S Mobility Ltd.

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2010

Title Author
Building a Foundation for Financial Inclusion - The Aadhaar in India Shri Nandan Nilekani,Chairman,Unique Identification Authority of India
Rating Agencies - Emerging Challenges Shri Prashant Saran, Wholetime Member,Securities & Exchange Board of India
Impact of Regulatory Changes on Mutual Fund Industry: Global Comparisons Shri U.K.Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director,UTI Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Corporate Governance in Stock Exchanges and PSUs Shri G.V.Ramakrishna
Corporate Governance-The Paradigm Shift Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Member of the Board and by Shri K.Parvatheesam, Company Secretary,Infosys Technologies Ltd
Simplified Framework for Corporate Governance Shri Arun Duggal, Chairman,Shriram Capital and other Shriram Group companies
Enabling Corporate Boards to Effectively Perform Dr.Bala N.Balasubramanian, Professor of Corporate Governance,Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore
The New Challenge for Corporate Governance Shri Nawshir H.Mirza, Independent Director
Corporate Governance Through Clause 49 - The Letter and the Spirit Shri Rajesh Chakrabarti, Asst.Professor of Finance,Indian School of Business
Corporate Governance : Redefining the Role of Independent Director Shri Vinayak S.Khanvalkar, President,Institute of Company Secretaries of India
India Growth - Story or Real? Shri Vivek Kulkarni, Founder Managing Director,Brickwork Ratings India Pvt.Ltd
Role of Capital Markets in Financial Inclusion a Business Opportunity for All Shri Joseph Massey, Managing Director & CEO,MCX Stock Exchange Ltd.
Integration of Domestic and International Capital Markets Shri V.K.Bansal, Vice Chairman & Managing Director,Morgan Stanley India Co.Pvt.Ltd.
Indian Financial Markets: Need for Integration Prof (Dr.)R.Vaidyanathan, Professor of Finance,Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore
Disinvestments Through Public Offers : Opportunities and Challenges Shri S.Vishvanathan, Managing Director & CEO,SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
Disinvestment in India Shri Nagendra Bhatnagar, Managing Director & CEO,IDBI Capital Market Services Ltd.
Disinvestments Through Public Offers - The Road Ahead Shri A.Murugappan, Executive Director,ICICI Securities Ltd.
Growing the Retail Investor Base Shri Gagan Rai, Managing Director & CEO,National Securities Depository Ltd.
Growing Retail Investor Base in India- Opportunities & Challenges Shri Shachindra Nath, Group CEO,Religare Enterprises Ltd.
The Distribution Roadmap Ms.Monika Halan, Editor,Mint Money
Getting More Retail Investors Shri Sidharth Rath, President-IFB & RMG,Axis Bank Ltd.
Financial Literacy: Opportunities and Challenges Shri Mahesh L.Soneji, Registrar,National Institute of Securities Markets
India's Growth Story and Retail Investors' Participation : The Inclusive Agenda Ms.Dipti Neelakantan, Group Chief Operating Officer,JM Financial Consultants Pvt.Ltd.
Steps Required to Foster Growth of Retail Individual Investors Shri M.R.Mayya, Former Executive Director, Bombay Stock Exchange
Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds - Prospects & Challenges Shri Mahendra Swarup, President,Indian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (IVCA)
Impact of IFRS on The Capital Market Shri Amarjit Chopra, President,Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Independent Equity Research: The New Frontier of Equity Research Ms.Roopa Kudva, Managing Director & CEO,CRISIL Ltd.
Rating Agencies and Capital Markets Shri Naresh Takkar, Managing Director,ICRA Ltd
Reforms in Primary Debt Market - The Need of The Hour Shri Cyrus Khambata, Sr.Vice President-Business Development,Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
Excessive Disclosures in Offer Document: Making The Document More Meaningful and Investor Friendly Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Professor-Finance & Accounts,FORE School of Management

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2009

Title Author

LEAD ARTICLE 

A New Regulatory Architecture for India Dr.K.P.Krishnan, Joint Secretary (Capital Markets), Ministry of Finance, Government of India

ARTICLES 

Indian Mutual Fund Industry - The road to 5 crore investors Shri U.K.Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director, UTI Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Corporate Governance-Some Issues Shri G.V.Ramakrishna
Corporate Governance - Current Challenges Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Member of the Board, Infosys Technologies Ltd. and Shri Parvatheesam K., Company Secretary, Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Stock exchanges can lead financial lnclusion Shri Prithvi Haldea, Chairman & Managing Director, PRIME Database
Infrastructure Financing Through Capital Markets Shri S.Vishvanathan, Managing Director & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
MCX-SX : India's new stock exchange enabling financial inclusion Shri Joseph Massey, Managing Director & CEO, MCX Stock Exchange Ltd.
The 3rd Dimension of the Master Plan for the Economy : The Capital Formation Policy Ms.Madhabi Puri Buch, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd.
Enhancing Corporate Democracy through Larger Public Holding Shri C.K.G.Nair, Director (Primary Market), Ministry of Finance and Shri Anupam Mitra, Dy.Director (Securuties Market), Ministry of Finance
SME Exchanges in India - Challenges and Prospects Shri Mahesh L.Soneji, Chief Operating Officer, Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.
Depositories - Evolution and Challenges Ahead Shri Gagan Rai, Managing Director & CEO, National Securities Depository Ltd.
Relating IPO Gradings to markets and corporate governance Ms.Roopa Kudva, Managing Director & CEO, CRISIL Ltd.
Infrastructure Financing through Capital Markets - Challenges Ahead Shri Amit Tandon, Managing Director & CEO, Fitch Ratings India Pvt.Ltd. and Shri S.Nandakumar, Sr.Director, Fitch Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
Depositories - Challenges Ahead Shri Vijay V.Raut, Managing Director & CEO, Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
Association Of Merchant Bankers Of India (AMBI): Prospects and Challenges Shri Nagendra Bhatnagar, Chairman, Association of Merchant Bankers of India and Managing Director & CEO, IDBI Capital market Services Ltd.
Indian Primary Market - What Is The Need of The Hour? Streamlining IPO application and allotment process Shri C.Parthasarathy, Chairman & Managing Director, Karvy Investor Services Ltd.
Corporate Bonds - Why is it not moving? Shri Pradeep Madhav, Managing Director, STCI Primary Dealer Ltd.
Financial Literacy-A Review Dr.Bandi Ram Prasad, President, FT Knowledge Management Co.Ltd.
Financial Literacy: Challenges Ahead Dr.Prabhakar Patil, Joint Director, Division of Policy Analysis,Department of Economic and Policy Analysis, Securities & Exchange Board of India and Dr.Deepali Dixit, Asst.Director, Division of Policy Analysis,Department of Economic and Policy Analysis, Securities & Exchange Board of India
Domestic and Overseas Bonds by Indian Corporates : New Challenges Shri Sidharth Rath, Sr.Vice President-Capital Markets, Axis Bank Ltd.
Infrastructure Financing through Capital Market - Challenges Ahead Shri Ashish Kumar Shah, Vice President, Project & Infrastructure Advisory,Capital Markets, Axis Bank Ltd.
Stock Markets Need to be Widened and Deepened Shri M.R.Mayya, Former Executive Director, Bombay Stock Exchange
IPO Eligibility Norms: Outlived Utility Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Professor of Finance, Fore School of Management

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2008

Title Author

LEAD ARTICLE 

The Indian Securities Market-Ten Years Hence Dr.K.P.Krishnan, Joint Secretary (Capital Markets), Ministry of Finance

