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New Zealand Court of Appeal rules on Pink Batts trade mark dispute
  • AJ Park
  • New Zealand
  • December 17 2015

The New Zealand Court of Appeal has largely upheld the decision of the High Court in the trade mark dispute involving Tasman Insulation's Pink


Insurance Case Law Update
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • December 17 2015

Right to acquire another property capped at the cost of rebuilding the insured property on the existing site. Notional cost of rebuild includes an


Attempted stay of $25m Court order dismissed
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 14 2015

Mr Kidd issued proceedings in the High Court alleging that Mr van Heeren had misappropriated funds from an equal partnership the two had operated out


A recent New Zealand statement on the law of penalties: Torchlight Fund No. 1 LP (In rec) v Johnstone 2015 NZHC 25
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 14 2015

Torchlight was a private equity fund investing in distressed assets. One of its investments was the purchase of a debt from Bank of Scotland


Court rejects 'halfway house' on security for costs
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 14 2015

In Erwood v Official Assignee 2015 NZCA 478 an application was made to review a decision declining to dispense with security for costs. The


Digital files are property
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 14 2015

The Supreme Court has recently considered the definition of "property" under section 249 of the Crimes Act 1961 in Dixon v R 2015 NZSC 147. The


Going to Market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • December 11 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more


Treating like for like
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 11 2015

While we wait keenly for the Court of Appeal's guidance on fair process in the H v A Ltd case (the appeal will be heard in May next year), there is


Building Product Manufacturers and Duties of Care
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2015

Last year the High Court refused to strike out a negligence claim that a designer, manufacturer and supplier of building materials owed a duty of


New penalties decision
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2015

The rule against penalties is an issue that comes up in the ICT contracting space reasonably frequently. Essentially the rule means that a court may