This Month In Law

This month in New Zealand law has us looking at new leadership in the law world and new legislation for the country. First on our list will be reviewing the new Chief of the Employment Relations Authority, which may have a big impact on employment relations across the country going forward. Time will only tell […]

Baker McKenzie adds senior tech strength to global M&A team

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 […]

Regulation key building block to drone integration in NZ, gov’t says

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 […]