News & Events
Post-election employment policies: what’s in and what’s out?
A moderate minimum wage?
Supie collapse: the employment implications
Government appoints new Minister for Space
Privacy Commissioner to issue a Privacy Code of Practice on Biometrics
Navigating Job Check delays – top 5 tips for employers
Changes to Immigration New Zealand’s Green List in early 2024
Court issues Whakaari/White Island Health and Safety conviction
Ch-ch-ch-changes (of Government): Fair Pay Agreements
90-day trials are dead, long live the 90-day trial
Lane Neave Partners McMillan and Ryan shine in Elite Women 2023 list
A new government; a ‘new dawn’ for New Zealand immigration?
Banking Partner Evelyn Jones achieves IFLR1000 APAC 2023 success
RDJ v SGF: proof and family violence leave
The future of sick leave
No more 90-day trial period for migrant workers
A reminder about restraints: employees and independent contractors
Privacy Amendment Bill bridges gaps in New Zealand's Privacy Act
90% of investigated businesses found non-compliant with workplace law regulations
Tripping on drug policies
Incorporated Societies Act 2022 - ready for takeoff
Supreme Court clarifies King Salmon approach to interpreting directive higher order documents
Double jeopardy? New approach to provision of false, misleading or withheld information in visa applications
Looking for NZ residence? Consider the transportation sector
Government announces review of the CCCFA
DIA Guidance on using Generative AI in the Public Sector
Therapeutic Products Bill enacted
WATCH HERE: Key legal issues for crypto/web3 projects
What will the employment law landscape look like post-election?
What is redundancy, anyway?
New bill proposes reintroducing grounds of KiwiSaver-based personal grievances
Lane Neave Partner shortlisted for international award
FMA proposes standard condition to enhance operational and cyber resilience
Privacy Commissioner consultation on biometrics
Employment Relations (Restraint of Trade) Amendment Bill Update
Skilled Migrant Category Residence – apply now or later?
Lane Neave welcomes new Board Chair, Dr Thérèse Arseneau
Jail sentence for workplace cover-up of health and safety incident
H&S Representatives and Committees: new requirements for PCBUs
Under the influence: Partner James Cochrane named one of the year’s Most Influential Lawyers
Tikanga in employment relationships
Government launches public consultation on Customer and Product Data Bill
Records of Settlement and Capacity Issues
Free workshops: Residence pathways for your parents
How to Handle “Proof” of Family Violence
Time to Have Your Say On Digital Content
Roadmap For NZ Space Sector
Plan To Enhance $7 Billion Tech Sector
Terms and conditions: 10 key protections for suppliers
Are Uber drivers employees?
Does it pay to invest in a payroll system?
KiwiSaver information packs – who receives them?
Free Seminar: Commerce Act Refresher
Am I eligible for a Post-Study Work Visa?
Update your employment agreements: extended time for personal grievance for sexual harassment
Construction contracts and retentions reforms – what you need to know
Fifty Shades of Green (List): immigration routes get a massive shakeup
AI is here: what do NZ businesses need to be thinking about?
Five fantastic benefits of trade mark registration
Non-disparagement clauses: keep quiet and carry on
WATCH HERE: From paint to pixels - TechWeek 2023 with James Cochrane
Steel yourself for a restructure
An Introduction to the Commerce Act for HR Professionals
You’ve resolved an employment dispute. Now what?
Therapeutic Products Bill currently before Parliamentary Select Committee
Australia’s Nature Repair Market Bill tipped to potentially unlock a $137 billion biodiversity market
New bill proposes to make wage theft a criminal offence
Five Lane Neave Partners named in ‘Best Lawyers’ 2024 NZ guide
Criminal background checks - when is it appropriate to use them?
Privacy Commissioner exploring a Biometrics Code of Practice
Disciplinary process meets medical incapacity
Queenstown Workplace Law Seminar - Sick leave, long-term illness and mental health: an employer’s obligations
Employment Relations (Extended Time for Personal Grievance for Sexual Harassment) Amendment Bill Update
Do as the locals do
Post-study Work Visa issued for study “outside” New Zealand during pandemic
The what, how and why of distressed M&A
NBE Bill: what are the other key changes proposed?
Resource management reforms aim for greater Māori involvement
NBE Bill introduces changes to effects management approach
National Planning Framework provides guidance on proposed environmental outcomes
LISTEN HERE: Crypto podcast with James Cochrane
Nothing boring about digital assets and intellectual property
Pay secrecy: can employers prevent employees from disclosing their salary?
