latest articles

date area of interest title
08/12/2014 Trade regulation, Commercial

Unfair contract terms: Do what the regulator says or face the consequences

09/03/2015 Trade regulation, Commercial

Air New Zealand drops opt-out pricing: what’s that mean for suppliers?

21/04/2016 Trade regulation, Commercial

What will the Commerce Commission do about Air New Zealand and Jetstar’s addition of credit card fees?

17/06/2014 Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Cold call telemarketing sales: new law from June 2014

19/02/2015 Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Common Telco B2C contract clauses likely to be unenforceable from March 2015

04/08/2015 Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Introduction to NZ mobile payments regulation and law

02/03/2017 Telco/Internet, Trade Regulation, Commercial

Aussie broadband speed guidance a warning for NZ ISPs

25/11/2014 Telco/Internet, Trade regulation

Government gazumps 2degrees

26/11/2014 Telco/Internet, Trade regulation

President Obama’s net neutrality rhetoric overshadows the (more?) important detailed European developments

26/11/2014 Telco/Internet, Trade regulation

“Unlimited” claim issues for fixed line Telcos hit mobile operators too

26/11/2014 Telco/Internet, Trade regulation

What would President Obama think about the Chief Censor prosecuting CallPlus for Global Mode?

27/03/2015 Telco/Internet, Media, Complex Disputes

Internet Trolling 101: don’t beat-up on us loveable lawyers

27/06/2016 Telco/Internet, IT

Big Data: The Legal Issues

19/10/2016 Telco/Internet, IT

If your enterprise is held to ransom, what should you do?

21/10/2016 Telco/Internet, ICT

Can you really trust the digital security of your company to a demand service provider?

05/05/2016 Telco/Internet

10 things every board should be doing about cyber security - guest commentary by NZRS CEO

30/07/2015 Telco/ Internet, Commercial

How does Apple make money from Apple Pay?

25/11/2013 Telco / Internet, Public Law, Media

Sky's Tall Dwarf: an unexpected winner

08/08/2013 Telco / Internet, Public law

Unfair contract terms developments in NZ

12/08/2013 Telco / Internet, Public law

Snow White, dwarves and econometrics in regulation

04/06/2013 Telco / Internet, Media, Complex disputes

"Why is Lord McAlpine trending? *innocent face*” ….7 defamatory words

06/11/2014 Telco / Internet, Media

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecoms, Media and Internet Laws and Regulations 2015

22/11/2013 Telco / Internet, Media

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecoms, Media and Internet Laws and Regulations 2014

05/08/2013 Telco / Internet, Complex disputes, Public law

Telecom’s injunction claim as to Vodafone’s SuperNet Ads

25/11/2013 Telco / Internet, Complex Disputes, Public Law

The Commerce Commission - the right balance between settling and litigating? EU insights

18/12/2012 Telco / internet

Pivotal development for Net Neutrality – news from Europe

18/12/2012 Telco / internet

Commerce Commission’s pre-paid phone card guidelines – useful for all other Telco/ISP services

19/12/2012 Telco / internet

Demystifying the big ITU ITR debate for Telcos and Internet users: FAQs

26/11/2012 Public law, Telco / internet, Media, ICT

New NZ Commerce Commission enforcement guidelines

01/09/2012 Public law, Telco / internet, Media

GLG Telecoms, Media and Internet Laws and Regulations 2013 - Chapter 22 New Zealand

15/02/2013 Public Law, Telco / internet, ICT

TSO Review - who will be the winners and losers

15/02/2013 Public Law, Telco / internet, ICT

Telecommunications industry review across the board

06/12/2012 Public law, Telco / internet

Bitstream pricing: draft NZ Commerce Commission decision

01/05/2014 Public law, Media

Peter Dunne shows the public sector how not to handle conflict of interest

10/11/2012 Public law, ICT, Telco / internet

Court actions avoidable by getting procurement processes right: process contracts

01/02/2012 Public law

GLG Public Procurement 2012 - Chapter 22 New Zealand

01/12/2012 Public law

NZ PPPs – dealing with and avoiding disputes

01/10/2012 Public law

Managing Fair Trading Act complaints - a great example

01/10/2012 Public law

ComCom targets Christchurch anti-competitive supplier practices

30/04/2014 Public law

Bet a dozen Moas? Productivity Commission and s36

18/05/2016 Media, Telco/Internet

Mark Weldon and incentive payments to the MediaWorks directors

15/04/2015 ICT, Trade regulation, Commercial

Air NZ’s opt-out insurance charge an example of two big online contract issues

19/05/2015 ICT, Trade regulation, Commercial

Read a PhD thesis? Or online terms?

