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Banks to send more cases to bankruptcy courts even as old ones lie stagnant

Several roads, real estate and power companies are headed to the bankruptcy courts once the one-year ban imposed by the RBI lifts in the coming week

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Dev Chatterjee Mumbai
Even as lenders are getting ready to send more companies to bankruptcy courts from next week, several old cases are still awaiting resolution with no clarity on the completion of the process.

This includes some high profile cases from the first list of 40 companies including Videocon Industries, Bhushan Power and Steel and Lavasa Corporation, sent by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for resolution. The delay is mainly due to litigation and late clarifications by various government agencies including the Reserve Bank of India and litigation by the Enforcement Directorate. “There are several cases which have not seen resolution

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First Published: Mar 21 2021 | 2:55 PM IST

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