Johnson & Johnson To Halt Baby Powder Talc Sales in US and Canada

It’s the end of an era for Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder – the talc powder with a fragrance successfully branded to be equated with a well-cared for infant will no longer be sold in the United States and Canada. While the New Jersey based corporation attributed the decision to changes in consumer habits, years … Read more

Contracts and the Option of Impossibility – Alternatives to Force Majeure

Did you fail to spell out “pandemic” or “disease” in your force majeure clause?  Or fail to include a force majeure clause altogether in your contract? Should you have foreseen the chaos caused by COVID-19? The language of contracts will likely be changed forever in the wake of the disruption to businesses as a result … Read more

Force Majeure – The Contract Clause of COVID-19

Force Majeure is a legal definition encompassing a collection of unlikely yet not impossible hindrances to performance in a contract – such as a fire, a flood, an Act of God,  or possibly a global pandemic among other things. A force majeure clause in a contract generally excuses any or all delays in performance as … Read more