valid as on 27/09/2022

2.4.34:Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016.

34. Resolution professional costs.

The committee shall to be incurred on or by the resolution professional and the expenses shall constitute insolvency resolution process costs.

 

Explanation- For the purposes of this Regulation, “expenses” mean the fee to be paid to the resolution professional and other expenses, including the cost of engaging professional advisors, to be incurred by the resolution professional.

 

The interim resolution professional or the resolution professional, as the case may be, shall disclose item wise insolvency resolution process costs in such manner as may be required by the Board.

 

(1) The fee of interim resolution professional or resolution professional, under regulation 33 and 34, shall be decided by the applicant or committee in accordance with this regulation.

(2) The fee of the interim resolution professional or the resolution professional, appointed on or after 1st October 2022, shall not be less than the fee specified in clause 1 for the period specified in clause 2 of

Provided that the applicant or the committee may decide to fix higher amount of fee for the reasons to be recorded, taking into consideration market factors such as size and scale of business operations of corporate debtor, business sector in which corporate debtor operates, level of operating economic activity of corporate debtor and complexity related to process.

(3) After the expiry of period mentioned in clause 2 of , the fee of the interim resolution professional or resolution professional shall be as decided by the applicant or committee, as the case may be.

(4) For the resolution plan approved by the committee on or after 1st October 2022, the committee may decide, in its discretion, to pay performance-linked incentive fee, not exceeding five crore rupees, in accordance with clause 3 and clause 4 of or may extend any other performance linked incentive structure as it deems necessary.

(5) The fee under this regulation may be paid from the funds, available with the corporate debtor, contributed by the applicant or members of the committee and/or raised by way of interim finance and shall be included in the insolvency resolution process cost.

Refer IBBI Clarification dated 13.11.2020 regarding Mistakes committed by insolvency professionals in conduct of corporate insolvency resolution process. To view the circular,Click Here
Substituted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 27.03.2018 effective from 01.04.2018. To view the notification, Click Here
Inserted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 27.03.2018 effective from 01.04.2018. To view the notification, Click Here
 Inserted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2022 dated 13.09.2022. To view the notification, Click here.
 Inserted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2022 dated 13.09.2022. To view the notification, Click here. To view the Schedule, Click here.
 Inserted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2022 dated 13.09.2022. To view the notification, Click here. To view the Schedule, Click here. 
 Inserted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2022 dated 13.09.2022. To view the notification, Click here. To view the Schedule, Click here. 

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2022 dated 13.09.2022

 


The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2018 w.e.f., 01.04.2018


IBBI Clarification dated 13.11.2020 regarding Mistakes committed by insolvency professionals in conduct of corporate insolvency resolution process


Schedule-II- Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016

Minimum Fixed Fee.

1. Minimum fixed fee as per the table -1 below shall be paid to the interim resolution professional or the resolution professional, as the case may be, for the period mentioned in clause 2:

Table-1: Minimum Fixed Fee Structure

Quantum of Claims AdmittedMinimum Fee Per Month
(Rs. lakh)
(i) Less than or equal to Rs. 50 crore1.00
(ii) More than Rs.50 crore but less than or equal to Rs.500 crore2.00
(iii) More than Rs.500 crore but less than or equal to Rs.2,500 crore3.00
(iv) More than Rs.2,500 crore but less than or equal to Rs.10,000 crore4.00
(v) More than Rs.10,000 crore5.00

Period for minimum fixed fee.

2. The minimum fixed fee shall be applicable for the period, from appointment as interim resolution professional or resolution professional, till the time of –

(a) submission of application for approval of resolution plan under section 30;

(b) submission of application to liquidate the corporate debtor under section 33;

(c) submission of application for withdrawal under section 12A; or

(d) order for closure of corporate insolvency resolution process;

whichever is earlier.

Performance-linked incentive fee for timely resolution.

3. In cases where resolution plan is submitted to the Adjudicating Authority within the time period given in table-2 from the insolvency commencement date, performance-linked incentive fee as per table-2 may be paid to the resolution professional, after approval of such resolution plan by the Adjudicating Authority on commencement of payment to creditors by the resolution applicant.

Table-2: Performance-linked incentive fee for timely resolution

Time period from insolvency commencement dateFee as % of
Realisable Value
(i) Less than or equal to 165 days1.00
(ii) More than 165 days but less than or equal to 270 days0.75
(iii) More than 270 days but less than or equal to 330 days0.50
(iv) More than 330 days 0.00

Performance-linked incentive fee for value maximisation.

4. The performance-linked incentive fee for value maximisation may be paid to the resolution professional at the rate of one per cent of the amount by which the realisable value is higher than the liquidation value, after approval of the resolution plan by Adjudicating Authority on commencement of payment to creditors by the resolution applicant.

Explanation: For the purposes of clause 3 and clause 4, “realisable value” means the amount payable to creditors in the resolution plan approved under section 31. Illustration – A corporate debtor having liquidation value of twenty crore rupees was resolved and the realisable value to creditors was one hundred crore rupees. The resolution plan was submitted to the Adjudicating Authority on 170th day from the insolvency commencement date. The committee has decided to pay the performance-linked incentive fees under clause 3 and 4. In this case, fee payable to the resolution professional shall be as under: (i) Performance-linked incentive fee for timely resolution: 0.75% of Rs. 100 crore = Rs.75 lakh, and (ii) Performance-linked incentive fee for value maximisation: 1.00% of Rs. 80 crore (Rs.100 crore – Rs.20 crore) = Rs.80 lakh.


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