MHP exempted – Transfer of factored receivables

Brief Overview:

Minimum Holding Period (“MHP”) is exempted for the transfer of receivables acquired as part of ‘factoring business’.

Technical Details:

RBI has stated that transfer of receivables emanating from ‘factoring business’ will be exempt from MHP requirement subject to the following conditions:
1)  The residual maturity is not more than 90 days; and
2)  the transferee to conduct proper credit appraisal of the drawee of the bill.

JC takeaway: 

The Notification aim to encourage secondary market operations of receivables acquired as part of factoring business. The amendment may possibly infuse impetus to factoring market, creating liquidity for the business.

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