This presentation addresses the following topics:
Courts : how the different Courts are responding to the challenge and capitalising on the opportunity to bring about harmonisation and reforms;
Temporary new laws: The impact on contracts of the COVID-19 Omnibus Act and Regulations;
The doctrine of frustration: the extent to which it may be triggered by COVID-19 and the consequences if it is;
Force Majeure clauses: the extent to which they may be triggered by COVID-19, and the potential consequences if they are.