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Immigration Newsletter: July
In this edition: Latest immigration changes you should know about Finding your place in New Zealand Business confidence, employment growth and job demand NZ export base continues to evolve...
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The Commerce Act and cartel conduct: what does it mean for your franchise?
Most of the amendments to the Commerce Act 1989 passed into law under the...
Government signals further tightening of consumer credit laws
The Government has recently signalled further tightening of our consumer credit laws and is...
Government launches sexual harassment register
The government has set up a register for allegations of workplace sexual harassment through...
Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill passing through Parliament
The Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill (Bill) is due to have its third...
Immigration Seminar: A Pathway to Residence (Christchurch)
This free seminar is for Chinese visa holders who are working and/or studying in...
Seminar: Employer Accreditation – What You Need to Know (Wellington & Queenstown)
Managing HR and employment law issues is challenging enough, and when you throw in...
Employee brain explosions – human behaviour that defies rational explanation
It seems rather topical at this time of year, for those who are football...
Myth busting: top five employment myths
Myth 1: An employee can be fired on the spot if they are clearly...
The AML/CFT Act now in force
This is a further reminder that the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism...
Competition and Consumer Law / Intellectual Property specialist Anna Ryan promoted to Lane Neave partnership
Lane Neave is pleased to announce the promotion of Anna Ryan to the firm’s...
Lane Neave announce six promotions
Lane Neave is excited to announce a range of promotions across the firm, effective...
Lane Neave advises Bathurst on C$121.5m joint venture deal with Jameson Resources
A team of corporate lawyers from Lane Neave has advised New Zealand’s largest specialist...
Lane Neave celebrates 150 years
This year marks 150 years since John Holmes established the law firm Thompson &...
‘Tis the season for employment law queries
We usually get an influx of similar employment law queries at various times throughout...
What the new anti-money laundering requirements mean for our clients
From the 1 July 2018 all law firms will be required to obtain more...
Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill – clarity or confusion?
The Select Committee has completed its deliberations on the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill...
Franchise agreements – take it or leave it?
Franchises are a popular way of doing business in New Zealand – we are...
Friendly Societies and Credit Unions (Regulatory Improvements) Amendment Bill
When the Friendly Societies and Credit Unions legislation was first enacted, the world of...
How annual leave works when an employee returns from parental leave
Under New Zealand employment law, employees are entitled to annual leave and parental leave...