A new economic normal – assessing the immediate and longer-term prospects for Asian economies post COVID-19 with Manu Bhaskaran of Centennial Advisors

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A new economic normal – assessing the immediate and longer-term prospects for Asian economies post COVID-19 with Manu Bhaskaran of Centennial Advisors


Date Published: 4 May 2020 


Presented by Bill Jamieson, Greg Buxton and Manu Bhaskaran.



 

On Thursday, April 30, 2020, Bill Jamieson from CNPLaw and Greg Buxton from Winkler Partners in Taiwan, held an INTERLAW LIVE webinar on “The New Economic Normal? Assessing the Immediate and Longer-term Prospects for Asian Economies Post COVID-19”. They were joined by eminent economist Manu Bhaskaran at Centennial Asia Advisors Pte Ltd in Singapore to discuss the key considerations facing Asian economies as a result of the current crisis.

 

View a recording of the webinar below


Disclaimer: This update is provided to you for general information and should not be relied upon as legal advice.

 

CNPLaw’s Corporate Restructuring Lawyer

Bill Jamieson is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He enjoys working in the diverse and dynamic Asian market and helping his clients to achieve their goals.
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Bill’s practice focuses on corporate financing transactions, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and employment law matters. His experience includes 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia. Before joining CNP, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm. He is recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds and Labour and Employment in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020. Bill is one of the firm’s contacts for Interlaw, a network of independent full-service corporate law firms ranked by Chambers and Partners in its highest category, “Elite”, amongst all global law firm networks.



Companies periodically assess and deliberate ways to improve their financial results, and one way of achieving this may be through a successful corporate restructuring exercise, undertaken pursuant to the applicable laws.

A corporate restructuring exercise may involve the acquisitiondisposalconsolidation or amalgamation of assets or shares. Other reasons that may compel a company to restructure may be to prepare the company for a salemerger or management buyout. In almost all cases, legal and financial reasons will dictate the approach and outcome.

By leveraging on our corporate and insolvency law practices within the firm, we aim to help clients achieve their restructuring objectives by offering strategic advance planningassessing the possible business outcomes and legal restrictions, and managing the interests of the stakeholders involved, namely the shareholders, creditors, customers, and employees.




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