Topic: Covid-19

Brazil makes covid-19 amendments to bankruptcy law

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Following examples from around the world, Brazil has moved to temporarily amend its bankruptcy law to help the economy through covid-19 – but ambitions to get longer-term amendments through at the same time look likely to be dashed.

07 April 2020

Covid-19 complicates Argentina’s impending debt restructuring

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After the outbreak of covid-19, Argentina’s decision to delay presenting bondholders with an offer to restructure billions of its international debt did not come as a surprise to many. But local lawyers think the country must urgently take the bull by the horns if it wants to maintain access to international capital markets.

02 April 2020

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