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News: Simpson Grierson awards employment law prize

Richard Monigatti is the winner of this year's Simpson Grierson Employment Law Prize.…

22 May 2015

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News: Capital Markets: Where has the first third of the year gone?

As everyone knows, 2014 was an incredibly strong year for New Zealand's capital markets with 16 initial Initial Public Offerings (IPOs). On the back of that, expectations were very high for 2015. Some commentators predicted more than 20 IPOs, expectations were high for Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) driven by a seller's market combined with lower funding costs, and all eyes were keenly watching NZX's new NXT market.…

14 May 2015

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News: Capital Markets: OIO regime needs a rethink

It is time for a rethink of our overseas investment laws. Debate has raged for years about the existence and operation of our foreign investment approval regime under the Overseas Investment Act.…

14 May 2015

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News: Australian unfair contract term provisions extended to small businesses

The Australian Federal Government has released an exposure draft consultation of a Bill which will extend the current prohibition on unfair contract terms (UCT). The current UCT regime protects consumers but will be extended to also protect small businesses.…

06 May 2015

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News: Don't forget Mondayisation of ANZAC Day

- and it's not as simple as it sounds for everyone.…

24 Apr 2015

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