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, general principles, legislation and judicial treatment, practical issues, consumers, insurance, and future considerations.
Hot Topic: Will the COVID-19 pandemic trigger force majeure clauses?
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted economic relations around the world, causing catastrophic harm to workers, consumers, and businesses. With the interruption of supply chains, manufacturing, and other economic activities, businesses have scrambled to renegotiate their contracts. In many settings, renegotiations have centered around, and will continue to be influenced by, force majeure clauses, which are …