The Indo-German Investment Summit, 2011 is scheduled to held on 13th September, 2011 at Berlin. Mr. V. Lakshmi Kumaran, Managing Partner, Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan (L&S) will be addressing the summit. The conclave is expected to provide much fillip to the Indo-German trade relations and comes at a time when Europe is experiencing economic bad weather.
Mr. Lakshmi Kumaran along with Mr. N. Mathivanan, Executive Partner, L&S, will deliver a lecture on the developments in the manufacturing sector in India. Outlook for the manufacturing sector in the coming decade, challenges and bottlenecks faced by foreign investors in India and compliance strategies will be discussed by the L&S Partners.
Mr. R. Parthasarathy, Head, IPR Division, L&S, will highlight the importance of registration of licensing agreements with Patent Office. He will also focus on IPR licensing and its impact on various taxes like Service Tax, VAT and Customs duties.
The high profile summit will have brain storming sessions on Indian legal system, importance of services like banking and finance, infrastructure and R&D for doing business and the emerging trends in the Indian economy. The German SMEs intending to invest in India, will derive optimal benefit from the summit as India remains a major manufacturing powerhouse today.