Between the Lines | Delhi High Court: Arbitral award is liable to be set aside when there is no proper notice of the tribunal’s appointment or of the institution of arbitral proceedings

The Delhi High Court (“DHC”) has in its judgement dated July 15, 2021 in the matter of Komal Narula v. DMI Finance Private Limited and Another [O.M.P. (COMM.) 166/2019 and IA Nos. 6024/2019 & 11657/2020], (“Judgement”) laid down that an arbitral award is liable to be set aside when there is no proper notice of […]

Between the Lines | NCLAT: Rejects application filed under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 on grounds of collusion between the corporate debtor and the financial creditor

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi (“NCLAT”) has in its judgment dated June 30, 2021 (“Judgement”), in the matter of Hytone Merchants Private Limited v. Satabadi Investment Consultants Private Limited [Company Appeal (AT) (Insolvency) No. 258 of 2021], relied on Section 65 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (‘’IBC”), to […]

Between the Lines | Supreme Court: Interest free term loans advanced to a corporate person are not excluded from the purview of a financial debt under Section 5(8) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

The Hon’ble Supreme Court (“SC”) has in its judgment dated July 26, 2021, in the matter of Orator Marketing Private Limited v. Samtex Desinz Private Limited [Civil Appeal No. 2231 of 2021] (“Judgement”) held that the definition of financial debt under Section 5(8) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”) does not exclude an […]

Between the Lines | NCLAT: Withdrawal of corporate insolvency resolution process proceedings filed against the corporate debtor allowed, prior to the constitution of the committee of creditors.

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi (“NCLAT”) has in its judgment dated July 07, 2021 (“Judgement”), in the matter of Anuj Tejpal v. Rakesh Yadav and Another [I.A. No. 815 of 2021 in Company Appeal (AT) (Insolvency) No. 298 of 2021], allowed withdrawal of corporate insolvency resolution process (“CIRP”) proceedings filed against the […]

Between the Lines | NCLAT: The commercial wisdom of the committee of creditors is paramount and could not be interfered with.

The National Company Appellate Law Tribunal (“NCLAT”) by order dated May 05, 2021, in the matter of Ramasamy Palaniappan v. Radhakrishnan Dharmarajan and Others [Company Appeal (AT) (CH) (Ins.) No. 19 of 2021] with Chandrasekaran v. Radhakrishnan Dharmarajan and Others [Company Appeal (AT) (CH) (Ins.) No. 20 of 2021] held that, commercial wisdom of the committee […]