Kavya Lalchandani

Amend IBC keeping India’s unique needs in mind

The unique commercial setup in India and Covid’s impact should also be taken into consideration before passing any amendments to the IBC.

18 Feb 2022

New rules to help fight ills of pyramid schemes

The subscribers who enrol the new people occupy a higher position and the newly joined ones are ranked lower, resulting in a multi-layered network with successive additions.

15 Jan 2022

Is Bankruptcy Code an escape route for PMLA?

The present article addresses the controversy that was recently addressed by the Delhi High Court in the case of Nitin Jain Liquidator PSL Limited vs Enforcement Directorate.

20 Dec 2021

Tracing the evolution of Bankruptcy Code

There is a lot of pendency at both the NCLT and NCLAT due to unfulfilled vacancies, and more than 70% of cases are not resolved within the 180-day timeline

05 Nov 2021

Covid, corporations and climate change

Some of the areas where our country has performed poorly and may not be able to abide by its commitment under the Paris Agreement are fossil fuels, support for agriculture and coal

15 Oct 2021

The intersection of IPR and Competition Law 

Intellectual property rights law and competition law have been treated as conflicting in nature as their goals seem to be at loggerheads. But...

16 Sep 2021

Nullification of retrospective taxes a relief

The positive step of scrapping the inequitable provision was imminent after the passing of the award in favour of Cairn.

20 Aug 2021

On economic measures during COVID-19

The government needs to take measures to give an immediate push to businesses that are struggling to survive while also generating employment

04 Aug 2021

The fate of personal guarantors under IBC

The court has put the creditors in a comfortable position to claim the dues from personal guarantors without also simultaneously proceeding against the corporate debtor.

08 Jun 2021

The economic value of a homemaker’s contribution 

Traditionally in Indian society, the contributions of homemakers towards the development of their houses and the economy have been undermined and often not recognised at all.

19 Jan 2021

Is letter of comfort really a pointless security? 

A lot of debate has already taken place with regard to the enforceability of such an instrument that could not be put under the strict definition of a guarantee.

22 Dec 2020

Simultaneous proceedings a relief for homebuyers

Homebuyers have been subjected to excessive delays under the justice delivery system because construction projects have long gestation periods.

27 Nov 2020

Netting act comes as a breather for insolvent companies

The new Act not only creates a better financial environment within India but also has a positive impact on the country’s ease of doing business.

26 Oct 2020

Why IBC amendment will hurt businesses 

The Covid-19 pandemic has created havoc not only in the health sector but also in the economy of various countries.

30 Sep 2020