Strategies to help businesses deal with COVID-19 financial liquidity issues

Live webinar

07 April 2020
12:00 - 13:00 EST

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In times of economic uncertainty, lenders might be reluctant to provide loans to businesses at times when access to liquidity is most needed. As the fallout from COVID-19 continues, market observers are watching closely as governments, financial institutions and corporations navigate these economic hurdles.

Join us for an upcoming webinar hosted by Gowling WLG on Tuesday, April 7 at 12:00 P.M. EDT. Our panel of experienced practitioners will provide valuable and practical insights from a wide range of perspectives on the topic of liquidity support to small and medium sized companies and steps needed to meet their operational cash flow requirements.

Topics of this one-hour webinar include:

  • The importance of liquidity
  • Restructuring by agreement versus insolvency processes
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Responses from financial institutions
  • Government support funds, including direct liquidity loans, emergency support and guarantees to lenders
  • Identifying the challenges and finding solutions
  • Financial relief, including wage support and relief from HST/GST, forbearance, covenants and payments
  • What else can you be doing to preserve liquidity

Guest speakers

  • Steve Ferguson – Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
  • Scott Sinclair – President of Sinclair Range