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COVID-19 and Force Majeure: Potential Impact on Transactions and Projects in Real Estate and Hospitality

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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to have an impact on society, it is impacting construction projects and real estate transactions across the country, giving rise to a wide variety of complex contract and other business disputes. Paul M. “Tad OConnor III and Jennifer McDougall, litigation partners at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP with significant experience in real estate and hospitality related disputes, will discuss the following: The invocation and enforceability of force majeure, impossibility, and frustration of purpose clauses when businesses are unable to perform their contractual obligation Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements to include such clauses The enforceability of term sheets and similar agreements in real estate and hospitality disputes Real world case studies depicting the litigation and negotiation necessary to support or oppose the applicability of force majeure, impossibility, and frustration of purpose clauses.

Available in States

  • California
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Complex Litigation
  • Covid-19
  • Federal Courts
  • Hospitality Law
  • In-House Counsel
  • Litigation & Litigation Skills
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Real Estate
  • Trial Skills


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit