Corporate

CCCFA update: new insights into upcoming changes
Both lenders and customers are likely to welcome upcoming changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA) – read on for an outline of the reforms. Phase...
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Know your food: changes to allergen labelling
Food producers should be aware of recent updates to the Australia New Zealand Food...
Funding update: considering funding arrangements in 2024
With some New Zealand corporates coming under balance sheet/earning pressure arising from high inflation,...
Litigation brought against Z Energy in NZ’s first greenwashing case
Lawyers for Climate Action New Zealand, along with Consumer New Zealand and the Environmental...
ComCom files charges against construction companies and directors in first criminal cartel prosecution
Last week the Commerce Commission announced that it has filed criminal charges against two...
Government appoints new Minister for Space
New Zealand has a new Ministerial position, the Minister for Space.  The Hon Judith...
Privacy Commissioner to issue a Privacy Code of Practice on Biometrics
Last week the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) announced that it will issue...
Privacy Amendment Bill bridges gaps in New Zealand’s Privacy Act
Privacy is at the forefront of many minds, particularly in an age where vast...
Incorporated Societies Act 2022 – ready for takeoff
On 5 October 2023, the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (2022 Act) and its Regulations...
Government announces review of the CCCFA
On 8 August 2023, the Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister announced increased protections for...
DIA Guidance on using Generative AI in the Public Sector
On 26 July 2023 the Department of Internal Affairs (in conjunction with Statistics NZ...
Therapeutic Products Bill enacted
Following the Health Select Committee’s majority report on 13 June, the Therapeutic Products Bill...
WATCH HERE: Key legal issues for crypto/web3 projects
Lane Neave Partners James Cochrane and Andrew Comer recently spent time with David Ding...
FMA proposes standard condition to enhance operational and cyber resilience
On 12 July 2023 the Financial Markets Conduct Authority released a consultation paper on...
Privacy Commissioner consultation on biometrics
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has been looking at the regulation of biometrics...
Government launches public consultation on Customer and Product Data Bill
Towards the end of June 2023, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)...
Time to Have Your Say On Digital Content
Public input is being sought on addressing digital content regulation following the release of...
Roadmap For NZ Space Sector
The New Zealand Space Agency (within the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment) has...
Plan To Enhance $7 Billion Tech Sector
The Government has released the final version of its plan to support and grow...
Terms and conditions: 10 key protections for suppliers
At the time of writing, New Zealand is in a technical recession. High rates...