Since January 2017, National Company Law Tribunal, the adjudicating authority for bankruptcy and corporate cases, has admitted 1,858 cases
and managed closure in little over a half. No surprise then that ‘judicial members’ usually have one advice: settle
The cash-strapped company became the first domestic airliner to go into bankruptcy after the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) admitted an insolvency petition filed by SBI on behalf of 26 lenders on June 20.
On March 18, Hotel Leelaventure Ltd (HLVL) had announced the sale of its four hotels located in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi and Udaipur, and a property to Canadian investment fund Brookfield for Rs 3,950 crore.
Commenting on the order, an Essar Group spokesperson said, “The judgement will have an important and urgent bearing in the case of resolution proceedings in the case of Essar Steel, where the NCLT Ahmedabad is seized with similar circumstances”.