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  • March 26, 2020

    Words Matter in a Time of Crisis: Force Majeure Clauses and COVID-19

    While virtually every business contract has an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, now is the time to review your contracts’ force majeure clauses. Find out more about the issues and what to look for.

    During these days of the coronavirus pandemic and orders issued by all levels of government, it is a good idea for businesses to review the implications of the force majeure terms in their contracts. 

    James Nikolai discusses the issues surrounding the clause in commercial contracts.

    Check out the article Words Matter in a Time of Crisis: Force Majeure Clauses and COVID-19 on the DeWitt Law Firm’s news page.

    James Nikolai is an intellectual property attorney with DeWitt, Minneapolis.

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