Procurement and contract law A-Z: F is for... Force majeure

Paul Snell is managing editor at Supply Management
10 August 2015

A force majeure (FM) clause relieves a party of its requirement to perform under a contract. While it is often contained in the standard boilerplate provisions at the end of a deal, it could pay to take another look at it to ensure your organisation is protected as best it can be.

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