Business Law

Lane Neave’s Business Law team has the depth of expertise and experience to really make a difference to your business from day to day transactions to complex matters.  By fully understanding you and your business we can provide a solution tailored to you.


March 2017

17 – Business Law Newsletter – Marketing and Sales Law Feature

In this edition: Trader Jailed for Failing to Supply Goods Commerce Commission Continues to Audit Industries for Compliance with ‘Unfair Contract Terms’ Legislation Agent Found Guilty of Attempted Price-Fixing with Principal in Ground-breaking Australian High Court Decision Commerce Commission Clamps…


February 2017

16 – Business Law Newsletter

In this edition: Procurement update Considering selling your business in 2017? Tips for putting your best foot forward Business Law Team Procurement update Introduction On 16 December 2016, in The Attorney-General v The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand the…


October 2016

15 – Business Law Newsletter

In this edition: Are your AML/CFT and Risk Assessment Programmes fit for purpose? New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill Business Law Team Are your AML/CFT and Risk Assessment Programmes fit for purpose? Scope of the legislation The Anti-Money Laundering and…


September 2016

14 – Business Law Newsletter – Technology Feature

There have been a number of developments in recent months in the technology space, covering privacy issues, protection of data, open source software and dealing with spam.  In many cases, there are some helpful guides and tools that have been released.…


August 2016

13 – Business Law Newsletter

In this edition: Don’t be a victim of your own success – put your (trade) mark on it Director Residency – Are You Well Connected? Business Law Team   Don’t be a victim of your own success – put your…


July 2016

12 – Business Law Newsletter

In this edition: Credit Fees: Are You Being Reasonable? PMSIs – What are they? How do you get them? How useful are they? Business Law Team   Credit Fees: Are You Being Reasonable? A recent decision of the Supreme Court…


May 2016

11 – Business Law Newsletter

In this edition: Christchurch: from Recovery to Regeneration Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill Budget 2016 key points Business Law Team   Christchurch: from Recovery to Regeneration The future of Christchurch’s regeneration has shifted hands. The Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016…


April 2016

10 – giving guarantees – are you giving away more than you think?

It is commonplace in business for guarantees to be requested – if your business signs up as a customer for terms of trade, unless you are a sole trader, a guarantee will often be requested from the company directors. Directors…


March 2016

9 – what organisations need to know on cyber security

The digital age we now live in creates great opportunities for growth and worldwide innovation. Those opportunities give rise to a growing risk of revealing sensitive data and being targeted by cyber criminals. The law also often struggles to keep…


February 2016

8 – Heads of Agreement: How can they work for you?

Often commercial parties will put together a “term sheet” (or similar) setting out the agreed terms of a proposed transaction prior to having it formally documented.  This is a useful and often necessary tool to ensure the parties are agreed…

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