IBBI invites comments on Rules relating to Firms/Individuals
Published: Oct 10, 2017
By TIOLCORPLAWS News Service
NEW DELHI, OCT 10, 2017: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) constituted a Working Group to recommend the strategy and approach for implementation of the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 dealing with insolvency and bankruptcy in respect of: (i) Guarantors to corporate debtors i.e. personal guarantors, and (ii) Individuals having business and submit a report along with Draft Rules and Regulations. The Working Group has since submitted a report dealing with insolvency resolution process of individuals and firms. It intends to submit a separate report for bankruptcy process of individuals and firms. IBBI intends to implement insolvency resolution in the first phase for: (i) Guarantors to corporate debtors, i.e., personal guarantors, and (ii) Individuals having business (partnership, proprietorship or any other).
Along with the report for insolvency resolution process of individuals and firms, the Working Group has submitted
(i) the draft Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Application to Adjudicating Authority for Insolvency Resolution Process for Individuals and Firms) Rules, 2017,and
(ii) the draft Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Individuals and Firms) Regulations, 2017.
IBBI invites public comments on these draft rules and regulations by 31st October 2017.