Cancellations Know the Legal Lingo

To navigate the choppy waters of contract negotiations, it helps to understand the lexicon of lawyers. Here are some simple explanations of legal terms related to meeting and event cancellations.

DISCHARGE — If a party to a contract is discharged (released from obligation) for reasons of impossibility of performance, impracticability of performance, or frustration of purpose, the party is not liable for breach of contract.

FORCE MAJEURE — An act or occurrence tha

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