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COVID-19 pandemic as a force majeure: our insight

"In invoking COVID-19 pandemic as a force majeure, the parties shall refer to the contract that has been made, whether a pandemic such as the current condition can be categorized as a force majeure – so in determining such condition, it needs to be examined on a case by case basis, as the definition of force majeure may differ. In practice, it is rare for a commercial contract to include a pandemic as a force majeure."

At these unprecedented times, we would like to discuss whether the current COVID-19 pandemic can be considered as a force majeure, which has created a major impediment for the business actors to exercise its performance under contractual obligations.

COVID-19 as a force majeure: our insight

Find out about our legal expert's views towards the likelihood of the COVID-19 pandemic situation to be considered as a force majeure under the Indonesian Civil Code (ICC), which will eventually impact the real estate market in the country. You can read and download the PDF report from the button below.

Author: Rafi Hadyanda

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