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Podcast: G&R Airtime shines the spotlight on sovereign bonds and state debt

This week’s episode of G&R Airtime shines the spotlight on the current state of affairs in relation to sovereign bonds and sovereign debt, with a particular focus on Indonesia. 
This topic has received a lot of interest, as the Covid-19 pandemic has intensified the challenges faced by many sovereigns and their creditors. In this episode, we will discuss: 
  • What a sovereign bond is;
  • Why governments might decide to issue sovereign bonds;
  • The recent issuance by the Republic of Indonesia, including the rationale behind this in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic;
  • The process of a typical sovereign bond issuance and what the role of legal advisers is; and
  • Some of the key legal factors to consider when issuing Indonesian sovereign bonds.

This episode is delivered in Bahasa Indonesia.

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