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In this session, the panellists took up the challenge of predicting the post COVID future for directors, and the immediate challenges they will face as a result of the winding back of protections and support provided in 2020. The panellists discussed the range of direct financial support, and temporary tweaks to insolvency regimes, introduced in their respective countries in response to the economic problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. In some jurisdictions, directors were given…

The current economic times seem surprisingly good, with relatively low volumes of non-performing loan levels (NPLs) being reported in the Asian region. However, that is unlikely to remain the case. There are opportunities for financial institutions, borrowers, and parties willing to invest in this sector, if they realistically assess the impact on businesses of COVID, and they act promptly to take advantage of good advice and willing investors. The panel brought a range of different…