He said, she said – what do I say?
Considering a restructure? Here is a refresher
Customer online reviews: avoiding Fair Trading Act pitfalls
Lane Neave achieves a New Zealand first collective bargaining authorisation
Availability clauses have claws: proceed with caution
Workplace Law Seminars: Queenstown and Wellington
Minimum wage increase: a double-edged sword
Lifelaw Newsletter: February 2023
Workplace Law Webinar Series 2023
Risks to industry associations in the current economic climate
Do I have to pay employees during a natural disaster?
Auckland flooding is reminder of need to understand how to make an insurance claim
Employment Court awards highest penalty amounts in history
Three new Partners join Lane Neave
What does the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 mean for you?
Employment law 2023: what lies ahead?
Lane Neave promotes seven talented lawyers in New Year cycle
Bill proposing more time to raise a personal grievance for sexual harassment awaits third reading
Lane Neave ranked across broad spread of areas in Legal 500
Lane Neave ranked by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023 Guide across four practice areas
Let's talk: employment law podcast - proposed insurance protection scheme
Lane Neave Partners McMillan and Scott named Elite Women 2022 by NZ Lawyer
Fair Pay Agreements Factsheet: Overview of the process
The Long Read: Keeping up with Crypto Influencer Liability
Workplace law webinar: Fair Pay Agreements
Lane Neave named APAC Firm of the Year at Global Women in Business Law Awards 2022
Fair Pay Agreements Regulations – a help or a hindrance?
Let's talk: employment law podcast - Fair Pay Agreements Act
Copyright in the employment relationship: made by you, but is it yours?
Does reputational harm justify an employment non-publication order?
1 December 2022: Fair Pay Agreements System set to Kick-off
Employment Court delivers second ruling on Uber drivers’ status
What is an Enduring Power of Attorney and why would I need one?
Time to play Parent Category Bingo
Restricting restraints – new bill seeks to limit restraints of trade
Reopening of Skilled Migrant Category – Going Once, Twice...
Screen Industry Workers Act: one law to rule them all?
A disincentive to being diligent: accredited employers and their disclosure obligations
You’re an employer with limited funds. Can you use fixed-term agreements?
Keeping your ducks in a row: ensuring an immigration compliant workforce
Lane Neave named New Zealand Firm of the Year by Women in Business Law APAC
COVID-19 Protection Framework ends
Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day: how do I pay employees and can I make them work?
Stormy winter is reminder of need to understand how to make an insurance claim
Lane Neave joins prestigious International Commercial Law Alliance
Three Partner promotions announced by Lane Neave
Further CCCFA changes on the horizon
Ruling clarifies wholesale offers advertising regime
Migrant Check: top 5 things you need to know
“Green List” limitations: when the green light turns red
Trusts: are they still a good vehicle for managing assets?
Employees covertly recording conversations; process overrides substance again
New IRD information reporting requirements for trusts
The Birth of a Deal
Green light for green list? Details released on Skilled Residence Pathways
Interim NZS 3910 pushed back
The future is four?
Have your children asked for financial assistance with their first home purchase?
Job Check – top 5 things you need to know
Incorporated Societies Act 2022: an update
What the new CoFI regime means for financial institutions
Government relaxes 2021 CCCFA Changes
Casual employee holiday pay: get it right or pay it twice
Active Investor Plus Visa – High Stakes Poker
Supreme Court confirms courts can consider relevant social and cultural evidence
IRD provides incorrect advice re parental leave payments
MfE releases draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity
Sexual harassment: guidance from the ERA
Pregnancy and paid parental leave protections
Mid-year promotion for 8 stellar solicitors
New laws tackle objectionable online content
MBIE report reviews Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act
New Retail Payment System Act will benefit merchants and consumers
Bill would establish trust framework for digital identity services
Anti-modern slavery legislation: a reality for New Zealand
Workplace Law Workshop Series 2022 - Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland
Beware the unlicensed workplace investigator
Can individuals be held liable for unjustified dismissal?
Freshwater Amendment Report recommends changes to wetland regulations
Iain Stephenson joins Lane Neave Partnership
Is your business ready for the new Unfair Contract Terms rules?
It’s good to talk: our Employment Law podcast series is back
Changing the terms of a signed contract
Bill proposes time extension for personal grievance for sexual harassment
Navigating New Zealand’s wetland protection regulations
High Court grants application to renew lease
New whistleblower framework receives royal assent
Annual Building Code update underway
Payment Claims and Payment Schedules under the Construction Contracts Act
Unit Titles Act amendments: apportioning running costs
No such thing as a free lunch? Unpacking the employment status of unpaid interns
To resign, or not to resign?