16/07/2015 ICT, Trade regulation, Commercial

Exorbitant car parking charges for staying too long? Heads up for B2B and B2C contracts

23/09/2015 ICT, Trade regulation, Commercial

Mobile payments and related parties, eg loyalty cards

08/05/2013 ICT, Telco/internet,Complex disputes

Unexpected trap in contract terms prioritising contract documents

08/04/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Trams, billboards, and disclosing pricing

19/02/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

17 March deadline for B2C suppliers – what to do: unfair contract terms

10/06/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Businesses must fess up to privacy breaches under new law

17/06/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Biggest June 2014 Fair Trading Act change for most businesses: representations must be substantiated

27/11/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

A trap: new unfair contract terms regime applies to varied and renewed contracts

19/12/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

iPhone 6 ad: why do Telcos keep tripping up on consumer law?

04/02/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

The Internet of Things - ramping up privacy and security considerations

04/02/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

A Telco regulator's take (and our take) on the Internet of Things

02/03/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Regulator hits ground running on new unfair contract terms law

26/03/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Fine print rule change beefs up consumer protection

02/07/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Optimising and attacking ICT and online contract terms: Part 4- B2C issues around the new unfair contract terms regime in the FTA

18/09/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Retailers pay banks more over payWave/PayPass than over EFTPOS

18/09/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Mobile payments and competition law

17/09/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Regulators deal with more Aussie hogwash

30/05/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Public Law, Media

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Data Protection 2014

29/05/2013 ICT, Telco/internet, Public law

GCSB director’s report alarming

24/04/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Public law

How can ACC’s use of private information be controlled, and why does that matter to businesses?

24/04/2013 ICT, Telco/internet, Media, Complex disputes

Websites, online media services, blogs, etc: reducing defamation liability for third party posts

04/05/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Media, Commercial

Harvard Business Review: Cyber security is a bigger GC, board, CEO, and CFO issue

04/02/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Media

NZ Telco Act impacts content zero-rating?

02/03/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Media

Wow! “No fast lanes” on the U.S. Internet

06/11/2014 ICT, Telco/internet, Complex disputes, Public law,

Judgment exposes public sector procurement failure

17/06/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Public Law,

Summary: Fair Trading Act and Consumer Guarantees Act changes

10/04/2013 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, public law

How to reduce exposure under NZ B2B supply contracts under new law

09/04/2013 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, public law

Bank charges class action: how would that play out under new NZ consumer law, and implications for other suppliers?

10/04/2013 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, public law

8 clauses in Telco retail contracts requiring change due to new NZ law

11/04/2013 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, public law

Case study: Limiting ICT B2B liabilities under new NZ law

23/04/2013 ICT, Telco/internet, Complex disputes, Public law

Fair Trading Act changes for B2C unfair contract terms and for B2B - an update

13/05/2013 ICT, Telco/internet, Complex disputes, Public law

Proposed GCSB powers to control Telcos’ network choices

15/07/2013 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Public law

Public sector ICT purchasing – can competition law help fix it?

26/03/2013 ICT, Telco/internet, Complex disputes, public law

New NZ Law - many consumer supply contracts potentially illegal by late 2013

13/05/2013 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Public law

How the Interception Capability changes would affect Telcos and other service providers

12/09/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Public law

Case study: Limiting ICT B2B liabilities under new NZ law - updated

17/06/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Public Law

Consumer Guarantees Act is a big risk for B2B: an example

20/07/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Public law

Case Study: Limiting ICT B2B Liabilities under New NZ Law

21/05/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Media

Another loss for fortress Google

27/11/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Commercial

Many B2C contract terms unenforceable from March 2015

27/11/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Commercial

Facebook's 10 legal and crisis management mistakes when dealing with criticism of their newsfeed manipulation

16/12/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Commercial

Making contractual ADR clauses work: a new judgment

17/12/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Commercial

Privacy Commissioner to ‘Name And Shame’ Wayward Corporates From December 2014

Testing testing testing

16/03/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes, Commercial

Top 100 General Counsel position on cyber security law and practice

09/06/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex Disputes, Commercial

Optimising and attacking ICT and online contract terms: Part 2- The new Fair Trading Act and Consumer Guarantees Act provisions and their implications for B2B

31/03/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex Disputes, Commercial

Cybersecurity silver linings in clouds for directors

13/05/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex Disputes, Commercial

Contract clauses stopping oral variations don't work?

30/04/2013 ICT, Telco/internet, Complex disputes

Unfair contract terms law: first case is against ISP

01/05/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complex disputes

Why competition law applies to the “innovative” Internet? Lessons from Europe

17/06/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet, Complax disputes, Pubic law

New law from June 2014: Reducing exposure under NZ B2B supply contracts

01/04/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Commercial

What Foot and Mouth can teach us about cyber security

21/04/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Commercial

Companies’ external lawyers a cyber security weak point?

