Salient features of IBC (amendment) ordinance 2018

President Mr.Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday (June 6, 2018) gave assent to promulgate the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. The Government in its statement said that the changes envisioned in the amendment are expected to further strengthen the Insolvency Resolution Framework in the country and produce better outcomes in terms of resolution as…

IBC ordinance: Now home buyers are on par with banks in the resolution process

The ordinance passed by Government of India on Wednesday (June 06, 2018) to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) treats home buyers in ailing real estate companies on par with banks in the resolution process. The new IBC ordinance tags the buyers of home buyers with financial creditors which empowers even a single home buyer to…

Convertible bonds, floating rate bonds and negative bonds

Convertible Bonds: Convertible bonds are exceptional securities that have features of both bonds and equity options. The holders of convertible bonds have the opportunity to convert bonds held by them into specified number of company’s equity shares during validity period for options mentioned in the bonds. The bond holder also receives the coupon payment till…