Herbert Smith Freehills have published an article in the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation: COVID-19 market disclosures and managing the associated litigation risks.

Since the start of the pandemic many listed companies have sought to strengthen their balance sheet by raising additional capital from shareholders. This article considers the types of disclosures relating to COVID-19 that have been made to the market when doing so, the potential litigation risks that may be faced in the context of increased securities class actions activity in this jurisdiction, and how those risks may be appropriately managed.

The article can be found here: COVID-19 market disclosures and managing the associated litigation risks. This material was first published by Thomson Reuters, trading as Sweet & Maxwell, 5 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AQ, in the September 2021 edition of JIBLR and is reproduced by agreement with the publishers.

Alternatively, please contact Nihar Lovell if you would like to request a copy of the full article.

Rupert Lewis
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