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No derivative action for a foreign registered company

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 1 2014

A recent application in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in the matter of Featherston Resources Limited; Tetley & Ors v Weston & Ors 2014

Court of Appeal confirms your word is your bond

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

A recent Court of Appeal decision confirms that a promise may become binding, even if non-contractual. The Court did not clearly establish the

Win to ASIC in responsible lending regime

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 29 2014

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has flexed its muscles in relation to the responsible lending regime and obtained a

Choose and use your adwords with care

  • AJ Park
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

In the recent case of InterCity Group (NZ) Ltd v Nakedbus NZ Ltd a key lesson emerged: a competitor can effectively use a trademark as a Google keyword without being liable for trademark infringement

Pecuniary penalty imposed in first market manipulation case in New Zealand

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

In July 2013, the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) filed civil proceedings against Brian Henry alleging market manipulation of shares in the

Where there is smoke there is fire: plain packaging of tobacco products

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

In 2012, Australia became the first country in the world to legislate for plain packaging of tobacco. Cigarettes, pipe tobacco and cigar products

F&P Finance successful in Court of Appeal in software copyright and trade secrets case

  • AJ Park
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

The Court of Appeal, in a recent decision, upheld the judgment of the High Court that Fisher & Paykel Finance (FPF) in modifying its own credit

New zealand courts consider interrelationship between cross-border insolvency and admiralty claims

  • Wilson Harle
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 21 2014

Printable version For the first time, the New Zealand courts have directly considered the interrelationship between cross-border insolvency and

Supreme Court declares charities can be “political”, but no watershed decision

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 11 2014

By a 3:2 majority decision (Re Greenpeace), the Supreme Court has held that there is no longer a blanket rule preventing entities with independent

Charitable purposes move with the times

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 8 2014

Political purpose and charitable purpose are not mutually exclusive. That's the view taken by the Supreme Court in its decision on the Greenpeace of