IVCA in partnership with ELP conducted a webinar on the IFSC Framework. Over the course of this webinar, the panellists explained the broad contours of the IFSC framework (including the regulatory aspects), discuss various tax / other incentives available to units at IFSC and the huge business potential which IFSC serves.
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IVCA in partnership with IC Universal Legal conducted the webinar on 'Taking Stress out of Distress'. The discussion was divided into four categories with questions ranging across investments, regulations, bad banks and generic queries related to the stressed assets. The panellists gave insights on major practical challenges to executing / implementing turnaround strategies, Role ARCs – Need for regulatory re-look, Pre-packs & Future of CIRP under IBC and curtailing the systemic risk.
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IVCA in partnership with NDA hosted a webinar on SPACs. The panellists gave Insights on the benefits of SPAC to Founders and PE shareholders, the innovative structures for listing on NASDAQ and NYSE for Indian businesses, GIFT SPAC proposed framework Documentation, Legal and tax issues in India and abroad for De-SPAC transactions.
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IVCA organised a virtual meeting with Shri Sivasubramanian Ramann, Chairman SIDBI on 30th June 2021 to discuss the VC Industry issues.
IVCA extended its gratitude to SEBI for extending the timelines for various regulatory filings and compliances for AIFs and VCFs, due to ongoing second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed by various state governments. IVCA thanked SEBI for introducing Accredited Investors concept to benefit AIFs.
A letter was written to SEBI on 14th June 2021 on the summary of the AIF pending submissions such as PMS framework for co-investments, Hybrid Regime Model, Performance Benchmarking –subcategories of benchmarks, Extension of term of the AIFs whose tenure ends by FY 2023, Consolidations of AIFs, Special Situation Fund, Disclosure standards of AIFs relating to circular dated 5th Feb 2020, Distributor Fees and Commissions in relation to Schemes of AIFs and Delay in registering of AIFs applications.
IVCA has also written a letter to SEBI on the critical issues faced by CAT III AIF Industry on 22nd June 2021 such as Pass through taxation for CAT III funds similar to that of CAT I & II, AIF to be categorized as an Institution Investor for secondary trades. Recommendation on Regulation 15(1)(d) regarding limit of 10% per invest company linked to Nav rather than investible corpus.
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IVCA and its members received wide media coverage in June 2021 with 48 coverage coming across television, print and online media.
SEBI relaxes compliance requirements for VCs, AIFs amid COVID-19 Yourstory, VC Circles
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Tarunya Krishnan, Partner, Khaitan and Co. & Radhika Parthasarathy Associate, Khaitan and Co.
• IVCA along with 9Unicorns, India’s first and the most active accelerator and VC fund, is happy to invite you to the maiden edition of 9Unicorns Global Demo Day, D Day, on August 11 & 12, 2021. The D Day will have 30 shortlisted startups presenting their startups. The participating startups - 15 early-stage and 15 pre-Series A startups - represent sectors as diverse as Deep tech, Artificial Intelligence, Electric Vehicles, EdTech, ConsumerTech, HealthTech and FinTech.

The D Day already has over 100 investors confirming participation from across geographies that include countries like the US, UK, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. We would love to have your participation as well. Kindly register here -
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