The current pandemic negatively impacts the foreign trade activities, especially in the context of the international sale of goods contract. In this situation, the affected parties invoke a force majeure event which is the ongoing pandemic to release themselves from the liability. However, they often make mistakes of applying the the force majeure clause.
Therefore, we are pleased to introduce the article “Can Covid-19 serve as force majeure?” written by our Partner Tony Nguyen and associate Son Nguyen on Vietnam Investment Review No 1566 dated 18/10/2021. The article shows common missteps made by the breaching parties and provides recommendations to avoid them.
The full article can be assessed at: Can Covid-19 serve as force majeure?