20/05/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Commercial

Early termination charges – big for Telco and IT

29/06/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Commercial

Optimising and attacking ICT and online contract terms: Part 3- Unsubstantiated representations in ICT and online contracts and marketing

05/08/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Commercial

Cybersecurity risk and mobile payments

18/07/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet, Commercial

Addressing human cybersecurity risk lessons from Pokémon Go

28/04/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet

Knee-jerk reactions to FCC on net neutrality

29/04/2014 ICT, Telco/Internet

Legal insight- The wrong development contract

20/04/2017 ICT, Telco/Internet

Does the law in Australasia support organisations archiving their email databases on the cloud?

18/05/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection 2016

15/06/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet

Push back on vendors’ software audit demands

25/05/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet

Panama Papers: Legal implications for your organisation’s cybersecurity

20/07/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet

Your law firm is vulnerable Panama Papers hack shows how to easily steal companies data

05/12/2016 ICT, Telco/Internet

Panama Papers 101 for Employment Lawyers

14/07/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Media, Trade regulation, Com

New cyber-bullying legislation may have unintended effects

14/07/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Media, Trade regulation, Com

Websites and online hosts can obtain “safe harbour” under new cyber-bullying law

10/07/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Media, Trade regulation

The new European spin on net neutrality

28/09/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Media

“Content Regulation in a Converged World”: Competition and Business Implications

19/11/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Complex Disputes, Trade regu

New LD clause and early termination charge law impact B2B and B2C contract drafters - FAQs

11/01/2016 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Complex Disputes, Public Law

Uber’s safety branding contradicts its service

20/05/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Complex Disputes, Commercial

Optimising and attacking ICT and online contract terms: Part 1- Why getting B2B ICT contracts right is important

09/07/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Complex Disputes, Commercial

Optimising and attacking ICT and online contract terms: Part 6- What is important in ICT B2B contracts?

14/07/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Complex Disputes, Commercial

“So what! The contract just goes in the bottom drawer.”

14/01/2016 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Complex Disputes, Commercial

Lessons for NZ boards in Juniper scare

06/08/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Commercial, Trade regulation

Mobile payments and the slippery slope of privacy loss…

11/08/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Commercial

A ‘defensive shield’ for legal cybersecurity risks

18/08/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Commercial

GST on imported goods and services; what happened today?

31/08/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Commercial

Extortion, infidelities, and cybersecurity

15/09/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Commercial

Unravelling software when the relationship ends: Doug and Bob’s sad story

04/11/2015 ICT, Telco/ Internet, Commercial

A huge tipping point for NZ cloud computing providers and customers?

01/07/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Public law

PM shows why GCSB Bill must be fixed

31/07/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Public law

New B2C Unfair contract terms regime won’t be backdated

16/06/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Public Law

PRISM, spying and cloud computing: should businesses be worried?

10/06/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Media, Public Law.

Is GCSB spying on tens of thousands of Kiwis?

24/06/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Media, Public Law.

English Soccer: Sky’s Tall Dwarf?

01/11/2012 ICT, Telco / internet, Media

How online defamation plays out in NZ: 2012 case supports Australian not UK conclusions

01/11/2012 ICT, Telco / internet, Media

Tight controls for standard form consumer contracts – likely NZ law change

10/11/2012 ICT, Telco / internet, Media

Google court loss: Shakeup for online defamation

12/04/2012 ICT, Telco / internet, Media

Google's court loss - NZ advertisers, ad agencies and publishers at risk

28/02/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Media

Google win is little comfort for Google, media and content carriers

25/11/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Complex Disputes, Media

Winning ICT Disputes: A case study

08/07/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Complex disputes

Courts got it wrong on Google? Ads on websites

13/03/2013 ICT, Telco / internet, Complex disputes

Bank class action: “expert” media comments astray, and implications for service contracts

06/06/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet, Complex Disputes

Service Level Agreements – are they worth it?

12/12/2012 ICT, Telco / internet

Early termination charges – major developments (and for the penalties regime)

01/11/2012 ICT, Telco / internet

Early Termination Charges – Enforceable?

01/11/2012 ICT, Telco / internet

Minimise early termination charges on switching ICT suppliers: a case study

25/01/2013 ICT, Telco / internet

Why the Commerce Commission cleared Vodafone’s purchase of TelstraClear

20/02/2013 ICT, Telco / internet

Big Data in business - father learns of teenage daughter's pregnancy from retail chain

25/11/2013 ICT, Telco / Internet

What lawyers need to know about BYOD: Bring Your Own Devices

01/10/2012 ICT, Public law

MSD kiosk debacle - learnings

01/04/2015 ICT, Media. Commercial

Kahui twins tragedy, Facebook and online defamation

21/01/2016 ICT, Media, Telco/Internet, Public Law, Commercial

What John Greaves' predicament teaches us about directors’ cybersecurity obligations

19/02/2016 ICT, Media, Telco/Internet, Complex Disputes, Comm

Most boards breach cybersecurity legal obligations

10/02/2016 ICT, Media, Telco/Internet, Commercial

It could happen to you? Disruptive technologies and directors

03/03/2016 ICT, Media, Complex Disputes, Commercial

What should directors do about planning for a cyber breach?

