The BRICS CCI, being one of the socially responsible organizations, held a successful workshop on ‘Anti Money Laundering and FEMA regulations’. Mr. Vijayendra Nath Kaul (Former CAG of India and Padma Bhushan awardee) was the honourable Chief Guest and with various other eminent panelist and speakers. Mr. Balesh Kumar was the Guest speaker. Sh. Kapil Goel also participated in the workshop as a panelist. Sh. Balesh Kumar is the Special Director of Enforcement Directorate which is the governmental organization to launch investigation and prosecution against money laundering under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Apart from being a lauded scholar who has completed his BA (honours) Economics from St Stephens and masters in economics from Delhi School of Economics, he has also been involved in the Mutual Evaluation of India’s Money Laundering Regime by the coveted Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Sh. Kapil Goel is a Charted Accountant by profession and has been a fellow member of ICAI since 2004 along with being a member of Direct Tax Representation Committee in All India Federation of Direct Tax Practitioners for CBDT and Ministry of Finance.

BRICS CCI was fortunate to have Mr. Anil Agarwal as the Programme Director; Mr. Agarwal is a well-known CA and a respected Advocate and has also been the Chairman of the Northern India Regional Council of Institute of Charted Accounts of India apart from being a known face in the business world. Sh. Agarwal is one of the most prominent member of the BRICS CCI Governing Body who has been helping us in organizing Law and Finance related events which are very vital for the knowledge and education of the business community. Ms. Shree Harsha and Mr. Archit Sharma, two interns from Asia Pacific Institute of Management worked very hard to execute the event from start to end.