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American Conference Institute is hosting its 2nd Industry Forum on India Defense Procurement, scheduled for June 15-16, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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May 19, 2011 - PRLog -- American Conference Institute is hosting its 2nd Industry Forum on India Defense Procurement, scheduled for June 15-16, 2011 in Washington, DC. The event will be chaired by Pritam Bhavnani (President, Aerospace India, Honeywell International) and Robert Metzger (Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP). This critically acclaimed conference is regarded as the premier benchmarking and networking event on how to compete in India’s highly lucrative defense market, and resolve U.S. and local legal and compliance obstacles to doing  business with India’s Ministry of Defence.

The esteemed 2011 Keynote Speakers are Ambassador Arun K. Singh, (Deputy Chief of Mission, Government of India) and Matthew S. Borman (Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce).

The distinguished faculty will address the most critical legal and compliance risks affecting defense firms’ ability to win business in India, including compliance with India’s Defense Procurement Procedure 2011 and revised offset policy, prohibition on third party agents, FDI limit, U.S. export restrictions on technology transfers, vetting JV partners, and managing Indian Government IP requests.

Attendees will gain first-hand, practical insights from key India-based experts, including: Col. KV Kuber (Founder, Defence Offset Facilitation Agency (DOFA); S. Ravinarayanan (Chairman& CEO, Axis Aerospace & Technologies); Anuj Prasad (Amarchand); Alina Arora (Luthra & Luthra); Shivpriya Nanda (J. Sagar Associates);   Priti Suri (Priti Suri & Associates); Lira Goswami (Associated  Law Advisors); Percy Billimoria (AZB & Partners); Dhiraj Mathur (PricewaterhouseCoopers); and Wg Cdr Neelu Khatri (KPMG).  

There will also be ample time to benchmark with  key senior-level market leaders, including: Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Textron and BAE

Pre- and post conference working sessions on India’s legal, tax and investment framework, anti-corruption laws, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and offset credits will allow for enhanced discussion,  Q & A and networking.

Seats for this unique event are limited.  To register: calling 1-888-224-2480; by faxing your registration form to 1-877-927-1563 or by registering online at www.americanconference.com/IndiaDefense

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