Supreme Court holds that section 7(5) Of IBC is discretionary

VIPL sought for a stay on the proceedings before the NCLT on the pretext of pendency of proceeding before the Supreme Court and resultantly, VIPL was unable to realize a substantial sum of Rs. 1730 crores which would enable the Appellant to clear the debt towards Axis Bank.

Threshold Limit To Include Principal And Interest Amount Both

The minimum threshold limit mentioned under section 4 of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 can include both principal and interest amount. The invoices/bills raised by the Operational Creditor clearly mentioned that the interest will be charged @18% after the due date of the bill.