“Some would call it strange for the same auditor to audit competing banks in the same year. What is even more unusual is that the accounts certified of both the banks by the same, individual statutory auditor have been found misleading by the statutory regulator,” Hazari had written in one of his columns for The Wire.
“It is a positive development. It should be followed up with the criminal action because disinformation by banks is criminal under section 46 (1) of the Banking Regulation Act 1949,” said independent banking analyst Hemindra Hazari.
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“Q1 FY20 is expected to be poor on account of stressed loans slipping to NPAs,” says Hazari.
Hazari told Newsclick: “Except for a few special purpose vehicles which have ring-fenced their cash flows, the entire IL&FS group will be NPA for banks & NBFCs.”
“When all group companies are constrained by liquidity problems, the strongest company will get impacted as a natural fallout,” said Hemindra Hazari
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