With the escalating economic turmoil created by the COVID-19 epidemic, companies are scrutinizing the force majeure provisions in their commercial agreements.  Some companies are seeking to determine whether they can rely on such provisions to avoid or delay their performance obligations under such agreements; other companies are concerned that their business partners may invoke such provisions to suspend performance.  We share our analysis on the interpretation and application of such provisions amidst a worldwide pandemic of almost unimaginable scale.  Read More