Avoiding personal liability as a director
Incorporated Societies Act 2022: a new beginning
What the PRC's new privacy law means for you
‘Best Lawyers’ celebrates four Lane Neave Partners in 2023 edition
Is positive discrimination lawful in New Zealand?
COVID-19 vaccination requirements: what do employers do now?
New IoT Cybersecurity Laws proposed in UK
Act aims to improve housing supply and simplify consent process
While you were sleeping
Considering taking on a flatmate? Here’s what you need to know
Fair Pay Agreements Bill introduced to Parliament
Insurance scheme for no-fault employment termination proposed
Can an employee be fired for protesting outside of work hours?
One door opens and another closes - border opening with a reset “twist”
WCC can undertake earthquake strengthening to properties at owners' cost
Authority declines interim reinstatement claim for unvaccinated employees
Pause for thought
Commerce Commission seeks input on residential building supplier study
Workplace Law Webinar Series 2022
Court sets aside police and defence vaccine mandates - should employers be concerned?
To Pay, or Not to Pay? Ensuring your Volunteers are actually Volunteers
Google Ads agreements found to breach cartel laws
Michelle Needham named NZ Lawyer Rising Star
Employers: know your obligations or risk personal liability
COVID-19: What do I do if my employee has to self-isolate and cannot work from home?
Meet the partners; trio of lawyers bolsters Lane Neave’s national offering
Investment-based visas - border entry timing
Five-stage border “opening” settings
The Tova O’Brien case: what you need to know
I see red, I see red, I see red
‘Whistleblowers Bill’ offers clearer and more effective reporting regime
Rent relief amendment to have far-reaching implications
Lane Neave recognised in latest Legal 500 rankings
Waikato DHB Privacy Breach
Mandatory privacy breach reporting one year on – Privacy Commissioner Insight Report 2021
Lane Neave ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 Guide
New Year promotions for seven Lane Neave solicitors
Some new resident visa holders now cleared for entry
Vaccine mandates: consultation
Extension of border entry for some resident visa holders
It’s time for WorkSafe to work harder to protect mental health
Limited Partnerships gaining popularity for property funds
OPC releases position on biometrics regulation
‘Reconnecting’ New Zealand to the World from 1 May 2022
Bill proposes to extend time for personal grievance for sexual harassment
The 2021 Resident Visa – finer policy review
Court of Appeal provides welcome clarity on discretionary payments under Holidays Act
Australian Health Department charged for H&S breaches leading to COVID outbreak
Traffic light system and mandating vaccinations in the workplace
Discussion Document: 'Towards a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa'
Adapting the legal landscape for UAVs
Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill introduced
Immigration news round-up
COVID-19: risking it all
No jab, no job: what does the authority have to say?
Boutique Wellington law firm to join Lane Neave
Residence visas for all – kicking the can down the road
Small trade contracts to be subject to the unfair contract terms regime
Ban on unconscionable conduct in trade to take effect in 2022
Employers and privacy: first compliance notice issued
Vaccinations in the workplace
Lane Neave sponsors prestigious Keystone Trust
Lane Neave nominated for three New Zealand law awards
Proposed limits on artificial intelligence
Navigating a competitive business purchase process
Here we go again, again – lockdown 2021 employment considerations
Immigration confusion – a sustained loss of traction
Are delays in the hearing of sexual harassment cases affecting access to justice?
New frontier in contractual interpretation
Fatigue in the workplace
Proposed Otago RPS notified - submit by 3 September
10 solicitors move up in mid-year promotions
A (small) step closer to our replacement RMA
No jab, no job: authority to determine justifiability
Employment Law reform: what’s changed and what’s on the horizon?
Buying or investing in New Zealand business: update
Private Wire Power Purchase Agreements explained
Crossing the ditch: it’s not all bubbly
Overseas investment regime update
24 July 2021 – save the date
Room for improvement to parental leave laws
10 days of sick leave: it's official
Twists and turns – Mainzeal provides important lessons to directors
Fair Pay Agreements, coming soon to a workplace near you
New public holiday: Matariki
Case update: visa holders must be treated in good faith by their employers
D-Day for employers of migrant workers
Rounding up the change(s)
Tighter rules proposed for freedom camping
Security officers – a vulnerable employee
Legislation addressing harmful online content
Hyndman v Walker – invasion of privacy
Enabling drones integration
Changes to California’s Consumer Privacy Act
Four Lane Neave Partners named in ‘Best Lawyers’ guide
A cast-iron case for medical incapacity
Overseas investment update
Buying or selling a business? The new purchase price allocation rules you need to know.
