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When less is not more – access to court files and 'follow–on' litigation

New Zealand - July 26 2013 In Schenker AG and Schenker (NZ) Limited v Commerce Commission & Ors [2013] NZCA 114 (17 April 2013), the Court of Appeal recently confirmed the…

Lara Bird

Government proposes new exceptions for insurers under unfair contract legislation

New Zealand - July 24 2013 Many insurers will be aware that the Consumer Law Reform Bill introduces a new regime for unfair contract terms. The Bill allows the Commerce…

David Friar

Information exchanges - the ABCs of "hub and spoke" arrangements

New Zealand, United Kingdom - March 12 2013 In March 2012 (Too much information - Information exchange between competitors), we discussed the risks involved in exchanging information with…

Andy Glenie

A bumpy road to a dead end

New Zealand - December 19 2012 Litigation continues to surround the input methodologies (IMs) set by the Commerce Commission to regulate electricity, gas and airport companies under Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986 (the Act).

Andy Glenie

Exporting jurisdiction (2): more on the liability of foreign parents under the Commerce Act

New Zealand - October 25 2012 On 31 August, the Court of Appeal held in Commerce Commission v Visy Board Pty Limited [2012] NZCA 383 that the New Zealand Courts should accept jurisdiction in proceedings against Visy, an Australian company, alleging breaches of the Commerce Act 1986 (Act).

Andy Glenie