By: Alexander Gorelik, Associate, Joshua E. Holt, Associate, Brian N. Krulick, Partner, Shoshana E. Rothman, Partner, A. Michelle West, Associate, Brian S. Wood, Partner, Smith Currie COVID-19 Resource Center
Force Majeure and Excusable Delays
Modern construction contracts commonly contain provisions addressing risks of delays resulting from “force majeure” (translated from French as “superior force”) and other events and circumstances beyond the control of the parties to the contract. Examples of these clauses can be found in ConsensusDocs 200 Section 6.3 and Federal Acquisition Regulation Section 52.249-14. ConsensusDocs 200, Section 6.3 states in part… Click here to read more.