Ask the Expert / MOOC Call 3: The impact of Covid-19 on Contracts and Supply Chains
11th June 2020 Virtual Event Ask The Expert (ATE) Webinars
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The humble force majeure clause has been tested by the COVID-19 pandemic like never before.  But what can we learn from this pandemic and how will it shape the future of contracts and business planning in a post COVID-19 era?  

As businesses start to return to normal a renewed focus and attention is placed on their template contracts and supply chain operations – implementing lessons learned will be critical in the coming months.   Will the force majeure clause undergo a revolution or is there a quick fix?   How will businesses build resilient supply chains again?  And critically what’s the next unthinkable event that may test a businesses’ resilience again and should factor into business planning.

This webinar will address

  1. Tips on the future of the force majeure clause
  2. How lessons learned will be drivers for change
  3. Building resilient supply chains in a post-pandemic environment


  • 8:00 am Seattle
  • 11:00 am New York / Caracas / Santo Domingo
  • 4:00 pm London / Lagos / Lisbon
  • 5:00 pm Paris / Cape Town 
  • 6:00 pm Helsinki / Amman / Moscow / Doha 
  • 8:00 pm Dubai
  • 9:30 pm Mumbai
  • 12:00 am Perth / Singapore / Beijing

Our Experts:

Clare Francis is a commercial law Partner at Pinsent Masons LLP.  Clare is head of the Pinsent Masons Coronavirus Taskforce supporting clients in dealing with the unprecedented challenges posed to their business as a result of Covid-19.  As a commercial law Partner Clare’s focus is on commercial contracts and supply chains and the clients she advises are at the forefront of dealing with these issues in the Covid-19 context.  Clare regularly advises clients on business-critical projects ranging from contractual joint ventures, business outsourcings to wholesale contract portfolio review







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