April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has or will disrupt performance under at least some contracts of virtually all businesses.  No matter which side of the contract you are on or the industry or the specific situation, if the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted performance of your commercial contracts there are a wide variety of considerations


COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and has disrupted and will continue disrupting business operations in many important ways. But does it activate force majeure clauses in your contracts? The answer is, of course, it all depends. Watch this space for further guidance, as we are starting a series on contract disputes related to the COVID-19

The Supreme Court issued an opinion in Jam v. International Finance Corp., that open the door to claims against international organizations by holding that international organizations are not entitled to absolute immunity from suit in U.S. courts, but are instead entitled to only the same limited immunity currently granted to foreign governments.