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OnAir with Akin Gump features the thinking and insights of Akin Gump’s lawyers and advisors on topics of interest to those in the business and legal communities around the world. Commentaries on headline-making stories, viewpoints on interesting trends, and peeks over the horizon at upcoming opportunities and challenges—all these and more are featured in this series.

May 7, 2020

In this episode, Akin Gump London-based financial restructuring partners Liz Osborne and Emma Simmonds discuss insolvency and restructuring in the U.K. in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Among the topics covered:

·         Recent trends.

·         Liquidity issues and requests for release and payment holidays.

·         U.K. insolvency and restructuring mechanisms.

·         Proposed reform of U.K. insolvency laws.