Estimating Default Risk in Fund Structures

We recently hosted a series of Knowledge Management sessions titled “Spark” on an array of topics. Over the coming days we will be sharing notes and proceeds from these sessions. We begin with proceeds from Ravi Saraogi’s session on “Estimating Default Risk in Fund Structures” where he talked about why such estimation is a challenging task […]

On-shoring offshore funds to India

Foreign investment flowing into India is primarily pooled and managed in offshore jurisdictions. This is because our regulatory framework discourages asset managers based out of India from managing offshore pools of capital. As a result, several offshore funds which target investing in India have fund managers of Indian origin who have relocated to offshore locations. […]

Uniformity in fund taxation: Close, but not there yet

Under the Indian regulatory framework, capital can be pooled under different fund structures like mutual funds, infrastructure debt funds (IDFs), real estate investment trusts (REITs), infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) and alternative investment funds (AIFs). Though each structure is taxed differently, the previous three Union Budgets have introduced several changes that bring a certain degree of […]

Battle of Economic Ideas – Part III

This is the third and final post in our blog series on the Battle of Economic Ideas. You can read the first post here, and the second post here. In the first post, we traced the emergence of a rational and modern society during the Age of Enlightenment (1650s-1780s). The subsequent era of the Classical Liberals (1750s to […]

Battle of Economic Ideas – Part II

This is the second post in our blog series on the Battle of Economic Ideas. You can read the first post here The underlying theme in the previous post was the emergence of a rational and modern society during the Age of Enlightenment (1650s-1780s). Thinkers like Rene Descartes and John Locke questioned feudal doctrines of the past, […]

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