The view (traceable no doubt to the Aristotelian definition) that equity mitigates the hardships of the law where the law errs through being framed in universals, is to be found in some of the earlier writings.
This removes, or at least mitigates, the difficulty referred to, and leaves more room for the reigns of Jotham and Ahaz; but it requires, of course, a corresponding reduction in the reigns of the kings succeeding Ahaz.
mitigates substantially the risk that the funder is taking in granting the loan.
If in the end it must happen, execute it in a way that mitigates the damage--investors are repaid (in part or whole), employees leave satisfied and your reputation remains intact.
This process produces a parachute-like experience which mitigates the force of the fall.