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17 September 2021
The Government will phase out the low fixed charge tariff option (LFCT) over five years, beginning 1 April next year.
14 September 2021
Should a contractor be paid for variation work carried out in accordance with an oral instruction, where the contract requires that variations are instructed in writing? Or does the principal get the work for free? This was the issue before the Singaporean High Court in Vim Engineering Pte Ltd v Deluge Fire Protection (SEA) Pte Ltd  SGHC 63.
10 September 2021
The Electricity Industry Amendment Bill, introduced to Parliament yesterday, will make far-reaching amendments to how the sector is regulated, extending the Electricity Authority’s remit and strengthening the protections for the consumer.
09 September 2021
As Auckland settles into an extended period of Level 4 lockdown, the rest of the country moves to Level 2, and the vaccination roll-out moves up a gear, employer attention is increasingly focused on how to deal with the jab-reluctant in a workplace context. We explore the options available to employers.
03 September 2021
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is seeking input on whether and how to strengthen the protections in the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 against policyholders having insurers default on claims payments.
20 August 2021
The recent High Court judgment against Radio New Zealand follows the approach in Slater v APN in relation to hacked information and is likely to influence future Broadcasting Standards Authority and Media Council decisions.
19 August 2021
New Zealand is now very much on the radar for off-shore funds, in particular the white hot property market. This rising lender interest reflects New Zealand’s comparatively successful Covid-19 response to date – both in health and economic performance.
17 August 2021
Significant amendments will be made to the Financial Sector (Climate-related Disclosures and Other Matters) Amendment Bill as a result of the select committee and submissions process, which reported back on 16 August.
04 August 2021
Responding to growing demand for combined legal and advisory work, we are New Zealand’s first large law firm to offer a local team of consultants – competing head-to-head with the ‘Big Four’.
03 August 2021
We are pleased to have helped Mercury NZ Limited acquire all of Tilt Renewables Limited’s New Zealand assets, operations and future development options.
12 July 2021
Members of the Auckland Racing Club (ARC) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of ARC and Counties Racing Club (CRC) amalgamating into a new combined club, named Auckland Thoroughbred Racing Incorporated.
09 July 2021
Leading New Zealand law firm Chapman Tripp acted as domestic counsel to the New Zealand subsidiaries of Hertz, in connection with Hertz Global Holdings Inc’s successful reorganisation and exit from bankruptcy.
01 July 2021
Rachel Dunne and Nicola Swan have been named Young Influencers on the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers 2021 list, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to the legal profession. Dunne is also one of two exclusively recognised Lawyers for ‘Capital Markets: Equity in New Zealand’ in IFLR’s Asia Future Leaders 2021.
21 June 2021
We are pleased to be assisting Precinct Properties New Zealand Limited in its $250m equity raising.
18 June 2021
Our corporate and commercial team were named New Zealand Deal Firm of the Year at this year’s Australasian Law Awards.
17 June 2021
Last week, Me Today (NZX: MEE) opened its capital raise to retail investors, to help fund its $36m acquisition of King Honey announced on 31 May 2021.
08 December 2020
Partner Roger Wallis discusses the trends in the data collected from the Top 75 listed companies, charting developments in board composition, size, diversity, length of service and reporting.
30 November 2020
Off the back of our 2020 Corporate Governance – trends & insights report, we sit down with Partner Roger Wallis to reflect on the key theme in this year's publication – a plea for boardrooms to hold their nerve.