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May 4, 2020
2020-5676

Now available! EY Global Law COVID-19 Tracker | Force Majeure

As the spread of COVID-19 continues to accelerate throughout the world, it is essential for businesses to stay agile. This particularly applies to multinational companies working across many different jurisdictions, having to take into account varying legal regulations.

In EY's Law Force Majeure tracker, we maintain a comprehensive overview of the law as it relates to a key topic at this challenging time — the Force Majeure clause. Typically included in every organization’s standard terms and conditions, the Force Majeure clause is being considered by legal teams to understand how it applies in a COVID-19 context. This tracker is a summary of the legislation, regulations, case law and doctrines, where applicable, as it relates to Force Majeure in more than 40 countries around the world.

While this document is updated frequently, it has been prepared for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be relied upon as accounting, tax, or other professional advice. 

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