Cabinet Clears Ordinance To Further Amend Insolvency Law
A notice reading “We Are Out Of Cash” is displayed on the shuttered entrance. (Photographer: Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg)  

Cabinet Clears Ordinance To Further Amend Insolvency Law


The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved an ordinance to further amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

On Dec. 12, the government introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Code. Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Cabinet has cleared an ordinance to amend the Code.

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The bill, introduced in the Lok Sabha, seeks to remove bottlenecks and streamline the corporate insolvency resolution process, wherein successful bidders will be ring-fenced from any risk of criminal proceedings for offences committed by previous promoters of companies concerned.

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