In this Blogpost, James Ferguson recaps on a recent webinar he participated in on “Arbitrating COVID-19 Contract Disputes” with his colleagues from London, Singapore, Frankfurt and Rio de Janeiro. The discussion included the key issues likely to arise in arbitrations of COVID-19 contract disputes under both common law and civil law principles. The speakers started by describing four examples of contractual disputes arising from the pandemic, they then used the four examples to identify 10 key issues that are likely to arise in arbitrating COVID-19 contract disputes under both civil law and common law principles.
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