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25 March 2020

Force Majeure in Contracts

The new world order that we are seeing as a result of the COVID-19 breakout gives rise to a number of questions regarding the legal position between contracting parties. One key question is whether the COVID-19 breakout can be seen as force majeure. In the following, we go into some of the things that we believe should be considered in relation to contracting parties claiming force majeure as a result of COVID-19, both when a force majeure provision has been agreed on in the contract and when it has not.

Pernille Nørkær

Partner

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Sarah Veje Rasmussen

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