The Corporate Guarantor can initiate CIRP against the Corporate Debtor under “Right to subvention”

Proceeding against the Corporate Debtor for the recovery of the dues and hence can file a petition against the Corporate Debtor under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before the Adjudicating Authority.

Threshold limit of the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process as per NCLT

There is no specific threshold limit for the NCLT Delhi under the IBC 2016. The IBC provides that a financial creditor, operational creditor, or the corporate debtor itself can initiate the insolvency resolution process with the NCLT.

The Conundrum of Reverse Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process

Reverse CIRP is still in an experimentation process and we should wait for more cases in which Reverse CIRP is applied and then observe its effect.

CIRP proceedings could be initiated against both corporate co-borrowers, but the recovery of the same amount could not be made from both parties: SC

CIRP proceedings under section 7 can be initiated against corporate debtors who are co-borrowers but there can be no double recovery of the same amount from both.

Service of Advance Copy of Applications to IBBI for Initiating CIRP under IBBI Rules, 2016

the advance copy of the Application for initiating CIRP under Section 7, Section 9, or Section 10 of IBC, 2016 needs to be served to the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India.

Are Corporate Guarantors equivalent to Corporate Debtors

The Supreme Court has made an attempt to shed light on this matter recently in K. Paramasivan v. The Karur Vysya Bank Ltd. An appeal is preferred before the apex court under which the NCLAT decision is challenged.

Operational Debt Includes Advance Payment Made to a Corporate Debtor for the supply of Goods or Services: SC

A debt arising from an advance payment given to a corporate debtor for the supply of goods or services would be deemed an operational debt.

Proposed Amendment by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Proposed Amendments in a circular issued on 18.01.2023, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has proposed numerous changes in IBC.

Wages/salaries of only those employees who worked during the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process are to be included in CIRP costs, rules SC

The claims filed/to be submitted by the workers of the appellant must be decided upon and taken into consideration by the Liquidator even if RP has not submitted the claims towards the wages/salaries as part of CIRP costs.

No bar to withdraw admitted CIRP application before constitution of the committee of creditors: Supreme Court

The withdrawal of an application for CIRP by the applicant would not prevent any other financial creditor from taking recourse to a proceeding under IBC.

Analysis of the Pre-Packaged Insolvency Resolution Process and its advantages as compared to the CIRP

The Pre-Packaged Insolvency Resolution Process (PPIRP) mechanism have helped the MSMEs to a great extent in order to revive their operations as a going concern.

Cheque Bouncing Versus Insolvency– Whether proceedings under Section 138 and 141 of N.I. Act, 1881 can be initiated against Corporate Debtor during Moratorium period?

The institution or continuation of a proceeding of dishonour of cheque against company under the provisions of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1888 fall within the ambit of moratorium provision of the IBC.

6 Steps of Corporate Insolvency Process

CIRP is a process to determine the capability of repayment of the defaulted corporate. For this purpose, IRPs are appointed. They evaluate the assets and liabilities to determine the capability of repayment.

Breach of the settlement agreement is not a ground to invoke CIRP

Hon’ble NCLT Delhi held that the breach of the Settlement Agreement by the parties does not fall within the ambit of Operational Debt provided under Section 5(21) of the Insolvency Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Parties other than those who triggered CIRP cannot be creditors

There is no such provision to implead creditors other than the ones which triggered the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process.