When it comes to contractual disputes, these are often questions relating to the conclusion of the contract – whether there is a binding contract between the parties and whether the terms of the contract are secure enough to be enforceable. In 2018, there were a number of cases where these issues were addressed and all underscore the importance of a comprehensive and clearly documented agreement. COVID-19 has the potential to alter the severe restrictions on the Court`s power to impose conditions. The British Institute of Commercial and Comparative Law has published a concept note that stresses the need to take into account the “necessary contribution of the law to the protection of commercial activity”, including by encouraging legal creation and intervention in areas such as implicit concepts. It also confirmed that, although some substantive facts may be taken into account in the interpretation of an agreement, they are limited to facts known or reasonably available to both parties at the time of the conclusion of the contract, and not only to one party. AMEC has been a specialized concrete subcontractor for two major projects and has commissioned Arcadis to carry out some planning work related to these projects pending a broader agreement between the parties, which has not been concluded. . . .