ARTICLES 

Small Investors Orientation for Mutual Funds Shri U.K.Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director, UTI Asset Management Co.Ltd.
Corporate Disclosures-The Road Ahead Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Director & Member of the Board, Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Listing of Stock Exchanges - Challenges and Prospects Shri Rajnikant Patel, Managing Director & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.
Investor Identity for the Capital Market - Challenges Ahead Shri Gagan Rai, Managing Director & CEO, National Securities Depository Ltd.
Road Ahead in Indian IPO Market : Indian IPOs-Well poised in emerging markets Shri Vallabh Bhanshali, Chairman, Enam Securities Pvt.Ltd.
Investment Banking-The Road Ahead Shri A.P.Verma, Managing Director & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
Requirement of Minimum Public Share Holding for Initial and Continuous Listing Shri M.R.Mayya, Former Executive Director, Bombay Stock Exchange
SME Exchange: Challenges and Opportunities Shri Jignesh Shah, Chairman & Managing Director, Financial Technologies (India) Ltd.
Institutionalisation of India's Primary Market Shri Subrata Mukherji, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Securities Ltd.
IPO Grading-An Update Shri P.K.Choudhury, Vice Chairman & Group CEO, ICRA Ltd.
IPO Grading: CRISIL's experience Ms.Roopa Kudva, Managing Director & CEO, CRISIL Ltd.
Revisiting Price Discovery in Bookbuilding IPOs Shri Padam Jain, Director-Investment Banking & Corporate Finance, Anand Rathi Financial Services Ltd.
Role of Institutional Investors in IPOs Shri Devdatta Buche, Head-Execution (Investment Banking), Religare Capital Markets Ltd.
Real Estate Mutual Funds are Arriving..... Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Professor of Finance, Fore School of Management
The Indian IPO Market - The Road Ahead Shri Sanjay Sharma, Managing Director-Equity Capital Markets, Deutsche Equities India Pvt.Ltd.

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2007

Title Author
COMMON PLATFORM FOR ELECTRONIC FILING BY LISTED CORPORATES Dr.T.C.Nair, Wholetime Member (along with Ms.Neelam Bhardwaj, General Manager), Securities & Exchange Board of India
SMALL INVESTORS ORIENTATION FOR MUTUAL FUNDS Mr.U.K.Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director, UTI Asset Management Co.Pvt.Ltd.
CHALLENGES FOR INDIAN INVESTMENT BANKING Mr.R.Sridharan, Managing Director & CEO,SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
PERAMBULATING THROUGH THE YEARS OF REFORMS IN THE INDIAN SECURITIES MARKET Mr.Pratip Kar, Dean of Finance, Tata Management Training Centre
THE CHALLENGES FOR STOCK EXCHANGES Mr.Rajnikant Patel, Managing Director & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.
INDIAN IPO MARKET - THE ROAD AHEAD Mr.Vallabh Bhanshali, Chairman, Enam Financial Consultants Pvt.Ltd.
INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING Mr.Amit Tandon,Managing Director & CEO, Fitch Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
IPO GRADING - PILOT PROJECT AND THE FUTURE Mr.P.K.Choudhury, Vice Chairman & Group CEO, ICRA Ltd.
IPO GRADING - DEMYSTIFIED! Ms.Roopa Kudva, Executive Director, CRISIL Ltd.
IPO GRADING: ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Professor & Chairman (Finance & Accounts Area), Fore School of Management
EMERGING TRENDS IN INDIAN IPOs Mr.Kamlesh Gandhi, Country Head-Investment Banking, Religare Securities Ltd.
THE INDIAN IPO MARKET Mr.Girish Nadkarni, Executive Director-Institutional Business, IL&FS Investsmart Ltd.
IPOs- AN ISSUER'S PERSPECTIVE Ms.Preeti Malhotra, President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India
CAPITAL MARKET OPTION FOR SMEs Mr.Padam Jain, Director-Investment Banking & Corporate Finance, Anand Rathi Securities Ltd.
ECONOMIC UTILITY OF COMMODITY EXCHANGES AND THE ROLE OF MCX IN IMPROVING MARKET INFRASTRUCTURE Mr.Joseph Massey, Dy.Managing Director, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
INDIAN CORPORATE BOND MARKET- TAKING STOCK Mr.G.R.Ganapathy, Head-Debt Capital Market, Citibank N.A.
MULTI-PRONGED ATTEMPTS NEEDED TO ALLURE SMALL INVESTORS INTO THE CAPITAL MARKET Mr.M.R.Mayya