Forcing the point of vaccinations
Common sense at last
Daze no more: Holidays Act 2003 set to receive a much needed revamp
Payment available to employers if employee cannot work and is waiting for COVID-19 test results
Legislation update: proposed increase in sick leave entitlements
Upcoming workplace law workshop series
Time, space and the meaning of ‘ordinary weekly pay’
FMA signals renewed focus on financial product advertising
Banking and finance: updates to the CCCFA, Business Debt Hibernation Regime and Business Finance Guarantee Scheme
Lane Neave welcomes new Partner
Lane Neave recognised in The Legal 500
New approach to vacant sites in Christchurch’s CBD
Employment Court releases important COVID-19 decision
Lane Neave recognised in Annual Global Legal Guide
Criminal penalties for anticompetitive collusion – Lane Neave publishes free guide to upcoming law changes
Privacy Act 2020 now in force
Single use plastic bags are gone – what’s next?
Offering employees shares in your company? Read on
The events of 2020: another reminder that foundation documents matter for your business
Election Results 2020: what Employment Law changes can we expect to see in the upcoming term?
Are current employment laws upholding Tikanga Māori in the workplace?
Looming increase in median wage
Debut homes: a warning for directors of financially distressed businesses
A clear warning for directors of financially distressed businesses
Privacy law seminars – your world is changing
Potential changes to median wage rate
Ready, willing, but were they able?
What will the landscape of employment law look like post election?
Employment relationship problem update
‘Other critical worker’ exception recalibration: don’t be fooled!
Charities: keeping an eye on your charitable purpose
Directors’ fees and benefits – it’s all about fairness
Let’s Talk: Employment Law podcast EP5
The importance of due diligence in farm purchases
Lane Neave welcomes back Anna Ryan
Lane Neave sponsors Canterbury Tech Summit
Court of Appeal determines losses caused by 2011 earthquakes not a “series of losses”
Privacy update: COVID-19 and contact tracing
More support for business under the government’s BFG scheme
Here we go again...
COVID-19 support still available for employers
Opinion: considerations for employers when employees want to continue to work from home after lockdown
Privacy alert: COVID-19 contact tracing
A proposed overhaul of the '.nz' domain system
Consumer data right - have your say
Schrems II – EU-US cross border data transfers
Algorithm charter - a world first!
Opportunistic but not unlawful: when minority shareholders leverage their position for a bigger piece of the pie
Trusts Act 2019 - your changing obligations
Let’s Talk: Employment Law podcast
Immigration Monthly Newsletter - July 2020 edition
Report on RMA overhaul released
Privacy Law seminars - Your world is changing
Changes to Essential Skills work visas – effective 27 July 2020
Unenforceable penalty or protecting a legitimate interest?
Are you ready for the new Financial Services legislation?
Online entrepreneurs: legal tips for your e-commerce business
Resource Management and Commercial Property: Winter Newsletter
Introducing Steffan Ronald
Proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality
Resource management reform update
Tiny home or large vehicle? The latest from the District Court
Overseas Investment Act changes come into force
Six-month extension for employer-assisted work visas: the nitty-gritty
ERA and the Wage Subsidy
Lane Neave announce mid year promotions
New privacy laws come into force in December
Selection criteria when restructuring: the do’s and don’ts
What you need to know about the Wage Subsidy Extension
Entry through the closed border for “critical workers”
New border entry criteria from Thursday 18 June 2020
Ben Russell recognised in latest Doyle’s Guide
Temporary law change impacts commercial leases
50 Shades of Green: classification and disclosure requirements for green bonds
Concerned about a company’s solvency? What are your options?
Avatar did it – here’s wow you can too – economic border exception process explained
Lane Neave advises MIE Pay on Australian listing
Privacy law update: contact tracing and recent High Court case
Builders beware, changes won’t negate the need for all consents
Leave without pay could save the day
Immigration update for employers and HR professionals
Immigration May Newsletter
Tough new labour market testing guidelines for work visa applications
Insolvency and corporate law relief becomes law
Changes to the Overseas Investment Act
Update to insolvency laws – Insolvency Review Working Group
Funding update: preparing for the ‘new normal’
Post lockdown return to work and recruitment
Student visas: a possible “lifeline” for former work visa holders
Lane Neave update as we move to Alert Level 2
Business as (un)usual: advancing M&A in a COVID-19 crisis
Regulatory response - financial services and COVID-19
Individual and team accolades in latest Doyle’s Guide
Unbridled power – Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill
Forced into a bubble – the law behind lockdown
New Zealand visa and immigration pathways: all you need to know
Processing priority of visa applications
Removal and appointment of trustees
Lane Neave employment team recognised by Doyle's
Contracting through uncertainty
Alert Level 3: What it means for your workplace
Coming out of lockdown – where to from here for employers?
