Contempt of Court appeal fails

Supplied Content In a recent judgement, the High Court declined an application by the liquidators of AK Group 2006 Limited (in liquidation) for holding Director Satwant Singh in contempt of Court. The application had been filed by the liquidators following a non-compliance of the orders of the High Court passed last year directing the respondents to produce records of the…

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Conflicting interests impede FTA Path

Delegates, guests and media personnel attending the annual summit of India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC) on June 13, 2016 at Langham Hotel in Auckland would agree that the concluding session was somewhat embarrassing. Arvind Mehta, Additional Secretary at Commerce & Industry Ministry and Lead Negotiator of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) told the assembly that his country was ready to…

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Euthanasia bill may demand its own life

Danielle van Dalen –  “Safeguards.” It is an official-sounding and soothing term often used by those in favour of euthanasia to ease concerns about the effect of physician-assisted suicide on vulnerable communities. The literature and overseas experience, however, seem to suggest that in this area, no safeguard has been safe enough. ‘The End of Life Choice Bill’ (currently waiting to…

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