A detailed article on Key highlights of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 by Insolvency Professionals.
Insolvency is just the state where the financial inability is reached whereas the bankruptcy is the realization and announcement of that the state of being insolvent.
NCLT under Insolvency and Bankruptcy code, 2016, has seen many twists and turns which has led to various amendments in the law.
Earlier the winding up of the company was initiated and conducted under the Companies Act, 1956 while the same has got annulled after the advent of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
An application under section 7 filed by the Operational Creditor is barred due to pending Arbitration Proceedings as the on-going arbitration proceedings signifies the pre-existence of dispute
The Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process has to be completed in 180 days along with the provision of 90 days of extension or maximum allowed time is 270 days.
The Limitation Act will be applied upon any application or petition or claim or appeal is filed before the adjudicating authority or tribunal i.e. NCLT or NCLAT.
The powers of the management of controlling the assets of the Corporate Debtor or Company is transferred to the Resolution Professional or the liquidator as the case may be.
The insolvency and bankruptcy code, 2016 has seen many ups and downs since the enactment but out of all the most long and debatable topic or issue concerning law was pertaining to the rights of Home buyers/Allottee under the code.
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.