IREO established several companies in India, such as IREO Pvt Ltd (IPL), IREO Grace Realtech Pvt Ltd (IGR) and IREO Residences Pvt Ltd, amongst others. These companies were established as separate and distinct entities for launching and developing commercial, residential and hospitality projects.
The Delhi High Court has set aside orders passed by the Adjudicating Authority under Section 8 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) whereby bank accounts of 66 companies were frozen, upon a "request for legal assistance" from the Office of the Prosecutor General, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
The petition has been filed by employees of Standard Chartered Bank who left the said bank in 2020 and 2014 respectively alleging that the Special Court under PMLA cannot try offences triable by Courts designated under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the summons issued against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti under section 50 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case against her.