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Privacy Law seminars – Your world is changing
Parliament has now passed the Privacy Act 2020 and there will be a number of changes that will affect your business when that Act replaces the existing Privacy Act...
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Unenforceable penalty or protecting a legitimate interest?
Now is a good time to review any damages clauses contained in your commercial...
Are you ready for the new Financial Services legislation?
On 25 June 2020 the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released...
Online entrepreneurs: legal tips for your e-commerce business
Ever evolving technology solutions designed to connect businesses to a global customer base mean...
Overseas Investment Act changes come into force
Lane Neave’s Corporate team published an article on our website on 18 May 2020...
New privacy laws come into force in December
New privacy laws are now set to come into force on 1 December 2020...
50 Shades of Green: classification and disclosure requirements for green bonds
As we enter into a post COVID-19 New Zealand, alternative investment options may begin...
Concerned about a company’s solvency? What are your options?
Solvency is a key consideration for many directors in the current environment.  If you...
Lane Neave advises MIE Pay on Australian listing
Lane Neave has advised financial and technology company MIE Pay Limited on the New...
Privacy law update: contact tracing and recent High Court case
There have been two recent notable privacy developments.  The first concerns contact tracing obligations...
Insolvency and corporate law relief becomes law
On 15 May 2020 the COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Act 2020 (Act)...
Changes to the Overseas Investment Act
On 13 May 2020, the Governments announced fast tracked changes to strengthen the Overseas...
Funding update: preparing for the ‘new normal’
In our recent update (see here), we discussed a number of practical matters for...
Business as (un)usual: advancing M&A in a COVID-19 crisis
The current COVID-19 crisis has impacted the M&A market both domestically and internationally as...
Regulatory response – financial services and COVID-19
The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in particularly turbulent circumstances for listed issuers and those...
Forced into a bubble – the law behind lockdown
In 2006 the threat of a human outbreak of avian influenza or ‘bird flu’...
Contracting through uncertainty
With New Zealand set to come out of level 4 lockdown next week, many...
COVID-19 – changes to consumer credit and financial services regulation announced
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, New Zealand’s financial market regulators have recently implemented...
Equity upsides – alternative ways for lenders to support businesses in uncertain times
Recent events have left many businesses in a position where they face an uncertain...
New Privacy Act set for 1 November 2020
You will likely be aware that there is a new Privacy Bill being considered...