COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS AND CHALLENGES ARISING FROM THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC
On 07th May 2020 at 6.30 pm – By ADVOCATE MR. ZERICK DASTUR
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In association with Consumer Resources & ON-LYNE
The unprecedented situation in view of the pandemic and the consequent lockdown imposed by the Government of India has impacted the performance of many commercial contracts and posed a number of questions on the rights and obligations of the parties to a contract. The webinar will address the following topics :
1. Force Majeure and Frustration of Contract – Recognizing your contractual rights, Risk Assessment and Risk Management.
2. “Once bitten twice shy” – The approach to adopt while entering into future contracts.
3. Analyzing the present legal scenario, the views adopted by Indian Courts and the recent measures undertaken by the Government across various sectors.
4. Position on employee payments during lockdown.
Zerick Dastur practices in the field of Court litigation, Dispute Resolution, Arbitration and securities Law. Zerick is a triple Gold Medalist from Mumbai University. Zerick’s practice covers diverse areas of Corporate, Commercial and Regulatory disputes. Zerick is representing a number of clients in the manufacturing, engineering, Port , Infrastructure and Mining Sectors. Zerick has represented clients in domestic and international, commercial arbitration matters. Zerick’s practice involves representing clients before various Courts like the Supreme Court, High Courts, Statutory Tribunals and Regulators including the Securities Appellate Tribunal, the Securities and Exchange Board of India, the NCLT, CCI etc. Zerick was a former Partner at the Law Firm, J. Sagar Associates.
He has been involved in a number of matters involving issues of Constitution Law, contract law and arbitrations. Zerick writes for various national newspapers and publications on Corporate, Commercial and Competition Law. He is a regular speaker at events organised by Economic Times, VC Circle, Indian Merchant Chambers, Corporate Knowledge Foundation and the World Zoroastrian Chamber of Commerce.
He is a Member of the Law Committee of Indian Merchant Chambers