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Published three times a year. Fineprint is NZ LAW's flagship publication with wide-ranging articles.

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Commercial eSpeaking

Covering in-depth business law issues, this newsletter is distributed three times a year to member firms' commercial clients.

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Trust eSpeaking

Published two times a year. Covers stories of interest to trustees and professionals advising on asset protection and trusts.

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Property Speaking

Published three times a year. Keeping property investors and owners abreast of current property issues.

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Rural eSpeaking

Covers stories of interest to farmers and those working in the rural sector, in matters relating to New Zealand's heartland.

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Articles

Published 2nd October 2017 by Kimberly Lawrence, Greg Kelly Law Ltd

The long-awaited Trusts Bill was introduced to Parliament on 1 August 2017. The Bill is largely an update and restatement of the Trustee Act 1956 and the common law.

Published 2nd October 2017 by Chris Kelly, Greg Kelly Law Ltd

When Barack Obama was US president, he made an historic visit to Africa. One of the messages he repeated was that, under the US Constitution, he could only be president...

Published 2nd October 2017 by Greg Kelly, Greg Kelly Law Ltd

Many people agree to act as trustees of trusts set up by friends or relatives on the basis that they wish to help out or assist their friend or relative...

Published 7th September 2017 by Jess Collett, Norris Ward McKinnon

The use of closed circuit television (CCTV) and/or security cameras are useful security tools for businesses to deter unwanted behaviour and identify wrongdoers.

Published 7th September 2017 by Emily Sutton, Breaden McCardle Lawyers

When the court makes a decision that an individual or business is owed a debt, it issues a judgment order telling the debtor that they must pay the creditor.

Published 7th September 2017 by Helen Robinson, DG Law

Many New Zealand businesses and trusts must complete registration and understand their reporting obligations

Published 29th August 2017 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

The law around trusts is ever-changing particularly with relationship property and matrimonial issues.

Published 29th August 2017 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

The number of rural fires throughout the country seems to be increasing each year.

Published 7th August 2017 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

An agreement to lease is an agreement between a landlord and tenant of commercial property. It gives the parties an opportunity to record their leasing arrangements before they are formalised...

Published 7th August 2017 by Isabella Carrick, Cruickshank Pryde

Renting out residential property is a great way to make some extra money, pay your mortgage off faster and build an investment nest egg.