Government modifies interest subvention scheme for MSMES, extends scheme till March 2021

The Ministry of MSME (MoMSME) has implemented the “Interest Subvention Scheme for Incremental credit to MSMEs” vide circular no. FIDD.CO.MSME.BC.No.14/06.02.031/2018-19 dated February 21, 2019.  According to the RBI circular, the term loan or working capital extended by Scheduled Commercial Banks to MSMEs are eligible under the scheme. Both manufacturing and service enterprises are eligible for…

Here are a few things you need to know about the upgraded version of CERSAI 2.0

In our previous post “CERSAI Rules make mandatory registration of charges of every kind”, we have written about legal obligations of banks and financial institutions to register creation of security interest over an asset with the Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI). Effective from August 3, 2020, an upgraded…

The K.V.Kamath committee constituted by RBI names 26 sectors for restructuring: COVID 19 related stress

Based on the report of the Expert Committee (K.V.Kamath Committee) on Resolution Framework for Covid-19 related Stress the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday announced the financial parameters for the resolution plans under the scheme. The Committee has recommended financial parameters that, inter alia, include aspects related to leverage, liquidity, and debt serviceability. The…

RBI revises Priority Sector Lending (PSL) Guidelines, fresh categories included

Today (September 4, 2020) announced that PSL guidelines have been comprehensively reviewed to align it with emerging national priorities and bring a sharper focus on inclusive development, after having wide-ranging discussions with all stakeholders. “Revised PSL guidelines will enable better credit penetration to credit deficient areas; increase the lending to small and marginal farmers and…

DFS advises banks to invoke personal guarantees and initiate IBC proceedings against the guarantors whenever possible

According to the sources with direct knowledge of the matter, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) has written a letter to Chairmen and heads of the banks on August 26, asking them to consider setting up of an IT system to collate such data, The IBC code amendment 2019 allows creditor to permits file insolvency…

Effects of the fourth amendment to IBBI 2016 (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons regulation 2020)

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2020 on August 7, 2020. As per the latest amendment, which is effective from 07th August 2020, the authorized representative of creditors shall seek voting instructions only after the circulation…