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Budget 2016 - making a lot of a little
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 26 2016

Each year Bill English promises us a workmanlike budget and each year he delivers on that promise. Budget 2016 maintains English's commitment to


Supreme Court balances dying man's 'unwavering' final intentions
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 20 2016

The late Mr Blackwell was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in 2000. He decided to lease his farm to his neighbours and grant a right of


Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act receives royal assent
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 19 2016

The Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (the Act) received royal assent on 13 May 2016. After a lengthy Parliamentary process


Residential land withholding tax from 1 July
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 16 2016

After 1 July, many New Zealand companies, partnerships and trusts with an overseas connection will be subject to residential land withholding tax


Going to Market - consumer law update - May 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • May 12 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more


Earthquake cases keep New Zealand Courts busy
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • May 4 2016

Commercial buildings in New Zealand are insured under what is called a Material Damage Policy (also known as an Industrial Special Risks Policy in


Ground Cover - Issue 10, April 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • April 29 2016

Ground Cover tracks legislative and regulatory reform in resource management, local government, planning and construction law. Our national


International tax update- April 2016
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia, India, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

The United Kingdom (UK) Budget: was handed down on 16 March 2016. Some of the key measures announced include: a reduction in the corporation tax rate


Rent Reviews........What Can Tenants Do?
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • March 29 2016

Market rent reviews are often a source of disagreement between landlords and tenants as to the level of the reviewed rent. If you are a tenant and


Extent of lease obligations for remediation of contamination
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • March 22 2016

The Court of Appeal has held Mobil Oil NZ Ltd liable for the cost of remedying hydrocarbon contamination of land that it has occupied since 1925