High Court

Lawyer Adina Thorn says not all claimants will be tested at the first stage.

Judge orders sample trial for James Hardie class action

Wed 4 Jul

James Hardie fails to oppose split trial.

Justice Sally Fitzgerald ruled in favour of ANZ.

FMA wastes two years in ANZ case

Thu 17 May 4

Analysis: Bank wins court wrangle on regulator’s disclosure of information.  

Kohler Insurance president Marie-Capucine Walbert says “Their bankruptcy did not surprise me. But I did not think it would arrive so fast."

CBL ‘bulimia’ and regulatory arbitrage

Mon 30 Apr 1

French construction industry publication analyses four insurance failures. 

Representing Peter Harris and Alistair Hutchison, Davey Salmon said “The affidavit suggests the company is solvent, to the tune of $70m positive.”

UPDATE: June hearing for CBLI liquidation

Fri 27 Apr 2

Reserve Bank application to be heard over two days.

The Church Lane store in Motueka, which is run by Rowan Kearns' wife.

FMA alleges ‘misappropriation’ at Forestlands

Thu 26 Apr

Evidence supporting liquidation application details longstanding concerns.   

Justice Matthew Muir says the forest sales' proceeds “are currently the subject of investigation by accountants KordaMentha on instructions from the companies."

IRD gets $1.6m of Forestlands cash

Mon 23 Apr

 Investors still waiting as FMA seeks liquidation of 18 Forestlands companies.  


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