In the News
It has been the constant endeavour of our LLP as well as the partners and the members of the advisory board to disseminate legal information and impart knowledge on issues of corporate as well as individual significance.
Starting this edition, we bring you the various forums / seminars / conferences where partners of AKM LLP and senior advisory board members addressed the gathering
IBC 2.0 Initial hiccups; the way forward
18th March, 2019
Mr.K.K. Balu head the panel discussion on “IBC 2.0 – the initial hiccups and the way forward” in National e-Governance Services Limited (NeSL) on 18th March, 2019.
The focus of his discussion was on the initial challenges faced in interpreting the legislation on insolvency and also how we need to look ahead in its effective implementation.
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law – impact on Receivables Management
19th February, 2019
On 19th February, 2019 Mr. K K. Balu and Mr. P.S.Suman addressed members of the NASSCOM on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy law and its impact on Receivables Management. Mr. Balu spoke in detail about (a) concept of financial creditors & financial creditors, (b) priority in settlement of dues of corporate debtors, (c) defence available to members when proceedings are initiated under the Code, (d) recent case laws rendered by NCLT/NCALT/Supreme Court in connection with the Code, (d) recent amendments etc.
Mr. Suman gave an account of the objects and purpose of the Code, various recovery measures available to members of NASSCOM on recovery of receivables. He also touched upon the practical aspects of operational creditors and financial creditors and gave presented a detailed analysis of the implications of the Code on corporate debtors and preventive measures to be adopted by members to escape from the consequences of the Code. He rounded off by sharing data on the current status of the IBC proceedings.
Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace
18th September, 2018 & 6th March, 2019
Ms. Subathra Mylsamy addressed at the management, staff and employees of Derby Clothing Pvt ltd on 18th September, 2018 and Stella Maris college on 6th March, 2019 on the legislation – the Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace. While addressing the basics of the legislation, she spoke about the all important aspect of the Act – when to say “NO” and the methods of dealing with sexual harassment at work place.
While throwing light on instances of sexual harassment, she dealt with how big corporates deal with such cases. Issues such as setting up an internal complaints committee, initiatives of the government and creating awareness amongst people were identified as the need of the hour.
IBC and its impact on the Real Estate sector
28th June, 2018
Mr.KK.Balu, Mr. AK. Mylsamy and Mr. PS Suman addressed CREDAI organization on the matters of insolvency and bankruptcy code and its impact on the Real Estate Sector on 28th June, 2018.