The agenda will include:
How may COVID-19 be legally interpreted? What are the differences between local laws?
Qualification as force majeure event
Qualification as exceptional circumstance or material adverse effect
What consequences on existing contracts?
Non-performance, termination, adjustment of contracts?
Who can claim what in COVID-19 scenarios?
How much 'redundancy' can be expected in COVID-19 scenarios from contractual partners?
Is COVID-19 an excuse for any non-service under contractual agreements? Liability v. COVID-19?
Possible strategies: is the ‘wait and see’ option still available?
Suggested tools for damage prevention
The impact of different insolvency regimes
Lessons learned: suggestions for future contracts