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By Tania Goatley, Kristin Wilson
This article is aimed at online news aggregators, but is likely to have a much wider reach.
You would be forgiven for assuming the Consumer Law Reform Bill had been parked until 2014.
The case is a reminder for both employers and employees that misconduct outside work hours may justify a dismissal.
New legislation will repeal and replace the Financial Reporting Act 1993 and amend a number of other related statutes.
The NZ Government announced a reform package to overhaul the current workplace health and safety legislative framework
This Australian case could also be relevant to a NZ court faced with assessing directors' conduct at a board meeting.
Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic have investigated arrangements between Apple and a number of e-book publishers.
An employer was recently awarded damages against three former employees for breaches of their implied employment duties.
The High Court found the directors of Lombard guilty on charges arising from untrue statements made in offer documents.
A discussion of Kuehne + Nagel International AG v Commerce Commission [2012] NZCA 221.