GIFT City – A Global Financial Gateway


Date: Monday, 7th February 2022
Time: 4:00pm IST | 6.30 pm SGT
Enquiries: Jayesh Khaitan,


Ascent Group is cordially inviting you to attend the webinar titled “GIFT City – A Global Financial Gateway” and “For Inbound & Outbound requirements of International Financial Services” on Monday, 7th February 2022 at 4:00pm IST | 6.30 pm SGT .

GIFT City is a planned business district in Gujarat, India. It is the new business destination offering competitive edge to financial services and Technology related activities. India is one of the fastest growing emerging markets this year and now among the Top 5 countries by market Cap (USD 3 Trillion).

Few know that India is globally the most liquid market for Index Options and Single Stock Futures! Over the past years, the IFSC regulators have made it simpler to setup Giftcity AIF for Investment Manager to onboard offshore investors. We are excited at the prospect of presenting to the Investment Management Community in IFSC, Giftcity.

More than 100 Asset Management Companies from India & Oversea looking to setup GIFT City Fund. India’s growing economic importance and supportive regulatory reforms have attracted Overseas investors with a rising share of funds likely to seek out Indian and overseas investment opportunities.

To discover the market opportunities, The Ascent Group is hosting this exclusive webinar and it will cover the following:

1. GIFT City AIF – An update and way forward
2. Perspectives from Inbound & Outbound requirements of International Financial Services
3. GIFT City Regulatory Regime and Operational Requirements

Timing Period Topics Speaker
4.00 to 4.05 pm 5 mins Opening Remarks, introducing the topic and team Mr. Shashank Mukherji
Catalyst Trusteeship Limited
4.05 to 4.15 pm 10 mins GIFT City ecosystem, business opportunities and regulations Mr. Sandeep Shah
IFSC, Giftcity
4.15 to 4.25 pm 10 mins Operational requirements of setting up a fund Mr. Umesh Salvi
Catalyst Trusteeship Limited
4.25 to 4.35 pm 10 mins Evolution of Legal Landscape, Typical Structures, Key Parameters and Regulatory Advantages Mr. Swapneil Akut
S&R Associates
4.35 to 4.45 pm 10 mins GIFT City tax benefits Mr. Balaji
4.45 to 5.00 pm 10 mins Investor On boarding | EKYC |Fund Accounting | Fund Compliance Mr. Jayesh Khaitan
The Ascent Group


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