Date / Time: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 at 1:00 pm EDT - 2:00 pm EDT (add to calendar)
Event type: Event held online
Register / View: Contract Considerations Regarding Force Majeure in the COVID-19 Era
Across the globe, contracting parties are experiencing performance-related concerns resulting from unprecedented orders to shelter-in-place, closures of non-essential businesses, global travel restrictions, and social distancing/isolation policies that have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, parties may be reviewing their existing contracts, especially the force majeure provisions, to determine whether performance obligations can be modified or cancelled in light of COVID-19. This program will provide an overview of force majeure provisions and how they may be utilized, as well as current force majeure litigation and other considerations for future contracts.
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr is launching a weekly webinar series on “Key Legal Considerations for Businesses Reopening and Rebounding” as the world begins to enter the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. A multi-disciplinary team of attorneys will present one-hour webinars that cover practical steps companies can take to address top critical areas. Below are our leading topics, which were chosen based on the core questions we are receiving from our clients.