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12 Feb 2014

Mark Gavin
Tom Turton

How to respond to a complaint that third-party content posted on your website is defamatory

 The British Government has recently published a Guidance Note on how the operators of websites which host user-generated-content (“UGC”) should respond when they receive a complaint that UGC on their site is defamatory.
 
The Guidance will not apply to website operators based in New Zealand, however it does still provide a useful guide on best practice for website operators which are serious about limiting their exposure to possible defamation claims.  

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16 Dec 2013

Authors
Mark Heine
Categories
Litigation
Mark Heine

Agents and Principals Beware - ACCC successfully sues Flight Centre for price fixing

In a judgment which will affect distribution structures on both sides of the Tasman, the ACCC has successfully sued Flight Centre for attempting to induce airlines to engage in price fixing. 

Following the decision, New Zealand and Australian businesses will need to exercise particular care when negotiating the terms on which an agent is appointed, including the commission earned by the agent and the areas in which the agent operates in.

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