Clean Slate Doctrine
Experts CornerLakshmikumaran & Sridharan

by Yogendra Aldak†, Pranav Mundra†† and Balraaj Singh Chhatwal†††

financial debt and operational debt
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“While deciding that whether a debt is a financial debt or an operational debt arising out of a transaction covered by an agreement or arrangement in writing, it is necessary to ascertain what is the real nature of the transaction reflected in the writing.”

Resolution versus Penalisation
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Shekhar Raj Sharma* and Akshita Grover**

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“It is trite that the international treaty obligations are required to be followed strictly and any deviation therefrom would have adverse effects including downgrading of the business interests of country in the international community.”

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

NCLAT upheld appellant’s classification as a Financial Institution and it’s liability to pay Liquidation Costs.

Constitutional Law Judgments
Experts CornerSiddharth R Gupta

by Siddharth R. Gupta* and Prakruthi N.**
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 20

madras high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“Regulations and Byelaws framed under Section 204 IBC clearly provide checks and balances. Therefore, it cannot be said to be confirmation of excessive or unbridled power”

Set-off in Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If a Resolution Professional proceeds in terms of Section 25 of the IBC and secures the assets from the creditors, the creditors would not be entitled to claim set-off during the course of the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process.”

Personal Guarantors
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Zorawar Singh† and Hitesh Mankar††

Important Insolvency Law Judgments
Experts CornerVasanth Rajasekaran

by Vasanth Rajasekaran† and Harshvardhan Korada††
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 1

Personal Guarantors in IBC
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The principle aims of IBC are to promote investment, and resolution of insolvencies of corporate persons, firms, and individuals in a time bound manner. The IBC consolidated and amended a web of laws which had led to an ineffective and inefficient mechanism for resolution of insolvencies marked with significant delay”

national company law appellate tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

“Debt acknowledgment in balance sheets and OTS proposal demonstrated Corporate Debtor’s awareness of assignment, rendering technical challenges unfounded.”

national company law appellate tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

NCLAT upheld the Adjudicating Authority’s order on finding no error in rejecting the appellant’s objections to the Resolution Plan.

Hot Off The PressNews

“IBC does not suffer from any manifest arbitrariness to violate Article 14 of the Constitution”

scope of review
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court reiterated that a co-ordinate Bench cannot comment upon the judgment rendered by another co-ordinate Bench of equal strength and that subsequent decision or a judgment of a co-ordinate Bench or larger Bench by itself cannot be regarded as a ground for review.

national company law appellate tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

The underlying claim of an aggrieved party, such as an allottee, is crystallized in the form of a court order or decree, and this does not alter or disturb their status as financial creditors.

national company law appellate tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

“The ‘Bank Guarantee’ is a ‘contract of Guarantee’ provided/furnished by the Bank, the “surety”, to perform the ‘promise’, or ‘discharge’ the liability, of the third person, being the Corporate Debtor herein, in case of his ‘default’.”

national company law appellate tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

The Adjudicating Authority erred in passing the impugned order, directing the imposition fine, overlooking the law of the land through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

national company law appellate tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

Limitation shall commence from the date when order is passed and shall not depend on the date when Appellant came to know of the order.

nclt
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

NCLT held that the Corporate Debtor failed to prove a pre-existing dispute to justify the rejection of the Section 9 application.