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10 april 2020

Konstantin Mikhel spoke at the online-webinar "Force majeure: anti-legends and anti-myths"

On April 9, 2020 an online webinar "Force Majeure: Anti-Legends and Antimifs" was held by the www.jurist.by. It devoted to the problem of non-fulfillment of obligations during the pandemic and finding optimal solutions to minimize negative consequences for business.

The experts were:

  • Alexander Lobaty, head of dispute resolution practice at Stepanovsky, Papakul & Partners;
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenko, attorney at Goretsky and Partners;
  • Andrey Vashkevich, managing partner at  Lex Torre;
  • Konstantin Mikhel, managing partner at VMP Vlasova, Mikhel and Partners.

The webinar covered such general issues as what is force majeure, the theory and practice of proving force majeure at the national and supranational levels, judicial and extrajudicial defense, a clause on force majeure in agreements, the effect of conclusions on force majeure issued by the CCI , aspects of state intervention. In addition, lawyers discussed approaches to force majeure in different courts, the distribution of the burden of proof in such processes, gave recommendations on preparation for the process, shared cases from their practice.