Dr Patricio Ferreira Lima provides written evidence to UK Parliament inquiry on debt relief in low-income countries
The inquiry examines the impact of high levels of debt on development and the tools and strategies employed to reduce the debt burden.
In June 2022, School of Law Lecturer in Commercial Law Dr Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima has submitted written evidence in the UK Parliament’s inquiry on debt relief in low-income countries together with her colleagues Dr Celine Tan and Dr Stephen Connelly from Warwick Law School.
Launched by the International Development Committee, the inquiry aims to examine the impact of high levels of debt on development and the tools and strategies employed to reduce the debt burden. The inquiry focuses on the tools the UK government uses or could use to help bring debt levels in low-income countries down to more sustainable levels.
Dr Patricio Ferreira Lima said of her joint submission in the inquiry, “I have been working together with my colleagues Dr Tan and Dr Connelly since 2020 on the legislative solutions that the UK Parliament could adopt to contribute towards ensuring private creditor involvement in sovereign debt restructuring, particularly of low-income countries. We are delighted to participate in this inquiry and hope to further contribute to parliamentary initiatives in this area”.