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Covid contracts and solvency issues - what you need to know

Event date: 21 Jul 2020



SPEAKERS

Robert Ganpatsingh
Partner, Dispute Resolution

Jonathan Compton
Partner, Dispute Resolution

AREAS COVERED

A look at Government Guidance on dealing with contractual obligations

Our recommendations for safely navigating contract disputes

Contract withdrawal: termination, force majeure, other considerations including the  attempt by Cineworld to withdraw from an acquisition deal with Cineplex because the near total closure of cinemas worldwide as a result of the coronavirus pandemic wiped more than $736m from Cineplex’s market valuation

Director’s liabilities under the new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, including consideration of the Company Directors Disqualification Act and personal liability of directors

This webinar is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Professional legal advice should be obtained before taking, or refraining from taking, any action as a result of the contents of this webinar.

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