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Dealing with pandemic: Buyers, sellers need to reassess impact of COVID-19

Travel restrictions and other clampdown measures make time-critical deal-making a challenge, leading to legal and regulatory complications, say experts.

Coronavirus | travel ban | Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Sudipto Dey 


The government recently extended the bidding deadline for Air India from March 17 to April 30. That could well be a portent of the shape of things to come in the deal-making world, stuck by the (COVID-19) pandemic. Facing the heat are distressed M&A activities in projects going through the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP).



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First Published: Sun, March 15 2020. 21:12 IST