In October 2014 a ten-hour long search on the house was conducted as part of a Police investigation into the source of Mr Hager’s book, Dirty Politics, which featured material sourced from hacked emails leaked to Hager by an anonymous source.
Leif King joins the firm from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom where he was head of the M&A/corporate practice in the Silicon Valley. With more than 20 years of experience, King represents clients in a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, activist investor situations, recapitalizations, spin-offs and strategic […]
Environment Minister David Parker and Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash say that following drafting of the new regulations, the NES will go to Cabinet for a final decision in early 2020.
The Ministry of Transport’s Taking Flight: An aviation system for the automated age report said that New Zealand is a world leader in unmanned aircraft because of its reputation as a safety regulator, its “open for business” mentality, and its risk-based regulatory regime. It said that the country wants to retain these advantages and remain […]
The report that stemmed from the national hui Māori held in April in Rotorua echoes longstanding calls for true reform of the country’s justice system. It captures the kōrero at the hui, where 200 attendees discussed Māori experiences with the system.
The bill amends the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012 to make improvements to the framework governing the national animal identification and tracing system (NAIT), to provide accurate tracing of animals and their movements that enables biosecurity management and manages risks to human health.
As always we have had some pretty big changes to the law in New Zealand for this month. In employment law, we’re looking at some positive changes with parental leave payments, and more flexibility for raising a grievance in certain situations for workers. In the rest of New Zealand law, changes to privacy is on […]
“There are growing concerns between the regulators and stakeholders over what the biosecurity system should achieve, and how it should operate. Including increasing expectations that the system can achieve a level of protection that eliminates risk, and a belief that any incursion is a failure of the biosecurity system. Internationally, our trading partners have expressed […]
The peak legal body said that a detailed seismic assessment has shown that part of the building at 26 Wearing Taylor St is “earthquake prone.” Building Act 2014 says that buildings given the classification are in danger of having their ultimate capacity exceeded in a moderate earthquake, and that if the building or part of […]
New Zealand’s laws are changing constantly, and many of them will affect small businesses and individuals. Let’s take a look at some of the new bills and changes in law that may affect you and/or your business over the next month and beyond. ACC Work Levies drop If you are a small business, you will […]