COVID CASE LAW REVIEW AND FORCE MAJEURE DEBATE
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing unprecedented disruptions to business operations on a global scale. As these disruptions continue, and the economic effects mount, more industries will be significantly impacted. All companies need to assess not only their own, but also their counter-parties’ contractual rights, obligations, and remedies in case performance is delayed, too difficult or simply impossible. This session will examine the recent Case Law judgements followed by a debate on the rarely-invoked “force majeure” clause, you can expect a heated exchange!
Nathalie Bédard, Partner, Donati Maisonneuve
Steven Chaimberg, Partner, Miller Thomson
René Gauthier, Partner, Cain Lamarre