June 8, 2023 | 1 minute read

This webinar will cover how force majeure, impracticability and impossibility have remained highly relevant during significant world events over the past few years, including COVID, climate change, and war. It will highlight ways in which force majeure and related doctrines can provide significant leverage and will discuss important pitfalls underscored by recent litigation. Speakers will also discuss best practices for drafting effective force majeure language.

The panel will review:

  • How force majeure clauses and related doctrines of impracticability and impossibility are similar and different
  • Notice requirements and deadlines
  • How and when such defenses are best raised
  • Burdens of proof
  • Likely fact issues
  • Choice of law issues
  • Best drafting practices for revising force majeure provisions