Contracting in times of crisis: the legal stuff with Russell Wiese

14.05.2020 Lisa McAuley

Russell Wiese heads Hunt & Hunt Lawyers' Customs and Global Trade Team. For the past 15 years he has specialised in commercial and regulatory issues associated with international supply chains. His clients are importers, exporters, freight forwarders and customs brokers. In particular, Russell assists clients with commercial agreements, dispute resolution, customs compliance and transport contracts. He is the current chair of the Australian Law Counsel Customs and International Transactions Committee.

This presentation covers the following legal topics:

Existing contracts:

  • Force Majeure
  • Frustration
  • other contract terms

    Responding to a breach:

  • waiver of rights
  • mitigation of loss
  • damages

    New contracts:

  • FM clause
  • what is an unknown risk
  • ability to change KPIs/Pricing
  • executing contracts
  • security

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