22/02/2013 ICT, major disputes, public law

Convention Centre Audit Report

07/11/2014 ICT, Complex disputes, Commercial

Fujitsu’s problems with partnering agreements – it ain’t all it seems

07/11/2014 ICT, Complex disputes, Commercial

Fujitsu’s own goal on limitation of liability – spooky stuff

01/10/2012 ICT, Complex disputes

Back-to-backing subcontracts

04/07/2013 ICT, Complex disputes

Novopay limitation of liability: valuable insights

08/07/2013 ICT, Complex disputes

Limitation of liability, Houdini and the Court of Appeal

25/06/2013 ICT, Complex Disputes

A common story: software developer loses rights

02/12/2013 ICT, Complex disputes

Legally, very hard for Chorus to walk - and govt's bailout options limited

04/02/2015 ICT, Commercial

Cloud services - new international standard can increase revenues?

21/04/2015 ICT, Commercial

AstraZeneca and IBM show the way on transitional obligations in ICT contracts

06/07/2015 ICT, Commercial

Optimising and attacking ICT and online contract terms: Part 5- The challenges around incorporating contract terms in online contracts

18/12/2012 ICT

Challenges with online contracting – another case and some tips

26/11/2012 ICT

Tips for getting compensation on problematic ICT projects

01/10/2012 ICT

Cloud computing Ts and Cs – News from Europe

01/10/2012 ICT

Customer Contracts: the IP minefield

01/10/2012 ICT

Software developers: are you unnecessarily giving away ownership?

01/11/2012 ICT

ERP Contracts

01/10/2012 ICT

To read or not to read... online Ts and Cs. Or Hamlet

20/12/2012 ICT

Data security: the biggest concern for corporate counsel

17/06/2016 ICT

"Poetic license and get the buggers out": Feral ICT contract outcomes are avoidable

21/06/2016 ICT

Legal Aspects of Cybersecurity

19/05/2015 General interest, Trade regulation, Commercial

The Economist and five bucks off a bottle of wine

19/12/2012 General interest

Q&A: Belinda Moffat, Head of Enforcement, Financial Markets Authority

25/01/2013 General interest

Q&A with Cameron Madgwick, Associate General Counsel at Contact Energy

20/11/2012 General interest

Q&A: Rosemary Dixon, Special Counsel, Contact Energy

15/07/2013 General Interest

Q&A with Seung Youn, Public Defence Service

13/05/2013 General interest

Q&A with Marcus Driller, Senior Legal Counsel at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

12/04/2013 General interest

Q&A with Brent McAnulty, Head of Legal & Corporate Affairs at TVNZ

18/06/2013 General interest

Q&A with Bronwyn Barnard, Senior Solicitor at Department of Conservation

14/09/2016 General Interest

8 places in Wellington you might spot a Mayoral Candidate

19/11/2014 Complex disputes, Trade regulation, Commercial

Air New Zealand and IAG provide contrasting case studies on how to handle Fair Trading Act complaints

27/06/2014 Complex disputes, Trade regulation, Commercial

Will regulator take a look at Air New Zealand’s “drip” pricing

30/09/2014 Complex disputes, Trade regulation, Commercial

Carpet Manufacturers’ spat clarifies marketers’ legal obligations

22/10/2014 Complex disputes, Trade regulation, Commercial

Air New Zealand ad campaign provides another example for business on Fair Trading Act risk

26/01/2015 Complex disputes, Trade regulation, Commercial

Can you help Air New Zealand donate to the Salvation Army?

20/07/2015 Complex disputes, Trade regulation, Commercial

Commerce Commission ends K-Y and Durex tryst

25/05/2016 Complex Disputes, Trade Regulation, Commercial

When do directors exceed their duty to exercise power for proper purpose: major new decision

13/05/2016 Complex Disputes, Commercial

Limiting liability via a credit application form

25/01/2013 Complex disputes

Limitation of liability clauses: do caps work?

28/04/2016 Complex Disputes

Paris climate talks: a case study in high-stake negotiations

24/01/2013 Complex dispute

Audit clauses in supply and outsourcing agreements

16/09/2016 Commercial, Telco/Internet

Vodafone and Sky: ‘veteran lawyer’ needs new reading glasses

28/04/2016 Commercial, IT, Trade Regulation

GE’s top global cybersecurity manager has checklist for NZ directors

19/02/2015 ICT, Telco/Internet, Trade regulation, Commercial

Unfair contract terms regime starts 17 March: a summary of key issues

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