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Penalties in Cartel Cases

Written by Darryl King, PARTNER; David Alizade, PARTNER; Isabel Jenner, SENIOR ASSOCIATE; on July 28th, 2022.    

Last month courts in both New Zealand and Australia imposed significant penalties on companies and individuals for breaching cartel laws. In imposing the sentences both courts referred to the need to deter possible offenders from engaging in cartel conduct. The large penalties – including jail in the Australia case - are a timely reminder for NZ businesses. This update discusses the cases and a brief recap on New Zealand cartel laws and their penalties.

Saying goodbye to vaccine mandates

Written by Sanam Salmani LAWYER on July 19th, 2022.    

So far 2022 has seen a relaxation of government vaccination mandates, but what does this mean for employers operating nonmandated vaccination policies?

Topics: Employment

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