Emerging Jurisprudence on Corporate Insolvency

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Year : 2019 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 14-20
By

    Shipra Sayal

  1. Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat,, India

Abstract

There have been multiple statutory instruments for insolvency resolution process in India. These include the Sick Industrial Companies Act, 1985, the Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002, the Recovery of Debt Due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993, and the Companies Act, 2013.Due to this multiplicity of forums there was immense confusion as to the applicability of Law. All of these multiple legal avenues, and a hamstrung court system led to India witnessing a huge piling up of non-performing assets, and creditors waiting for years at end to recover their money. The Bankruptcy Code is an effort at a comprehensive reform of the fragmented regime of corporate insolvency framework, in order to allow credit to flow more freely in India and instilling faith in investors for speedy disposal of their claims. The Code consolidates existing laws relating to insolvency of corporate entities and individuals into a single legislation.

Keywords: Non-Performing Assets, Debt recovery, Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Liquidation

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 1
Issue 2
Received June 5, 2018
Accepted June 13, 2018
Published February 22, 2019