5th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Resilient Asia – Fighting Global Headwinds

15 Feb - 17 Feb 2017

Session information

Legal and regulatory challenges in building world class infrastructure projects in India and the region’s emerging economies

Thursday 16 February (1630 - 1745)


Asia Pacific Regional Forum (Lead)


This panel will discuss the viability of large-scale infrastructure projects.

  • Why are so many infrastructure companies facing difficult times?
  • Is it just due to the commodities crash or are there more fundamental issues?
  • Is there a way to fast-track the dispute resolution processes to free up the cash-flows of SPVs?
  • Is renewable energy here to stay and will it affect traditional energy players?
  • Are governments doing enough and are their policies robust?
  • Are there challenges in the very aggressive push towards solar and renewable energy by various governments?
  • What legal and regulatory reforms can help India achieve its target of full electrification?

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Clare Corke Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Secretary, Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Mohit Saraf Saraf and Partners, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Kshitij Sancheti Seth Dua & Associates, Delhi, India