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COVID-19 Contractual performance - Force Majeure clauses and other options: a global perspective

Published: 20 Mar 2020 Average Rating: unrated Print
 

Author: Brad L. Peterson, Dr. Marco Wilhelm, Elfie J.Y. Wang, Emilie Vasseur. Ian K. Lewis, Isabelle van Sambeck, Miles Robinson, Reginald R. Goeke, Steven Tran

This legal update describes options that may be available to parties to contracts affected by COVID-19. In particular, we focus on the concept of Force Majeure, which translates from French roughly as "a major force", and which may excuse a party from the performance of its contractual obligations.

 

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