Gujarat National Law University
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Organized Seminar on Legal Careers in Financial Markets in association with BSE, Mumbai IIFS, and Ahmedabad on 21st July, 2014.
The financial services industry is highly regulated & the lawyers have credentials that are significantly in demand in vibrant Indian financial market. Gujarat National Law University's, “Center for Banking Investment & Taxation” in collaboration with Bombay Stock Exchange and Indian Institute of Financial Services, Ahmedabad organized a Seminar on “Legal Careers in Financial Markets” on 21st July 2014.
The seminar began with a welcome address by Prof. Amit Kashyap, Director Center for Banking Investment & Taxation emphasizing the need for trained legal minds in Financial Industry & plethora of jobs available in Indian Financial Markets for Regulatory & Compliance professionals. The Seminar was chaired by Mr. DC Anjaria, Director, IIFS Ahmedabad, Mr. Jai Sharda, Associate Director, IIFS Ahmedabad, Mr. Mahesh Pandya, BSE Investor Protection Department, Mr. Rashesh Parikh, Advocate, Gujarat High Court. With an endeavor of promoting prominence in financial Industry along with Legal field, Mr. Jai Sharda addressed various options available for super-specialization in the arena of Financial Laws. Mr. D C Anjaria, enlightened the students about various regulatory aspects of financial industry & need for trained lawyers in each aspect. Mr. Mahesh pandya, elucidated about the BSE initiatives for the protection of Investors in Financial market & addressed the dearth of competent & expert lawyers working in the arena of Investor Protection. Mr. Rashesh Parikh spoke about the practical challenges that comes while handling the case related to financial issues & complications that comes because of lack of knowledge about finance or financial market. In order to cater to this niche area of Legal Practice, GNLU Center for Banking, Investment & Taxation through this event launched a Diploma program in “Financial Market & Regulations”, in collaboration with Indian Institute of Financial Services, Ahmedabad which was open for all the stakeholders interested in financial regulations specialization. Further, Bombay Stock Exchange provided 14 scholarships to the students who took up admission in Diploma in Financial Market & regulations and also supported the aforesaid program with their knowledge database & recourses.

Last Updated : 31-05-2017