Persons upon whom the Insolvency code is applied

The code is not applicable to corporates in finance sector. Thus no petition shall be entertained by NCLT filed against Banks, Financial Institutions, Insurance Company, Asset Reconstruction Company, Asset Reconstruction Company, Mutual Funds, Collective Investment Schemes or Pension Funds.

When can Insolvency proceedings commence?

When the corporate debtor starts making default in the payment of the amount to its creditors and it goes on for some time, subsequently that corporate debtor/company is deemed as insolvent.

Defense by the Corporate Debtor

In case of financial creditor being an applicant to the insolvency process, an application would be made to Adjudicating Authority and a copy of such application would be sent to the corporate debtor.

Nirav Modi and ICICI cases to get special attention from Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Nirav Modi scam and the ICICI Bank controversy were amongst the top notch cases that the NCLT is dealing with and Government is taking keen interest in resolving these issues.