Government’s new policy for Insolvency process

The union cabinet in its meeting has given approval to 7 new amendments in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC) which will allow the government to stick to strict timelines, and along with that, maximize the value of an insolvent entity from the resolution plan as a going concern.

Retention of directors by resolution applicant does make resolution ineligible

If the resolution applicant wants to retain any of the directors of the corporate debtor the resolution applicant is allowed to retain if the plan proposes the maximum valuation of assets.

What happens once Insolvency application is admitted

What happens once the application by a financial creditor or operational creditor or by corporate applicant is admitted before the NCLT which under the code is termed as adjudicating Authority.

Jurisdiction and Powers of NCLT

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) were established due to the notification w.e.f. June 01, 2016, published by Ministry of corporate affairs.