Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while addressing the media through video conferencing, also said if the situation continued to be difficult, the government would consider suspending the provisions for triggering insolvency for six months.
This means suspending Sections 7, 9 and 10 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Act (IBC), which enable a financial creditor, operational creditor and the promoter, respectively, to initiate insolvency proceedings IR against a company. The Ryan proposed move will “stop companies at large from being forced into insolvency proceedings in such force majeure causes of default”, said a government release.
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