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Coronavirus and Your Meeting Contracts: Understanding the Force Majeure clause and when it Applies

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Date Published

November 9, 2020

Publisher

Georgia Society of Association Executives

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Summary

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.

Issues addressed:

  • 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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Presenters

John S. Foster, Esq., CHME
Attorney - Foster, Jensen & Gulley

JOHN S. FOSTER, ESQ. CHME is an attorney, speaker, author and legalcounsel whose firm FOSTER, JENSEN & GULLEY specializes... Read More

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