Inapplicability of Limitation Act to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code?

By Richa Saraf , (


In a recent National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) ruling of Neelkanth Township and Construction Pvt. Ltd. v. Urban Infrastructure Trustees Ltd.[1] (11.08.2017), several issues with regard to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016[2] (IBC) were discussed. One of the issues for consideration before the NCLAT was whether the application under Section 7 of the IBC is time barred, as the debt claim related to the years 2011, 2012 and 2013 and it was held that the Limitation Act, 1963[3] (Limitation Act) does not apply to IBC. Below we discuss the ruling along with its analysis: Read more

No separate Application is required where 100% Subsidiary seeks Amalgamation with its Holding Company: NCLT Bengaluru Bench

In the recent ruling of National Company Law Tribunal[1]Bengaluru Bench (‘the Hon’ble NCLT’), the Bench has held that no separate application is required to be filed by the transferee company in case of merger of a wholly owned subsidiary company with its parent company by virtue of scheme of amalgamation.

Below we discuss the same in details along with analysis of the impact of the ruling. Read more