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A day of reckoning looms for BNPL lenders

Buy-now-pay-later [BNPL] lenders are staring down the barrel of regulation as vulnerable consumers get badly into debt. According to credit reporting bureau Centrix, BNPL arrears sat at 9.2% in February. The ...

Pike River ruling could change the course of justice

Senior Courts Act 2016 – Senior Courts (Access to Court Documents) Rules 2017 – Evidence Act 2006 – application to access court documents – judicial review – ‘settlement’ privilege and without prejudice privilege – ...

Novel attempt to ‘judge-shop’ unsuccessful

Application for recusal from all future proceedings involving applicant – allegations of bias – High Court recusal guidelines – Saxmere applied – question of recusal is for the allocated judge – obligation to ...