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2006

Title Author
MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY IN INDIA-A WAY FORWARD Mr.U.K.Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director, UTI Asset Management Pvt.Ltd.
STOCK EXCHANGES-MANAGING CONFLICT OF INTEREST Mr.Rajnikant Patel, Managing Director & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.
INTEGRATING INDIAN IPO MARKET WITH GLOBAL MARKETS Mr.Vallabh Bhansali, Chairman, Enam Financial Consultants Pvt.Ltd.
DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION - GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNOLOGY - DRIVEN EXCHANGES Mr.Jignesh Shah, Chairman & Managing Director , Financial Technologies (India) Ltd.
LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR CLEARING CORPORATION Mr.M.S.Sahoo, Director, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance
IPO GRADINGS - RATIONALE AND PROSPECTS Mr.P.K.Choudhury, Vice Chairman, ICRA Ltd.
EMERGING TRENDS FOR CREDIT RATING AGENCIES SME RATINGS - A PROMISING GROWTH AREA Ms.Roopa Kudva, Executive Director & Chief Rating Officer, CRISIL Ltd.
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES IN INDIAN BANKS Mr.Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
COMMODITY FUTURES MARKETS IN INDIA Mr.Joseph Massey, Dy.Managing Director, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
TIME TO WIDEN THE SELF-REGULATORY MECHANISM OF SHORT SELLING Mr.Sandeep Parekh,Partner, P.H.Parekh & Co.
PRIMARY MARKETS - CHALLENGES IN DISTRIBUTION Mr.Hemang Raja, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, IL&FS Investsmart Ltd.
INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS - A TOOL FOR INVESTOR PROTECTION Ms.Preeti Malhotra, Vice President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India
REGIONAL STOCK EXCHANGES FOR SPREAD OF EQUITY CULT Mr.M.R.Mayya
INDIAN CORPORATE BOND MARKET : TAKING THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED Mr.G.R.Ganapathy,Head-Debt Capital Market, Citibank N.A.
PRIMARY DEALERS AT THE CROSSROADS Mr.Manubhai Parekh, Managing Director, BOB Capital Markets Ltd.
UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL LITERACY IN THE CONTEXT OF INDIAN FINANCIAL MARKETS Mr.Christopher Butel, Chairman, Invest India Market Solutions

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2005

Title Author
INDIAN SECURITIES MARKET - LOOKING AHEAD Mr.U.K.Sinha, Joint Secretary (Capital Market & Pensions), Ministry of Finance, Govt.of India
CHALLENGES FOR INDIAN INVESTMENT BANKING Mr.Indrajit Gupta, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
INSTITUTIONALISATION OF PRIMARY MARKETS Mr.Subrata Mukherji, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, ICICI Securities Ltd.
DOMESTIC & OVERSEAS DEBT RAISING BY INDIAN CORPORATES - NEW CHALLENGES Mr.M.M.Agrawal, President-Merchant Banking, UTI Bank Ltd.
EMERGING CHALLENGES FOR CREDIT RATING INDUSTRY IN INDIA Mr.P.K.Choudhury, Managing Director, ICRA Ltd.
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE : A PERSPECTIVE Mr.Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
EMERGING TRENDS FOR CREDIT RATING AGENCIES Ms.Roopa Kudva, Executive Director & Chief Rating Officer, CRISIL Ltd.
CORPORATIOSATION AND DEMUTUALISATION OF STOCK EXCHANGE Mr.M.S.Sahoo, Chief General Manager, Securities & Exchange Board of India
INDIAN SECURITIES MARKET - CHALLENGES AHEAD Mr.Rajnikant Patel, Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, Stock Exchange Mumbai, The
PREVENTING EXPORT OF INDIAN CAPITAL MARKET Mr.S.Ramesh, Executive Director - Equity Products Group, Kotak Mahindra Capital Co.Ltd.
A BLUE PRINT FOR BUOYANCY IN THE PRIMARY MARKET Mr.M.R.Mayya
INTEREST RATES : FINAL CALL FOR SOUND RISK MEASURES Mr.Manubhai Parekh, Managing Director, BOB Capital Markets Ltd.
INDIAN PRIAMRY MARKETS : CHALLENGES IN DISTRIBUTION Mr.Hemang Raja, Managign Director & Chief Executive Officer, IL&FS Investsmart Ltd.
DOMESTIC & OVERSEAS DEBT RAISING BY INDIAN CORPORATES - NEW CHALLENGES Mr.T.S.Siva Shankar, Vice President-Corporate Finance & Capital Markets, Citibank N.A.
INDIAN SECURITIES MARKET - CHALLENGES IN CORPORATE DISCLOSURES Mr.Sandeep Parekh, Partner, P.H.Parekh & Co.
E-IPO : A NOVEL APPROACH TO EQUITY FINANCING Dr.Ambrish Gupta, Sr.Processor of Finance, Fore School of Management

