Regulations

Minimum Government Maximum Governance; Fixing Deliverables
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By | September 30, 2015|Accountability, Policymaking, Public Policy, Regulations|

By Ritvik Mishra, Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB We were all exhilarated with the wave of change that the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government promised to bring with it after winning the 2014 elections with a thumping majority. What followed was a string of [...]

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Comments on the Revised Draft Indian Financial Code
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By | August 10, 2015|Financial Policy, Public Policy, Regulations|

The Ministry of Finance had recently  released the Revised Draft Indian Financial  Code ("Code") for  public comments. Mandar Kagade, Analyst at  the Bharti Institute of Public Policy submitted his comments on some of the salient proposals of the Code  with suggestions for reform. Please the [...]

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The right reforms to pursue for growth
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By | December 1, 2014|Economic policy, Law, Legislature, Policymaking, Public Policy, Regulations|

By Prof Rajesh Chakrabarti and Dr Kaushiki Sanyal, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB It was reassuring to hear the Union finance minister Arun Jaitley emphasize the government’s commitment to reforms across a range of sectors at the World Economic Forum’s recent India Economic Summit [...]

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Importance of Public Policy In Indian Business Context
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By | November 11, 2014|Budget, Economic policy, Executive, Policymaking, Public Policy, Regulations|

By Mandar Kagade, Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB Public policy making in India in recent times epitomizes the famous opening lines by Charles Dickens.  Forces shaping policy are much more inclusive, thanks to a politically conscious youth and an accessible social media with [...]

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Corporate Governance of Banks- About Time for Some CoCo?
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By | August 4, 2014|Economic policy, Policymaking, Regulations|

By Mandar Kagade, Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB The recent report of the RBI committee to review governance of boards of banks (the P.J. Nayak Committee) recommends that non-executive directors at private-sector banks should be paid profit-based commissions so as to enable the [...]

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Strengthening Corporate Governance — A Proposal for the New Companies Act, 2013
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By | July 28, 2014|Economic policy, Law, Policymaking, Regulations|

By Mandar Kagade, Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy Principle 1 of the National Voluntary Guidelines states that businesses ought to conduct and govern themselves with Ethics, Transparency and Accountability.  One of the ways in which the law monitors that businesses actually conduct and govern [...]

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Enhancing stakeholder participation in the policy-making process
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By | April 4, 2014|Law, Public Policy, Regulations|

By Kaushiki Sanyal, Senior Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB This article was first published in Responsible Business India on April 4, 2013 Given the diversity of our country, how can we ensure that citizens have a say in the laws and policies that [...]

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It’s The Incentives, Stupid!
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By | March 26, 2014|Economic policy, Law, Public Policy, Regulations|

By Mandar Kagade, Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB This article was first published in Moneycontrol.com on March 25, 2014 In a recently held Board meeting, the Securities & Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) has decided to amend the Listing Agreement and disallow public listed companies [...]

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Wind energy auctions in India
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By | January 13, 2014|Energy, Public Policy, Regulations|

By Prof. Gireesh Shrimali, Energy Economics and Business, Monterey Institute of International Studies; and a Fellow at Climate Policy Initiative’s CPI-ISB Energy and Environment Program at ISB Auctions for wind energy have the potential to bring down the costs of wind energy in India. However, these [...]

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Let the public participate
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By | November 5, 2013|Law, Public Policy, Regulations|

Given the failure of many government legislations in achieving the objectives for which they were formulated, a case for institutionalising deeper public consultations in the legislative process has been made in the recent past. Currently, there are four entry points where citizens can participate in [...]

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Coal block allotment: Getting the auctions right
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By | October 31, 2013|Economic policy, Energy, Regulations|

By Rajesh Chakrabarti, Executive Director, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB This article was first published in the Economic Times on Oct 31, 2013 The current controversy over the coal block allotment is perhaps the latest and one of the most sordid examples of inefficient [...]

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Superman or not, Raghuram Rajan has indeed made a difference
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By | October 29, 2013|Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on October 28, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/special/special-superman-or-not-raghuram-rajan-has-indeed-made-a-difference/20131028.htm   "I am not a superman", he says, but the reaction of markets to his initiatives has been super indeed. He [...]

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Where angels fear to tread
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By | September 19, 2013|Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Kaushiki Sanyal[1]   This article was first published in the Times of India, The Crest edition on June 29th, 2013 http://www.timescrest.com/opinion/where-angels-fear-to-tread-10620 The government is rushing to allow foreign universities to set up campuses here without really debating the move or even framing guidelines the [...]

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Duvvuri Subbarao: Green Horn that Locked Horns
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By | September 12, 2013|Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2] This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on September 11, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/slide-show/slide-show-1-special-duvvuri-subbarao-green-horn-that-locked-horns/20130911.htm "May you live in interesting times. I can hardly complain on that count. I had come into the Reserve Bank five years [...]

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Punishing India’s love of gold will not yield result
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By | September 11, 2013|Investment, Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the Financial Times, Beyond Brics, on September 10, 2013; http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/09/10/guest-post-punishing-indians-love-of-gold-will-not-yield-results/?#axzz2eZQyQtBv     "Getting married this year would be very costly for me. With gold prices at all-time high, jewellery shopping will [...]

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Islamic Banking: A Central Banker Looks Back
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By | July 3, 2013|Interview, Regulations, Risk Management|

Ishrat Husain on Pakistan’s reforms, global banking risks and emerging-market prospects by Nupur Pavan Bang and Vikram Kuriyan The interview was first published by the Global Association for Risk Professionals on July 2, 2013 http://www.garp.org/risk-news-and-resources/2013/july/islamic-banking-a-central-banker-looks-back.aspx?altTemplate=PrintStory For six years starting in 1999, Dr. Ishrat Husain was [...]

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The Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission: Financial Liberalisation, Law and Market Architecture
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By | April 10, 2013|Macro Economy, Regulations|

The Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission[i] (“FSLRC”) submitted its report to the Ministry of Finance at the end of March.[ii] The report is significant both for its composition and mandate.  The FSLRC was chaired by renowned Supreme Court Justice, B.N. Srikrishna,[iii] and had a broad [...]

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