Immigration April Newsletter
What does COVID-19 Alert Level 3 mean for commercial leases
Government support for commercial landlords and tenants
Immigration New Zealand start processing some standard visa applications
Resource Management Law Autumn Newsletter
Frequently asked questions - for employees
Frequently asked questions - for employers of migrant workers
Latest from the High Court on no individual loss bottom lines
Relaxation of visa conditions for all workers delivering essential services
Climate change update
Navigating the COVID-19 alert levels for compliance and enforcement
COVID-19: immigration considerations for healthcare workers
Main COVID-19 policy announcements as at 1.30pm, 9 April 2020
COVID-19 and migrant worker employees - FAQs for employers
Lane Neave partners named in Best Lawyers
COVID-19 – changes to consumer credit and financial services regulation announced
Equity upsides - alternative ways for lenders to support businesses in uncertain times
New Privacy Act set for 1 November 2020
Implications of COVID-19 for consenting and planning processes
Commercial lease issues amidst COVID-19
Employees' rights to public holiday payments during the COVID-19 lockdown
Safe harbours for directors’ duties & debt hibernation regime during COVID-19
The impact of COVID-19 on your funding arrangements
During and post lockdown: top tips for employers of migrant workers
COVID-19: employment alert
Supporting you through COVID-19
Epidemic management notice issued - immigration ramifications and visa processing
Employer’s obligations during Alert Level 4
Coronavirus update to staff, 22 March
COVID-19 border closure - the fine print
Immigration March Newsletter
COVID-19: Government rescue package may not be enough for some employers
Leading through uncertainty
We can get through this together
COVID-19 rescue package: employment need to knows
Coronavirus – government rescue package and privacy update
Employer’s obligations and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Dealing with cannabis in the workplace
Coronavirus’ impact on New Zealand business
Rising from the ashes: what is a phoenix company?
Five points to check with your payroll provider
COVID-19 update: an evolving situation
Immigration February Newsletter
Expect substantial delays to work visa applications
Travel ban update & change of priority processing on residence applications
Employee awarded $37k for unjustified dismissal
Lane Neave advises Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific on $150m acquisition of CSG Limited
Public submissions in on new Urban Development Bill
Do you have an AirBnB in Christchurch? Change is on the horizon
Withholding an employee’s information during a workplace bullying investigation
New Family (Parent) Category - effective 24 February 2020
Lane Neave partner named as rising star
Legal 500 rankings solidify position
Higher FMA levies on the way, but relief for unlisted Code companies
Hotel price-comparison website ‘Trivago’ found to have misled consumers
2020 and what it means for employers
Remuneration threshold changes - an update for employers
Employers must consult with their employees before taking action
Verbal telephone references - be careful not to breach an employee's privacy
Remuneration threshold changes
Immigration January Newsletter
Is your business ready to take on the new decade?
Are your standard contract terms fair?
Lane Neave announce New Year promotions
Consultation on migrant exploitation
Immigration December Newsletter
Investing in a limited partnership? Some legal points to consider
Farm Debt Mediation Bill Enacted
In brief: update on holiday pay and contractor's rights
Provision to beneficiaries of trust information
The Role of an Executor
Would a Labour Inspector find your business in breach of minimum employment law standards?
How would you fare if a Labour Inspector came a knocking?
Latest Government consultation – National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity
Review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991
Alert: Government releases algorithm charter and examines artificial intelligence regulation
Are your shareholders also employees?
Requesting urgent visa processing for employees
The latest on Culturally Arranged Marriage visas
Immigration November Newsletter
Key protections when buying the assets of an insolvent business
Climate related financial disclosures - submissions sought
Banking and finance: CCCFA and FSLAA Update
Zero Carbon Act - a starter for ten
New ANZSCO occupations allowing grant of residency and three-year work visas
Lane Neave launches book - "One man's story of a legal firm"
Immigration October Newsletter
Conduct and culture: changes on the horizon for Financial Service Providers
New measures proposed to protect small businesses and consumers from unfair commercial practices
Permissioned distributed ledger technology governance
Lane Neave launches Alumni
West Coast - Employment and Privacy Law update
New Parent Residence Category to open in February 2020
Lane Neave advises Bond Supervisor in public retail bond issue
Immigration September Newsletter
Problems with work visas for employees of non-accredited Labour Hire companies
Seeking to raise capital? What are the important considerations?
