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As at 19 February 2019

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below:

FEBRUARY 2019

MARCH 2019

JUNE 2019

 

FEBRUARY 2019

 

update 19 February: fixture for 21 February has been adjourned to a date yet to be fixed 

Case number

SC 87/2018     

Case Name

Robt Jones Holdings Limited
D G Chesterman
v
Anthony John McCullagh and Stephen Mark Lawrence liquidators of Northern Crest Investments Limited
B P Keene QC and L M Van

Civil Appeal

Hearing date

note: update 19 February: fixture for 21 February has been adjourned to a date yet to be fixed

Judges Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France, Arnold, and Kós JJ
Case summary

Civil Appeal – Companies Act 1993, s 292 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that there is no requirement in s 292 that a voidable transaction diminish the pool of assets available to creditors.

case information

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the payments totalling $262,758.05 made to the applicant by MSH No 2 Pty Ltd on behalf of Northern Crest Investments Ltd were insolvent transactions as defined in s 292 of the Companies Act 1993.

Supreme Court leave  decision

ROBT JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED v McCULLAGH [2018] NZSC 120 [6 December 2018]

Court of Appeal decision

ROBT. JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED v MCCULLAGH [2018] NZCA 358 [10 September 2018]

High Court decision

MCCULLAGH v ROBT JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED [2017] NZHC 2182 [8 September 2017]

 

MARCH 2019

Case number

SC 86/2018         case summary

Case Name

Shark Experience Limited v Pauamac5 Incorporated, Director-General of Conservation and Shark Dive New Zealand Limited 

Date of Hearing, judges

26 March 2019, Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ 

 

 JUNE 2019

Case  number              SC 54/2018         case information
Case name                                 Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore
Date of Hearing, judges   10 - 14 June 2019
Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ
Case  number              SC 55/2018              case information
Case name                                 Finn Habib Batato v The United States of America
Date of Hearing, judges   10 - 14 June 2019
Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ
Case  number              SC 56/2018                                 case information
Case name                                 Mathias Ortmann and Bram Van der Kolk v The United States of America
Date of Hearing, judges   10 - 14 June 2019
Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ
Case  number              SC 57/2018                                   case information
Case name                                 Kim Dotcom v The United States of America
Date of Hearing, judges   10 - 14 June 2019
Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

 

Case  number              SC 58/2018                                    case information
Case name                                 Kim Dotcom v The United States of America and The District Court at North Shore
Date of Hearing, judges   10 - 14 June 2019
Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