Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicInsolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Topic: Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

How India is successfully using insolvency code to resolve NBFCs in trouble

RBI superseded boards of Srei Infra Finance and Srei Equipment Finance, and their insolvency process is expected to be IBC-like, as it was in DHFL’s case.

Why bankruptcy logjams make India no country for dying firms

No two bankruptcies are the same, but India’s processes for handling them have some common deficiencies. It’s still not too late to turn the bankruptcy regime into a real institution.

Rajya Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill amid protest by opposition

After a brief debate by few members, the bill was passed with voice vote after which Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day due to opposition's uproar over Pegasus among other issues.

Lok Sabha passes bill to amend insolvency law without debate

The House approved the bill without any discussion, as opposition members continued their protest over Pegasus snooping issue and three new farm laws.

What critics of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code get wrong about the recovery model

Any belief that the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has not performed better than the erstwhile mechanisms of recovery is not supported by facts.

How Modi govt changes to IBC can help troubled MSME sector

Govt has enabled a mechanism via an ordinance under which MSMEs can continue operations using the resolution process without needing to shut shop or change management.

Govt braces for rise in Covid-related bankruptcy cases come April, banks on ‘prepackaged’ deals

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance chairman Jayant Sinha says prepackaged bankruptcy and efficient solutions for MSMEs are policy areas in consideration.

Why bankrupt DHFL’s ordinary FD holders will lose more money than banks that supported it

DHFL’s committee of creditors has approved Piramal Capital’s offer of around Rs 37,000 crore for the company, which has a debt of nearly Rs 85,000 crore.

Why Modi govt’s interest-on-interest ‘Diwali gift’ is good for India’s credit culture

Waiver of interest-on-interest for all during the moratorium can minimise moral hazard. Keeping it selective would've run the risk of hurting credit culture.

End the domination of public sector banks, not simply recapitalise them. That’s true reform

Let zombie firms linger on & banks stay crippled a little longer if it leads to deeper reform, so India can get away from broken financial system of the 1980s.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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