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Law Commission sticks with joint and several liability

New Zealand - June 25 2014 The Law Commission is strongly of the view that New Zealand should retain joint and several liability but has suggested some changes to make the…

Garth Gallaway, Karen Kemp, John McKay, Edward Scorgie

New Zealand follows UK lead on software patents

New Zealand - August 29 2013 The new Patents Act has finally been passed, completing the first reform of New Zealand's patent law in 60 years. We run through the main changes -…

Kelly McFadzien, Paul Sumpter, Matt Sumpter

Market manipulation – a suspect form of human ingenuity

Australia - August 7 2013 A recent High Court of Australia decision has held that conduct with a dominant purpose of maintaining a price level of public securities constitutes…

Tim Smith, Roger Wallis

Domestic (mis)trust and the corporate veil

United Kingdom - June 28 2013 Some say that limited liability companies are the spark plugs (or their silicon equivalent) of western capitalism. Others say that treating a company…

Jo Appleyard, Justin Graham

Contracts – judges 2, simplicity 0

United Kingdom - March 28 2013 The enforceable written contract is usually a damn fine thing. The parties can perform or, if not, pay damages (unless liability has been excluded)…

Jo Appleyard, Edward Scorgie