Article | Posted on 5th May 2022

Sanctions and a Successful Force Majeure Defence

With the issue of sanctions never more relevant to global shipping, the recent decision of Laysun Service Co Limited v Del Monte International GMBH [2022] EWHC 699 (Comm) has affirmed that a well-drafted force majeure clause can, when unforeseen events take their toll, provide welcome relief from contractual obligations.

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