Hardship Clause FAQs:

Q: Is a hardship clause a clause in a contract that is intended to cover cases in which unforeseen events occur that fundamentally alter the equilibrium of a contract resulting in an excessive burden being placed on one of the parties involved?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a hardship clause sometimes used in relation to force majeure?

A: Yes, and particularly because they share similar features and they both cater to situations of changed circumstances.