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IBBI (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Current context: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 is notified by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) on 6th January 2020.
IBBI (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 
  • The amendment is done in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) Regulations, 2016.
  • The amended regulations are effective from 6th January 2020.
  • The amendment clarifies that a person, who is not eligible under the Code to submit a resolution plan for insolvency resolution of the corporate debtor, shall not be a party in any manner to a compromise or arrangement of the corporate debtor under section 230 of the Companies Act, 2013.
  • It also clarifies that a secured creditor cannot sell or transfer an asset, which is subject to security interest, to any person, who is not eligible under the Code to submit a resolution plan for insolvency resolution of the corporate debtor.
  • A secured creditor, who proceeds to realise its security interest, shall contribute its share of the insolvency resolution process cost, liquidation process cost and workmen’s dues, within 90 days of the liquidation commencement date.
  • It shall also pay excess of realised value of the asset, which is subject to security interest, over the amount of its claims admitted, within 180 days of the liquidation commencement date.
  • Where the secured creditor fails to pay such amounts to the Liquidator within 90 days or 180 days, as the case may be, the asset shall become part of Liquidation Estate.
  • The IBBI is the regulator for overseeing insolvency proceedings and entities like Insolvency Professional Agencies, Insolvency Professionals and Information Utilities in India.

Question: 

Q.1 Choose the correct statement about the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India? 
  1. The headquarter of IBBI is in New Delhi
  2. It was founded on 1st October 2016
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above
IBBI (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 IBBI (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 08, 2020 Rating: 5

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