Contract Issues in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Contract Issues in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaking Engagement CLE

The COVID-19 outbreak will have a major and long-lasting impact on the rights and obligations of parties under commercial and strategic agreements. WilmerHale hosted a webinar with Partners Joe Conahan, Robert Finkel and John Trenor, as well as Counsel Jenna Ventorino, for participants to learn about the potential impacts of COVID-19 on existing contracts and related relationships and about strategies for negotiating and drafting contract provisions going forward.

Specific topics included:

  • force majeure and common law doctrines regarding excusing performance, including the importance of governing law;
  • material adverse change (MAC) and material adverse event (MAE) clauses in M&A, loan and other agreements; and
  • earn-outs/milestone obligations.

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*CLE credit is not available for those who watch webinar recordings.

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