Category: Section Publications

An Early Experience with Arbitration by Video

Faced with a mid-hearing adjournment of a complex, high-stakes arbitration, we worked with opposing counsel and the tribunal to restart and complete the hearing a week later by videoconference.

Limiting Construction Risk From the COVID-19 Outbreak Through Force Majeure Clauses

Many in the construction industry may be concerned with the widespread effects of COVID-19 as it relates to fulfilling their contractual duties and obligations. In this new environment, force majeure clauses (French for “superior force”) will bear heightened scrutiny. Pursuant to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s “New York State on PAUSE” Executive Order No. 202.6, New … Continued