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12:00 pm

Navigating businesses in a VUCA world

May 6 @ 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
Navigating businesses in a VUCA world – Venue

Speaker: Aditya Ghosh, Board Member, Oyo Rooms, Julian Rossy, Asia Representative - Business Development, Fairtiq (Switzerland) Date: 6 May, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM Duration: 45 Minutes Price: Rs. 149 The VUCA world will also have both danger and opportunity, Aditya Ghosh explains. “Leaders will be buffeted, but they need not allow themselves to be overwhelmed, depressed or immobilized. Leaders must do more than just respond to the whirl of events, though they respond they must. They must be positive change agents in the midst of chaos, creating the future. Some things can get better, even as other things get worse.” Uncertainty and complexity aren’t going away — and confusion will always remain part of the mix. The next 10 years are exceptionally volatile, which may require many make-or-break decisions to be made. What are the skills of leadership that the immediate and long-term future will need?

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2:00 pm

COVID-19 Impact : Germany

May 6 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Hope you are keeping safe in these unprecedented times. COVID-19 pandemic has seriously impacted businesses globally and most of the companies are facing various challenges in these uncertain times. NASSCOM is working closely with its local Governments, stakeholders & member organizations to combat business challenges posed by COVID-19 both in India and outside. In order to help our companies in Germany navigate through the crisis, we are organizing an exclusive webinar with Osborne Clarke to help you understand key economic packages announced by the German government that you can leverage, implications of COVID-19 outbreak on immigration/payroll/social security and how to deal if you/your client invokes force majeure amid the current situation. We are pleased to invite you for this webinar. Who should attend Following experts of large, Medium and Small companies having operations/ people on the ground in the Germany HR / Mobility managers Tax / Financial managers Legal / compliance managers Participation: By invite only, not more than 3 executives per company What will be covered Economic packages: COVID-19 loan, job retention and tax schemes that can be leveraged by Indian IT companies, their granularities, eligibility criteria, riders that need to be kept in mind while availing these schemes and ways to leverage such schemes to mitigate the potential loss HR aspects: Work permits extension, hold on work permit processing, payroll related issues where employee may have used intra EU clause within ICT work permit to deliver contract in secondary location and could not come back to primary location (Germany), social security related issues Commercial contracts: What to do if your client in any of these geographies invokes Force Majeure clause and want to revoke contract or is unable to pay for services? How to proceed if Indian companies wish to invoke any of these clauses because they are unable to service contracts due to travel ban? Participation is free, but prior registration is mandatory.CLICK HERE  to register. Each participant is requested to fill the registration form as webinar details will be shared only with the registered names.

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3:00 pm

Webinar on Export Control Framework Related to Intangible Technology Transfer

May 6 @ 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Webinar on Export Control Framework Related to Intangible Technology Transfer – Venue

Dear All, NASSCOM and DSCI invite you to a webinar titled, ‘Export Control Framework Related to Intangible Technology Transfer’, on 6th May (Wednesday). The webinar will give an overview of export control regime in India, especially the SCOMET List and export licence exceptions. The proposed webinar is aimed at making cyber-security companies and start-ups (which deal in dual-use items/software/technology) aware about their export control obligations. We also hope that the webinar will generate interest among such companies and start-ups to contribute to policy discussions on promoting cybersecurity innovation in India through export control regime. The session-wise agenda is given below: Time Sessions 15:00-15:30 Introduction to Export Control Framework Related to Intangible Technology Transfer & Basic Concepts What are dual-use items/technology- e.g. information security products? What is commonly not regulated- fundamental research, dual use items available in public domain? Why is export dual use items regulated? Why are export control laws important for cybersecurity companies & start-ups? Introduction to concepts such as deemed export and intangible technology transfer (ITT) The Indian Export Control Regime/Legal Instruments in India- Introduction to SCOMET List, Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 and WMD Act, 2005 15:30-16:00 Specific Licensing & Compliance Requirements under Indian Export Control Laws Applying for a licence- Procedure laid down in Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) & Handbook of Procedures (HBP), Identification of the correct SCOMET category of the export item, End use cum end user certificate requirement Record-keeping & reporting requirements imposed by DGFT Relevant exceptions in the SCOMET List and the Foreign Trade Policy- General Software Note, GAICT Compliance requirements- Internal Compliance Programme (General elements- training of company staff, screening of end use cum end user, identifying red flags, maintenance of records 16:00-16:15     Introduction to Wassenaar Arrangement What is the Wassenaar Arrangment & its Objectives India became the 42nd member of the WA in 2017; SCOMET List is based on the WA Dual-Use List; any changes to the WA List will directly impact national export control regimes Experts Group meeting periodically to review the WA, especially the control lists- countries also submit proposals and non-papers to influence international policy-making; proposals are aimed at controlling new technologies, decontrolling existing technologies or making other changes to the existing controls. Objectives behind WA List revision- controlling proliferation, and more strategically, protecting innovation through control or decontrol of specific technologies 16:15-16:30 Policy Engagement with the Government on Export Control Laws MeitY’s Draft Approach Paper on ITT Inputs on Expert Group Meetings Raising member concerns, for instance, notification of GAICT forms Inputs on ITT Handbook and ICP Guide Most recently, a non-paper to MEA on WA List revision- India’s objective is to promote innovation in cybersecurity in the country Please find enclosed the full agenda which includes Background and Reading Material. Please register for the free webinar at this link. Contact for more details. AgendaForExportControlWebinar

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