valid as on 22/10/2020

2.5.15:Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) Regulations, 2016

15. Progress reports.

(1) The liquidator shall submit Progress Reports to the Adjudicating Authority as under-

(a) the first Progress Report within fifteen days after the end of the quarter in which he is appointed;

(b) subsequent Progress Report(s) within fifteen days after the end of every quarter during which he acts as liquidator; and Provided that if an insolvency professional ceases to act as a liquidator during the liquidation process, he shall file a Progress Report for the quarter up to the date of his so ceasing to act, within fifteen days of such cessation.

(2) A Progress Report shall provide all information relevant to liquidation for the quarter, including-

(a) appointment, tenure of appointment and cessation of appointment of professionals;

(b) a statement indicating progress in liquidation, including-

(i) settlement of list of stakeholders,

(ii) details of any property that remain to be sold and realized,

(iii) distribution made to the stakeholders, and

(iv) distribution of unsold property made to the stakeholders;

(c) details of fee or remuneration, including-

(i) the fee due to and received by the liquidator together with a description of the activities carried out by him,

(ii) the remuneration or fee paid to professionals appointed by the liquidator together with a description of activities carried out by them,

(iii) other expenses incurred by the liquidator, whether paid or not;

(d) developments in any material litigation, by or against the corporate debtor;

(e) filing of, and developments in applications for avoidance of transactions in accordance with Chapter III of Part II of the Code; and

(f) changes, if any, in estimated liquidation costs.

(3) A Progress Report shall enclose an account maintained by the liquidator showing-

(a) his receipts and payments during the quarter; and

(b) the cumulative amount of his receipts and payments since the liquidation commencement date.

(4) A Progress Report shall enclose a statement indicating any material change in expected realization of any property proposed to be sold, along with the basis for such change:

Provided that this statement shall not be accessible to any person during the course of liquidation, unless permitted by the Adjudicating Authority.

(5) The Progress Report for the fourth quarter of the financial year shall enclose audited accounts of the liquidator’s receipts and payments for the financial year:

Provided that in case an insolvency professional ceases to act as liquidator, the audited accounts of his receipts and payments for that part of the financial year during which he has acted as liquidator, shall be enclosed with the Progress Report to be filed after cessation of his appointment. Illustration: An insolvency professional becomes a liquidator on 13th February, 2017, and ceases to act as liquidator on 12th February, 2019. He shall submit Progress Reports as under:

Report No.Period covered in the Quarter Last Date of Submission of Report
113th February - 31st March, 2017 15th April, 2017
2April - June, 2017 15th July, 2017
3July - September, 2017 15th October, 2017
4October - December, 2017 15th January, 2018
5January - March, 2018 15th April, 2018
6April - June, 2018 15th July, 2018
7July - September, 2018 15th October, 2018
8October - December, 201815th January, 2019
9January - 12th February, 2019 27th February, 2019

He shall submit the audited accounts of his receipts and payments as under:

Audited Account No.Period covered in the Year Last Date of Submission
113th February - 31st March, 2017 15th April, 2017
2April - March, 201815th April, 2018
3April - 12th February, 2019 27th February, 2019


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