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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 18th November 2020 by Tim Oliver, Horsley Christie

Hefty consequences for getting it wrong when company was in financial distress

In September 2020, the Supreme Court released its keenly anticipated decision in the Debut Homes case. This decision illustrates the risks for directors where a company is experiencing irrecoverable financial distress.

Published 18th November 2020 by Tanya Surrey, Mactodd

Rules for both owners and renters
With New Zealand’s borders closed and overseas travel restricted for the foreseeable future, many Kiwis will be looking to rent a holiday home for the traditional summer holiday this year.

Published 18th November 2020 by Taylor Houston, Gawith Burridge

As the daylight hours extend, so too does the list of summer jobs that have been building up over the past year. On that list for many will be replacing those rickety old boundary fences that surround your house. Before you rip them all down, we have a case study that clarifies why it’s so important not to rush.