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LEEDing Ladies – Episode 2: May the Force (Majeure) Be With You

April 30, 2020

Hunt Ortmann attorneys Kathlynn Smith and Jennifer Tung will be presenting the second episode of the LEEDing Ladies complementary webinar series with the U.S. Green Building Council, Los Angeles, on May 7, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. In Episode 2: May the Force (Majeure) Be With You, the LEEDing Ladies will discuss contractual provisions and legal doctrines that address how and under what circumstances unforeseen events can legally excuse a party’s performance under a contract. 

LEEDing Ladies – Episode 2: May the Force (Majeure) Be With You

Presented by Kathlynn Smith and Jennifer Tung

Thursday, May 7, 2020

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

As with so many things in life, construction projects do not always go as planned. In fact, sometimes there is an intervening force so great that it makes performance of a construction or design contract impossible.  What happens when that occurs? How can you even tell if that’s occurred? And who will be held responsible for any losses?  Join us for a discussion on force majeure provisions and how they may come into play in construction and design contracts, including as a result of COVID-19 related impacts. During this webinar, you’ll learn:

•    What is a force majeure event?

•    How do parties enforce force majeure provisions?

•    What happens if your contract doesn’t have a force majeure provision?

Certain things in life are simply beyond our control. Join us and learn how to navigate your projects when impossibility strikes (back).

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