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WEBINAR: “The impact of COVID-19 on contracts: how can I help my business survive?”

Março 27, 2020 @ 10:00 - 11:00

by: Carmen Baptista Rosa, Partner at PLMJ – Sociedade de Advogados, R.L.


Zoom online meeting room
(access link to be send once the registration is confirmed)

The British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its first webinar: “The impact of COVID-19 on contracts: how can I help my business survive?”:

The recent and unpredictable developments of this new pandemic called COVID-19 raised several problems and issues amongst companies, not only regarding labour issues and tax, but especially regarding their contractual relationships and the obligations foreseen with suppliers and clients.
This brief webinar intends to point out some possible solutions for companies in their current trading (if any), and recommendations to be adopted under contract interpretation, as well as a brief overview about the possibilities of terminating or suspending contracts with third parties.

A. Presentation – from 10.00am to 10.40am:
1. Introduction and scope: contract analysis and obligations
2. The concept of force majeure and its legal effects
3. Contract with a force majeure clause
4. No force majeure clause – and now what?
5. Change of circumstances – can it be applicable?
6. International contracts and specific regimens – brief overview
7. Recommendations to companies
B. Q&A – from 10.40am to 11.00am

Carmen Baptista Rosa heads PLMJ’s Faro office. With 17 years of experience, she works in litigation and arbitration, contracts, international trade and business law, specialising in civil litigation and commercial contracts. She has a law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, an LLM in international trade and business law from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and she completed an extension course in arbitration at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

This event will be open to BPCC Members only and in order to ensure your booking your registration must be made by the 25th March at 5.00pm, at the latest.
Places for this webinar are limited to a minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 participants and bookings will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.

GDPR Disclaimer: Once your booking is confirmed, the speaker will have access to your registration details to send you an invitation by email to join the webinar.

Kind regards,

Adriana Silva
Southern Representative

To register just send an e.mail to


Março 27, 2020
10:00 - 11:00


Adriana Silva
(+351) 964 343 173