· Overview of Accounting Standards applicable to construction industry with a comparison to IFRS, with special emphasis on specific accounting issues relating to construction industry
· Overview of provisions applicable to construction industry under the income tax act with a brief comparison with the proposed Direct Tax Code.
· Controversial issues and recent judicial pronouncements pertaining to construction industry (including redevelopment ) - Direct & Indirect Taxation
· MVAT and service tax provisions applicable to construction industry- issues relating to overlapping of these taxes, classification of services( works contract vis- a- vis other services) from a credit optimization perspective and GST impact.
· Fund raising for construction industry – project finance, banking perspective, private equity and recent funding trends
· Overview of key legal statutes applicable to construction industry, including rules relating to FSI, etc.
· Perspective on how the construction industry is faring and is likely to perform in the next 3 to 5 years, with specific emphasis on real estate prices.