MCA notifies Insolvency and Bankruptcy Rules, 2019

On 15 Nov, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Insolvency and Liquidation Proceedings of Financial Service Providers and Application to Adjudicating Authority) Rules, 2019 (Rules).  The rules will provide a framework for insolvency and liquidation proceedings of Financial Service Providers (FSPs) other than banks. These rules will be applicable to such  FSPs which will be notified by the Union government under section 227 for the purpose of their insolvency and liquidation proceeding in consultation with appropriate regulators. Section 227 is aimed at serving as an interim mechanism to deal with any exigency pending introduction of a full-fledged enactment to deal with financial resolution of Banks.

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