Publications

We produce a range of articles, legal publications and resources on a wide range of legal subjects and hot topics critical to our clients needs. These include briefings on key legal issues, newsletters on practice areas and industry developments via the below headings.

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The reopening of New Zealand’s borders is particularly welcome for organisations wanting to recruit staff from oversees. Before undertaking recruitment again, it’s timely to get reacquainted with the relevant immigration legislation and recent developments. In this webinar Duncan More »
Protecting privacy is an important part of being in business, and is one of many things to factor in when developing a mobile app. Privacy protection is especially important if your app will collect personal information from children, in which case there are additional requirements and precautions More »
Cloud computing offers significant benefits to businesses and organisations in terms of scalability, availability, and cost. However, entities that store information in the cloud still have responsibilities for that information under the Privacy Act 2020. A business or organisation that stores More »
Duncan Cotterill is the sponsor of the Most Innovative Hi-Tech Software Solution category at the 2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards . Our sponsor video was broadcast at the Awards event in Wellington on Friday 5 August 2022. As a full-service law firm, we can support our technology clients with employment, More »
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hon Dr David Clark, has announced further changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance (CCCF) Regulations. These changes are intended to address some of the more technical aspects of the Credit CCCF legislation to assist banks and lenders, More »
Housing Minister, Hon Dr Megan Woods, has announced an end-to-end review of the building consent system. The aim of this review is to modernise the building consent system to respond to increasing demand and to reflect changes in the building and construction sector since the system was established More »
There have been almost no resident visa options for migrants, since the suspension of the Skilled Migrant Category, which was over two years ago, in March 2020. The only real exception has been the 2021 Resident Visa, which has now closed and excluded a lot of potential applicants. However, on 27 More »
Key points: The healthcare sector remains an attractive investment option in challenging economic times. Healthcare providers are increasingly looking at M&A opportunities in light of the competitive landscape, funding and cost pressures and vendor retirements. The digitisation of the patient More »
As the concept of “work” as we know it has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are also significant legislative changes on the horizon in New Zealand. In this one hour 9 minute video, Duncan Cotterill employment Senior Associates Helen Pryde and Jeremy Ansell provide an update More »
With so much sickness in the community right now, it is no wonder employers and employees alike are becoming concerned about sick leave entitlements and exactly how far they will stretch. With this in mind and to help people understand how sick leave works, we have responded to some of the key More »
New legislation which is set to bring fair treatment of consumers who are purchasing financial products and services passed its final reading. The law introduces a requirement for certain financial institutions such as banks, insurers, and non-bank deposit takers to gain a licence from the More »
The Government has responded to the Law Commission’s proposed changes for both relationship property and succession law, saying its work to update the laws will take years. Under the Law Commission’s relationship property recommendations, it has called for a replacement to the Property More »
On Wednesday, the Minister of Economic and Regional Development and the Immigration Minister announced a complete overhaul of New Zealand investor visa regime. Current regime The current investor regime provides for two levels of visa. The first is for individuals investing at least NZ$3 million. More »

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