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Appeal court keeps parent company on the hook
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 17 2016

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Steel & Tube Holdings Limited (STH) against the legal basis and quantum of a $750,000 judgment based


Carer support funding does not result in employment relationship
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

On 1 August 2016, the Court of Appeal held that the relief care that Ms Lowe provided pursuant to the government's Carer Support Scheme did not make


Anaesthetist not "situationally aware" but not guilty of professional misconduct
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

Following a decision by the Health and Disability Commissioner, in which an anaesthetist was found to have breached Right 4 of the Code of Rights by


ACC cover for failed sterilisation does not extend to childcare
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

J became pregnant following a failed sterilisation. ACC granted J cover for her pregnancy and compensation for the pregnancy's physical effects. J


Compensation claim for care of disabled son successful
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

On 20 July 2016, the High Court ruled that Margaret Spencer is entitled to be compensated for care she provided to her adult son Paul Spencer, who


Prolongation in construction contracts
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • August 15 2016

Delays are common in construction contracts and unfortunately projects are often finished after the agreed completion date. This may reflect the fact


Charging orders under the Construction Contracts Act 2002 - infrastructure projects
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2016

The developers of infrastructure and the owners of land through which the infrastructure is built may be surprised to find that the land in question


Health Alert (Australia) 15 August 2016
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA
  • August 15 2016

Ms Sheldrick has been a privately practising midwife since 2007. Two separate birthing incidents since 2012 have led to Ms Sheldrick being the


Feedback sought on use of retirement savings in bankruptcy
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2016

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is proposing law change after the Court of Appeal ruled that KiwiSaver funds are beyond


Court defines what it means to live in New Zealand
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2016

Since 2015 the Companies Act has required that a company registered in New Zealand must have at least one resident director. The Registrar of