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Directors in breach not always liable
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 27 2016

A director is not absolutely liable for all losses suffered by a company on his or her watch. So the Court of Appeal has ruled in a recent


'Commercial common sense' in contractual interpretation
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 20 2016

The Court of Appeal in New Zealand Carbon Farming Limited v Mighty River Power Limited 2015 NZCA 605 has affirmed, and clarified, Lord Neuberger's


Limiting liability via a credit application form
  • Wigley + Company
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

Credit application forms are common ways to get customers to accept Ts and Cs. A March 2016 case confirms they can work for B2B (there are additional


Contract clauses stopping oral variations don’t work?
  • Wigley + Company
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

Contracts for complex supplies, such as software and outsourcing agreements, often contain an anti-oral variation clause, so that all changes must be


Going to Market - consumer law update - May 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • May 12 2016

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


What will the Commerce Commission do about Air New Zealand and Jetstar’s addition of credit card fees?
  • Wigley + Company
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 21 2016

Jetstar’s deal with the Commission to cease opt out additional charges for insurance, baggage and seat selection, in order to stop court action


Going to Market - Consumer law update - April 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 12 2016

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


Receivers of livestock - conversion and sale at undervalue
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • March 31 2016

In McCollum v Thompson 2016 NZHC 28 the High Court heard a claim and counter-claim involving the enforcement of a loan and general security


Extent of lease obligations for remediation of contamination
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • March 22 2016

The Court of Appeal has held Mobil Oil NZ Ltd liable for the cost of remedying hydrocarbon contamination of land that it has occupied since 1925


Going to Market - Consumer law update - February 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • February 4 2016

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