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Businesses Would Like to Know: Will There Be a COVID- 19 Exception?

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Chartwell Law attorney William H. Grae's article, Businesses Would Like to Know: Will There Be a COVID-19 Exception?, was published in the July 29, 2020 issue of The Legal Intelligencer.

An unforeseen event and forces beyond the control of parties to a contract – a “force majeure” or “Act of God” – can excuse non-performance. In his article, Mr. Grae reconsiders the traditional elements of force majeure and related legal doctrines and the historic context of the COVID-19 pandemic.