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The French State considers the coronavirus COVID-19 to be a case of force majeure

The French State considers the coronavirus COVID-19 to be a case of force majeure. Within the framework of State public procurement contracts, penalties for delay will not be applied. Will this qualification be included in private and commercial contracts?
Faced with the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic and its consequences on the French economy, the government has announced a number of measures to help companies heavily impacted by this epidemic (these measures: https://www.economie.gouv.fr/coronavirus-soutien-entreprises ).

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