Lane Neave office closure dates

Happy Holidays!

We wish you and your family a safe and enjoyable festive season.

Please note that our offices will be closed at the end of the working day on Friday 21 December 2018 and fully reopen Monday 14 January …

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Government’s use of Algorithms

In October 2018 the Department of Internal Affairs and Statistics New Zealand released their report into the use of algorithms by Government agencies.  The report finds that Government agencies are applying a range of safeguards and assurance processes in the …

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The Public Interest Defence to Defamation

Scope of the new defence

On 31 July 2018 significant media interest arose from the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Durie v Gardiner [2018] 3 NZLR 131.  This was because the Court in that case recognised a new public interest …

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Regulating Cryptocurrencies in New Zealand

In September 2018 the Law Foundation published its report on cryptocurrencies.  You can access the report by clicking here.

The report is lengthy.  It canvases a number of aspects, in relation to both cryptocurrencies and blockchain more generally.  This …

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e-Invoicing – making trans-Tasman business E-asy

It is estimated that New Zealand and Australia process around 1.3 billion invoices each year. The New Zealand and Australian Governments are working on a new electronic invoicing (e-Invoicing) standard that will help save businesses time and money.  It is …

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