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D&O down under

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

A December 2013 decision of the New Zealand Supreme Court fundamentally influenced the treatment of competing interests under directors' and

Who owns a bribe?

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The principal of the person who received it, according to a recent decision of the UK Supreme Court

What's up in Australian insolvency law, and why should we care?

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 14 2014

As New Zealand inches sloth-like toward a more regulated regime through the Insolvency Practitioners Bill, introduced in April 2010 and yet to have

Confidentiality agreements and mediation Canada lights the way?

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Canada, New Zealand
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  • July 14 2014

A recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada holds that a confidentiality clause in a mediation agreement can displace default common law rules

Patents Act 2013: biological exclusions and indigenous rights

  • James & Wells Intellectual Property
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 11 2014

The Patents Act 2013 represents a significant shift for patent law in this country and a major overhaul of the current 1953 Act. This reform follows

The devil of dispute resolution clauses is in the detail

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 10 2014

Commercial parties are now put on notice that seemingly minor defects in arbitration clauses can actually lead to the invalidity of the entire

Supreme Court takes a strict approach to interpretation of an arbitration clause

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 10 2014

A recent Supreme Court decision (Carr v Gallaway Cook Allan 2014 NZSC 75) illustrates that parties contemplating arbitration must take care in

Arbitration Act 1996 reconstructing the agreement to arbitrate

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 9 2014

The recent stream of alternate dispute resolution methods is part of the zeitgeist where disputants are shying away from Courts and attempting to

High Court strident contract provisions mustn’t meddle with statute or general law

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 9 2014

In a strident decision (Fleetwood Apartments) criticising an attempt to "meddle" with the law, the High Court has voided a $1.5 million settlement

Drafting arbitration agreements: Supreme Court takes a strict approach

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 3 2014

Following a recent decision of the Supreme Court (Carr v Gallaway Cook Allan)it is more apparent than ever that parties need to exercise care when