March, 20 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Howard Rubinoff, Harriette Codrington and Micheline Gray-Smith
COVID-19 Performance of Contractual Obligations
As the global community works to respond to the challenges presented by the spread of COVID-19, many Canadian businesses have been impacted by market and supply chain disruptions, as well as government mandated travel and business restrictions. This article considers the utility of force majeure clauses in commercial contracts, and whether COVID-19 may be invoked as an excuse to non-perform, or delay the performance of, contractual obligations.
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