Accountant defamation stoush 'much ado about nothing', NZICA says

Tue, 07 Jul 2015

By Suze Metherell July 7 (BusinessDesk) - A defamation case brought against the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants is "much ado about nothing" by rival accounting body CPA Australia, said the lawyer representing NZICA.  Bruce Gray QC, appearing before Justice Robert Dobson, told the High Court in Wellington that comments concerning CPA Australia in a speech by NZICA chief operating officer Kristen Patterson were "background noise" and the thrust of the speech was more concerned with how NZICA was adapting to a more competitive...

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