We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 11-20 of 1,014

The devil of dispute resolution clauses is in the detail

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Bell Gully
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • 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

Arbitration Act 1996 reconstructing the agreement to arbitrate

  • Hesketh Henry
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • 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

Drafting arbitration agreements: Supreme Court takes a strict approach

  • Bell Gully
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • 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

Choose and use your (ad)words with care

  • AJ Park
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • July 2 2014

In the recent case ofInterCity Group (NZ) Ltd v Nakedbus NZ Ltd, a key lesson emerged: a competitor can effectively use your trade mark as a Google

Presumed built when certified

  • Hesketh Henry
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • June 30 2014

On 10 June 2014, the Supreme Court delivered a decision on the eligibility criteria under s 14(a) of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act

Arbitration agreement set aside where parties provided for unavailable appeal rights

  • Chapman Tripp
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • June 27 2014

The New Zealand Supreme Court has unanimously reversed the Court of Appeal in finding that an arbitration agreement, expressed to be subject to

Law Commission’s liability review favours continued protection of plaintiffs

  • Bell Gully
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • June 26 2014

The Law Commission has recently released its Report on how to allocate liability where multiple parties cause the same, indivisible loss or damage to

Isolated nucleic acids are patent eligible in Australia

  • Baldwins
  • -
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • -
  • June 25 2014

Last year, the Federal Court of Australia confirmed that isolated naturally occurring nucleic acid sequences are patent eligible subject matter. The