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Covid-19: Pressure Points: The impact on construction contracts – will the force majeure relief or other rights be available? (Global)

28 February 2020 | Global
Blogs – By Emma Schaafsma and Michelle Li


As the human cost of the COVID-19 continues to escalate, so too does the commercial and economic impact.

The economic effects are not confined to mainland China. Supply chain disruption is being felt worldwide, including in the construction industry as China plays a major role in parts manufacturing. We are having an increasing number of enquiries from clients as to how to manage force majeure risk, both in terms of whether they should claim force majeure protection and in anticipation of receiving force majeure notices up the chain.

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