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Health and Safety Reform Bill under the microscope

New Zealand - March 18 2014 The Health and Safety Reform Bill will become a key piece of legislation for every workplace -with significant penalties, both reputational and…

Doug Alderslade, Geoff Carter, Garth Gallaway, Pheroze Jagose, Marie Wisker

Supreme Court D&O decision affects all liability insurance

New Zealand, United Kingdom - January 20 2014 All cost-inclusive insurance liability policies need to be reviewed following a Supreme Court judgment late last year, the effect of which is to deny…

James Burt, Garth Gallaway, John Knight

Law to give court procedures modern make-over

New Zealand - December 2 2013 Court processes will be streamlined and modernised, including the use of electronic technology, through legislation recently introduced into…

Garth Gallaway, Victoria Heine, Heather McKenzie

Criminalisation of directors' duties – another go, another disappointment

New Zealand - November 27 2013 The Government's latest attempt to fix the problems with the proposed new directors' crimes in the Companies and Limited Partnerships Amendment Bill…

Garth Gallaway, Ross Pennington, Geof Shirtcliffe, Roger Wallis

2014 will be a watershed year for New Zealand directors

New Zealand - October 24 2013 Four statutes, all of which will be passed before the end of next year, will make 2014 a watershed year for New Zealand directors. The Finance…

Ross Pennington