The article explains force majeure - when unforeseen consequences prevent the fulfillment of obligations under a contract.
These are some practical tips in light of the possible consequences of a customer becoming insolvent due to the pandemic.
Employers do have the statutory power to stand down staff without pay under section 524 of the Fair Work Act 2009.
Many tenants have been affected by COVID-19, so what happens to their lease if they are shut down or sales are reduced?
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Council coordinates Australia's main financial regulatory agencies - APRA, ASIC, RBA and the Australian Treasury.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
COVID-19 caused major disruptions when key staff were stranded overseas with border closures and flight cancellations.
Employers should check to see if they have made correct superannuation contributions and, if not, use the amnesty period.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects change daily, so landlords, tenants and agents need to know how it will affect them
On March 23, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued a news release to announce that the CSA has published local blanket orders (Blanket Orders) for market participants ...
Fasken (French)
Ce bulletin est destiné aux employeurs canadiens dans les secteurs à but lucratif, non-lucratif ainsi qu'aux organismes de bienfaisance.
Minden Gross LLP
As a result of the disruptions caused by COVID-19, all parties that have matters before the Trademarks Opposition Board can obtain extensions of their deadlines
Minden Gross LLP
Wills and estates litigator Sheila Morris' article "Vulnerable litigants and family members: A little help from my friends" was published by The Lawyer's Daily
Minden Gross LLP
COVID-19 has taken a toll on global stock markets as many countries struggle to deal with the pandemic. Reporting issuers (each an "Issuer" or "Company")
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
La protection des marques en ligne doit être prise en considération, d'autant plus face à l'évolution du comportement des consommateurs
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On March 20, the CSA issued guidance on holding virtual or hybrid AGMs in light of increasing COVID-19 concerns (the Guidance).
Stikeman Elliott LLP
En réaction directe à l'épidémie de COVID-19, les Autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières (les « ACVM ») ont annoncé la publication d'une ordonnance générale de dispense temporaire des...
Cayman Islands
Legal privilege is currently a fast-moving area in common law jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands. This month, the Cayman Islands Grand Court
August Debouzy
On March 16th, 2020, the French President announced, during a public conference, that a "State guarantee of 300 billion euros" program to secure loans granted...
Carey Olsen
Our Guernsey and Jersey investment funds teams have identified some key issues for consideration in the context of the current global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
As countries around the world work to tackle the spread of Covid-19, the threat of business interruption has become real, throwing arrangements into disarray, disrupting workforce, and upsetting the global economy.
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