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Category Archive: Causation

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Exception Clauses and Causation – Guidance from the Court of Appeal

August 15, 2019| Causation, Construction, Construction Contracts, Exception Clauses

A recent Court of Appeal decision considered the extent to which an exceptions clause requires a party to prove that, notwithstanding the force majeure event, it would still have performed its obligations. In the recent case of Classic Maritime Inc. … read more

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In Breach, But at What Cost? Force Majeure, Causation and Damages

October 23, 2018| Causation, Construction, Construction Contracts, Damages, Dispute Resolution, Force Majeure

The recent Judgment of the Commercial Court in Classic Maritime Inc. (“CMI”) v Limbungan Makmur SDN BHD & Anor (“Limbungan”) [2018] examines the role of causation when defending a matter on the grounds of force majeure. The Judgment also includes … read more