19 minutes | Jun 11, 2020

Force majeure declarations used to escape unfavorable contracts - Breach of contract or not-so-thinly-veiled fraud?

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic backdrop, force majeure may seem like a new legal “buzz word” to some, but if you or your company have entered into large contracts at any point that are now viewed to be unfavorable by your contracting partner, the possibility of an improper and even fraudulent business declaration of force majeure looms large. Learn more in this week’s episode. For more information please visit Reed Smith's Business & Commercial Disputes page or contact David Fawcett. For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.
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