IGIDR-IFF roundtable on personal insolvency in the Indian Bankruptcy Code, 2016

29th July, 2016
Deck Suite Habitat World, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road New Delhi.

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has been passed by both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha recently. It is expected that the new law will have a huge impact is on individual insolvency resolution. However, there hasn't been enough focus on it from the policy makers and in the public discourse. The first round table on individual insolvency is an effort to increase the focus on individual insolvency under the new law.


10:10 - 10:20 Introductory remarks
Susan Thomas, IGIDR
10:20 - 10:40 Personal indebtedness in India [presentation]
Deepti George and Vaishnavi Prathap, IFMR Finance Foundation
10:40 - 11:00 The problems with the current framework for recovery [presentation]
Anjali Sharma, Finance Research Group, IGIDR
11:00 - 11:20 Break
11:20 - 11:40 Resolving insolvency in the IBC [presentation]
Shreya Garg, Vidhi Legal Policy
11:40 - 12:00 Loan waivers and fresh start [presentation]
Renuka Sane, ISI, Delhi
12:00 - 12:20 The institutional infrastructure in the IBC [presentation]
Richa Roy, AZB
12:20 - 13:30 Panel discussion: From ideas to implementation
Moderated by: Susan Thomas, IGIDR
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch