May 30,2020 | 1 min read

Invoking Force Majeure in times of Covid-19 Pandemic

Author - Sunny Shah

In view of the Coronavirus/ Covid-19 pandemic, performance of many contracts have become impossible. If not impossible, it has become impractical for the parties to continue their performance. In some cases parties would consent to treat the contract as cancelled. In that event, it is advisable that the parties express in writing their consent to treat the contract as having come to an end to avoid legal complications at a later stage.

In some cases, however, one of the party may insist on performance of the contract. In such situations, what are the legal remedies available to the party who seeks to avoid performance of the contract? « Continue reading »

 

 


Need Free Legal Advice or Assistance Online?


For any Other related matter, please Post Your Requirement anonymously and get free proposals OR find the Best Lawyers and book a free appointment directly.


POPULAR READS

Striking Off of Name Of A Non-Operational Company By Sowmya Parasuraman


Legal Acts Knowledge Dossier by LexComply (30June 20)


Succession Planning By Dr. Vinod Surana


Incorporation of Companies with Zero Fees and Authorised Capital Upto 10 Lakhs by Samar Inam Khan


Proposed Jio-Microsoft JV to Herald a New Age in India’s Digital Transformation & Global Leadership


Post-Pandemic (R)evolution – The Rise of India By Dr. Vinod Surana and Dr. Malvika Mehta


How to Register a Partnership Agreement? By Samar Inam Khan


Transfer of Ownership Law And Its Legal Definition By Rahul Hingmire


Enforceability of Arbitration Clause In An Unstamped Agreement by Rahul Hingmire


ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Sunny Shah

Sunny Shah is an Advocate practicing in Mumbai. He appears in the Bombay High Court, NCLT, RERA and other courts/ tribunals in Mumbai. Prior to starting his own practice, he has worked in Amarchand Mangaldas, a leading law firm in India. He has done his LL.B. from National Law University, Jodhpur and his LL.M. from Cornell Law School, USA. His expertise is commercial disputes, property disputes, arbitrations and insolvency law.

MORE IN BUSINESS