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UNDERSTANDING FORCE MAJEURE CLAUSES IN LIGHT OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS

UNDERSTANDING FORCE MAJEURE CLAUSES IN LIGHT OF THE COVID-19 CRISISCorona virus (COVID-19) is the major topic for most new stations today. In addition to having a tragic effect on the health of the world’s population, the virus, and the safety measures implemented in response to the virus, are having a negative effect on international businesses. Globally manufacturers and suppliers are scrambling to identify contractual relief as COVID-19 causes supply chains to crumble. The reason behind this disruption ranges from worker shortages and ...
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UPDATED STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

On April 30, 2020, Governor Pritzker released Executive Order 2020-32, which extends the current stay-at-home order.  However, there are a few key differences in this new order that you should be aware of, not just in the workplace but personally while you are out and about, as well. What Stays the Same Despite all the updates, there are several aspects of the stay-at-home order that remain the same. For example, you can still leave home for essential travel, which includes reasons related to health and safety, necessary supplies and service...
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GOVERNOR ENACTS “EMPLOYER FRIENDLY” AMENDMENT CANNABIS ACT

GOVERNOR ENACTS “EMPLOYER FRIENDLY” AMENDMENT TO CANNABIS ACTAn amendment was made to the Cannabis Act on December 4, 2019, by Governor Pritzker as he signed legislation into law as Public Act 101-0593 having added language to what is commonly known as the Cannabis Act so that it now states:Nothing in this Act shall be construed to create or imply a cause of action fo...
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