Force Majeure News

Coronavirus Leads Companies with Supply Chain Disruptions to Invoke ‘Force Majeure’

With the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Hubei province, China, showing no signs of abating any time soon, some companies that buy and sell goods in the Chinese market are taking interest in the legal defense of “force majeure.” The …

Coronvirus Led to Cancellation of Telecoms Meeting, but Insurance Cover Is Excluded

Companies that have spent money on a major telecoms conference in Barcelona that has been canceled after mass withdrawals due to the coronavirus outbreak cannot expect compensation under the organizers’ standard insurance, they said on Thursday. The GSMA telecoms body …

Shell Singapore Refinery May Shut for a Month; Distillates Force Majeure

Royal Dutch Shell’s Singapore refinery may remain shut for at least a month, industry sources said, and the company declared it would not meet supply commitments after a blaze at the major 500,000 barrels-per-day plant. Singapore is Asia’s hub for …