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By: Kaimai Law Bethlehem  05-Apr-2012

90-day trial periods

Clearing up Confusion About Criminalising Cartels

Family Businesses Planning ahead for success Family businesses have long been part of New Zealand’s commercial landscape. It’..

Employment Law Update

Business Briefs

Criminalising Cartels

Digital legacy

New copyright law

Anti-Competitive Behaviour


Company Directors

Limitation Act 2010

Business Briefs

Website Disclaimers

90-Day Trial Period Provisions on Trial

New Patents Bill

Warning for Prospective Directors

Operating your Business as a Partnership

Review of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act 2003

Director’s Duties

Access to Justice through the Disputes Tribunal

Disputes Between Co-Owners of Land and the Property Law Act 2007

Consumer Credit Test Case

Time to Review your Terms of Trade?

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90-day trial periods

Employers looking to use trial periods should note the following:»» If you make an offer of employment to an employee, then the proposed employment agreement containing the trial period should be given to the employee as part of the employment offer.


Clearing up Confusion About Criminalising Cartels

The article Criminalising Cartels, which appeared in the October issue, suggested that the reforms would capture a large number of commercial arrangements, put commercial players involved in genuine commercial arrangements through the criminal courts, and make commercial decisions more costly due to the increase need for legal advice and compliance.


Insolvent Transactions and Clawbacks

The Companies Act carries a sting in its tail Section 292 of the Companies Act 1993 gives liquidators the power to recover payments made by a troubled business in the two years prior to its liquidation, and at a time when it was unable to pay its debts. The purpose of s292 is to ensure all unsecured creditors are treated equally and prevents one creditor receiving more from a troubled business than it would otherwise receive in a liquidation.