An overview of the colombian contract law, in times of the Covid-19 pandemic

Authors: Isué Natalia Vargas Brand


This paper notes the potential contract law rules applicable in the Colombian legal system to contracts affected by the economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, it points out the different temporary Decrees enacted by the Colombian government to mitigate the effects of the pandemic in Contract Law.

Keywords: Covid-19 - contracts; nonperformance; Impossibility prevision; Hardship; Force majeure; Unforeseeable circumstances; Frustration; Breach of contract; Lease contracts; Home loans; Tourist contracts