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Fine Print

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 15th November 2018 by RMY Legal

We covered the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill in Property Speaking’s Spring 2018 edition. The Bill has become law and is now the Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018 (the OIA Act).

Published 15th November 2018 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

New Zealanders love to talk about property. There are a multitude of topics relating to property that Kiwis have an intimate knowledge and understanding about which form the topic of...

Published 15th November 2018 by Bayley Roylance, RMY Legal

Given the significant financial commitment involved in purchasing a property, you want to make sure your investment is sound.

Published 9th October 2018 by Anonymous

We’re pleased to announce the election of two new directors to the NZ LAW Limited board – Melissa Bourke (Palmerston North) and Brent Winkelmann (Taupō).

Published 5th October 2018 by Colette Mackenzie, Greg Kelly Law Ltd

If you have a family trust set up a number of years ago, it’s good practice to review it to ensure it is still ‘fit for purpose’.

Published 5th October 2018 by Chris Kelly, Greg Kelly Law Ltd

It has been estimated that there are between 300,000-500,000 trusts in this country. Trusts have been established for many different reasons, including estate planning, creditor protection, to ensure access to...

Published 5th October 2018 by Kimberly Lawrence, Greg Kelly Law Ltd

For wills to be valid they must comply with a number of legal formalities; they must be in writing and there must be two witnesses who must attest to the...

Published 10th September 2018 by Corcoran French

We all know that people can sometimes say things in the heat of the moment which, on reflection, they didn’t really mean.

Published 10th September 2018 by Alyssa Dunlop, Simpson Western

In light of Ebert Construction’s recent receivership, not taking protective measures opens subcontractors up to recovery and enforcement issues.

Published 10th September 2018 by Jess Collett, Norris Ward McKinnon

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by the European Union (EU) came into effect on 25 May 2018 and applies globally.