Fate of claims of workmen and employees of an entity under insolvency in India.
Claims of workmen and employees of under insolvency and bankruptcy code of India.
Pre-pack under the IBC: an option for MSME Corporates to resolve its financial distress without losing control
India has made drastic change on the way insolvency is resolved for corporate entity with limited liabilities with the enactment of much coveted Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the IBC). And recently it has witnessed the 6th amendment to the IBC. This shows that while the IBC is in the making (work in progress), what is heartening…
When can you initiate IBC action, if the Arbitration award is in your favour?
initiate IBC action, if the Arbitration award
Asset held in trust not subject to the moratorium u/s.14 of the IBC
Asset held in trust not subject to the moratorium u/s.14 of the IBC. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. filed application before NCLT, Chandigarh bench seeking its direction to allow it to lift its stock of raw materials of approx. Rs.14 crore in possession of the Parabolic Drugs Ltd (Corporate Debtor). The Corporate Debtor was undergoing the…
Sec.138 of NI Act is not hit by Section 14 of I&B Code
This post is about the judgement of Hon’ble National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NLCAT) in Shah Brothers Ispat Pvt. Ltd v. P. Mohanraj & Ors. (Order dt.31.7.2018). The order is under challenge before Hon’ble Supreme Court. It may be recalled that upon the admission of matter for corporate insolvency resolution process (u/Ss. 7 or 9…
The constitutional validity of the IBC upheld by the Apex Court
Sharing a summary of a landmark Judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court (dated 25.1.2019) in Swiss Ribbons Pvt Ltd & Anr. vs. Union of India & Ors. The Constitutional validity of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the Code or the IBC) was challenged by 10 writ petitions and an SLP. All these are disposed of…
NCLAT triggers insolvency against an unincorporated Joint Venture IBC
On 30 Nov 2018, the NCLAT has held that insolvency can be triggered against an unincorporated joint venture between two companies. Effectively, insolvency will be triggered against both companies. It is a landmark judgement in several aspects. The most important aspect is that it gives relief to property buyers, where under the grab of tri-patry…
Provident fund, Pension fund and Gratuity to have priority over waterfall u/s.53 of IBC
NCLT, Mumbai in the matter of Precision Fasteners Ltd vs. Employees Provident Fund Organisation, Thane, Vapi and Vashi Decision dated 12 Sept. 2018 M.A. 576 & 752 of 2018 in C.P. (IB) 1339 (MB) of 2017 Hon’ble NCLT holds that workmen’s due under the provident fund, pension fund and gratuity fund, even though remained unpaid…
Proceedings pending u/s.34 of Arbitration Act whether constitute ‘dispute’ u/s.5(6) of IBC?
Facts in brief: M/s Vijay Nirman Company Private Limited, being an operational creditor, had initiated the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process against corporate debtor viz. M/s Ksheeraabad Constructions Private Limited by way of an application under Section 9 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as “the Code”). The National Company Law Tribunal…