The new Incorporated Societies Act: further update
Trusts Act 2019 – what do I need to know?
Employer Supported Work Visa changes announced
Lane Neave welcomes Ed Smithies to its national property practice
Employer obligations 101
What to do when you suspect an employee is lying during a disciplinary process
Individual Employment Agreement - must haves!
Minimum wage increase
Bereavement leave for miscarriage or still-birth
A turning point in triangular employment relations
The Trust Act 2019 – where to from here?
Meet our new Lifelaw Partner and Associate
Trustee obligations: core documents to be kept by trustees
Delays in visa processing timeframes impact employers and employees
Immigration August Newsletter
Back to basics: discrimination grievance principles
Lane Neave advises on merger of New Zealand’s largest Credit Union
The “like” button: social media plugins and liability for data transfers
Medium size threshold proposed for small “Code companies”
Lane Neave acts on sale of three large retirement villages to NZX listed company
Medical incapacity: a recent update
What you really need to know about the recent Mitre 10 ‘living wage’ decision
Government announces Resource Management Act overhaul
Immigration July newsletter
Latest survey ranks Lane Neave as the most female friendly firm in New Zealand
Lane Neave Solicitor wins second place in the New Zealand Society of Construction Law essay competition
Distorting reality: deepfakes and the rise of deception
Integrating drones into New Zealand’s aviation landscape
Farm Debt Mediation Bill
2 Cheap Cars fined nearly $500k for short-changing consumers on marketing claims
A temporary change in location: employers of work-visa holders beware
Bereavement leave for miscarriage or still-birth
Increase in parental leave payments
When does a volunteer become an employee?
Lane Neave welcomes two new partners
Lane Neave announce two promotions
Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities first Bill introduced
Calculating base salary – Work to Residence (Talent) Visa
A David and Goliath Story - fixed-term agreement invalidated by Employment Court
New criminal regime for cartel conduct passes into law
Regulating disruptive technologies: an update
Fourth edition of Government Procurement Rules released
Employer contributions to an employee’s wellbeing
Investigations – follow the process or ‘pay the price’
Wellington appointment bolsters Lane Neave national immigration law offering
Vicarious liability - is an employer liable for harm caused by negligent employees?
Travelling to New Zealand — new requirements for visa waiver travellers
Immigration May newsletter
The Equal Pay Amendment Bill marches one step closer to becoming law
Some clarity regarding availability provisions
Change coming for all Incorporated Societies
Can you rely on the authority of a director (acting alone) to bind a company?
When can a parent company be liable for its subsidiary’s actions?
New good faith code effective as of 6 May 2019
Final reminder: 6 May 2019 employment law changes on the horizon
Immigration April Newsletter
Compliance for employers and recruitment of migrant workers
New residence category for victims of mosque attacks
Can you charge an employee for on-the-job training?
Technology update: how will the Privacy Bill impact you?
Failure to obtain consent a costly mistake – FTG Securities Limited v Bank of New Zealand
Banking and finance: consumer credit law update
The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Bill
New offence for unwritten employment agreements
Seminar series: topical issues in Marketing Law
Employees now entitled to domestic violence leave
Are your rosters a health and safety risk to your workers?
March Immigration Newsletter
Lane Neave Wellington moves to accommodate growth
Christchurch mosque attacks
How NOT to run your Recruitment Process!
Lessons from Mainzeal
Due diligence and directorships: making the right moves
How can a seizure result in instant dismissal?
Stroke Foundation Business Breakfast
Major immigration changes - keeping your employees “in the loop”
February Immigration Newsletter
Proposed changes to the Government Procurement Rules
Government looks to crack down on misuse of market power – sweeping changes proposed to section 36 of the Commerce Act
Pre-employment work trials – working for a day without pay?
The strengthening of unions and collective bargaining
Recommendations released on the future of Visitor Accommodation within residential zones in the Queenstown Lakes District
Lane Neave announce 11 promotions
Lane Neave strengthens national corporate practice with promotion of Joelle Grace to Partner
Rest and meal breaks: an update
Is it a breach of the duty of good faith for a union to call the employer a “rat” during collective bargaining?
