Banking & Finance

April 2015

FYI:Intellectual Property

You may recall G-Star Raw’s 2013 High Court claim against Jeanswest Corporation (New Zealand) Ltd (Jeanswest) in which G-Star was awarded a very meagre $325 in damages for copyright infringement of the "5620 Elwood" jean design. (If not, you can…

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FYI:Construction Law

Two years on from when it was first introduced, New Zealand’s construction industry is still eagerly anticipating the passage of the Construction Contracts Amendment Bill (Bill) into law. The Bill is currently awaiting its third reading in Parliament. The Government…

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News:Simpson Grierson helps propel Accel Partners into $US100 million strategic Xero investment

Simpson Grierson has acted as New Zealand legal counsel to Silicon Valley based venture capital firm Accel Partners on its NZ$132.9 million (USD100 million) strategic investment in Xero Limited, an NZX and ASX listed software company that develops cloud-based accounting…

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Our People:Gerald Lanning

Gerald Lanning

Gerald is a partner in the firm's local government and environment group. He advises on all aspects of resource management…

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