Dutch courts on the COVID-19 crisis and the doctrines of unforeseen circumstances and force majeure in commercial contracts

1.     Introduction Since the end of April 2020 Dutch courts (all in summary proceedings) have rendered nine decisions that deal with the the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial contracts under Dutch law. All cases have been published in Dutch, except one case of the Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC) of 29 April 2020, ECLI:NL:RBAMS:2020:2406 that
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