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The official declaration of an epidemic in Poland, as well as the rapidly growing number of people infected with the COVID-19, commonly known in Poland and worldwide as the coronavirus, has in recent weeks significantly hindered the implementation of contractual obligations. Can events related to COVID-19 however be seen as force majeure events and consequently is liability excluded for a failure to perform or for improper performance of contractual obligations? Answers to this, as well as other questions related to the impact of coronavirus on business relations can be found in this Q&A.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented challenges for both landlords and tenants, with much uncharted territory ahead.
A quick summary of the potential impacts and what Contractors and Clients should look out for in light of COVID-19 under popular construction contracts.
Spanish legal remedies in case of force majeure or similar in Spain.
This note considers the effect of COVID-19 on contractual relationships with a focus on force majeure and the doctrine of frustration under English law.
This article outlines what we expect that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, will include within the Wage Subsidy to be announced today. It looks at what other Governments have done and what the UK might implement.
Listen to our webinar where we will discuss the main challenges facing employers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
On 1 January 2020, the global cap on allowable sulphur oxides (SOx) content in bunker fuel reduced from 3.50% m/m (by mass) to 0.50% m/m pursuant to Regulation 14.1.3 of Annex VI of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships ("IMO 2020").
LexisNexis Middle East’s Head of Publishing, Hussain Hadi, took time out at the Qatar Business Law Forum to chat with Kirk Durrant, Managing Partner at DWF’s Qatar office. They discussed DWF’s recent establishment and growth in Qatar, how the practice of law is changing and the role of AI.