We are pleased to announce our ten-part 2024 / 2025 CPD Insights Series called ‘Good Governance’. The webinar series explores key challenges facing boards and is specifically designed for in-house lawyers. 

Good Governance: Key challenges facing boards, focuses on the most pressing concerns and challenges facing boards today, and how in-house lawyers can effectively support and guide board members to navigate them.

Session 2: Cyber attacks and data breaches

New Zealand has seen a significant increase in the severity and frequency of cyber attacks, with data breaches often having a significant impact on affected entities and individuals. Risks of litigation and regulator investigation are on the rise.

In this timely session, Partners Jania Baigent and Karen Ngan will provide an update on key legal risks and issues arising from cyber attacks:

  • Current trends and the focus of the regulator, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner;
  • Legal developments affecting some key decision points in dealing with an attack;
  • Mitigation strategies, Court actions and claims. 

Clients can click the link below to register for this session, and keep an eye out for our Insights Series invitations for subsequent sessions.

The full webinar CPD Insights Series, which runs until the end of March 2025 will include:

Session 2 Cyber security - Thursday 30 May, 12.30pm (Karen Ngan and Jania Baigent)
Register for this session here
Session 3 Unfair contract terms and competition law update - Thursday 27 June, 12.30pm (James Craig and Sarah Lee)
Session 4 Employment update - July
Session 5 AI and corporate governance - August
Session 6 Engaging with lenders and creditors in a recession - September
Session 7 Disputes: Tailoring contracts to business relationships and effective settlement strategies - October
Session 8 Climate Change: Climate reporting and updates - November
Session 9 RMA Changes: Implications for businesses - February 2025
Session 10 Privacy Update - March 2025

Past Webinars

Session 1 The evolving landscape of board responsibilities - Tuesday 30 April, 12pm (Anastasiya Gamble)



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