Webinar: Force Majeure and Hardship in Commercial Contracts: Cross-border and Comparative Perspectives

6 April 2020

Webinar: Force Majeure and Hardship in Commercial Contracts: Cross-border and Comparative Perspectives

Nicole Langlois is one of three speakers taking part in a webinar discussing Force Majeure and hardship in commercial contracts. The webinar will be hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. They have described the outline of the webinar below.

‘The objective of this webinar is to examine the legal consequences of a party’s inability to perform a contract due to events outside their control, by comparing and contrasting a series of different jurisdictions including the US, France and the UK. An analysis will be made of the issue of force majeure / and hardship in comparative perspective, looking at the impact of contractual force majeure clauses, and their interpretation by the courts in a series of different jurisdictions’.

The webinar is taking place on Wednesday 8 April 2020 (17:00-19:00). To register for the Webinar, please see here.