August 5, 2020
Noel Courage and Jennie Yum coauthored an article "Sign here, see you later: Getting ghosted in commercial transactions", published by The Lawyer's Daily.
The global scramble for personal protective equipment (PPE) has highlighted basic contract issues, as governments and health institutions try to parse legitimate sources of PPE.
Some of the usual checks and balances in government contracts and tendering processes for PPE have gone out the window in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A lot of PPE has been successfully procured, but there have also been agreements made to buy PPE, with no follow through. This article looks at contractual issues and remedies to deal with suppliers that cannot, or choose not to, deliver. These considerations can apply to any sale contract, not just PPE contracts.
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This article was first published by Bereskin & Parr LLP on May 5, 2020.