Game changer – major amendments proposed for employer assisted temporary work visas (Chinese seminars added)
Changes to KiwiSaver expected for 2019
ACC sets aside $22 million for reducing work-related injuries
Issues Paper – review of the Copyright Act 1994
Alternative pricing structures: earn-outs
Builder fined under the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulation
Lane Neave office closure dates
Submissions called for on unfair commercial practices discussion paper
Employment Relations Amendment Bill: royal assent expected this week
Government’s use of algorithms
The public interest defence to defamation
Regulating cryptocurrencies in New Zealand
e-Invoicing – making trans-Tasman business e-asy
Employment Relations Amendment Bill: royal assent expected this week
Fired for stealing a bag of chips
Immigration November Newsletter
New immigration policy changes in effect will impact employers
Compensation awards in the Employment Relations Authority: an update
Trial periods and how to get them right
Commerce Commission prosecutes finance company for taking security over prohibited items
Commerce Commission granted new powers to study the competitiveness of New Zealand markets
The future of trusts - change is on the way
Changes to remuneration requirements on 26 November – Skilled Migrant (Resident Visa) and Essential Skills (Work Visa)
Lane Neave supports NZ Rivers
Employer update - INZ increase fees and seek submissions for skill shortage review
Employees, social media and bringing the employer in to disrepute
Charities: are you risking your charitable status by accumulating funds?
Blocking the majority in a major transaction – all the more reason to have a shareholders’ agreement
Banking and finance: consumer credit law update and personal property securities update
Fixed term agreements - what is a genuine reason based on reasonable grounds?
The dos and don’ts of pre employment screening
Employee surveillance at work – a “how to” guide for employers
Lane Neave expands its Wellington office with the appointment of Commercial Property Partner, Sharon Skinner
Lane Neave recognised with two award nominations
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 - two years on
Continued focus on migrant worker exploitation
Disciplinary procedures: a recap
Are you across the latest employment law amendment bills?
Lane Neave welcomes three new lawyers
Structuring the sale of your business
The Australian Consumer Data Right and Open Banking
Employment Relations Amendment Bill – Select Committee report released
Employer’s duty to protect the mental wellbeing of employees
A whopper of a mistake
Interim visa policy change
Lane Neave advises on Christ Church Cathedral joint venture agreement
Lifelaw Newsletter: August
Immigration Newsletter: August
Guidance on compensation awards for hurt, humiliation and loss of dignity under the Employment Relations Act 2000
Ex-employee serves prison time for breach of confidentiality
Cryptocurrencies – deciphering New Zealand’s approach to regulating digital tokens
A race with no winners: “gun-jumping” in the context of a merger or an acquisition
Contractors and employees - what's the difference?
Changes to post-study work rights and potential Auckland student exodus
Lane Neave advises Harrington’s Breweries on sale to Lion
Getting behind Hard-ly Speaking
Immigration changes employers should be across
Immigration Newsletter: July
The Commerce Act and cartel conduct: what does it mean for your franchise?
Government signals further tightening of consumer credit laws
Government launches sexual harassment register
Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill passing through Parliament
Immigration Seminar: A Pathway to Residence (Christchurch)
Seminar: Employer Accreditation - What You Need to Know (Wellington & Queenstown)
Employee brain explosions - human behaviour that defies rational explanation
Myth busting: top five employment myths
The AML/CFT Act now in force
Competition and Consumer Law / Intellectual Property specialist Anna Ryan promoted to Lane Neave partnership
Lane Neave announce six promotions
Lane Neave advises Bathurst on C$121.5m joint venture deal with Jameson Resources
Lane Neave celebrates 150 years
‘Tis the season for employment law queries
What the new anti-money laundering requirements mean for our clients
Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill – clarity or confusion?
Franchise agreements – take it or leave it?
Friendly Societies and Credit Unions (Regulatory Improvements) Amendment Bill
How annual leave works when an employee returns from parental leave
Fair Pay Agreements
Lawyers require more client information under new anti-money laundering laws
Responsibility for a breach of visa conditions falls both on the visa holder and the employer
Volunteer associations to be excluded from Health and Safety at Work Act duties
Optional, unpaid, pre-work meetings no more
I’m going into business with my brother/sister/friend/partner. What do I need to know?
Terms and conditions – I’m sure no one reads them, so why would I need them?
