Factoring Regulation Act, 2011
Chapter III Assignment of Receivables
7. Assignment of receivables.-
1. Any assignor may, by an agreement in writing, assign any receivable due and payable to him by any debtor, to any factor, being the assignee, for a consideration as may be agreed between the assignor and the assignee and the assignor shall at the time of such assignment, disclose to the assignee any defences and right of set off that may be available to the debtor:
Provided that if the debtor liable to pay the receivable or the business of factor is situated or established outside India, any assignment of receivable shall be subject to the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999).
2. On execution of agreement in writing for assignment of receivables, all the rights, remedies and any security interest created over any property exclusively to secure the due payment of receivable shall vest in the assignee and the assignee shall have an absolute right to recover such receivable and exercise all the rights and remedies of the assignor whether by way of damages or otherwise, or whether notice of assignment as provided in section 8 is given or not.
3. Any assignment of receivables which constitute security for repayment of any loan advanced by any Bank or other creditor and if the assignor has given notice of such encumbrance to the assignee, then on accepting assignment of such receivable, the assignee shall pay the consideration for such assignment to the Bank or the creditor, as the case may be.