27 November 2009A Supreme Court judgment issued today allows the Commerce Commission to proceed with a significant compensation claim against Carter Holt Harvey related to mis-graded timber. The Supreme Court has overturned a previous Court of Appeal ruling that the Commission had filed proceedings against Carter Holt Harvey outside of the limitation period allowed by the Fair Trading Act.
18 November 2009
Release no 50, Issued 18 November 2009
18 November 2009A fourth company involved in an Invercargill scheme which misled people into believing that they were buying their own homes has been convicted of eight charges of breaching the Fair Trading Act in a hearing in the Invercargill District Court today.
12 November 2009Brownlie Brothers Limited trading as Simply Squeezed, a juice manufacturing and distribution company pleaded guilty to six charges of breaching the Fair Trading Act and was fined $45,000 in the District Court in Auckland today. An order for court costs and solicitors fees of $6,780 was also made by the Court in respect of the charges.