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Flat buyers under IBC: Creditors or consumers?

When IBC was enacted, policymakers realised that unforeseen challenges are likely to crop up

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Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code

Pratik Datta 

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

The Indian bankruptcy regime is developing very fast. There is a risk that the law may soon diverge from the original policy intent. One such example is the recent regulation by IBBI creating a third category of creditors - other than financial or operational creditor. Commentators have suggested that flat buyers would fall under this third category. This comes in the backdrop of recent decisions of NCLT and NCLAT that have left flat buyers jittery about their future once the real estate company enters corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP).

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First Published: Thu, August 24 2017. 15:58 IST
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