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Force Majeure and Frustration in Commercial Contracts

By: Ben Symons Contributors: Joseph Dalby SC
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Published: 10-02-2022
Format: Hardback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 352
ISBN: 9781526517111
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 248 x 156 mm
RRP : £195.00

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About Force Majeure and Frustration in Commercial Contracts

Principally concerned with the laws of England and Wales, Ireland and Australia with references to other common law jurisdictions, EU and international law where relevant, Force Majeure and Frustration in Commercial Contracts looks at both doctrines of force majeure and frustration and their application to commercial contracts. It sets out the statutory principles that apply. Whilst looking at these principles in a broad sense, it is also the first major work to relate them to and address the issues brought about by the COVID19 pandemic.

Written by leading experts and practical in approach, it is essential reading for commercial practitioners and contract lawyers to ensure that they avoid the consequences of a breach of contract caused by events outside their control which delays, hinder or prevent performance.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Force Majeure
Chapter 2: General Principles of Contractual Interpretation
Chapter 3: What constitutes a "force majeure" event?
Chapter 4: Prevent, hinder and/or delay
Chapter 5: Beyond reasonable control
Chapter 6: Causation
Chapter 7: Notice
Chapter 8: Material adverse change (“MAC”) clauses
Chapter 9: Force majeure in international case law
Chapter 10: Frustration

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