The COVID-19 pandemic is increasingly impacting business operations, including the ability of companies to meet their contractual obligations.
Whether your business is facing difficulties of this kind or trying to enforce performance under an agreement, it is important to understand the concept of force majeure and related legal doctrines and whether they provide a basis to excuse performance.
Suspending performance or terminating a contract has many consequences for the parties concerned and relying on a force majeure clause needs serious consideration. Below we provide jurisdiction-specific thought leadership from across the globe on these important legal doctrines.
If you have questions about how force majeure and related doctrines may be used to protect your business interests and operations during the global pandemic, we are here to help.