A new look at the old standard: “Force Majeure” clauses
Gordon P. Firemark
MARCH 19, 2020
Most contracts do include a so-called “force majeure” clause as part of what's usually considered the boilerplate. What is “force majeure”? Most force majeure clauses include a list of events that are agreed to be a basis for excuse of performance. It's also important to note that most force majeure clauses include a notice requirement.