A Comparative Perspective on Commercial Contracts and the Impact of Covid-19 - Change of Circumstances, Force Majeure, or What?

Pistor, Katharina, "Law in the Time of COVID-19" (2020). Books. 240.

10 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2020

Date Written: April 22, 2020

Abstract

This paper sets ouf the role of force majeure clauses and legal rules on post-formation unforeseen circumstances in the specific context of the COVID-19 pandemic, from a comparative and international commercial law perspective.

Keywords: force majeure, hardship, frustration, COVID-19, pandemic, contracts

JEL Classification: K12

Suggested Citation

Twigg-Flesner, Christian, A Comparative Perspective on Commercial Contracts and the Impact of Covid-19 - Change of Circumstances, Force Majeure, or What? (April 22, 2020). Pistor, Katharina, "Law in the Time of COVID-19" (2020). Books. 240. , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3582482

Christian Twigg-Flesner (Contact Author)

University of Warwick - School of Law ( email )

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Coventry CV4 7AL, CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/people/Christian_Twigg-Flesner

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