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2004

Title Author
INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS Mr. A.K.Batra,Wholetime Member, Securities and Exchange Board of India
INDIAN DEPOSITORY RECEIPTS: PROS & CONS Mr. Indrajit Gupta,Managing Director & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
PSU DISINVESTMENT - CAPITAL MARKET ROUTE - ISSUES AND CHALLENGES Mr. Vallabh Bhanshali,Chairman, Enam Financial Consultants Pvt.Ltd.
DEBT MARKET - EMERGING SCENARIO Mr. M.M.Agrawal,President - MBD, UTI Bank Ltd.
CHALLENGES IN VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY Ms.Renuka Ramnath,Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Venture Funds Management Co.Ltd.
EMERGING CHALLENGES FOR VENTURE CAPITAL Mr. Saurabh Srivastava,Chairman, Indian Venture Capital Association
THE EMERGING TRENDS IN INDIAN PRIMARY MARKET Mr. C.H.Palan,Managing Director, BOB Capital Markets Ltd.
SECURITIES MARKETS IN INDIA OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES Dr.Bandi Ram Prasad,Chief General Manager & Chief Economist, BSE, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2003

Title Author
GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKET IN INDIA Mr. R.V.Joshi, Managing Director, Securities Trading Corp.of India Ltd.
EMERGING CHALLENGES FOR CREDIT RATINGS Mr. R.Ravimohan, Managing Director & CEO, Credit Rating Information Services of India Ltd.,The
CREDIT RATINGS - THE ROAD AHEAD Mr. Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings India Pvt.Ltd.
DEBT PRIVATE PLACEMENTS - THE FUTURE AHEAD Mr. Vishnu Deuskar, Managing Director, ABN AMRO Securities (India) Pvt.Ltd.
EMERGING TRENDS IN DEBT PLACEMENTS Mr. T.S.Siva Shankar, Vice President-CF & CM, Citibank N.A.
INTEGRATING THE INDIAN IPO MARKET WITH GLOBAL MARKET Mr. Saurabh Shah, Vice President-IB, Salomon Smith Barney India Pvt.Ltd.

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2002

Title Author
A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT FOR MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mr. Shitin Desai, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd.
CHANGING PROFILE OF THE CORPORATE BOND MARKET Mr. Vishnu Deuskar, Managing Director, ABN AMRO Securities (India) Pvt.Ltd.
DEPOSITORIES - E-ENABLING THE MARKET PLACE Mr. B.G.Daga, Managing Director, Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
EMERGING ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF INDIAN STOCK EXCHANGES Dr.Manoj Vaish, Acting Executive Director, Stock Exchange, Mumbai
ROLE OF STOCK EXCHANGE AS AN SRO Mr. Joseph Massey, Managing Director, Inter-connected Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
MUTUAL FUNDS - FROM HERE TO WHERE? Mr. Hemant Rustagi, Head-Business Development & Marketing, ING Investment Management (India) Pvt.Ltd.

