Latest Publications

August 2014

FYI: Food & Beverage – Food law seminar

19 Aug 2014

Last week Associate Ciska de Rijk attended a food law seminar in Melbourne, Australia. Here are some highlights from the seminar...

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FYI: Corporate Advisory – Details of new resident director requirement finalised

19 Aug 2014

Recent regulations have confirmed details for the new director residency requirement inserted into the Companies Act 1993 by the Companies Amendment Act 2014...

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Law Guides: Asia Employment Law Update

01 Aug 2014

Simpson Grierson's Employment Law Group is pleased to have the opportunity to continue to participate in the Asia Employment Law Quarterly Review, in conjunction with its employment law associates throughout the Asia Pacific...

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FYI: Local Government – Our scorecard on the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No.3)

29 Jul 2014

The Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act (No 3) passed its third reading today...

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FYI: Intellectual Property – Island time: Pacific Island trade marks get their day in the sun

22 Jul 2014

While popular holiday destinations like Fiji, Vanuatu and Samoa are some of our closest neighbours, New Zealand businesses have traditionally been reluctant to pursue trade mark protection in these jurisdictions...

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Feature Article: Taking the pulse of local government in New Zealand

17 Jul 2014

Our new report identifies what Mayors and Chairs of local authorities think are the major issues facing their communities and organisations...

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FYI: Corporate Advisory – Changes imminent for companies and limited partnerships

30 Jun 2014

The Companies and Limited Partnerships Bill has passed its third reading in Parliament and will soon come into effect, bringing with it some major changes to certain aspects to New Zealand's company law.

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FYI: Intellectual Property – Tasman does enough to insulate its brand from genericide

25 Jun 2014

After a long time the decision in Tasman Insulation v Knauf has been released...

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