valid as on 26/03/2020

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

(1) Where the valuation has been conducted under regulation 35 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016 or regulation 34 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2017, as the case may be, the liquidator shall consider the average of the estimates of the values arrived under those provisions for the purposes of valuations under these regulations.

(2) In cases not covered under sub-regulation (1), the liquidator shall within seven days of the liquidation commencement date, appoint two registered valuers to determine the realisable value of the assets or businesses under clauses (a) to (f) of regulation 32 of the corporate debtor:

Provided that the following persons shall not be appointed as registered valuers, namely:-

(a) a relative of the liquidator;
(b) a related party of the corporate debtor;
(c) an auditor of the corporate debtor at any time during the five years preceding the insolvency commencement date; or
(d) a partner or director of the insolvency professional entity of which the liquidator is a partner or director.

(3) The appointed under sub-regulation (2) shall independently submit to the liquidator the estimates of realisable value of the assets or businesses, as the case may be, computed in accordance with the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017, after physical verification of the assets of the corporate debtor.

(4) The average of two estimates received under sub-regulation (3) shall be taken as the value of the assets or businesses.

35. Valuation of assets intended to be sold.

(1) The liquidator shall appoint at least two registered valuers to value the assets as required under Regulation 34(2).

(2) The provisions of Regulation 7 shall apply mutatis mutandis to registered valuers appointed under subregulation (1).

(3) The registered valuers appointed under sub-regulation (1) shall independently submit to the liquidator the estimates of the realizable value of the asset(s) computed in accordance with internationally accepted valuation standards, after physical verification of the assets of the corporate debtor.

(4) The average of the estimates received under sub-regulation (3) shall be considered the value of the assets.

Substituted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 22.10.2018. To view the Notification, Click Here
Substituted vide IBBI (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 dated 25.07.2019 applicable only to liquidation processes, which commenced on or after 25th July, 2019. To view the notification,Click Here
IBBI has clarified that
(i) appointment of any person, other than a ‘registered valuer’ is illegal and,
(ii) payment, whether as fee or otherwise, to any person, other than a ‘registered valuer’ for any valuation shall not form part of the insolvency resolution process costs or liquidation cost vide its Circular dated 13.08.2019. To view the Circular, Click Here.

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 dated 25.07.2019


The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 22.10.2018


Applicability of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 notified on 25th July, 2019


Circular on valuation under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016: Appointment of Registered Valuer dated 13.08.2019


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