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IFEA Summer Webinar - COVID-19 and Contracts

Date: June 18, 2020

IFEA Summer Webinar Series, Presented by VolunteerLocal

Thursday, June 18, 2020

COVID-19 and Contracts: Guidance on Additions and Changes you May Need to Make to Your Agreements During a Pandemic

Jeff English, CFEE
Sr. Vice President/General Council
Kentucky Derby Festival
Louisville, KY

Whether it’s waivers, vendors or music acts, the considerations that need to be made when making changes to contracts or writing new provisions in the age of coronavirus are extensive. There are instances when you may need to act, but also times when you don’t. This webinar will review a number of different agreements and provide general guidance on COVID best practices. However, please know this won’t provide specific guidance that would apply to your jurisdiction or situation.

Jeff English, CFEE is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Kentucky Derby Festival. After graduating from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas in 2004, Jeff worked in politics and practiced law before joining the Festival staff in 2007. He is charged with overseeing all of the Festival’s legal issues and serving as its risk management officer. He also manages the Merchandise Department and serves as the President of the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation, the 501(c)3 charitable arm of KDF. He was named a member of the 2014 class of Louisville Business First’s Forty Under 40.
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