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Focus: Power, Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy
Date: 9-10 April 2010 | Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi

LEGAL & TAX SUMMIT 2010
PROPOSED AGENDA
Day 1: 9th April 2010, Friday

9:30 – 11:00

Inaugural Plenary Session

Legal and Fiscal Issues that Impact the Energy Sector in India
Welcome Address: Lalit Bhasin, President, Society of Indian Law Firms Opening Remarks: Harry Dhaul, Director General, IPPAI Law & Development in the context of the Energy Sector Inaugural Address: Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Implications of the Budget on the Energy sector Keynote Address: Nishith M. Desai, Founder, Nishith Desai Associates 11:00 – 13:00 Session 1: Implications of Fiscal Issues on the Energy Sector Keynote Address: Nishith M. Desai, Founder, Nishith Desai Associates Direct Tax Code Ganesh Raj, Partner, Ernst & Young Rupesh Jain, Senior Associate,Vaish Associates Issues regarding Goods & Service Tax Satya Poddar, Partner, Ernst & Young V. Lakshmikumaran, Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Impact of different tax regimes: VAT & CST models Sanjeev Sachdeva, Partner, Luthra & Luthra
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Session 2: Issues in Debt for Infrastructure Financing for Power, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas Sectors  Balancesheet financing  Off balance sheet financing Jatin Aneja, Partner, Amarchand Mangaldas Piyush Mishra, Managing Associate, Luthra & Luthra Risk assessment Arun Tyagi, Assistant Vice - President, Capital Markets Axis Bank Challenges in the development of Debt Markets in India Priyanka Roy, Partner, J Sagar Associates

Independent Power Producers Association of India 8th Floor, Le Meridien Commercial Tower, Raisina Road, New Delhi 110001 Tel: 011-43734555 | Fax: 011-43734488 | Email: ippai@ippaimail.org | Web: www.ippai.org

Corporate Law Group 16:30 – 17:30 Session 4: Implications of Fiscal Issues on Renewable Energy Taxation of venture capital firms on income from undertakings in renewable energy sector Gaurav Karnik. Ansal API Vivek Biswal. Partner. Mansingh. Ernst & Young Parul Jain. Member of Parliament Land Acquisition for Projects. President. Director-Tax Practice. Appellate Tribunal for Electricity Perspectives from Bhopal Suroopa Mukherjee. Advocate & Founder. DGM Gas Sourcing. Director–Tax Practice. Kochhar & Co. Social Jurist R. Ernst & Young Pricing of Gas Dilip Khanna. Head Strategic Business Development. Former Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director. Raisina Road. N K Sehgal. Le Meridien Commercial Tower. Conditional Support for fuel (Sanctity of contract and rule of law) Alok Tewari. Sr. Power Transmission. Saturday 10:00 – 11:45 Session 1: Panel Discussion Role of Governments in Project Implementation: Legal and other Implications Keynote Address: Kalyan Banerjee. Senior Partner.org | Web: www.K Madan. Rehabilitation & Resettlement Policy. Reader. Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Availability of Gas and Utilization Policy Suresh Mathur. Nishith Desai Associates Impact of new Tax Regime on Renewable Energy and CERs & RECs Wind Power – Case Study: Generation based incentives vs depreciation of RE assets Chintan Shah. Hindu College Industrial Liability: Bhopal Shweta Bharti. Tariff fixation for gas Akhil Sambhar.15:00 – 16:30 Session 3: Fiscal & Regulatory issues in the Gas Sector Session Chair: L. Adani Enterprises Ltd Case Studies: AES / Nandigram / Ansal SEZ 11:45 – 13:00 Session 2: Limitation of Liability: Bhopal & Beyond Session Chair: Anil Divan. Suzlon Energy Day 2: 10th April 2010. Hammurabi & Solomon 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Independent Power Producers Association of India 8th Floor. CEO. Managing Partner. Senior Associate. Ernst & Young (Industry Perspective) Kishore Kumar Hota. Supreme Court of India Keynote: Justice Anil Dev Singh. New Delhi 110001 Tel: 011-43734555 | Fax: 011-43734488 | Email: ippai@ippaimail. OPGCL Ashok Agarwal. Managing Director. Partner. Chairman. NTPC Limited City gas distribution – implementation & distribution Krishna Sarma. Advocate.ippai. Petronet LNG Fiscal analysis of NELP – market determined pricing vs regulated pricing. Open Access Policy. Former Chairman.org . Environmental Clearances.

org . AZB & Partners Sanjay Sen. Amarchand Mangaldas Independent Power Producers Association of India 8th Floor.org | Web: www.ippai. Partner. New Delhi 110001 Tel: 011-43734555 | Fax: 011-43734488 | Email: ippai@ippaimail. Partner. Raisina Road.14:00 – 16:00 Session 2 continues Case studies on Industrial Liability Insurance Issues for the Energy Sector Percival Billimoria. Praxis Partners Civil Nuclear Liability Jatin Aneja. Le Meridien Commercial Tower.