For Décideurs Juridiques, Arnaud Picard, partner, looks back at the notion of force majeure, which in the face of increasing crises, has once again become crucial in the business world as a means of freeing oneself from contractual obligations, but nevertheless remains largely subject to the judge’s discretion.

“The notion of force majeure, although codified since the 2016 reform, remains at the heart of legal debates. Despite defined criteria, case law remains casuistic, demonstrating the complexity of its application.”

Read here his full analysis (FR).