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Better contracts, better business, better society

Our world is an ecosystem of contracts

“Modern economies are held together by innumerable contracts” (Quote from the Nobel Prize Award Committee 2016).

World Commerce & Contracting is an association dedicated to helping our members from all around the world, achieve high performing and trusted trading relationships.

We are committed to researching, advocating, improving capabilities and helping our members to connect to share knowledge and leading practice.

We address the growing need across all private and public organizations for everyone to be able to prepare, understand and manage contracts, and be skilled at managing commercial relationships. Get ready to embrace change and innovation.

Join us on our journey to reimagine commerce.

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Our members are a diverse group of professionals, practitioners, policy makers, academics, thought leaders, and business owners.

We are all connected by a shared need to achieve better social and economic value, through better commercial practices.

Individuals, private, public, large or small organisations – everyone is welcome to join us.

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21 September 2020

Business Disruption and Commercial Contracts (Part 5): Once Force Majeure Is Asserted, What Are Our Rights And Obligations?

If it is your counterparty that invokes force majeure to excuse its performance, it is important th...

21 September 2020

Everything you say can and will be used against you: creating unintended US litigation risk in times of distress

As the COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for some parties to meet their obligations, many hav...

21 September 2020

Business Disruption and Commercial Contracts (Part 2): What Is The Actual Cause Of The Disruption?

Force majeure and related doctrines may allow a contracting party to suspend or terminate performan...