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Insolvency Professional to pay IBBI percentage annual fee earned. IP entities to pay application fee of Rs. 50000/-

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 196, 207 and 208 read with section 240 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016), the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professionals) Regulations, 2016, namely: –

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professionals) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2018
(2) They shall come into force on the date of publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professionals) Regulations, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as the principal regulations), in regulation 7, in sub-regulation (2), for clause (c), the following clauses shall be substituted namely: –

_(c) pay to the Board, a fee of ten thousand rupees, every five years after the year in which the certificate is granted and such fee shall be paid on or before the 30th April of the year it falls due_

*Illustration*
Where registration is granted on 2nd February, 2018 in the year 2017-18, the fee shall become due on 1st April, 2023, after five years (2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23) and it shall be paid on or before the 30th April, 2023.
_(ca) pay to the Board, a fee calculated at the rate of 0.25 percent of the professional fee earned for the services rendered by him as an insolvency professional in the preceding financial year, on or before the 30th of April every year, along with a statement in Form E of the Second Schedule_

3. In the principal regulations, in regulation 12, for sub-regulation (2), the following sub regulation shall be substituted namely: –

(2) A person eligible under sub-regulation (1) may make an application for recognition as an insolvency professional entity to the Board in Form C of the Second Schedule along with an application fee of fifty thousand rupees

4. In the principal regulations, in regulation 13, in sub-regulation (2), for clauses (b) and (c) the following clauses shall be substituted namely: –

_(b) inform the Board, within seven days, when an individual ceases to be its director or partner, as the case may be, in Form F of the Second Schedule along with a fee of two thousand rupees_
_(c) inform the Board, within seven days, when an individual joins as its director or partner, as the case may be, in Form F of the Second Schedule along with a fee of two thousand rupees_
_(ca) pay to the Board, a fee calculated at the rate of 0.25 percent of the turnover from the services rendered by it in the preceding financial year, on or before the 30th of April every year, along with a statement in Form G of the Second Schedule_ and.

5. In the principal regulations, after *regulation 14, the following regulation shall be inserted) may make an *application for recognition as an insolvency professional* entity to the Board in *Form C* of the Second Schedule along with an *application fee of fifty thousand rupees*

*15. Interest* – Without prejudice to any other action which the Board may take as deemed fit under the Code or any regulations made thereunder, any delay in payment of fee by an insolvency professional or an insolvency professional entity, a *nsimple interest at the rate of 12% per anum* on the amount of fee unpaid shall be paid to the Board after the last date of payment of fee under these regulations..

6. In the principal regulations, in the *Second Schedule, after Form D, the following Forms shall be inserted* namely:

*FORM E*
[Under Regulation 7 (2)(ca) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professionals) Regulations, 2016]
*FORM F*
[Under Regulation 13 (2) (b) and 13 (2) (c) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professionals) Regulations, 2016]
*FORM G*
[Under Regulation 13 (2) (ca) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professionals) Regulations, 2016]

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