“This special sitting will provide an opportunity for practitioners to remember former Chief Judge Tom Goddard and to reflect on his significant contribution to employment law and practice,” Employment Court Chief Judge Christina Inglis said.
The special sitting was held to commemorate 150 years since the New Zealand Law Society was formed, on 3 September 1869 with passage of the New Zealand Law Society’s Act 1869.
The omnibus bill seeks to amend several Acts to ensure that New Zealand financial market participants can continue to participate in international financial markets, by using derivatives to hedge risks, and to bring New Zealand law in line with recent financial market reforms in the European Union and G20 states.
“Breaking up is hard to do. It’s a life crisis that many of us go through and there is no one way or right way to do it. Formally ending a marriage or civil union requires a court process, as can the decisions about the care of children and the division of joint property,” the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.