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JIBFL: Debt for equity swaps: a key restructuring tool in the post COVID-19 era

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In this article Natalie Scoones, George Weavil and Jessica Kemp discuss why a debt for equity swap is likely to play a role in many restructurings that result from the downturn triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. They explain how such transactions are structured, the likely motivations of key stakeholders and the tax and regulatory implications of such transactions. This article first appeared in the October 2020 edition of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law.

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