Circumstances that may discharge Guarantor from all liabilities

Definition of Guarantee: A contract of guarantee means a contract to perform the promise or discharge liability of the third person in case of his default. A guarantee which extends to series of transactions is called continuing guarantee. The meaning of Surety (Guarantor), principal debtor, and creditor: The person who gives the guarantee is called…

What is the time limit for enforcement of a bank guarantee?

(The law of limitation applicable to a general guarantee and the guarantee issued by banks and financial institutions are different. This article explains the law of limitation explicitly applicable to bank guarantees, invocation and cancellation of bank guarantees) The law of limitation of time means the time-limit for different suits within which an aggrieved person…

Limits on Cash withdrawals from Bank accounts and ATMs -Bone up

RBI today announced that the limits placed on cash withdrawal from current accounts/cash credit accounts/overdraft accounts stand withdrawn with immediate effect.The limits on Savings Bank accounts will continue at present and are under consideration for withdrawal in the near future. Limits on cash withdrawals from ATMs stand withdrawn from February 01, 2017. However, banks are…

KYC documents for current accounts of all varieties

KYC is necessary for opening and maintaining current accounts of individuals, proprietorship, partnership firms, corporates, trusts, Associations, societies, clubs etc. When the bank accounts of individuals are opened, banks mainly look into the identity and address proof of the applicant such as official valid documents (OVDs) like Aadhar card, Voter ID, PAN card, Driving License,…