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Business Seminar: Guidance for Doing Business With India



Embassy of India in Israel invites you to a

Business Seminar on


Guidance for Doing Business with India"

(organized in cooperation with Fox Mandal Law Firm, India)


Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Bialik Hall, Hotel Herods, 155 Hayarkon Street, Tel Aviv




Moderator: Ms. Vani Rao, Deputy Chief of Mission and Head of Commercial Wing, Embassy of India


Registration and Refreshments: 0900-0930hrs


0930 - 0940: Opening Remarks 

H.E. Mr. Jaideep Sarkar, Ambassador of India to Israel


0940 - 1010: Updates on recent economic policies in India

·         Foreign direct investment policy in IT, Electronics, Defence, and Renewable Energy.

·         Guidance for foreign companies on taxation issues

Speaker: Mr. Som Mandal, Managing Partner, Fox Mandal, Law Firm, New Delhi.


1010-1030: Case Study of – ‘Cellaris Ltd.’ – an India-Israel Joint Venture company in the High Temperature Insulation market.

Cellaris Ltd developed ultra-light ceramic foam in the high-temperature insulation sector for manufacturing which successfully penetrated the Indian market. In 2012, CUMI one of India's leading industrial companies (part of Murugappa Group) formed a Joint Venture with Cellaris which established a manufacturing facility in Kochi, Kerala.

Speaker: Ms. Nurit Nahum, Chairperson, ‘Cellaris Ltd.’


1030 – 1100 : How to set-up an office in India

·         Setting up a company in India

·         Joint venture, Local office, Branch office, Subsidiary etc.

·         Special Economic zones in India: Incentives and facilities

Speaker: Mr. Som Mandal, Managing Partner, Fox Mandal Law Firm, Delhi.


1100-1120: Case Study of –‘Max Security Solutions’- HLS sector, risk mitigation solutions.

Active in India since 2008, their Asia branch is based in Mumbai and operated by a local team. Their services include security consulting, security surveys, risk assessments, security facility and infrastructure consulting, loss prevention consulting etc.

Speaker: Mr. Noam J. Schiller, President & CEO, –‘Max Security Solutions’


1120-1200: Intellectual Property Rights

·         Introduction to Intellectual Property Laws in India.

·         Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Designs etc. 

·         Technology Transfer and Licencing Agreements

·         Royalty payments and license fees to foreign companies

·         Role of Indian Judiciary in Intellectual Property Rights protection

Speaker: Mr. Joseph Koshy, Head (Intellectual Property) Fox Mandal Law Firm



1200-1215: Q&A session


12:30-16:30 hrs:  One on One consultation meetings* with Fox Mandal Law Firm

                          (30 minutes each)

                         *Consultation will be provided for seminar participants only

                          On first-come first-serve basis.




Limited Seats!!


For registration for seminar and setting-up consultation meetings please send an email at the earliest to:

Commercial Wing

Embassy of India

commercialwing@indembassy.co.il ,

Telephone 03-5220631.