The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of force majeure across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting force majeure in a particular country and addresses topics such as COVID-19, legislation, contracts and insurance as well as insight and opinion on challenges and opportunities in their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Tom Cummins of Ashurst.

2nd Edition | Published: July 2021

Brazil

Machado Meyer

Chile

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos

Cyprus

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

Germany

McDermott Will & Emery Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater LLP

Israel

Gissin & Co., Advocates

Italy

LCA Studio Legal

Japan

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Russia

ALRUD Law Firm

Spain

Uría Menéndez