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Disqualified directors of debarred companies may approach courts

The government’s move to debar directors of companies who have not filled annual returns for three successive years is likely to be challenged in courts citing retrospective application of Companies Act, 2013. As a general rule, law is always applicable prospectively, unless any prior date is mentioned specifically says Sumit Naib. According to corporate law experts, Section 164 (2) (a) of the Companies Act, 2013, which pertains to disqualification of directors due to non-filing of financials and annual returns for three
Insolvency Code


INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY CODE An effective and efficient insolvency regime is the foundation of a strong economy. Though there are several laws and forums in India deals with financial breakdown and insolvency of companies, it failed to find effective solutions and timely recovery of defaulted payments and credits. To improve Business environment in India and to gain confidence of domestic and foreign investors the GOI specially constituted ‘Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee’ (BLRC) under Ministry of Finance. The Committee introduced the Insolvency