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Expert Talk on “CORPORATE DEBTOR UNDER THE SARFAESI & RDDBFI ACT: THE ROLE OF THE DEBT RECOVERY TRIBUNAL IN INDIA”

The Centre for Corporate and Insolvency Law has organized the Expert Talk on “CORPORATE DEBTOR UNDER THE SARFAESI & RDDBFI ACT: THE ROLE OF THE DEBT RECOVERY TRIBUNAL IN INDIA” on September 18th, 2021.

The Welcome Speech was given by the Head of Centre, Prof. (Dr.) Mamata Biswal and the Introductory Remark delivered by Prof Dr. S. Shantakumar, Director, Gujarat National Law University.

The distinguished speaker of the Expert Talk were Shri. Anil Kumar Chaturvedi, Presiding Officer, DRT, Kolkata. He has given a very vivid explanation of RDDBFI Act, 1993 & SARFAESI Act, 2002. He further elaborated about the relevance of the act, Historical Background, Objects and Purposes of the Act along with the help of latest case laws. The session was very insightful and will help the participants to develop an understanding of the RDDBFI Act 1993 and SARFAESI Act, 2002.

The vote of thanks was given by Sanjeev Kumar Choudhary, Assistant Professor of Law, Gujarat National Law University to the distinguished speaker and participants of the Expert Talk.


International Conference on Insolvency Law and CISG@40 (18th December 2020)

GNLU Centre for Corporate and Insolvency Law (GCCIL) in collaboration with United Nations UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP), Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) and UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee India (UNCCI) organized an International Conference on Insolvency Law and CISG@40 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). The Conference was inaugurated by Dr. M S Sahoo, Chairperson, IBBI along with other dignitaries which included Ms. Athita Komindr, Head UNCITRAL RCAP, Mr. Luca G. Castellani, Legal officer, Secretariat of UNCITRAL, Mr. K R Saji Kumar, Executive Director, IBBI, Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar, Director, GNLU and Prof. (Dr.) Mamata Biswal, Professor of Law and Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs and Head of Centre, GCCIL.


National Colloquium on Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process: Understanding Emerging Issues and Challenges, jointly organized by Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India and GNLU Centre for Corporate and Insolvency Law (19th September 2020)

In her proceedings on 19th September 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pointed out that in the current IBC regime, it is necessary to save a business than recovery of stressed assets. Looking at the newly passed Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020 has been passed in Rajya Sabha. In the month of June 2020, an ordinance promulgated stating that insolvency proceedings will not be initiated for at least six months from March 25th. Keeping the newly arising issues in mind GNLU Centre for Corporate and Insolvency Law has organized National Colloquium on Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process: Understanding Emerging Issues and Challenges on 19th September 2020 coincidental to the date when the new amendment has been passed by Rajya Sabha on the same subject. The Colloquium has seen a participation of 31 papers from academicians, professionals and students around the country, the deliberations of which took place through 04 parallel sessions.


3 Day Webinar on the ‘Future of Legal Sector in a Post-COVID Economy’ (26th – 28th June 2020)

Day 1: ‘Future of Litigation Practice in a Post-COVID Economy’

Guest Speakers -

Day 2: ‘Future of Corporate Law Firms in a Post-COVID Economy’ Guest Speaker -

Day 3: 28th June 2020 - "Alternative Careers in Legal Industry" Guest Speakers -


Expert Lecture Series on ‘Moratorium under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and Section 138 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881’ (08th June, 2020)

Resource Persons: Mr. Jeet J Bhatt, Advocate, High Court of Gujarat


Expert lecture on “The Importance of the Generalist Lawyer” through WebEx Platform (5th June, 2020)

Resource Person: Mr. Ajay Bhal, Co-founder & Managing Partner, AZB & Partners.


Expert talk on ‘Interested Director and Shareholders under the Companies Act, 2013 and SEBI Regulations’ (29th May, 2020)

Resource Person: Mr. Lalit Kumar, Partner, J Sagar Associates


Webinar on ‘COVID- 19 and Insolvency and Bankruptcy Regime’ (27th May 2020)

Resource Persons: Mr Dhananjay Singh, Indian Revenue Service, Union Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India; Mr Souvik Ganguly, Founder & Head Acuity Law; Mr Aashit Shah, Partner, J Sagar Associates; and Dr Robert Walters, Victoria University, Melbourne.


GNLU-IBBI Essay Competition on ‘Potential of Strategic Default in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016’

Last date of submission: 10th April, 2020

Results Declared: 09th November, 2020


Awareness Programme on Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (05th October 2019) under the aegis of Centre for Corporate and Competition Law

Certificate Course on EU Competition Law (27th -30th August 2019) under aegis of Centre for Corporate and Competition Law

Resource Person: Dr. Stephanie Rohlfing-Dijoux, Professor, University Paris Nanterre in the Academy of Versailles.


GNLU-IBBI Essay Competition on Emerging Jurisprudence in Corporate Insolvency

Advanced Training Programme on ‘Corporate Insolvency Laws: Practice and Procedure’ from 27-30 June 2018.

Advance Training Programme on Corporate Insolvency Laws: Practice & Procedures from 27th June 2018 to 30th June 2018 by Dr. Mamata Biswal, Professor & ICSSR Senior Research Fellow.

Special Lecture on Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016 by Dr. Mukulita Vijayawargia held on 17th March 2018

Special Lecture on Insolvency & Bankruptcy Laws held on 17th March 2018 by Dr. Mukulita Vijayawargia, whole time member of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India, New Delhi.

Research Writing Competition on ‘Legal Landscape of Insolvency and Bankruptcy In India- Journey Since 2016’