Monetary limit for filing cases in DRT rose up to Rs.20 lakh

The notification  dated  September 6, 2018 of finance ministry, Government of India increased the monetary limit up to Rs.20 lakh for filing loan recovery application in the Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRT) by banks and financial institutions. It is reported that there are 38,376 cases pending in 39 debt recovery tribunals (DRTs) in the country, as…

Resolution of Stressed Assets: RBI scraps all existing debt restructuring schemes

The Reserve Bank of India on Monday (12.02.2018) scrapped  all existing frameworks for revitalizing distressed assets such as Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) scheme , Flexible restructuring of long-term project loans(5/25) scheme, Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR) scheme, Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets(S4A). The Joint Lendes’ Foroum (JLF) as an institutional mechanism for resolution of…

Conversion of debt into equity by the Asset Reconstruction Companies reviewed

At present, the Asset Reconstruction companies viz. the Securitization Companies / Reconstruction Companies (SC/RCs) are permitted to convert a portion of debt into shares of the borrower company as a measure of asset reconstruction subject to a condition that their shareholding does not exceed 26% of the post converted equity of the company under reconstruction.…