Horten has together with 30 other international law firms contributed to the study on "International Definition and Application of Force Majeure AMID COVID-19". The study includes up-to-date information on force majeure in each of the below countries contributed by the below law firms:

Australia – Corrs Chambers & Westgarth
Bolivia – Ferrere
Bosnia & Herzegovina – Karanović & Partners
Brazil – Demarest
Cambodia – SokSiphana & Associates (a member of ZICOLaw)
China – Jun He
Costa Rica – Aguilar Castillo Love
Croatia – Ilej & Partners
Cyprus – Harneys
Czech Republic – Glatzová & Co.
Denmark – Horten
Ecuador – Ferrere
Estonia – Hedman
Finland – Roschier
France – Gide Loyrette Nouel
Germany – Gleiss Lutz
Hong Kong – Deacons
Hungary – Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners
India – ALMT Legal
Ireland – A&L Goodbody
Israel – Tadmor Levy & Co
Italy – Chiomenti
Lithuania – Walless
Malta – Mamo TVC Advocates
Montenegro – Karanović & Partners
Netherlands – Houthoff
North Macedonia – Karanović & Partners
Norway – Arntzen de Besche
Poland – Masiota
Russia – Borenius
Serbia – Karanović & Partners
Singapore – TSMP Law Corporation
Slovenia – Karanović & Partners
Sweden – Advokatfirman Vinge KB
Ukraine – Avellum
Uruguay – Guyer & Regules

Commercially, it is highly relevant whether the legal definition includes epidemics and/or pandemics, how force majeure can be proved and whether the spread of COVID-19 is considered force majeure.

Download the study here

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Lise Lotte Hjerrild

Partner

Poul Hvilsted

Partner

Iben Schaumburg

Assistant Attorney