Mr. William Barber, Partner (Dispute Resolution Practice), MinterEllison LLP
Mr. Fred Kinmonth, Senior Partner (Corporate and Commercial Practice), MinterEllison LLP
Mr. Jonathan Green, Partner (Dispute Resolution Practice), MinterEllison LLP
The COVID-19 epidemic is having a dramatic impact on all aspects of commercial life. Parties to contracts are finding that they are unable to perform their obligations for various unforeseen reasons. In this 1-hour e-Seminar, the speakers will discuss whether those parties are able to rely on force majeure or frustration to avoid liability. In some circumstances, businesses may be unable to use their existing premises. Certain points to consider when preparing or updating a Business Continuity Plan in response to COVID-19 epidemic will be covered.