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Here we go again …..

With Auckland in Level 3 and the rest of the country in Level 2, this is a good time to reflect on what we have learnt from an employment law perspective during the last lockdown and in the subsequent cases.

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Privacy Alert: COVID-19 Contact Tracing

At 11:59am Wednesday 12 August 2020 the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order 2020 came into effect (Order). Among other matters, the Order sets out requirements for contact tracing. 

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A Proposed Overhaul of the .nz Domain System

Last month, InternetNZ, which administers the .nz domain name system, released an Options Report, Re-imagining the future of .nz, which has been put together by an independent policy advisory panel. It is seeking public submissions on the Report, which follows a year-long review of the policies that govern the .nz domain name system.

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Consumer Data Right – Have Your Say

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking feedback on a discussion document titled Options for establishing a consumer data right in New Zealand.  The discussion document was released on 5 August 2020.

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Algorithm Charter – A World First!

The New Zealand Government has released its Algorithm Charter for Aotearoa New Zealand (Charter). The Charter is designed to act as a guideline for government agencies on the use of algorithms.

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Opportunistic but not unlawful: When minority shareholders leverage their position for a bigger piece of the pie

The Court of Appeal has recently found that it was opportunistic, but not unlawful, when a minority holder of 6.2% of shares refused to sell to a buyer of the whole company and threatened to prevent the deal from going through, unless the two major sha … Continue reading Opportunistic but not unlawful: When minority shareholders leverage their position for a bigger piece of the pie

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