India Forum

Purpose

The India Forum is the senior, India-focused body within ASIFMA. It is responsible for definition and agreement of the priorities and strategy for ASIFMA. Key areas of focus broadly fall under local capital markets development and foreign portfolio investor access.There are three subgroups focusing on specific issues, being Custody, Operations/KYC, and Compliance. The India forum also collaborates with the Product Tax Committee on Indian tax matters as well as the Cyber/Data WG under the Public Policy Committee on cyber/data matters.

Key Contact(s)
Laurence Van der Loo

Director – Tech & Ops

Tel +852 2531 6511
lvanderloo@asifma.org

Chair(s)
Compliance Subgroup:
Jyoti Tandon

Executive Director & Head of Compliance – India, Company Secretary, Nomura

Operations/KYC Subgroup:
Rajesh Moorthy

Vice President – Compliance, JP Morgan

Custody Subgroup:
Christophe Beelaerts

Head of Securities Services, India, BNP Paribas

Vaisshali Babu

SVP, Head Local Product Development, BNP Paribas

WORKING GROUPS/SUB-COMMITTEES
  • Compliance Subgroup
  • Custody Subgroup
  • Operations/KYC Subgroup