Corporate

Incorporated Societies Act 2022: a new beginning
Some nine years after the Law Commission released its report “A New Act for Incorporated Societies” the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (New Act) is now with us as a...
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What the PRC’s new privacy law means for you
Late last year the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China (PRC)...
New IoT Cybersecurity Laws proposed in UK
The UK Government introduced the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (PSTI) to Parliament...
Google Ads agreements found to breach cartel laws
A recent decision of the High Court has confirmed that competitors that coordinate with...
Waikato DHB Privacy Breach
Alongside the legislation, the courts have taken a strong stance against the un-consensual use...
Mandatory privacy breach reporting one year on – Privacy Commissioner Insight Report 2021
On 1 December 2020, the Privacy Act 2020 (Act) introduced some new changes to...
OPC releases position on biometrics regulation
On 7 October 2021, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) released its paper...
Discussion Document: ‘Towards a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa’
The ‘Towards a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa’ Discussion Document was released on 6 October...
Adapting the legal landscape for UAVs
In an earlier article we wrote about the Ministry of Transport’s Discussion Document Enabling Drone...
Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill introduced
On 29 September 2021, the Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill (Bill) was introduced...
Small trade contracts to be subject to the unfair contract terms regime
On 16 August 2021 the Fair Trading Amendment Bill received Royal Assent. Now the Fair Trading...
Ban on unconscionable conduct in trade to take effect in 2022
Last month the Fair Trading Amendment Bill passed into law. Now the Fair Trading...
Proposed limits on artificial intelligence
On 22 April 2021, the European Commission proposed that the European Parliament and the...
Navigating a competitive business purchase process
We continue to see and hear that it is a “seller’s market” in the...
New frontier in contractual interpretation
The recent Supreme Court decision Bathurst Resources Ltd v L & M Coal Holdings Ltd (Bathurst...
Buying or investing in New Zealand business: update
In news welcomed by overseas businesses looking to expand into New Zealand, the Government...
Private Wire Power Purchase Agreements explained
While Private Wire Power Purchase Agreements (PWPPA) have enjoyed popularity overseas, they have to...
Twists and turns – Mainzeal provides important lessons to directors
The judgment delivered by the Court of Appeal in the ongoing proceedings between the...
Legislation addressing harmful online content
Two bills before Parliament which address harmful online content have recently had their first...