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Shifting the burden: the Supreme Court rules on assigning contracts

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 22 2014

When can you transfer contractual rights and obligations to someone else? The Supreme Court has changed the rules in Savvy Vineyards v Karaka Estate

Due diligence process in Feltex IPO "very thorough"

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 17 2014

The importance of robust due diligence processes in significant capital raisings is a key take-out from the High Court decision this week clearing

Court of Appeal carpet decision puts acid on advertisers

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 15 2014

The Court of Appeal judgment in a dispute between carpet manufacturers Godfrey Hirst NZ and Cavalier Bremworth makes clear that suppliers cannot rely

Case study: limiting ICT B2B liabilities under new NZ law - updated

  • Wigley + Company
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2014

Speed read A claim against a multi-national ICT supplier by an English City Council is a great example of how the new Fair Trading Act legislation

Going to market - consumer law update

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 1 2014

Our monthly review helps you to keep tabs on consumer law developments in New Zealand and overseas. This edition reviews updates and developments

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

D&O down under

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • 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

Consumer Guarantees Act is a big risk for B2B: an example

  • Wigley + Company
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  • New Zealand
  • -
  • June 17 2014

This is the fifth article in our special series on the big B2B and B2C law changes from 17 June. We include a check list to help reduce liability

BFSL 2007 Ltd v Steigrad 2013 NZSC 156

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • April 28 2014

On 23 December 2013, the Supreme Court delivered a controversial decision on the operation of s 9 of the Law Reform Act 1936 on costs-inclusive

Supreme Court overturns Steigrad decision on directors' defence costs

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

The Supreme Court released its decision at the end of last year in the Steigrad litigation, ruling that third party claimants do have a statutory