The book is a practical guide providing a pragmatic analysis of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. The book aims at providing a practical guide to the concepts and procedure established by the Code from the inception of insolvency/bankruptcy proceedings, till the ultimate distribution of assets of the debtor towards recovery of creditors’ dues. It strives to equipthe readers with a ready reckoner styled detailed analysis of the changes in concepts andprocedure brought about by the Code, with a specific focus on a comparative analysis with the incumbent insolvency and bankruptcy laws of India, on a comparative analysis with the incumbent insolvency and bankruptcy laws of India. The book is intended for use by professionals, students and other academicians who wish to gain a practical understanding of the Code.
About the Authors
Jyoti Singh is a practicing Advocate and a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goawith over a decade’s experience in virtually every area of commercial litigation and arbitration. Her areas of expertise include insolvency and bankruptcy, corporate commercial disputes including shareholders disputes, recovery of debts and enforcement of security, corporate fraud and white-collar crimes. She frequently represents some of the largest banks and financial institutions in India and acts for creditors and borrowers alike in complex legal proceedings for insolvency, restructuring and recovery of debts and enforcement of security. Chambers and Partners recommend Jyoti as a leading lawyer in “Dispute Resolution – Insolvency, and in “Dispute Resolution- Mumbai-based” and rates her as “very focused, and someone who understands the financial sector”, and that her “clients enthuse about her thorough case preparation and high levels of client service”. Chambers and Partners say that her clients highlight her “effective client service, sound knowledge and quick response times”. According to Chambers Global guide, Jyoti Singh is “well known in the legal arena”. Jyoti is also sought after for her experience in handling white collar crimes and corporate fraud. She frequently participates in various conferences and seminars, and also writes for a number of national and international legal journals and publications. Since 2011, Jyoti is the Disputes and Insolvency partner with Phoenix Legal, Mumbai.
Vishnu Shriram has completed his B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. A practicing advocate and member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, Vishnu has ample experience in advising on a variety of contentious litigation involving commercial contracts, civil disputes, recovery of debts, insolvency proceedings and shareholders’ disputes. Vishnu is a frequent writer for a number of international legal journals on developments in insolvency laws. Since 2013, Vishnu is associated with Phoenix Legal’s Mumbai office.