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


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