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NZ LAW currently publishes five client newsletters annually. To read any articles published in our newsletters, please use the Search.

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Fine Print

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

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Commercial eSpeaking

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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Rural eSpeaking

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 21st July 2017 by Hannah Wood, Cullinane Steele Limited

Whether you’re 18 or 80 having an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) is as vital as a will

Published 21st July 2017 by Richard Hearn, Corcoran French

If you operate a business that uses standard form contracts, you should update those to take account of the new legislation

Published 21st July 2017 by Adam Simperingham, Woodward Chrisp Lawyers

The use of drones is no longer limited to government agencies, technical gurus or the super wealthy

Published 21st July 2017 by Leandra Fitzgibbon, Argyle Welsh Finnigan

It’s every Kiwi’s dream to own their own quarter-acre share of paradise

Published 1st June 2017 by Anonymous

The government recently announced its Clean Water Package. The release has caused considerable controversy, what does this mean for farmers?

Published 29th May 2017 by Andrew Wallace, Lowndes Jordan

A great deal of Inland Revenue’s recent work on employee share schemes has culminated in the recently-introduced Taxation (Annual Rates for 2017–18, Employment and Investment Income, and Remedial Matters) Bill.

Published 29th May 2017 by Andrew Wallace, Lowndes Jordan

The Takeovers Panel has recommended to the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs that three substantive and numerous technical changes be made to the Takeovers Code.

Published 29th May 2017 by Andrew Wallace, Lowndes Jordan

It will all come out in the wash: non-compliance with minimum employment standards. The Employment Relations Authority has imposed a significant penalty on Manukau Auto Valet Limited for its failure to pay minimum wages and/or holiday pay.

Published 29th May 2017 by Catherine Donaldson, Wilkinson Rodgers Lawyers

Shareholders’ agreements are comparable to relationship property agreements (colloquially known as ‘pre-nuptial agreements’), as the objective of each is to establish rules for relationship property – whether it’s in your business or your personal life.

Published 29th May 2017 by Adrienne Olsen, Adroite Communications

The pundits were right. The Minister of Finance, the Hon Steven Joyce, presented his first Budget on Thursday 25 May and it was definitely a ‘steady as she goes affair’ with few surprises.