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Doping investigation a warning to all levels of athletes
The DFSNZ decisions are a reminder for people involved in sports, of dangers associated with buying supplements online.
New Zealand
22 Dec 2017
Commerce Commission new focus on retail sector off the back of penalties tripling
This focus follows an increase in the maximum penalties for misleading and deceptive conduct and false representations.
New Zealand
30 May 2017
Contempt of court - still relevant in the age of new media
Yahoo! was fined for contempt of court, for an online news article which caused a Melbourne murder trial to be aborted.
New Zealand
6 Mar 2017
Royal Hotel and license suspensions - three strikes, but not out
This decision involving the Royal Hotel should alert licensees that the three strikes provisions of the Act are in force.
New Zealand
16 Nov 2016
Facebook to provide platform for you to order food, buy tickets, book appointments and obtain quotes
While these features are not yet available in New Zealand, it is expected to only be a matter of time before they arrive.
New Zealand
26 Oct 2016
Facebook Marketplace launches in New Zealand – consumer rights at law or a virtual handshake?
Online marketplaces or auction sites, such as Ebay and Trade Me, see millions of transactions every year.
New Zealand
23 Oct 2016
Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015: cyber bullying at work
The Act will affect employers and employees engaging in or receiving harmful digital communications, or cyber bullying.
New Zealand
14 Dec 2015
Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 – What does it mean for you?
The Act aims to curb cyberbullying, damaging electronic communications spread by emails, texts or social media posts.
New Zealand
21 Oct 2015
Your private data is in the public domain – Now what do you do?
As more information is kept, used and shared electronically, the risk of it ending up in the wrong hands is increased.
New Zealand
21 Oct 2015
Good order and amenity for new alcohol licences
A licensee does not need to prove that the proposed licensed premises will not materially reduce good order and amenity.
New Zealand
8 Jul 2015
IP update - New .nz domain addresses available
As of 30 September 2014, the New Zealand Domain Name Commission will be offering .nz domains for registration.
New Zealand
24 Sep 2014
Social media use - trade mark ownership in New Zealand
NZ trade mark ownership really hinges on whether you directed your use of the trade mark to the New Zealand public.
New Zealand
13 Aug 2014
Telecom cleared by Commerce Commission to acquire final 4G spectrum
The Commerce Commission may also have been concerned that Telecom's acquisition breached the Commerce Act.
New Zealand
19 Jun 2014
Google Adwords - NZ development
The High Court issued the Intercity-NakedBus judgment, which may influence how you use Google Adwords in New Zealand.
New Zealand
2 Mar 2014
Telecom NZ provisionally acquires mobile spectrum
Telecom's bid for the largest share of the radiospectrum is optional on obtaining clearance from the Commerce Commission.
New Zealand
5 Feb 2014
Big Brother on Facebook: employers and social media
As social media continues to increase in popularity, employers need to monitor employee use of workplace technology.
New Zealand
6 Mar 2013
Taming the Trolls - Social Media Risks for Businesses
Businesses must monitor social media pages to ensure that users do not publish false, misleading or deceptive comments.
New Zealand
6 Mar 2013
First file sharing decision under new copyright infringement regime
RIANZ had a victory under the new file sharing provisions of the NZ Copyright Act against an internet account holder.
New Zealand
4 Mar 2013
Tough Laws To Protect The Intellectual Property Of Rugby World Cup 2011 Sponsors
The big intellectual property issues surrounding the Rugby World Cup centre on the Major Events Management Act (MEMA). Essentially this legislation is designed to help organizers protect the interests of sponsors who fund the hosting of such events.
New Zealand
2 Nov 2010
Credit Checks- Know Your Rights
Have you ever applied for credit, whether that credit is in the form of a loan, a credit card or even a hire purchase agreement? Or are you in the business of providing credit? If so, the new Credit Reporting Privacy Code will affect you.
New Zealand
4 Dec 2006
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