29 June 2020

As the spread of Covid-19 continues to impact all aspects of business practice, business players are currently facing challenges in performing their contractual obligations. Since Indonesian law recognises certain unforeseeable circumstances beyond a contracting party’s control that can excuse non-performance of certain contractual obligations (“force majeure”), the possibility that the impact of the Covid-19 crisis could be raised as a force majeure event needs to be analysed in the context of contractual compliance.

This is an extract of an article by Soemadipradja & Taher, an Indonesian law firm with which Allen & Gledhill has a strategic alliance. To read the full article from the Soemadipradja & Taher website www.soemath.com, please click here.