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11 Feb 2020

IL&FS gets approval for Rs 2700 crore claim towards stuck road projects

Crisis-hit IL&FS Group has received approvals from various government authorities for claims worth about Rs 2,700 crore towards stuck or incomplete road projects, officials said. The NHAI Conciliation Committee recently approved a claim for approximately Rs 707 crore for the ILFS-Fagne Songadh Expressway Limited project (in Gujarat-Maharashtra border area), while the committee had earlier approved claims of Rs 902 crore for the Khed Sinnar Expressway project (in Maharashtra). Other projects for which claims have been approved include Kiratpur Ner Chowk Expressway Limited for Rs 672 crore (in Himachal Pradesh) and Jorbat Shillong Expressway Limited for Rs 252 crore (Meghalaya). Additionally, the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways had cleared claims of ITNL Road Infrastructure Development Company (IRIDCL) for Rs 144 crore.

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10 Feb 2020

IL&FS: SEBI looks to levy higher penalties on 3 rating agencies

Market regulator has sent fresh notices to rating companies for failing to warn bond holders of IL&FS in time about the scam in the shadow lender after its Board disapproved lower penalty imposed on them on December 26

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10 Feb 2020

CMRL terminates contract over delay

ITNL was building two stations on Phase I extension. Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has terminated the contract of IL&FS Transportation Networks Limited (ITNL) for the Phase I extension project, owing to delay in the completion of construction. In the 9-km Phase I extension project, running from Washermanpet to Wimco Nagar, the stretch between Washermanpet and Korukkupet will run underground,followed by an elevated stretch up to Wimco Nagar.

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10 Feb 2020

MeA seeks views on change in law to hold auditors more accountable

DRAWING LESSONS from the alleged role of auditors and their failure to flag irregularities at companies such as Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has floated a consultation paper seeking industry comments on various aspects of auditing as a profession

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17 Jan 2020

IL&FS Lenders oppose Proceeds distribution rejig - ET

Lenders of entities of debt laden IL&FS on Thursday opposed the Board proposal that seeks to revise the formula for distribution of proceeds from the sale of Group entities placed before the NCLAT. Next hearing on Feb 7, 2020

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16 Jan 2020

Creditors raise objection, block resolution of 5 Road Assets

The committee of creditors (CoC) has blocked the resolution of five IL&FS Road Assets with combined debt in excess of 9,OOO crore. The creditors have raise several objections to the resolution process, and these could further delay recoveries. "The board has put voting by CoC in abeyance for these projects, pending NCLT approval," said a source. An affidavit by the board said that "of the five ITNL sale SPUVs, voting had commenced for four SPVs. On account of concerns raised by the CoCs of the five SPY s, voting process has been put in abeyance."

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15 Jan 2020

NHAI Settles NH-21Project with IL&FS for Rs 672 Crore

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has settled a road project with Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) at Rs 672 crore, one of the first as the debt-laden group moves to resolve stuck projects through conciliation. "The first of the IL&FS settlements has been finalised," a government official told ET. "This (the Kiratpur Nerchowk Expressway) is a significant one. There are three to four more small projects that will be resolved soon," said the official, asking not to be identified

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13 Jan 2020

IL&FS wants PFC to be removed as its creditor

IL&FS will seek directions from the NCLAT for removal of Power Finance Corporation (PFC) as one of the top five creditors, due to the transfer of wind power assets. The five largest creditors of the IL&FS Group were impleaded as respondent parties in the appeals, including, State Bank of India, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, IndusInd Bank Limited and Power Finance Corporation Limited.

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12 Jan 2020

No say for lenders in distribution of sale proceeds - BS

The board of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) has submitted a fresh affidavit to the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), asking the tribunal to direct all financial creditors of the relevant IL&FS group entities, including group lenders, to be part of the committee of creditors

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11 Jan 2020

IL&FS Board proposes Distribution framework for Group Resolution - ET

Offering relief to operational and unsecured creditors as well as provident funds, IL&FS Board has decided to revise the distribution framework for Group Resolution.

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