May the Force Majeure Be With You: Examining Commercial Lease Disputes Related to COVID-19

FREE for MBA members | $30 Non-members

This is part of a series of CLE seminars the MBA CLE Committee is offering to MBA members for FREE to help you navigate the current legal environment related to the COVID-19 virus. Seminar participation is available by remote attendance only via Zoom, a live videoconferencing software. You do not need to have a Zoom account in order to access the seminar and may attend using your computer or telephone. Additional information will be provided to registrants. 

Matt Yium, Tom Scott, and Paul Trinchero will examine emerging commercial lease disputes arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The topics of discussion will include force majeure provisions in commercial leases, common law defenses of impossibility, frustration, and impracticability, and issues surrounding Governor Brown’s recent 90-day moratorium on commercial evictions. Matt Yium and Paul Trinchero are attorneys practicing in the area of litigation, trials, and arbitrations involving commercial leases, real estate, and other commercial contract disputes. Tom Scott’s practice focuses on real estate and corporate transactions, including commercial leases and purchase and sale agreements. All three presenters practice in the Portland office of Foster Garvey P.C.

1 hour of OSB MCLE general credit will be applied for

MBA Members may access the archived recording by logging into the website and navigating to our Free CLE Library. Non-members may purchase the class by clicking "Proceed with Purchase" below.

Date & Time
Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 10:00am-11:00am
Remote attendance only via Zoom
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Credit Types
General Credit
Registration Closes
Monday, April 20, 2020