Head of Competition Commission OECD to Address Ease of Doing Business – “Regulators as Facilitators” Theme Seminar in Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017


Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Having successfully organized seven constructive summits, Government of Gujarat, in its journey towards Sustainable long-term growth and Inclusive Development is organizing the 8th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit from the 10th to 13th of January 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar. As a part VG 2017, the Government of Gujarat will host the Ease of Doing Business – “Regulators as Facilitators” Seminar. The conference is scheduled to take place during Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 on 11th January 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

The seminar includes two sessions: Session One – Regulators as enablers of well-functioning markets, Session Two – Impact of Regulatory Environment Reforms on Business Growth & Development. The conference will be the most ambitious outreach yet undertaken on the Ease of Doing Business. It will showcase India’s focus on simplifying its business ecosystem and making it a preferred business destination, as well as the work that the “Regulators as Facilitators” is doing to share the key features of its globally renowned business ecosystem and practices.

Eminent speakers Mr. Frederic Jenny, Chairman of Competition Committee, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is going to chair the Ease of Doing Business Seminar. Other international speakers like Mr. John Pecman – Competition Committee – Canada, Ms. Ng Ee Kia, Senior – Singapore. Also, renowned regulators Mr. Gireesh Pradhan – CERC, Mr. Devenderkumar Sikri – Chairman – Competition Commission of India, Mr. Ramesh Abhishek – Secretary- DIPP, Mr. Ashish Bahuguna – Chairman – FSSAI will be the key speakers.

The Seminar is a peer-to-peer learning event which will facilitate knowledge sharing on Doing Business reforms. It aims at showcasing and facilitating replication of best practices, best fit in reforming ideas, opinions and expertise on the legal and institutional framework, underpinning successful business environment reforms in order to help pave the way for bigger and better business. More specifically, this knowledge sharing would offer an excellent opportunity to learn from each other’s experience in implementing reforms by various Regulators, Associations, Financial Institutions and create a conducive environment for doing business.