US private M&A drafting considerations in light of COVID-19
Parties to M&A agreements are grappling with increased risk and uncertainty in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The spread of force majeure in the COVID-19 crisis
New research conducted by Norton Rose Fulbright shows that force majeure clauses are already being invoked in certain industries and regions but that this is not yet leading to a domino effect to drag in other industries and regions.
Three dimensions of adjustment to the new reality
COVID-19 has gone far beyond creating a temporary crisis.
A global guide to construction contracting
In these extraordinary times, our market-leading, global construction team is increasingly advising on force majeure and related relief claims arising under the various different standard forms of construction contract, which are themselves subject to a variety of different governing laws.
Five things to know: Synthetic W&I insurance
Warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance has by now been fully embedded in the M&A transaction process, but the coverage provided by the insurance policy is based on the warranty package in a share purchase agreement (SPA)
Germany: Construction force majeure and alternative relief
Force majeure and alternative relief under standard form construction contracts and local law
Transition faces pressure from oil crash and COVID-19
Until recently, the so-called Opec+ arrangement had successfully managed supply to keep the oil price up in the face of a global slow-down in demand, but within a matter of months all that has changed.
What’s on the horizon for insurance companies in 2020?
The following guide brings together summaries of the top legal concerns for the remainder of 2020 for insurers from a number of different regions.