Current FYIs

September 2015


FYIs are articles that consider current issues, law changes and significant court decisions. To suggest a topic for a future FYI, please click on the 'Suggest an FYI' page on the left hand navigation bar. To receive FYIs via email on your choice of topic, please click on 'register to receive our publications' at the end of this page.

FYI: Information & Communications Technology – Digital Convergence: TIME for review

04 Sep 2015

The convergence of the telecommunications, IT, media and entertainment (TIME) sectors and the Government’s response to the challenges and opportunities...

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FYI: Intellectual Property – Fashion Week 2015: a chic update to the last year of IP and fashion

24 Aug 2015

Regardless of your price point or personal taste, fashion is always a hot area for intellectual property disputes and 2015 was no different. We look at some of the highlights of the last year...

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FYI: Local Government – Compulsory acquisition notices and unregistered interests

19 Aug 2015

The recent High Court summary judgment in The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery v Ace Developments Limited [2015] NZHC 1027provides useful guidance on one key aspect of the compulsory acquisition process under the Public Works Act 1981 (PWA)...

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FYI: Public Sector – Procurement: Think Your Commercial Tenders Are Off Limits for Judicial Review? Think Again.

19 Aug 2015

Procurement in the public sector just got more complicated, with the recent High Court decision in Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand v Attorney-General [2015] NZHC 1701...

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FYI: Intellectual Property – IP border protection notices: What can they do for your business?

18 Aug 2015

The trade in tangible counterfeit or infringing goods is a key concern for many businesses...

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