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Abhishek Dutta, Vineet Shrivastava and Aayushi Agarwal, Aureus Law Partners

Recent amendments to insolvency regulations

By Abhishek Dutta, Vineet Shrivastava and Aayushi Agarwal, Aureus Law Partners
With the introduction of The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on 24 July 2019 in the Rajya Sabha, the government has sought to amend the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016. Earlier, the...
demergers

Choosing between business transfers and demergers

By Natashaa Shroff and Taranjeet Singh, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Until 2015, demergers were a popular form of divestment, where the business would be transferred under a court approved scheme as a going concern to the acquirer. Despite the fact that a typical scheme...
creditors

Creditors browbeat debtors with bankruptcy threat

By Supriya Majumdar, Vidhii Partners
“When secured creditors like the respondent are driven from pillar to post to recover what is legitimately due to them, in attempting to avail of more than one remedy at the same time, they...
Deccan Chronicle

Many hurdles in Deccan Chronicle insolvency

The legal team that advised on the Deccan Chronicle Holdings insolvency had to contend with multiple issues and challenges. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approved the resolution plan put forward by SREI Multiple...
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Historic mandate

Challenges abound as India’s new government takes charge Applause for the efficient running of the recent elections has been loud and long. With 900 million potential voters, 12 million polling workers and a million polling...
insolvency

Insolvency code: Judicial trends

By Abhishek Tripathi and Avantika Shukla, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors
Abhishek Tripathi and Avantika Shukla look at role of adjudicating bodies in IBC's evolution The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC), is considered to be among the biggest achievements of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)...
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Investing through insolvency code

By Sanjay Asher and Nikhil Kaul, Crawford Bayley & Co.
IBC has created opportunities for equity and debt investors alike, write Sanjay Asher and Nikhil Kaul The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (code), notified by the government of India in May 2016, was in response...
labour laws

SC weighs in on interplay of labour laws and IBC

By Abhishek Dutta and Vineet Shrivastava, Aureus Law Partners
India as a welfare state has enacted various labour laws in order to ensure the protection and promotion of the social and economic status of workers and the elimination of their exploitation. Under the Indian...
Trade unions are operational creditors under insolvency code

Trade unions are operational creditors under insolvency code

The Supreme Court, in the recent case of JK Jute Mill Mazdoor Morcha v Juggilal Kamlapat Jute Mills Company Ltd through Its Director & Ors, held that a trade union can file as an operational...
Abhishek Dutta, Vineet Shrivastava and Manish Parmar, Aureus Law Partners

IBC: Law of guarantees and corporate insolvency process

By Abhishek Dutta, Vineet Shrivastava and Manish Parmar, Aureus Law Partners
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), in its recent ruling in the case of Vishnu Kumar Agarwal v Piramal Enterprises Ltd, while examining the validity of an application made under section 7 of...
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Rescue financing: Helping hand for entities in distress

By Avinash Kumar Khard, HSA Advocates
Super priority lending (also known as rescue financing) has been recognized in many jurisdictions. In India, it has now been expressly covered, to some extent, under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC). It...
Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Time-barred debts and the insolvency code

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, has been construed as a complete code. Based on that construction and noting that the code contained no provision expressly making the Limitation Act applicable, and as the...
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Existence of dispute under insolvency code

By Abhishek Dutta, Vineet V Shrivastava and Manish Parmar, Aureus Law Partners
Under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) can be initiated by an operational creditor if there is no dispute in relation to the default on the part of...
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Revisiting loan documents in light of insolvency code

By Aditya Vikram Dua and Aniket Sawant, SNG & Partners
The interests of banks, financial institutions and other lenders and recovery of loans advanced by them is at the heart of the insolvency framework introduced by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (code). Although...

Cross-border insolvency report: A bird’s eye view

By Abhishek Dutta and Astha Srivastava, Aureus Law Partners
The Insolvency Law Committee issued a report on cross-border insolvency in October after considering public comments received on a draft framework issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. The committee considered the UNCITRAL Model...

Managing and mitigating risks in distress transactions

By Dorothy Thomas and Teza Jose, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
In the last two years, we have seen a significant rise in M&As, largely driven by big ticket consolidation across sectors as companies divested distressed assets in an effort to reduce debt. The Insolvency...

Unfair balance: Guarantees and the insolvency code

By Satish Anand Sharma and Devashree Limaye, SNG & Partners
The uncertainty on whether guarantees would attract moratorium under section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (code), has ended with the promulgation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 (ordinance).This...
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Cross-border insolvency requires a new framework

By Abhishek Dutta and the Knowledge Management Team, Aureus Law Partners
While a corporate entity may have creditors, debtors and assets in various countries, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC), in its current avatar has no comprehensive legal framework on cross-border insolvency (CBI). The...

NCLAT clarifies ‘dispute’ under the insolvency code

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) recently held in an appeal against the Allahabad bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that any disputes within a corporate debtor company is not one...
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Changes aim to halt abuse of insolvency proceedings

By Deepak Sabharwal, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates
A rise in high-profile banking frauds led to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. The ordinance, effective from 6 June, presses for greater transparency in the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP), to...