The new Development Finance Institution (DFI) will be a fairly large entity that will play a key role in the Central Government’s strategy to facilitate the creation of a robust financing ecosystem for infrastructure projects in the country. Simultaneously, the government also remains committed to rolling out systemic interventions to ensure the necessary action on...
Amidst the chaos seen in the power sector, with 22,000 MW thermal power projects lying idle for the need of coal or gas and lenders taking power generating assets to National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to recover dues, the transmission sector- with longer life cycle and lower risks- has exhibited the only ray of hope for investors and developers alike.
The slippages tend to mars banks profitability, but the tide seems to be turning with sharp reduction in SMA 2 cases and better NPA recovery prospects.As much as Rs 5 trillion of bank loans have deteriorated into non-performing assets NPAs in fiscal 2018, taking the total slippages in the past three fiscals to Rs 13 trillion.
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 is a comprehensive piece of legislation that touches all insolvency and bankruptcy issues of companies, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), limited liability entities, individual and partnership firms.
On July 1, 2017 a new tax regime, in the works since over 15 years, designed as 'One Nation, One Tax', went live! Its impact on infrastructure will resolve future litigation in this area and although will mean higher tax, will also allow input tax credit in many categories.
The establishment of a National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and its Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) will provide for an efficient, timely and one stop-shop dispute resolution mechanism, preventing fragmentation of disputes relating to companies before multiple forums.
The one thing, which is commonly heard in the corridors of the financial world, is the looming concern as regards the huge NPA that banks are currently saddled with. Long drawn processes pertaining to insolvency has taken a toll on the credit realization in the country.