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Coronavirus Outbreak: Global Guide to Force Majeure and International Commercial Contracts

This alert discusses force majeure and the coronavirus from the perspective of PRC law and several of the more frequently adopted common law systems governing international commercial contracts.
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Baker McKenzie's Global Projects Practice has extensive projects and natural resources experience, with more specialized lawyers in more places in the world than any other law firm. With more than 75 offices across 45+ countries in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, we have over 200 projects lawyers in our clients' most important locations, including key financial centers and market-leading teams in emerging jurisdictions.

We help our clients from the beginning to the end of the life cycle of their most important transactional and development matters, including to structure, assess, develop, finance, sell and purchase a range of projects. We apply our unique cross-border ability to advise our clients such as project sponsors, suppliers, contractors, financiers, governments and other private sector corporates who are active in the power, oil and gas, chemicals, mining, infrastructure, construction and finance sectors. Additionally, we have been pioneers in supporting clients in the technology, healthcare, consumer goods and other industries with procuring their power needs for their operations.

In connection with Baker McKenzie’s industry-wide teams, our projects practice brings an industry-focused and innovative mindset to our clients to help them identify, navigate and implement their business strategy. As one of the most recognized law firms globally, Baker McKenzie leads in client service and technology, and in year-after-year deals carried out. Our projects practice leverages our unique insights to translate complex trends, identify patterns, facilitate creative thinking, maximize efficiency and turn ideas into innovation for our clients.