Atlanta | Baltimore Washington | Beijing | Belgium | Boston | Brisbane
Chicago | Connecticut | Dallas/Fort Worth | Denmark | Denver |Germany
Florida | Houston | Hong Kong | Istanbul | ISRAEL/Tel Aviv | Kansas City
London | Melbourne | Michigan | Middle East | Minneapolis | Mumbai | Netherlands
New Jersey | New York | Paris | Perth | Singapore | Shanghai | Spain
Southern California | South West England | Sydney
Switzerland | Thames Valley | Vancouver
The Forum for Expatriate Management Mumbai Chapter is headed by Poorvi Chothani, Managing Partner, LawQuest.
Poorvi Chothani, Esq. is the Founder and Managing Partner of LawQuest and heads the global immigration and foreign investment practice in India. Poorvi an alumna of the University of Pennsylvania Law School is licensed to practice law in India and New York, which enables her to practice U.S. Federal Law and NY state law. In addition, she is a registered and practicing Solicitor, England and Wales. Poorvi regularly publishes articles in prominent journals and is frequently invited to speak at local and international conferences. Poorvi is a Vice Chair on the India Committee, Immigration and Naturalization Committee and Women’s Interest Network, all of which are a part of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law.
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11 March - Talent Economics: The Fine Line between Winning and Losing the Global War for Talent
FEM is delighted to invite you to a riveting lecture on ‘Talent Economics: The Fine Line between Winning and Losing the Global War for Talent’ presented by the best selling author of the book Talent Economics, Mr. Gyan Nagpal.
About the Speaker:
Gyan Nagpal is an award winning talent strategist and commentator, who is deeply invested in researching ongoing changes to the global talent pool. Over the last decade he has helped some of the largest and most ambitious international organizations build significant business franchises across the Asia Pacific region.
As CEO and Principal at PeopleLENS Global Associates, Gyan trains business leaders on talent management, and travels worldwide speaking on leadership and 21st century talent trends. Gyan is a Senior Fellow for human capital at the Conference Board and a member of the NTL Institute.
6th December - Bringing India and China closer, through people-to-people interaction
Insights from Nazia Vasi,* the founder of Inchin Closer, on how to prepare your employees before their travel to China for business or employment.
The success of an expatriate assignment depends on how well the foreign national settles into the host country and adapts local cultural and business practices. China is one of our closest neighbors but we are limited by our preconceptions and myths in our interactions with the country.
Come and Get Answers to Questions Like:
1. What is a typical day in the life of a Chinese?
2. How to hand over a business card and how to greet your superiors?
3. What is polite and what is offensive in a Chinese office?
4. How do you conduct an office meeting?
5. What are acceptable and unacceptable gifts to give your business colleagues?
6. Understanding Chinese holidays
7. Dining etiquette with Chinese colleagues / friends
Speaker- Nazia Vasi
Nazia is the founder of Inchin Closer, a premier India-China language and cultural consultancy firm. She has lived, travelled and worked in Shanghai, China for three years, before returning to Mumbai to set up Inchin Closer in 2010. An economics honors student from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and financial correspondent with the Times of India, Nazia went to China in her quest to understand the country, their people and to learn the language. After spending significant time at Fudan University, learning Mandarin, Nazia joined a pan-Asian tax and legal consultancy firm as the India head based in Shanghai. She is now manages Inchin Closer full time along with her partner based in China, who has spent three years in India learning about the country, its people and its culture. Nazia believes there is a strong link between doing business in a foreign country and understanding their language and culture.
Inchin Closer works toward bringing both countries closer, through people-to-people interaction, increased information exchange as well as cross border programs and provides comprehensive language and culture service.
The Last Events
13th September - Managing Global Mobility – a Perspective from Indian Companies with Multi National Operations
Moderator: Rupam Mishra, Director, Miller & Cambridge India Pvt. Ltd. India Representative of AIRINC Asia-Pacific Ltd.
1. Mr. Arun Ramanathan, Head International Mobility of L & T Infotech
2. Ashish Soni, Senior Manager-Group Human Resources, Aditya Birla Group
3. Jyoti Fernandes, Essar Group
4. Kevin Dias, HR Manager, Global Mobility, Intelenet Global Services Pvt. Ltd. (A SERCO Company)
28th June - Interactive Corporate panel discussion on issues that affect assignees to and from India
Come and join us for an interactive panel discussion on issues that affect the movement of people to and from India. The panel will focus on practical, cultural and business issues and will provide insights on how they handle such issues.
31st January - Inaugural Chapter Meeting – Tax Implications for Expatriates Working in India
Speaker: Mahesh Kumar a leading tax practitioner with Nishith Desai Associates, the renowned, international tax and legal firm with offices in India, Singapore, Switzerland and the USA.
FEM Mumbai launched its chapter with an opportunity to discuss important tax issues that expatriates face when posted in India.
Mahesh Kumar is a member of the international tax practice at Nishith Desai Associates and focuses on cross-border salary splits, taxation of mobile executives and structuring of M&As, funds, technology transfers, etc.
Mahesh Kumar, a lawyer by profession, graduated from the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad has also undertaken a program on advanced international taxation at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands.
Kumar is the lead coordinator of the Direct Tax Code Global Think Tank set up by Nishith Desai Associates. He was also invited to the CNBC Round Table discussions on the Direct Taxes Code.
Kumar has spoken at a number of forums and has written extensively in various reputed Indian and international journals.