Force Majeure Provisions and Interpretation
February 7 from 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Force majeure contract provisions were once deemed boilerplate. But COVID-era court opinions such 55 Oak Street LLC v RDR Enterprises, Inc., 2022-ME 28, have highlighted that force majeure should be tailored to the parties’ needs and expectations to provide meaningful protection.
This CLE will involve discussion of how recent Maine case law that has narrowed the interpretation and application of force majeure provisions, and a practical discussion of tailoring these provisions to shift liability and protect your clients best interests. Particular focus will be on the real estate and construction contexts.
Speakers: Asha Echeverria, BernsteinShur and James Monteleone, BernsteinShur.
This program is pending approval for one hour of general CLE credit. Zoom credentials will be emailed to registrants the day before the program.
CUMBERLAND BAR ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 434Freeport, Maine firstname.lastname@example.org