Force majeure clause
Any type of superior authority, an unforseen issue in an agreement.
A superior force. An event that no human foresight could anticipate or which if anticipated, is too strong to be considered e.g an industrial strike which leads to loss of profits.
French for an act of God; an inevitable, unpredictable act of nature, not dependent on an act of man. Used in insurance contracts to refer to acts of nature such as earthquakes or lightning.
Expanded Legal Definition of Firefighters' RuleForce Majeure French for an act of God; an inevitable, unpredictable act of nature, not dependent on an act of man.
Expanded Legal Definition of Force MajeureFurtum Latin: theft or a thing stolen..
often cap A : an extraordinary natural event (as a flood or earthquake) that cannot be reasonably foreseen or prevented compare force majeure, inevitable accident, unavoidable accident NOTE: It is a ...
Act Of State Doctrine
:a court-made doctrine barring U.S.
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