Arbitration Law Alert – Arbitration Proceedings and Force Majeure May 6, 2020
Published in: Alerts
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Vaish Associates Advocates had earlier issued Frequently Asked Questions on Force Majeure and Contractual Obligations due to the impact of Covid-19 on on-going contracts.
In continuation of the same, along with a recent judgement clarifying the extent to which the parties can validly invoke the doctrine of frustration under the Indian Contract Act, 1872, we attach herewith a compilation of some recent judgments in cases wherein the parties sought to invoke force majeure clause / doctrine of frustration on account of COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown.
Following conclusions emerge out of the judgments:
In case of you require further clarification or information with regard to the issues covered, please feel free to write to:
Mr. Gaurav Varma, Principal Associate [email protected]