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2001

Title Author
INVESTMENT BANKING : THE EMERGING CHALLENGES Mr. Birendra Kumar, Managing Director, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
CHANGING PROFILE OF THE CORPORATE BOND MARKET Mr. Vishnu Deuskar, Managing Director, ABN AMRO Securities (India) Pvt.Ltd.
EVOLUTION OF THE INDIAN PRIMARY MARKETS Equity Capital MarketsGroup : ICICI Securities & Finance Co.Ltd.
THE EXPORT OF INDIAN CAPITAL MARKETS Mr. S.Sriniwasan, Sr.Vice President, Kotak Mahindra Capital Co.
EMERGING ROLE OF STOCK EXCHANGES IN INVESTOR PROTECTION Mr. Joseph Massey, Managing Director, Inter-connected Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
MUTUAL FUNDS : KEY LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE LAST DECADE Mr. Hemant Rustagi, Head-Business Development & Marketing, ING Investment Management (India) Pvt.Ltd.
STOCK INDICES AND SENSEX Dr.Manoj Vaish,Dy.Executive Director, Stock Exchange, Bombay

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 2000

Title Author
DEVELOPMENT OF A LONG-TERM HEALTHIER PRIMARY EQUITY MARKET Mr. Birendra Kumar, Managing Director, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
GLOBALIZATION OF INDIAN CAPITAL MARKET Mr. Shitin Desai, Vice Chairman, DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd.
DEMAT : ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES Mr. C.B.Bhave, Managing Director, National Securities Depository Ltd.
EMERGING TRENDS IN INDIAN DEBT CAPITAL MARKET Mr. Vishnu Deuskar, Managing Director, ABN AMRO Securities (India) Pvt.Ltd.
MUTUAL FUNDS : DISTRIBUTIONS IS THE KEY Mr. Hemant Rustagi, Head-Business Dev. & Mktg., ING Investment Management (India) Pvt.Ltd.
FUTURE OF SMALL STOCK EXCHANGES AND THE ROLE OF ISE Mr. Joseph Massey, Managing Director, Inter-Connected Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
BOOK-BUILDING : LESSONS LEARNT AND THE ROAD AHEAD Mr. Rajagopal A. & Shri Chetan Savla, Kotak Mahindra Capital Company

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 1999

Title Author
STRENGTHENING THE CAPITAL MARKET Mr. Anand Rathi, President, The Stock Exchange, Bombay
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE : PRINCIPLES TO PRACTICE Dr. Basudeb Sen,Executive Director, Unit Trust of India
EMERGING TRENDS IN THE IPO MARKET Mr. Birendra Kumar, Managing Director, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
EMERGING TRENDS IN MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mr. Shitin Desai, Vice Chairman, DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd.
DEMAT : SURGING AHEAD Mr. C.B.Bhave,Managing Director,National Securities Depository Ltd.
EMERGING TRENDS IN MUTUAL FUNDS Mr. Shekhar Sathe, Chief Executive Officer, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co.Ltd.
ROLE OF CAPITAL MARKET IN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS Mr. Anup Kapadia, Associate Vice President, IL&FS Merchant Banking Services Ltd.

THE PRIME DIRECTORY - 1998

Title Author
INDIA'S CAPITAL MARKETS : CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES Mr. S.H.Khan, Chairman, Industrial Development Bank of India
PROSPECTS FOR MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY Mr. G.P.Gupta, Chairman, Unit Trust of India
FINANCING INDIA's INFRASTRUCTURE Mr. K.D.Agrawal, Chairman, Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd.
EURO ISSUES Mr. A.R.Barwe, Managing Director, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
DEBT PRIVATE PLACEMENTS Mr. Shitin Desai, Vice Chairman, DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd.

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