Wed 20 March | 12:00PM - 1:15PM | Your desk or portable device

Synopsis

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Commerce Commission v Lodge Real Estate Ltd [2018] NZCA 523 brings into focus what constitutes an agreement or arrangement in respect of the Commerce Act.

Considering the judgment and its wider implications, this webinar will also look at some of the extended definitions in the Act and also the proposed inclusion of criminal sanctions. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand better the approach taken by the Court of Appeal in Lodge, particularly in respect of agreements and arrangements and what constitutes price fixing.
  • Learn more about the exceptions introduced in the 2017 amendments to the Act including collaborative activity, vertical supply contracts and joint buying.
  • Gain insights into the proposed amendments to the Act which will introduce criminal sanctions. 

Who Should Attend?

Commercial lawyers, litigators and those lawyers in general practice whose clients may interact require advice on the Commerce Act from time to time. 

 

Presenters

Katie Rusbatch
Head of Competition
Commerce Commission

John Land
Barrister
Bankside Chambers