Summary

Corbin on Contracts: Force Majeure and Contractual Waivers in Light of COVID-19 (recorded March 16, 2021)

This 90-minute webinar, by the experts who update the landmark treatise Corbin on Contracts, covers how waivers can be traps for the unwary. Topics include:

  • Unpredictable enforcement of waivers
  • Common principles that every attorney must know
  • Judicial hostility toward clauses and how they are strictly construed
  • Reluctance of courts to enforce waivers for entities providing a public service
  • Judicial enforcement of properly drafted clauses dealing with participation in recreational activities

Corbin on Contracts: Navigating Force Majeure in the
Age of COVID-19 (recorded October 21, 2020)

This one-hour webinar provides an update on legal issues surrounding your client’s force majeure rights following the COVID-19 disruption, and examines the latest cases on force majeure and how to best recover for your client in light of precedent making recovery difficult. Topics covered include:

  • Recovery under force majeure clauses
  • How court decisions are making recovery difficult—and how to overcome them
  • Latest judicial decisions on force majeure
  • As well as some topics covered in the prior webinar

Corbin on Contracts: COVID-19 and Force Majeure (recorded June 30, 2020)

This one-hour webinar will demystify the thorny legal issues surrounding your client’s force majeure rights following the COVID-19 disruption. Topics covered include:

  • Contractual force majeure clauses and the doctrines of impracticability, impossibility and frustration of purpose
  • The reasons your client may have difficulty being excused of their obligations despite the pandemic
  • Disruptions to contracts due to severe COVID-19 market fluctuations
  • Temporary or partial disability caused by COVID-19
  • The duties of the party declaring force majeure

Speakers

 
Tim Murray
Partner
Murray, Hogue & Lannis

Author of:

  • Corbin on Contracts: Force Majeure and Impossibility of Performance Resulting From COVID-19
  • Corbin on Contracts Desk Edition
  • Corbin on Pennsylvania Contracts
  • Corbin on Ohio Contracts
  • Corbin on Illinois Contracts
  • And soon to be released Corbin on New York Contracts and Corbin on Massachusetts Contracts
 
Jon Hogue
Partner
Murray, Hogue & Lannis
Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Author of:

  • Corbin on Pennsylvania Contracts
  • Corbin on Ohio Contracts
  • Corbin on Illinois Contracts
  • And soon to be released Corbin on New York Contracts and Corbin on Massachusetts Contracts

Overview

Title: Corbin on Contracts: Force Majeure Series
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