Many years ago one Hindu priest told me, those worshipping Laxmi ji (goddess of wealth) before without satisfying Ganesh Ji (god of goodness) may not get good wealth. We need to follow established a procedure to get the desired result. Without understanding utility of Form DIR – 10, its use may not give the desired result. Here, we will have a discussion.
Tag Archives: Winding Up
Compliance way or Confine way! The Government made it clear. Directors who were on a long-term picnic after removal of names of their “shell companies” are now offered sleepless nights. I appreciate.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs issued two important lists in this regard –
- List Of Directors Associated With Struck Off Companies U/S 248
- List Of Disqualified Directors U/S 164 (2)(A)
Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified the Companies (Transfer of Pending Proceedings) Rules, 2016 on 7th December 2016. These Rules shall come into effect on 15th December 2016. In this post, we will discuss these rules.
Here, we will discuss provisions related to Official Liquidator.
APPOINTMENT OF OFFICIAL LIQUIDATOR (SECTION 359)
For the purposes of this Act, so far as it relates to the winding up of companies by the Tribunal, the Central Government may appoint as many Official Liquidators, Joint, Deputy or Assistant Official Liquidators as it may consider necessary to discharge the functions of the Official Liquidator.
We will continue to discuss general provisions relating to winding up in this post also.
Certain limited powers of Company Liquidator (Section 343)
(1) The Company Liquidator may—
(a) with the sanction of the Tribunal, when the company is being wound up by the Tribunal; and
(b) with the sanction of a special resolution of the company and prior approval of the Tribunal, in the case of a voluntary winding up,—
(i) pay any class of creditors in full;
(ii) make any compromise or arrangement with creditors or persons claiming to be creditors, or having or alleging themselves to have any claim, present or future, certain or contingent, against the company, or whereby the company may be rendered liable; or
(iii) compromise any call or liability to call, debt, and liability capable of resulting in a debt, and any claim, present or future, certain or contingent, ascertained or sounding only in damages, subsisting or alleged to subsist between the company and a contributory or alleged contributory or other debtor or person apprehending liability to the company, and all questions in any way relating to or affecting the assets or liabilities or the winding up of the company and take any security for the discharge of any such call, debt, liability or claim, and give a complete discharge in respect thereof.