Course Code: CPD0641/2021
GPM: General and Professional Matters
OSH: Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
FREE: Free Course
Course Name
Force Majeure in Hong Kong Business Contracts
18 June 2021 (Fri)
9:30am - 5:00pm
Organized by
Hong Kong Legal Training Institute
HKMA, 14/F, Fairmont House, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong. (TBC)

Public health issues trigger more thoughts on operation of force majeure in business contracts. This principle enables, among other things, a party to the contract to be discharged from the performance of the contract. Legal knowledge on this is vitally important to enable contract administrators to discharge their duties and functions properly and to keep contracts out of trouble, particularly in times of public health concerns.


This seminar or webinar use insightful cases to provide a comprehensive guide to key legal principles that professionals and managers can apply to daily work situations.


The seminar or webinar will be divided as below:-

  • Business contract essentials --- elements and ingredients; tenders; letters of intent; letters of engagement; ‘battle of forms’; mistakes, misrepresentation and contractual consequences
  • Force majeure in operation --- other legal principles alike, essential elements for force majeure, applications Hong Kong, breaches and termination of contracts.
  • Case Studies and Situation Reviews

Cantonese (with English materials)


Please complete and return the standard reply form together with a crossed cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Legal Training Institute Ltd.” addressed to Hong Kong Legal Training Institute, Rm 503, Tower 2, Lippo Centre, Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong.


Email: or Tel: +852 2869 6322

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