Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
03 November 2020 | By  Rick Shera
On 1 December 2020 the Privacy Act 2020 (New Privacy Act) replaces the Privacy Act 1993 (1993 Act), which has been in operation for 25 years. Will your business be ready? We take you on a whistle stop tour of the key changes and let you know what you should be doing now. Read More →
Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
Privacy Act 2020 - A whistle stop tour
03 November 2020 | By  Rick Shera
On 1 December 2020 the Privacy Act 2020 (New Privacy Act) replaces the Privacy Act 1993 (1993 Act), which has been in operation for 25 years. Will your business be ready? We take you on a whistle stop tour of the key changes and let you know what you should be doing now.
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Emergency notification regime to begin
Emergency notification regime to begin
16 June 2020 | By  Graham Jordan  | Tamara McConnell
With the advent of Covid-19, a few aspects of the Government’s proposed overhaul of foreign investment law were expedited and passed into law under the Overseas Investment (Urgent Measures) Amendment Act 2020. One of the main drivers behind this Act was the desire to protect vulnerable New Zealand assets from being sold under “fire sales” to overseas buyers, while also giving due weight to the operation and viability of distressed businesses.
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Covid-19.  Key employment law information and FAQs
Covid-19. Key employment law information and FAQs
26 March 2020 | By  Duncan Coats
This update provides employers with workplace law guidance in relation to key issues that may concern them regarding the outbreak and Alert Level 4.
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Buying a chopper
Buying a chopper
19 November 2019 | By  Karl Stolberger  | Joshua Woo
New Zealand is said to have the highest number of helicopters per capita in the world, which is quite staggering: about half of them operate in the tourism industry. So changes in ownership are a fact of life. Whether you are a buyer or a seller, you want to make sure that it is done correctly - both from operational and legal perspectives.
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The case of the selfish shareholders
The case of the selfish shareholders
04 September 2018 | By  Michael Busch
UK Supreme Court upholds “no oral variation” clause
UK Supreme Court upholds “no oral variation” clause
14 June 2018 | By  Stephanie Nicolson
The United Kingdom Supreme Court has unanimously confirmed that “No Oral Variation” clauses are valid and enforceable in contract law...
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Privacy Bill vs GDPR
Privacy Bill vs GDPR
08 May 2018 | By  Rick Shera
With this being Privacy Week in New Zealand, there being a New Zealand Privacy Bill in train, which would replace the current Privacy Act 1993, and now being only a couple of weeks away from 25 May 2918 on which the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the European Union, here's some very high level thoughts on what we might want to discuss when looking at our Bill ...
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The Digital After Life... of cryptocurrencies
The Digital After Life... of cryptocurrencies
06 March 2018 | By  Rick Shera
A friend asked me the other day what she should do to make sure her cryptocurrency holding was dealt with properly if she died. She's way younger than me, but "you never know", she said. ...
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Non-party access to Court Documents
Non-party access to Court Documents
15 February 2018 | By  Stephanie Nicolson  | Karl Stolberger
Let’s Do This!  

Coalition Government announces employment law reforms
Let’s Do This! Coalition Government announces employment law reforms
26 January 2018 | By  Duncan Coats
User Generated Content in Social Media Channels
User Generated Content in Social Media Channels
15 November 2017 | By  Rick Shera  | 
What's BKBM I hear you ask
What's BKBM I hear you ask
30 October 2017 | By  Rick Shera
If you've always wondered what BKBM is, the Reserve Bank explains ...
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Financial Markets Authority guidance on cryptocurrency services
Financial Markets Authority guidance on cryptocurrency services
29 October 2017 | By  Rick Shera
New Zealand's financial markets regulator, the FMA, has now issued comprehensive guidance on ICOs and cryptocurrency services generally ...
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