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First sentence under new H&S regime shows much higher penalties
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 25 2017

The first sentencing decision under the new Health and Safety at Work Act (HSW Act) was handed down this week and shows predictably that the Courts


Your will is your way?
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • August 23 2017

Preparing a will means that a person can be reassured that on their death, their assets will be distributed according to their wishes. You should


Supreme Court upholds smoking ban in mental health facilities
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • August 22 2017

The Supreme Court recently upheld a ban on smoking in public mental health facilities, ruling that the ban did not breach patients' rights, even of those compulsorily detained on the property


Transport operator fined $84,000 for unsafe transportation of dangerous goods
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • New Zealand
  • August 21 2017

The recent case of Environment Protection Authority v Hill; Environment Protection Authority v Stockwell International Pty Ltd 2017 NSWLEC 72


Civil defence emergencies - employment issues
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2017

Civil defence emergencies are sudden events that endanger the safety of the public and property. The Christchurch earthquakes are a tragic example of


Breach of disclosure requirements aborts complex financial crime trial
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2017

The High Court recently aborted the trial of four company directors of two failed finance companies after the prosecution disclosed an unprecedented


Securing software patents in New Zealand
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 11 2017

This article is the first of a two-part series on the state of software patents in New Zealand and Australia. We begin by examining the guidelines


Policy inception: timing is everything
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • August 10 2017

It is common for contracts of insurance to have an inception date but not an inception time. The question then arises as to the time at which the


Anti-cartel legislation now passed but criminal sanctions gone
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 10 2017

The Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill is now passed, almost six years after its introduction. Most of the amendments come into force


Untangling a Ponzi scheme - New Zealand Supreme Court gives final word on claw back
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 9 2017

In McIntosh v Fisk 2017 NZSC 78, the New Zealand Supreme Court had to consider whether the liquidators of a Ponzi scheme were entitled to recover