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Court of Appeal rejects Fonterra's view on misleading conduct in trade
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 1 2016

In Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd v Mcintyre and Williams Partnership 2016 NZCA 538, the Court of Appeal dismissed Fonterra Co-operative Group's


Commercial eSpeaking Spring 2016 edition
  • James & Wells
  • New Zealand
  • October 7 2016

Enjoy reading this spring edition of Commercial eSpeaking. We hope the articles are both interesting and useful for you


Former directors found to be in breach of their duties
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 29 2016

In CGES Limited (in liquidation and receivership) v Kelly 2016 NZHC 1465, the liquidator of CGES Limited brought claims against the former directors


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


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


Supreme Court provides guidance on fees in consumer credit contracts
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • August 9 2016

The Supreme Court recently provided guidance on the determination of the reasonableness of fees charged by finance companies in consumer credit


Significant decision on Part 15A voluntary administration
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 9 2016

The High Court has issued its first major decision under Part 15A of the Companies Act, rejecting a multi-faceted challenge by Cargill International


First judgment on whether a director “lives in” New Zealand
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • July 25 2016

Since 1 April 2015, New Zealand companies have been required to have at least one director who: lives in New Zealand; or lives in Australia and is


“Fair value” in M&A - Dell and Delaware
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand, USA
  • July 18 2016

A Delaware court has rejected a market-led approach to the question of assessing a company's "fair value", holding that a deal price arrived at


Previous convictions no issue for liquidator
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 30 2016

Mr Kamal was appointed as liquidator of two companies of which the Commissioner of Inland Revenue (CIR) was a creditor. The CIR applied to the High