a) RBI circular no. RBI/2020-21/13 DOR.NBFC(ARC) CC. No. 9/26.03.001/2020-21117 dated July 16, 2020 has issued Fair Practices Code for Asset Reconstruction Companies.

b) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 9 of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act, 2002, Asset Reconstruction Companies registered with the Bank are advised to adopt ‘Fair Practices Code’ so as to ensure transparency and fairness in their operation.

c) In order to achieve the highest standards of transparency and fairness in dealing with stakeholders, Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) are advised to put in place Fair Practices Code (FPC) duly approved by their Board. The following paragraphs provide the minimum regulatory expectation while each ARC’s Board is free to enhance its scope and coverage. The FPC must be followed in right earnest and the Board must involve itself in its evolution and proper implementation at all times. The FPC shall be placed in public domain for information of all stakeholders.