Difference between Financial Creditor and Operational Creditor

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) bill 2017, describes the Financial Creditor and the Operational Creditor and the ambit of its applicability on creditor-debtor relationship.

Insolvency Proceedings Limited to Individual Project and not other Projects of Real Estate Company: NCLAT

The NCLAT held that CIRP against Real Estate Company shall be limited to Project concerned and will not affect other projects of the developers.

Does amount advanced as loan without proper proofs/documentations constitute a Financial Debt?

The matter is that in a situation where the Applicant is unable to prove the amount advanced as loan without proper documentations, such loan amount would not meet the requirements of a “Financial Debt”. 

Claims towards the lease of immovable property do not fall within the definition of Operational Debt under IBC

NCLAT, New Delhi Bench has held that claims towards rent of leasehold property do not fall within the definition of the operational debt under IBC.

Further litigation/alternative remedy cannot be pursued by creditors whose claim is taken into consideration within resolution plan

The Appellants cannot be permitted to pursue alternative remedy of suit/arbitration proceeding even if pending as Resolution Plan is binding on all the stakeholders.

Claim for damages cannot be an Operational Debt under IBC- Flipkart Analysis

The Hon’ble Karnataka High Court on Oct 25, 2019, stayed the insolvency proceedings on the grounds that the Tribunal lacked jurisdiction to adjudicate a claim for damages. 

Amount paid towards lease of immovable property not an Operational Debt- NCLAT

Claims towards rent of leasehold property do not fall within the definition of the operational debt in terms of Section 5(21) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Financial Creditors can Initiate Insolvency against Personal Guarantors under IBC

The new framework allows Creditors to continue recovery process with Personal Guarantor after completion of the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process.

How to withdraw application under section-12A of the Insolvency and bankruptcy code, 2016

The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Act, 2018, the NCLT has been granted powers under Regulation 30A read with section 12A

Analysis of Judgment of the Supreme Court upholding the legality and constitutionality of Section 5(8)(f) of IBC, 2016

Judgment, which is titled Pioneer Urban Land and Infrastructure Ltd. and Anr. v. Union of India and Ors. upholds the constitutional validity of Section 5(8)(f) of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (hereinafter as the ‘Code’).