COVID-19 And Force Majeure
Mar 25, 2020
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

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Our next event for Charter Members and selected employees within their organization will cover the following aspects.

Part I - Introduction

1) What is Force Majeure - Comparing Impossibility with Mere Hardship

2) Force Majeure under UAE Law v/s Force Majeure under English Law.

3) When is Force Majeure really Force Majeure? (Limitations of Force Majeure under UAE Law and English Law)

4) Force Majeure, consequences vis-a-vis contractual obligations and tortious liability

Part II - Force Majeure and Covid-19

1) Does the outbreak of Covid-19 trigger the Force Majeure Clause in your contract?

2) If yes, what are the limitations?

3) How are UAE Courts and DIFC Courts likely to determine legal issues which contest the invocation of Force Majeure Clauses by parties to a contract?

Part III - Force Majeure and UAE Labour Law - How Covid-19 can impact Labour Contracts

Part IV - Boilerplate Isn’t Enough ! How to draft a comprehensive Force Majeure Clause in order to protect your business from unpredictable circumstances.

It is a 45 minutes webinar that will extend to a 15-30 minute live Q&A session.


Organiser : TiE Dubai

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COVID-19 And Force Majeure

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