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

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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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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 27th January 2017 by AJ Ekmescic, Corcoran French

Changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003

Published 27th January 2017 by Andrew Wallace, Lowndes Jordan

OIO changes to streamline the investing and consenting processes

Published 27th January 2017 by Lowndes Jordan

A flexible and convenient option, limited partnerships are an increasingly popular business structure for venture capital and private equity firms looking to enter the New Zealand market.

Published 6th September 2016 by Richard Hearn, Corcoran French

In late August the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) released four decisions relating to the employment contracts of four early childhood teachers and the 90-day trial clause.

Published 6th September 2016 by Lowndes Jordan

Employee share schemes are globally recognised as an effective way for companies to recruit, retain and incentivise their staff.

Published 6th September 2016 by Lowndes Jordan

A recent Employment Relations Authority decision is a reminder that an employee can bring a claim for breach of minimum entitlements even after signing a settlement agreement.

Published 6th September 2016 by Lowndes Jordan

Since 1 May 2015, the Companies Act 1993 has required that at least one director of each New Zealand registered company ‘live in New Zealand’ or ‘live in an enforcement...

Published 5th September 2016 by Richard Hearn, Corcoran French

The Construction Contracts Act 2002 (CCA) sets out a number of duties and obligations on both those commissioning building work, and those undertaking it.

Published 5th September 2016 by AJ Ekmescic, Corcoran French

The Court of Appeal recently revisited the all-important question of how far must directors go to ‘take all reasonable and proper steps’ when making decisions on behalf of a company.

Published 25th May 2016 by Le Pine & Co

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