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Section 29A of the IBC: Insights from IBBI, the Role of Resolution Professionals (RPs) andStartups.

Section 29A of the IBC: Insights from IBBI, the Role of Resolution Professionals (RPs) andStartups.


Navigating the intricacies of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) especially Section 29A, plays a pivotal role in shaping insolvency proceedings. In this blog, we understand the multifaceted aspects of Section 29A, we will focus on the role of Resolution Professionals (RPs) and the involvement of startups like DCirrus within its purview. Section 29A of the IBC acts as a safeguard, preventing certain individuals and entities to participate in the resolution process and maintain the integrity & credibility of insolvency proceedings. By going deep into the subtleties of Section 29A, we unravel its implications on the stakeholders and the insolvency ecosystem.

The Role of Resolution Professionals (RPs):

RPs are tasked with the initial assessment of the debtor’s financial situation, the collection of all relevant financial data, and the preparation of a detailed information memorandum for potential resolution applicants. This is the most underpinning task done by RP’s which helps the insolvent company to get the bid money with which the affected can get their shares whilst resolution process is on. One of the primary challenges RPs faces is ensuring that the resolution process adheres to the stringent eligibility criteria set forth by Section 29A. RPs are pivotal in managing the complexities of the insolvency process. Their job of preventing the interests of the related parties by strictly adhering the legal framework makes it significant to implement Section 29A of IBC.RPs use their expertise and diligence in strengthening objectives of the insolvency framework and work towards stabilization and revival of affected companies.

IBBI’s Guidance and Regulatory Framework:

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) provides essential guidance and regulatory oversight to ensure the effective implementation of Section 29A and other provisions of the IBC. By delving deep into IBBI’s regular announcements, regulations and framework we can oversee how the insolvency process can be worked out.

IBBI’s Role in Implementing Section 29A of the IBC

Section 29A is a critical provision introduced to prevent wilful defaulters and other ineligible persons from regaining control of their companies during the resolution process. This part of blog explains the criteria which disqualify individuals or entities from submitting a resolution plan for an insolvent company. The Whole purpose of doing such is to separate the people who caused the distressed to the company’s insolvency and help the RPs to resolve and provide the certainties to the affected one’s. IBBI ensures the effective implementation of Section 29A through the following measures:

1. Clear Guidelines and Regulations: IBBI issues detailed guidelines and regulations to clarify the application and scope of Section 29A. Which explains the eligibility criteria and the documentation required to provecompliance.

2. Regular Updates and Clarifications: To address ambiguities and evolving scenarios, IBBI periodically releases updates and clarifications. Regular updates and Clarifications which are issued through public notices helps stakeholders in understanding the subtleties of Section 29A and adhere with the legal framework to be executed.

3. Monitoring and Enforcement: IBBI actively monitors the compliance of resolution applicants with Section 29A. It collaborates with Insolvency Professionals (IPs) and Committee of Creditors (CoC) to ensure that ineligible applicants are disqualified early in the process.

DCirrus: A startup Revolutionizing Due Diligence for Resolution Professionals

In the vibrantenvironment of insolvency resolution, DCirrus doing an extraordinary job when it comes to assist the Resolution professionals in doing their core insolvency process and duties with the medium of technology.Dcirrus’s VDR tech helps RPs to conduct their work in a much efficient, secured and remote manner which streamlines the necessary process as per the framework set by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). VDRs provide a common platform where RPs can use them remotely as well as in a highly protected and controlled environment.

Moreover, DCirrusstrengthens insolvency proceedings through their e-voting solutions. E-voting a ground-breaking and transparent decision-making processwhich helps concerned stakeholders. E-voting conducted through DCirrus often brings the results instantly as well as the time taken for the decision making goes down drastically. Swiftness of E-voting process not only expedite the insolvency process but also ensure transparency and trust in the process. The combined tech of VDRs and E-voting makes it a wholistic toolkit which helps the RPs to simplify the tasks involved in  insolvency processes and doing them within legal framework of IBBI.


Section 29A of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) is a salient provision ensuring the transparency and fairness of insolvency proceedings by disallowing unqualified entities from participating in the resolution process; Resolution Professionals (RPs) perform the crucial function of negotiating this complex legislation, in order to adhere to the law and as well look out for the interests of all stakeholders. In this day and age, innovative solutions such as Virtual Data Rooms (VDRs), e-voting platforms by start-ups like DCirrus are playing a major role in enhancing both the speed and trustworthiness of the due-diligence and decision-making process. Moreover, it is crucial to recognize that the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has played a critical role in its role as the regulator of both the resolution professionals and the information utilities and has continued to provide essential guidance and oversee the regulation as administered frameworks seamlessly and effectively.