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India’s listed universe has been expanding at a rapid pace. The longer tail of well-capitalized companies has created an inevitable demand for expertise in identifying good companies. Importantly, like other markets around the world, India has its own burden of financial shenanigans. Understanding forensic methods to assess accounting quality is an essential learning outcome for investment decision makers. Saurabh Mukherjea, CFA, CEO, Ambit Capital, will share his rich insights on how accounting books in India can be managed to mislead. Saurabh's intuitive framework is a comprehensive screening tool for decision makers to stay away from companies with weaker accounting practices.

This is an archived version of a live webinar that took place on 18 January 2018.

About the Speaker(s)

Saurabh Mukherjea CFA

Saurabh Mukherjea, CFA, is the Founder of Marcellus Investment Managers. Prior to joining Marcellus Investment Managers, Saurabh was the CEO of institutional equities at Ambit Capital. Before joining Ambit, he built the equities business for Execution Noble. Mr. Mukherjea also co-founded an equity research firm, Clear Capital. He received his bachelor's degree and master's degree from the London School of Economics.

Shreenivas Kunte
Shreenivas Kunte CFA, CIPM

Shreenivas Kunte, CFA, CIPM, is a director of professional learning and advocacy at CFA Institute. In this role, Mr. Kunte contributes to thought leadership in the investment profession. He writes on investing topics in leading publications and represents CFA Institute at conferences and forums. Mr. Kunte serves as an external research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Previously, he worked as the country trading strategist for Citi in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a degree in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai.