NCLT is scheduled to hear insolvency petitions filed by the airline's operational creditors for recovery of dues on June 20.
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Resolution inevitably requires large haircuts and bankers, especially in the public sector, are often not willing to take such decisions.
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Out of 378 companies, roughly 16 percent received bids higher than the liquidation value. But the lenders rejected them due to issues with deferred payments.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) plan to revive companies struck off the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) may not be achieved within the June 30 deadline.
Cross-border insolvency laws will give power to foreign creditors to recover money lent to Indian companies and enable Indian firms to also claim their dues from foreign companies.
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) will finalise these new laws over the next month to add to the 60-year-old rules for winding up a company.
"The Indian judiciary should facilitate infrastructure development by providing speedy resolutions. Our country's economic progress hinges on this," Bhutoria said.
Despite warts and all, IBC is an improvement over the previous tools available to creditors to recover their money from defaulters.
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Chairperson also noted that CoCs must provide all relevant information to resolution applicants so that they find interest in the companies.
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Patanjali's proposal got a 96 percent approval from the committee of creditors after a vote on April 30.
359 cases had been admitted for corporate insolvency, while only 14 got resolution plan approvals and 73 went into liquidation in the January-March quarter
Financial creditors took lead in initiating insolvency proceedings in the fourth quarter.
Offer by Mumbai-based Suraksha Group will likely be the only one to be put to vote next week.
After a case is admitted to the NCLT, it has to be solved within 180 days. But, these timelines are not followed strictly.
Companies and promoters are doing all they can to lower debt to more sustainable levels. This has implications, mostly positive but some negative too
Sahoo said the court's judgement does not disturb rights of creditors to initiate insolvency proceeding or any provision in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
Banks, as financial creditors, still have the discretion to invoke insolvency under IBC. However, now they will need to decide on case-to-case basis to initiate action, without the deadlines set by the RBI.
The circular was important to break the cycle of extend and pretend that has been the hallmark of the Indian banking system for quite some time. Bankers were content to kick the can down the road and delay the recognition of bad loans and show rosy bottom line numbers.
Sahoo, who is at the helm of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, noted that the code does not rule out recovery, but it must be incidental to reorganisation.
The insolvency process may be the best option to get shareholders of a defaulting company to co-operate in a rescue bid with lenders
Banks want to avoid initiating insolvency proceedings against the airline as there are no tangible assets that can help recover loans