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If legal tools of bankruptcy are properly applied, there are chances for companies to survive and start again
Widely reported troubles at Yes Bank, IL&FS, DHFL and others have exposed inadequacies in the insolvency resolution regime for distressed banking and finance companies. Mohit Shukla, the legal head of Barclays India, argues that now is a perfect time to introduce a new composite code to address these shortcomings and rebuild public trust
Reformations within China have amped up its capital market offerings, not to mention the Star Market’s stellar introduction. With US-based mainland companies looking homeward, is Hong Kong still the pearl of the oriental bourses?