Advanced Certificate Programme on Capital Markets and Securities Laws | GNLU | 70 Hours | Register by Nov 21

About GNLU

Established in 2003 with an aim to become a Research-based Teaching university, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), has always taken proactive initiatives and outlook to provide valuable and mutually beneficial services to the institution of governance, judiciary, economy, and civil society, especially weaker sections of the society.

GNLU has created a unique learning environment, emphasizing research and training, coupled with a solid grounding in theory, with a vision to address the user’s requirement, whether academic or not. 

About the Course

Capital markets are the financial pulse of the economy. The maturity of an economy is gauged by the robustness of its capital markets. Having robust and well-regulated securities markets facilitates companies to raise capital from the public and at the same time allows the public to be a part of the nation’s corporate growth story. 

This course shall be aimed at providing conceptual clarity and in-depth understanding to the students about capital markets, various regulations and laws applicable to it, market mechanics, taxation of securities, and Alternate Investment Funds, among others.

The course will constitute quintessential components of the transactional side of Securities Laws and market mechanics which is majorly missing from most of the law school curriculums. It will be of immense value to students who are aiming to pursue a career in corporate laws, securities laws, or other allied areas.

The course will be a first-of-its-kind offering in the country. It is aimed at bridging the gap that is created by the existing courses in this domain through its comprehensively designed modules.

Scheme and Duration of the Course

  • Total number of teaching hours (sessions) – 70 hours
  • The course will be conducted in both online and offline modes. The first part of the course shall be online while the later part would be offline so as to facilitate better interaction with the faculties. 
  • The course shall commence its online leg on December 3, 2022, and will have sessions preferably on weekends. A total of 10 sessions shall be conducted online (tentative) with approximately 34 teaching hours. 
  • The offline leg of the course shall be from January 28, 2023, to February 02, 2023. There will be a total of 36 teaching hours in the offline leg followed by an evaluation. 
  • For the offline leg of the course, participants who opt for accommodation will be provided with the same by the university on an additional payment basis.  

Eligible Participants

  • Students enrolled in UG or PG courses in any recognized university, Scholars, Chartered Accounts, Company Secretaries, Cost Accountants, Advocates, Academicians, Professionals or Industry Practitioners. 
  • Total number of seats: 60 
  • Participation shall be strictly on a first come first serve basis.  

Course Contents

  • Primary & Secondary markets 
  • Key provisions of the SEBI Act, 1992; Companies Act, 2013; SCRA, 1956; & Depositories Act, 1996. 
  • Equity shares: Issuance and other regulatory requirements- SEBI ICDR Regulations, 2018 
  • IPO Analysis: Valuation, Pricing, and Process 
  • Post Issue Compliance: SEBI LODR Regulations, 2015 
  • Secondary market infrastructure and key SEBI Regulations (Insider Trading, FUTP, Delisting etc.) 
  • SEBI (substantial Acquisition of shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 
  • GIFT City IFSC & Key provisions of IFSCA Act and regulations issued there under. 
  • SEBI (AIF) Regulations, 2012 
  • Taxation of Securities 
  • Introduction to key trading concepts and stock exchange trading mechanisms 
  • Technical Analysis of charts, Price Action, and key chart patterns 
  • Fundamental Analysis of Companies 
  • Introduction to Derivatives, Futures, and Options 
  • Regulations in Financial Derivatives Markets 
  • Key concepts in Futures and Options- ITM, ATM, OTM, strike price, option chain data, Open Interest etc. 
  • Black Scholes Model for option pricing.

For a detailed course outline and schedule please click on this link.

Course Faculty

  • Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar, Director – Gujarat National Law University
  • Prof. (Dr.) Mayank Joshipura, Professor of Finance, NMIMS Mumbai 
  • Dr. Narayan Baser, Associate Professor – PDEU 
  • Mr. Dipesh Shah, Executive Director (Development) – IFSCA 
  • Ms. Devaki Mankad, Partner – Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 
  • Mr. Oishik Bagchi, Partner – Khaitan & Co. 
  • Mr. Ankush Goyal, Partner – Trilegal 
  • Mr. Ayan Mukherjee, Assistant General Manager – SEBI 
  • Dr. Mobin Shaikh, Assistant Professor of Management – GNLU 
  • Dr. Divya Tyagi, Assistant Professor of Law – GNLU 
  • Mr. Satya Ranjan Mishra, Assistant Professor of Commerce – GNLU 

Course Fee

Rs. 10,000 plus applicable taxes.* 

* Registration fees are inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and high tea on all days of the offline session. 

How to Apply?

  • Interested participants are required to register themselves through the Google form provided at the end of this post. 
  • In case of any problems with the google form, you may mail it to [email protected]
  • Please note that the participants are required to make a payment of Rs 10,000 (+18% GST) at the time of registration itself and attach the screenshot of the payment in the google form. 

Important Dates

  • Last date for registration: November 21, 2022 
  • Commencement of the online leg of the course: December 3, 2022
  • Commencement of the offline leg of the course: January 28, 2023
  • End of the course: February 2, 2023 

For more information about the course, please refer to the brochure and course schedule. 

Contact Information

In case of any queries, mail us at [email protected]. You may also contact: 

  • Devarsh Shah (Student Convenor): +91 63595 65417
  • Devanshu Anada (Student Convenor): +91 70168 32566
  • Harshit Singh (Course Coordinator): +91 72848 03289

Click here to Register for the Course.  


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