Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia
Partner - Shardul Amarchand (Feb 2008 - Till Now)
Ms. Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia leads the Fintech practice group at Shardul Amarchand (which has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers & Partners for two consecutive years 2019 & 2020). She was among India’s top 5 lawyers ranked by Chambers for FinTech in India in 2020 was one of 23 women leaders featured on the Economic Times Women Ahead List for 2019. She has advised several companies on their FinTech related investments and products, including re: compliance with data privacy regulations. Shilpa holds an LLM. From the Columbia University School of Law, New York, and B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Prior to joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, she worked with Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York.
Retired Executive Director - RBI
Sudarshan Sen specialises in banking regulation and supervision and the regulation of fintech. He recently retired from the Reserve Bank of India as Executive Director in charge of regulation of banks and non-banking financial companies. In a career spanning over 36 years with the Reserve Bank, he has wide experience in banking regulation, bank supervision, fintech regulation, human resources and information technology. He has been on a number of major national and international committees; he has served as the Reserve Bank’s nominee on the Supervision and Implementation Group and the Policy Development Group of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and was a member of the Committees which drafted and subsequently reviewed India’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. He has also chaired the Inter-Regulatory Working Group on Fintech and the Working Group on Implementation of Ind AS by Banks constituted by the Reserve Bank of India.