Rubbing Salt in the Cox Wound
Rubbing Salt in the Cox Wound
16 February 2017 | By  Rick Shera
Having been slammed in 2016 with a USD25 million damages award by a US jury, Cox Communications has now had USD8 million costs award made against it in the case ... Read More →
Rubbing Salt in the Cox Wound
Rubbing Salt in the Cox Wound
16 February 2017 | By  Rick Shera
Having been slammed in 2016 with a USD25 million damages award by a US jury, Cox Communications has now had USD8 million costs award made against it in the case ...
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NZ splits from UK on enforcement of foreign judgments
NZ splits from UK on enforcement of foreign judgments
31 August 2016 | By  Timothy Lindsay  | Edith Offner
In its recent decision Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd v Thomas Ian Sinclair [2016] NZCA 376 the New Zealand Court of Appeal has allowed the execution in New Zealand of a foreign costs judgment, despite ongoing litigation between the parties in other jurisdictions.
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Directors’ defence  insurance cut down by Supreme Court
Directors’ defence insurance cut down by Supreme Court
13 February 2014 | By  Karl Stolberger  | Stephanie Nicolson
A recent Supreme Court ruling significantly impacts on the operation of Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) insurance policies, and indeed any other insurances, which have a combined single limit of liability for compensation and defence costs...
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Directors, D&O Cover and Defence Costs – The Supreme Court’s Final Word
Directors, D&O Cover and Defence Costs – The Supreme Court’s Final Word
30 January 2014 | By  Karl Stolberger  | Stephanie Nicolson
In June last year we commented on on-going litigation between the Receivers of various Bridgecorp companies and their directors in relation to a $20 million D&O insurance policy. At issue was the Receivers’ ability to assert a charge over the proceeds of the policy in favour of Bridgecorp’s investor creditors...
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The devil’s in the details: validity of financing statements
The devil’s in the details: validity of financing statements
11 December 2013 | By  Rachael Cederwall  | 
In a recent decision, Polymers International Ltd v Toon [2013] NZHC 1897, the High Court held that, when registering a financing statement against a debtor company on the Personal Property Securities Register, the omission of the company number from the financing statement was seriously misleading...
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