Force Majeure - What to do if the lights go out?

Partners Michelle Craven-Faulkner, Jonathan Smart and Fiona Teague revisit the topic of Force Majeure and how the potential rolling blackouts this winter could impact contracts.

With their collective commercial, litigation and industry focussed experience, they consider the collective impact of Covid, Brexit, the war in Ukraine, the global economic crisis, increased cross sector strikes and indeed the “next unforeseen emergency” on business dealings.

How can businesses prepare? Should they rethink the risk profile of their key existing contracts? Must the approach to live contract negotiations change in this ever-changing socio economic and political landscape?

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