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An Act of God, or Another Failing Restaurant? Illinois Bankruptcy Court Rules on Force Majeure Clause in the Wake of COVID-19 Shutdown Order

USA - July 7 2020 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has raised pressing questions about how a force majeure provision in a lease will affect a tenant's obligation to pay…

Luc W. M. Mitchell, Paul E. Meyer.

Impact of COVID 19 on Real Estate Contracts - Force Majeure, MAC Clauses, Impossibility of Performance and other Considerations

USA - March 20 2020 As countries around the globe begin to aggressively respond to the COVID-19 virus, governments have called for social distancing, closing of certain…

D. Nathan McMichael, John C. Huff, Paul E. Meyer.

COVID-19 Contractual performance - Force Majeure clauses and other options: a global perspective

United Kingdom - March 20 2020 This legal update describes options that may be available to parties to contracts affected by COVID-19. In particular, we focus on the concept of…

Brad L. Peterson, Dr. Marco Wilhelm, Elfie J.Y. Wang, Emilie Vasseur, Ian K. Lewis, Isabelle van Sambeck, LL.M., Miles Robinson, Steven Tran.

COVID-19 and Outsourcing Contracts: US Legal Rights and Practical Steps

USA - March 11 2020 COVID-19 directly threatens the business model of relying on large service delivery centers for critical services, especially centers in offshore…

Brad L. Peterson, Daniel A. Masur.

Artificial Intelligence & Financial Services

USA - October 22 2019 Technological advancements constantly reshape America's banking and consumer finance ecosystem. Today, artificial intelligence ("AI") is among th…

Alex C. Lakatos, Amanda L. Baker, Brad L. Peterson, David A. Simon, David L. Beam, Elizabeth A. Raymond, Eric B. Evans, Eric T. Mitzenmacher, Howard W. Waltzman, Joe Pennell, Joy Tsai, Kendall C. Burman, Lisa V. Zivkovic, Melanie Brody, Rajesh De, Rebecca S. Eisner, Richard M. Assmus.