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Event contracts and COVID – things to consider

Proven best practice used to guide most decisions when drawing up legal contracts for events. Since COVID-19 spread to our shores, it has introduced a new set of criteria that has to be accommodated – while also introducing huge amounts of...

Safety first for the events industry

A message from the SA Events Council: As we enter Alert Level 1 in South Africa, the relaxation of regulations around capacity at events has allowed for a 50% venue capacity capped at 250 pax indoors and 500 outdoors. While not ideal for the...

Ask Louis-the-Lawyer about Force Majeure

Q. I keep hearing about force majeure. What must I do to be covered by it? A: It should be noted at the outset you cannot rely on force majeure (‘FM’) unless you have a clause to that effect in your Terms and Conditions. If that is...