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Announcing speakers for #NAMApolicy Delhi: India’s E-commerce Policy #ad

We’re pleased to announce the speakers for our half day #NAMApolicy discussion on India’s Draft Ecommerce Policy in Delhi on Wednesday, the 26th of September 2018, tomorrow. We have over 150 people confirmed for participation in this curated discussion. This discussion is supported by Amazon.


  • Date: 26th September 2018
  • Time: Starting at 1230-1300 hrs (starting with lunch), and ending probably at around 1730 hrs
  • Venue: Gulmohar hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi


12:00 PM – 01:00 PM: Check-in & Lunch

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM: Session #1, Governance of E-commerce businesses & their ownership
Arjun Sinha (Cantor Associates), Divya Varghese (Induslaw), Jyoti Panday (IIM-A Idea TCOE), and Nikhil Pahwa (MediaNama)

  • Shareholding considerations
  • Fundraising & Exits
  • FDI in Ecommerce
  • Press Note 3 and its implementation

02:30 PM – 02:45 PM: Tea & Coffee Break

02:45 PM – 04:00 PM: Session #2, Operations of E-commerce businesses
Anu Monga (Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas), Ashwani Mahajan (Swadeshi Jagaran Manch), Rajnish Wahi (Snapdeal), and Nikhil Pahwa (MediaNama)

  • Purchase & Sale of domestic goods
  • Discounting of products
  • Customs & Imports
  • Rationalisation of laws
  • Regulation of digital products
  • Taxation reform
  • Fraud complaint resolution

04:00 PM – 04:15 PM: Break

04:15 PM – 05:30 PM: Session #3, User data and its governance
Adnan Ansari (9Dot9 Insights), Parminder Jeet Singh (IT for Change), Shagufta Kamran (USISPF), Venkatesh Krishnamoorthy (BSA), and Amba Kak (Mozilla)

  • Localising of Ecommerce data
  • Cross-border data flow restrictions
  • Access to data
  • Intermediary liability protections

05:30 PM – 06:30 PM: Tea, Coffee & Snacks

More than 50% of each session is an open-participation session, and we’ve got participants from 1mg, 9Dot9Insights (Albright Stonebridge Group), Adobe, AHOY!, Alight Solutions, Amazon / Web Services, American Express, Ameyatel Computech, Aon, APCO Worldwide, Axis Bank, BFI, BGA, Bharucha & Partners, Bloomberg-Quint, British High Commission, BSA, Cantor Associates, CCG @ NLU-D, CCOAI, Change Alliance, Chase India, CIS, CNN News18, Com First (India), CPR, CUTS International, Cyber India, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, DEF, Deloitte, Edelman India, Facebook India, Firefly Networks, Forbes Asia Magazine, Fortumo, Futurescape, Google India, Hike, Hindustan Times, IAMAI, ICRIER, IIM-A (Idea TCOE), Ikigai Law, India Open Data Association, India Today Digital, Indian Music Industry, Induslaw, Infibeam, Info Edge (India), iSPIRT Foundation, IT for Change, iTV Digital, Jindal Global Law School, Koan Advisory, Kraftly, MakeMyTrip, Microsoft India, MobiKwik, Moneycontrol, Mozilla, Myntra-Jabong, NDTV, Network18, NIPFP, Nishith Desai Associates, Office of MP Derek O’Brien, ORF, PaisaBazaar.com, Pariksha Labs, PLR Chambers, Policy Monks, PRS Legislative Research, PwC, Qualcomm, Quartz India, Samsung, Scenario Consulting, SFLC.in, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, ShareChat, ShopClues.com, SJM, Snapdeal, STAR India, The Caravan, The Indian Express, The PRactice, The Times of India, The Wire, Times Internet, Trilegal, TrueBalance (Balancehero India), Twitter India, USIBC, USISPF, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, Vodafone India, Wall Street Journal, Weber Shandwick, WhatsApp, World Wide Web Foundation, Zee Media and others


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