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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


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


Commercial eSpeaking- Winter 2015
  • James & Wells
  • New Zealand
  • June 5 2015

Despite a post-quake construction boom in Christchurch, an unprecedented number of building firms are going bust. Reports surfaced earlier this year


Doing business in New Zealand
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • March 17 2015

We know what it takes for international companies and investors to successfully invest and operate in New Zealand. We provide an integrated service


Doing business in NZ: overseas investment regime
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • March 17 2015

New Zealand welcomes foreign investment but requires consent from the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) for certain transactions involving "overseas


Doing business in New Zealand
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand
  • December 2 2013

New Zealand is made up of two main islands (the North and South Islands), Stewart Island (at the bottom of the South Island), and some smaller


Law commission reviews joint and several liability rule
  • Russell McVeagh
  • New Zealand
  • April 22 2013

The Law Commission has released a paper on the "Joint and Several Liability Rule". The paper looks at the current rule in the context of leaky


Doing business in New Zealand
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • November 20 2012

New Zealand is physically remote; two specks of green in the vast Pacific Ocean and 1,500 km away from our nearest neighbour, Australia. Despite this


Doing business in New Zealand
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand
  • June 1 2012

This guide introduces you to New Zealand's business and trading environment, with particular focus on legal and regulatory matters


Doing business in New Zealand
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • November 14 2011

This booklet is designed to provide the prospective investor with an introductory guide to the New Zealand legal framework as it applies to business