Coronavirus and Your Meeting Contracts: Understanding the Force Majeure clause and when it Applies
Published by Georgia Society of Association Executives
and Association Executives of North Carolina
Coronavirus is the number one topic in the meetings and travel industries right now. If your meeting is
scheduled to occur in the next few months, this webinar will discuss what your options are in making a
Go or No-Go decision and how to interpret your contracts regarding liability. It will also cover how to
prepare future contracts and the four legal standards to include to protect meeting sponsors from not
only epidemics and diseases, but other disasters as well. Will insurance save the day? Come find out.
Industry legal expert John Foster, Esq., CHME will present this topic and answer your questions at the end.
- Define when Coronavirus, or any other calamity, is a Force majeure;
- Understand how Force Majeure clauses are interpreted and the role of “foreseeability” when
preparing the clauses;
- Define the meaning of Impossibility, Illegality, Commercial Impracticability, and Frustration of
Purpose and how contract law applies these terms
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