Snails move faster than insolvency proceedings in India. Having witnessed with horror the tortuous and labyrinthine course of BIFR hearings in our country, I was amazed to come across the following statement in the examiner's report on Lehman Brothers:
"Lehman could be found to have been insolvent AS FAR BACK AS Sept 2, 2008 even though it did not file for bankruptcy until Sept 15." A two week delay is reported as a misdemeanour !
I am tempted to believe that Indians and Americans live in different timeframes. According to Hindu mythology, six terrestrial months constitute a day and six earthly months constitute a night in heaven / hell. Perhaps one American year is equivalent to a day in India.