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McKool Smtih principal Lisa Houssiere recently spoke with Law360 regarding "Coronavirus Disputes May Turn on Little-Known Clause."  The article discussed the "often overlooked clause included in boilerplate contractual language that may excuse businesses from their obligations due to "acts of God" or other events beyond their control has been getting a lot more attention."  Lisa states "In practice, international arbitral tribunals have a tendency to construe force majeure provisions narrowly, which highlights why it is important for parties to tailor a force majeure clause to their specific situation to reduce uncertainty and allocate risk."

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