New Zealand is failing to slow the spread of a bacterial disease that threatens the survival of its kiwifruit industry and could cost the economy as much as NZ$200 million ($153 million) this year.
Concerns that New Zealand’s North Island may fall further into drought have eased after significant rainfall in the last month, the government said.
Mattel Inc. has won dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit by MGA Entertainment Inc., the toymaker that sought $1 billion in damages alleging Mattel violated antitrust laws in a dispute over Bratz dolls.
"Although there is something inherently appealing about preventing someone who may have violated the securities laws from using their allegedly wrongfully-acquired shares to carry out their ultimate plan, and such an injunction is undoubtedly within the courts' broad equitable powers, the court does not believe such an injunction is appropriate at this time and in this case."
- David Carter on Nov 07, 2014