Terminating on medical grounds is a tricky decision
Better work stories
Government priorities update – spotlight on employer accreditation policy and labour market checks
Congratulations Claire Evans - Winner in the Emerging Leader category of the Women in Governance Awards
Legal personhood for nature has legal ramifications
Privacy Bill 2018 – key changes
Fair Trading (Oppressive Contracts) Amendment Bill
Criminalisation of cartel conduct back on the cards
Prohibition on ‘cartel conduct’ comes into full force on 15 May 2018
Balance vs agility - and how to achieve it
Ex-employee penalised $1000 for Facebook post
Mycoplasma bovis outbreak – compensation for farmers
Think before you (Privacy) Act
Lane Neave Charity Golf Day 2018 - over 38k raised!
Grounds to dismiss an employee
Robo advice for financial matters – proposed law change brings this closer to reality
Why you should make brand protection a priority in 2018 – case study
The in's and out's of parental leave
Congratulations, Emma Jeff! Winner of our Morton Prize in Emergency Medicine
5 Year Employer Accreditation renewals – non-government entities “do not qualify”
Work trials, are they legal?
Preparing for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation
You’ve received an offer to buy your business – don’t forget to manage your risk!
More changes on their way
Days are numbered for 90 day trial periods
Broad-ly Speaking is coming to Auckland!
Do you own a rental property?
Immigration Newsletter: February
Buckle up! 2018 is going to be year of upheaval for labour laws
Christmas closure - dates
Three Senior Solicitor promotions at Lane Neave
Immigration Newsletter: December
Lane Neave re-appointed as provider on Government panel
Significant new restrictions overseas buyers residential property
Workplace Law Newsletter: December
Getting behind Broad-ly Speaking
New overseas investment restrictions– major direction change for offshore New Zealand land acquisitions
Workplace Law Newsletter: November
Cross Lease property – what you need to know / you should know about the bright-line test
Immigration changes – a new direction under a new Government
Lane Neave announces new partner, Evelyn Jones
Lane Neave recognised with award nominations
Lane Neave advises BT Mining on Solid Energy acquisition
New immigration changes – a big deal
Lane Neave LawTech Bootcamp provides innovative concepts
Workplace Law Newsletter: August
Essential Skills Work Visa policy changes
Top 5 property tips before signing that agreement / what happens to my digital assets when I pass away?
Lane Neave announces new Partner, Joshua Leckie
Four Senior Solicitor Promotions at Lane Neave
Our Auckland presence is growing, so we’ve moved
Published list of non-compliant employers
Six reasons you should have a will / New no-nonsense powers of attorney
Queenstown Workplace Law Workshop
Positive changes to the New Zealand Migrant Investment categories
Significant immigration policy reforms – “tweaks” that will actually have a major impact
Business Law Newsletter: Marketing and Sales Law feature
LINZ Newsletter: March
50 shades of a personal grievance
Business Law Newsletter: February
Employers take note: major immigration compliance changes coming in on 1 April
LINZ Newsletter: February
A defining case on premium - the recovery of costs associated with the recruitment of migrant labour
Lane Neave gets behind "Lose Your Mind" exhibition
Changes to the retentions regime - Construction Contracts Act 2002
New immigration website launched
Examining the legal definition of “brother” for the purposes of bereavement leave
Lane Neave advises on the purchase of Solid Energy Assets
Are you thinking about moving to New Zealand?
Lane Neave welcomes three new lawyers
Major Changes to the Skilled Migrant and Parent categories
Immigration New Zealand announce policy changes
We've been nominated for the finals!
Is volunteering considered "work"?
Business Law Newsletter: technology update
Lane Neave welcome three new partners
90 Day trial period start date not necessarily first day of work
Business Law Newsletter: August
Workplace Law Newsletter: August
Brexodus to New Zealand?
Business Law Newsletter: July
Congratulations to our four new lawyers
Workplace Law Newsletter: July
Lane Neave building wins architecture award
Immigration New Zealand's Queenstown office set to close / centralised processing
Workplace Law Newsletter: June
Business Law Newsletter: May
Workplace Law Newsletter: May
Lane Neave Charity Golf Day 2016
Getting it right: migrant recruitment and labour hire seminar
Partners leading the way
Specialist Technology Law Partner
Time for caution: not panic (yet)
New building and construction Partner
A $25,000 lesson in record keeping
Changes to the Canterbury Skills Shortage List and e-visas / 2015 wrap-up
Parent companies: are you liable for your subsidiary’s debt?
Chris Anderson - a finalist in the New Zealand Law Awards