COVID-19 and Force Majeure: A UAE Law Perspective

  • 14 October 2020
  • 14:00 - 15:00
  • Webinar


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Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi for a live webinar in collaboration with Salloum & Partners on COVID-19 and Force Majeure: A UAE Law Perspective.

The webinar will discuss whether the COVID-19 pandemic would be considered a force majeure event under UAE law and what the consequences would be for contracts entered into by organisations, as well as some of the measures businesses can take to protect themselves contractually given the circumstances.

This webinar is participated by:

  • Canadian Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates
  • Pakistan Business Professional Council


Ziad Salloum, Partner with Salloum & Partners LLC. Since joining Salloum & Partners LLC in 2006, Ziad has provided specialist support to UAE and foreign government entities, top multinational and local companies, educational institutions, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and leading business-owning families. He has advised on matters in various fields such as: commercial contracts, employment, secured/unsecured lending, restructuring, strategic and structural planning, M&A, dispute resolution, succession planning, and family office setup.


Awais Chughtai, Relationship Manager of Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi. He provides valuable support to corporate and individual members of CBC to expand their professional network of contacts and enhance their presence in the business community. He is also actively involved in organising social events to bring Canadians and friends of Canada together. Awais holds a Master's degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing. He has worked internationally, including in the UK, Pakistan and the Middle East.


  • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary