COVID-19 could shape the law in ways that remain to be seen. The world may be at the beginning of financial change, but force majeure is already an issue in contracts. Force majeure means major or superior force in French. It refers to unpredictable circumstances such as natural disasters or events that are out of one’s control. These events or their effects prevent contracts from being fulfilled. Attorney Tiffany N. Comprés will speak on how force majeure applies in international law. She will focus on how the application of the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), regardless of whether or not a formal contract exists.
- 05/31/2020 at 7:00 am