COVID-19: CORONAVIRUS DISRUPTION - HOW THIS COULD AFFECT YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS
If you do business in other countries, it could be important to consider how Coronavirus disruption affects your business contracts. Clearly we are in unprecedented times and a lot of events, activities and parts of normal day to day life will be cancelled due to the Coronavirus.
Some of the firms in our international network have come together to explore some of the legal issues which arise from contracts which can’t now be fulfilled in Russia, Belgium, England, France, Germany and Italy.
As you can see, there are differences between these countries’ rules, so it’s important to check with a professional lawyer which country’s ‘governing law’ will apply to a cross-border contract and how those rules will affect your contract.