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FAQs on Disqualification of Directors under Companies Act, 2013

By Team Vinod Kothari & Company (corplaw@vinodkothari.com) This version is dated October 3, 2017 ________________________________________________________________________________ Continuing the crackdown on shell companies, MCA in its Press Release[1] issued on September 6, 2017, expressed that the government will soon take steps against the directors of the shell companies which have not filed returns for three or more […]

First Information Utility set up under IBC

National E-Governance Services Ltd. receives final nod from IBBI Vallari Dubey resolution@vinodkothari.com   The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (“IBBI”) has granted the final approval to National e-Governance Services Ltd. (NeSL), allowing it to become the first information utility (“IU”) under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“the Code”). Earlier in June, 2017, IBBI […]

APPLICATION UNDER SARFAESI- A Liberal Approach by the Supreme Court

By Richa Saraf, (legal@vinodkothari.com)   In the case of M.D. Frozen Foods Exports Pvt. Ltd. v. Hero Fincorp Ltd.[1], the Hon’ble Supreme Court held that there was no illegality in an Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) invoking SARFAESI Act for recovery of loan arrears with respect to an account classified as Non-Performing Asset (NPA) before the NBFC […]

DECIPHERING “DISPUTE” IN INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY CODE

By Richa Saraf, (legal@vinodkothari.com) -Mobilox Innovations Pvt. Ltd. v. Kirusa Software Pvt. Ltd.[1] The Supreme Court of India has provided a much required clarity on the provisions of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) vis-à-vis the existence of dispute. In this article, we broadly discuss the various issues that were dealt with in the judgment. […]

SEBI’s Yet Another Move to Ensure Minimum Public Shareholding

By Parul Bansal, (corplaw@vinodkothari.com) Background With the development of the economic conditions of the country, various investors including the retail investors are stepping into the securities market with the intention to earn higher return on their investments which has lead to large portion of their income being invested in shares, bonds or securities of listed […]