Force majeure clauses and coronavirus COVID-19

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Wayne Spolander is an associate solicitor in our corporate and commercial team. He recently advised the title sponsor of a large international sporting event about coronavirus and a force majeure clause in a six-figure sponsorship contract.

In this article, he provides an overview of force majeure clauses in business contracts and touches on the following (click headings for quick links):

The legal definition of force majeure

Is coronavirus a force majeure event?

What is a force majeure clause?

What if there is no force majeure clause?

Practical advice for businesses dealing with coronavirus

We are trying to provide our clients with as much information as we possibly can during these uncertain times. All of our articles concerning coronavirus can be found on our COVID-19 page here.

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