Monthly Archives: September 2014

“International City Zone” scheme suggested to address US investor’s concerns

Many of the journalists interviewing prospective investors in US have been suggesting that investor’s are concerned about the laws in India some of which are archaic (eg labour and land laws) and some are whimsical (retrospective taxation). Investors are also … Continue reading

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Will RuPay challenge VISA/Master and be a Global Brand?

The JanDhan Yojana recently launched by the Modi Government has created an unexpected shakeup in the card markets at least in the Indian geographical boundaries. Under the scheme which is mainly intended to bring a large population of low income … Continue reading

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Prepaid Bitcoin Card launched in Brazil

While RBI still struggles to decide whether it has to fight, ignore or support Bitcoins, world wide Bitcoin continues to make progress. One of the recent developments that looks interesting is the launch of the “Coincard” as a prepaid card which can … Continue reading

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“Make in India” campaign by building an “International City” within Indian boundaries

In developing the economy of a nation we often discuss about what incentives we need to give to investors to invest. India is now in the search for such global investments in its quest to promote the “Make In India” … Continue reading

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Cyber War Risk with China is evident

Despite the recent visit of the Chinese premier to India and the pledging of the possible investment of US$20 billion, the utterances of the Chinese prime minister after his return to China asking his troops to be ready for a … Continue reading

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First Steps in Cyber Crime Insurance

Recently interest on Cyber Crime Insurance has been on the rise in India. According to a recent report in Business Standard, the premia for such policies is around o.5% to 1.5%. It is important for the insured to however consider … Continue reading

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