High Court stories
High court grants Medtech preservation order against Valentia
High Court grants Medtech order against Valentia Technologies, permitting investigations into alleged copyright infringement, data violations, and patient safety risks in healthcare industry.
High costs & lack of infrastructure hinder EV adoption in Australia, NZ
High upfront costs, inadequate charging stations, and 'range anxiety' are impeding EV adoption in Australia and NZ.
ComCom appeals $2.25 million fine in Vodafone FibreX case
The Commerce Commission has filed an appeal in the High Court against a $2.25 million fine imposed on Vodafone NZ for its offending under the Fair Trading Act.
Rage against the machine: Can an AI programme be an inventor?
New Zealand has been caught by a global fight between humans and machines that might define intellectual property rights for the rest of the century.
Seoul High Court declines Qualcomm's stay appeal - company to seek retrial
Seoul High Court rejects Qualcomm’s bid to pause antitrust order, firm gears for Supreme Court appeal.
Solarcity fails to gain traction with their complaint against solar tax
Solarcity's solar tax battle falters as High Court denies their plea, affecting 45,000 Kiwis and NZ's renewable energy prospects.
Capital + Merchant trustee stoush back in court
Lawyers acting for Perpetual Trust and law firm Stace Hammond are seeking access to documents and communication covered by legal privilege in dispute.
Failed Feltex case costs litigation funders $3.1M in costs, before disbursements
Former directors of Feltex Carpets and promoters of its 2004 initial public offering have been awarded a scaled-up $3.
ComCom likely to approve Cavalier, NZ Wool Services to merge scouring operations
The Commerce Commission is likely to allow Cavalier Wool Holdings and New Zealand Wool Services International to merge their two wool scouring operati.
Hotchin drops Perpetual in appeal case
Mark Hotchin, principal of failed finance company Hanover, has abandoned his appeal against Perpetual Trust to include them in the Financial Markets A.
Steel & Tube mulls position as interim judgment finds in favour of Lewis Holdings
Steel & Tube Holdings is considering its legal position after an interim judgment found in favour of Lewis Holdings' $1.
High Court makes declarations on EQC flooding risk policy
The High Court in Wellington has made a number of declarations outlining how the Earthquake Commission can deal with claims stemming from loss of l.
RESEND: Barfoot & Thompson wins appeal over non-disclosure of suicide in house sale
Auckland real estate agency Barfoot & Thompson has won a High Court appeal against a censure it received for selling a Flat Bush property without d.
Court of Appeal rejects Danone move to overturn stay on Fonterra damages suit
The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by French food company Danone to overturn a stay of proceedings in its damages suit against Fonterra Co.
Lawyers, WhaleOil and the changing media world
Cameron Slater's victory in court redefines journalism, provoking debate on press freedom and the evolving media landscape in New Zealand.
Vodafone changes ad, Telecom drops court case
Telecom drops high court case against rival telco following a number of changes to Vodafone's ‘SuperNet’ advertising campaign.
Vodafone: See you in court Telecom
Vodafone defends advertising campaign after Telecom files High Court complaint over misleading SuperNet branding.
Telecom breach could cost $10m
[UPDATED] Telecom could face a $10m fine after it was found to have breached the Commerce Act by the High Court today.