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Christ University’s Panel Discussion on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance [Nov 2]: Register by Oct 31

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Christ University is organizing a Panel Discussion on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance on 2nd November 2020.

About Christ University

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), a premier educational institution, is an academic fraternity of individuals dedicated to the motto of ‘Excellence and Service’ and has a proven history of success in the field of education.

School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore is an institute imparting world-class legal education, not only to students from various parts of the country but also hosts a strong international students’ representation.

About the Panel Discussion

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 was much awaited by several companies in India, because of the financial stress and the emerging economic crisis India and the world is witnessing due to the continuing pandemic situation.

It was promulgated with the aim of revamping the framework for insolvency resolution in the nation in a time bound manner, and to promote entrepreneurial ventures, the availability of credit as well as to balance the interests of different stakeholders of a company.

To understand this ordinance better and to bridge the gap between Academia and Industry, the Corporate Law Committee, School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is keen on organizing a Panel Discussion on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020.

This panel discussion will provide insights on how various businesses have suffered financial stress in the lockdown and to what the extent the ordinance is helpful to them. This discussion aims to create more awareness among the students and make them familiar about the real-world implications of the same.

Date: 2nd November 2020

Time: 4 PM – 6 PM (IST)

Platform: Cisco WebEx


The Workshop is open for all students who are pursuing a three or five-year LL.B. degree in Universities/Colleges/Law Departments in India, as recognized by the Bar Council of India, as well as legal practitioners and academicians.

About the Panelists

They have the honour of having with us a set of distinguished corporate lawyers as our panelists for the discussion.

The learned panel will comprise firstly of Mr. Prashanth Sabeshan. Mr. Sabeshan is currently a Partner at AZB Partners. He specialises in the fields of Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Energy & Natural Resources, and Infrastructure & Project Finance.

We host with us Ms. Aparna Ravi, Partner at Samvad Partners. Ms. Ravi’s practice focuses on banking and finance, insolvency law, private equity and venture capital investments and general corporate advisory matters. She has considerable experience advising on financing and restructuring transactions in multiple jurisdictions.

We also invite to the discussion, Ms. Aastha. Ms. Aastha is a Partner at Argus Partners and is part of the firm’s Banking & Finance practice as well as the Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring Practice. She has also been involved in making stakeholders’ representations to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India on issues under the existing IBC regime and suggested changes to the same.

As our esteemed moderator for the discussion, we have with us Mr. Aashit Shah, Partner at J. Sagar Associates. Mr. Shah specialises in banking & finance, investment funds, financial services, and mergers & cross-border investments & acquisitions. He also chairs the Finance Practice at the firm.  He has been actively involved in various debt restructuring and security enforcement assignments, and the insolvency resolution process under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

Registration Procedure

The online registration is to be completed in the link given here:

Registration Fees: Nil

Participation in the Panel Discussion on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 will be allowed on a first-come, first-serve basis. On successful participation in the discussion, participants will be issued certificates of the same.

Important Dates

Last date for Registration: 31st October 2020.

Date of Event:  2nd November 2020.

Contact Details

Corporate Law Committee, School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Email: [email protected]

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