Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak and its Impact on Contractual Obligations | 6 April 2020 | 4PM to 5:30PM

Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak and its Impact on Contractual Obligations | 6 April 2020 | 4PM to 5PM

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OVERVIEW

With the heightened interest in the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the increased impact on global operations, LexisNexis have partnered with Al Tamimi & Co to deliver a webinar where we will discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak and its Impact on Contractual Obligations. During the webinar, we will discuss:

  • Contractual Obligations and Risks to consider
  • COVID-19 and Force Majeure
    • Force Majeure provisions
    • How the UAE courts deal with Force Majeure clauses
    • Tests for Force Majeure claims
  • Impact of COVID-19 on the courts in the Middle East and how this suspension will impact ongoing and new cases
  • Minimising risk during the period of uncertainty of COVID-19

 

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LEXISNEXIS MIDDLE EAST – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INSIGHTS

The LexisNexis Middle East team has developed the following Coronavirus (COVID-19) insights addressing emerging issues across a variety of practice areas.

Kits

  • COVID-19 Toolkit (for subscribers) (access here)
  • Free COVID-19 Resource Kit (1) (access here)
  • Free COVID-19 Resource Kit (2) (access here)

 

Commentary

  • Coronavirus and the potential application of the concept of Force Majeure in the GCC – Dr. Talal Aladwani
  • UAE insolvency landscape post COVID-19 pandemic – Peter Bowring
  • Measures taken by Saudi Arabia to combat COVID-19 – Dr. Qaisar H Metawea & Lamisse Bajunaid
  • Amendments to the Kuwait Law of Civil and Commercial procedures –  Dr. Talal AlAdwani
  • Catching COVID-19 deemed force majeure by French court – Prof. Luc Gynbaum
  • Coronavirus and the Rule of Law: A Warning From History – Ian McDougall

 

Practice Notes

  • COVID-19: Challenges for the Legal Profession
  • The legal consequences of COVID-19 on your contracts: Force Majeure in different jurisdictions and industries

 

Checklists & Flowcharts

  • Key Operational & VAT aspects Businesses in the GCC should consider in response to the COVID-19 crisis – Checklist
  • COVID-19 and Data Privacy (Oman) – Checklist
  • COVID-19: Navigating the new world of working remotely, self-isolation and sick pay – Flowchart

 

Q&A Guides

  • COVID-19: How to Lead Through Change – Q&A
  • COVID-19 and UAE property law
  • What will the legal landscape look like post COVID-19 and what should we expect from a business perspective?

 

Precedents

  • Force Majeure Clause
  • Force Majeure and Business Continuity Clause

 

Legal News

Lexis Middle East subscribers have access to our daily news stream, which includes COVID-19 legal updates. These updates can be accessed here or in the ‘Legal News’ module of Lexis Middle East.

 

LexisNexis MENA COVID-19 Blog

The LexisNexis Middle East team has also launched a blog on developments on COVID-19 in the Middle East, which can be accessed here.

 

Please register here or through the registration link provided at the top of the page.

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  • Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak and its Impact on Contractual Obligations
    06/04/2020
    16:00 - 17:30
Marlé Van Sandwyk