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COVID-19: Force majeure and the effect it has on rental contracts

x Bookmark COVID-19 will have far-reaching ramifications for South Africa (SA). In order to ‘flatten the curve’, the President, Cyril Ramaphosa, duly advised by his cabinet, declared a total lockdown […]

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Interpreting contracts: Determining if COVID-19 is covered by force majeure

x Bookmark In this month’s issue, De Rebus features two articles pertaining to COVID-19 and the force majeure clause in contracts, including the interpretation thereof. COVID-19, a viral pathogen, has […]

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