Insolvency Current Affairs, GK & News

International Research Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy

The first two-day International Research Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy was recently organized in India. Who organized the conference? The conference was organized by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), jointly with the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA). What are the highlights of the conference? The Minister of State for Statistics and ..

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IBBI: Changes in Voluntary Liquidation Timeframe

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has notified amendments to the regulations of the voluntary liquidation process, wherein the timelines including the distribution of proceeds from realization have been reduced so that a faster exit for firms can be ensured. From 5th April 2022, these amended regulations have come into effect. Overview: There ..

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Section 32A of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

The Supreme Court recently upheld the validity of Section 32 A of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. Under its judgement, the apex court pronounced that the successful bidders for a corporate debtor will be immune from any investigations conducted by an investigating agency (like Enforcement Directorate or other statutory bodies such as SEBI) under the ..

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Second Amendment) passed in Rajya Sabha

On September 19, 2020, the Rajya Sabha passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code (second Amendment) Bill 2020. According to the new amendment, fresh insolvency proceedings will not be started for the next six months considering Covid-19 pandemic. Why the suspension? Due to the covid-19 crisis the companies are facing disruptions. This has affected their interest payment ..

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Advisory Panel on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) reconstituted

The Government of India recently reconstituted the advisory panel on corporate insolvency resolution and liquidation process. Highlights The IBBI recently reconstituted advisory panel by inducting four members. The committee was constituted in 2017 and is chaired by a noted banker Uday Kotak. The new members include Crisil MD Ashu Suyash, former chief economist at NSE ..

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CII sets up COVID-19 Rehabilitation and Relief Fund

The Confederation of Indian Industries has set up funds to assist rehabilitation of micro, small and medium enterprises. The fund is to be raised from the members of the confederation. Highlights The MSMEs are the most affected sectors due to the outbreak of Corona Virus. This is mainly because of the steps taken to contain ..

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