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Publications

Franchise update: Restraints of trade in the age of LinkedIn

By Daniel Shore - August 2016

Daniel considers a recent case concerning a franchisee’s restraint of trade in the context of using business networking social media.

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Honey New Zealand (International) Limited decision and health claims in the food industry

July 2016

We summarise a recent Court of Appeal decision which considered health claims relating to the honey industry and the interpretation of the Food Standards Code.

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Changes to the tax regime affecting property transactions

June 2016

The NZ government has recently taken legislative steps with the stated objectives of: collecting more information about property buyers and sellers; improving tax compliance; and cooling the heated property market. In this article Chelsie discusses those measures.

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Employee share purchase schemes under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013

June 2016

This article discusses the exemption for employee share purchase schemes under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013.

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Are you selling or purchasing a unit title? Do you know about the disclosure requirements?

By Ashlea Murphy - June 2016

When it comes to selling a unit title, a number of unit owners are still not sure about the disclosure requirements and a number of prospective buyers are not clear about the information set out in the required disclosure statements. This article will summarise the different disclosure requirements under the Unit Titles Act 2010 and also provide buyers with more knowledge about the information they receive.

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