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Big Build

25 January 2022

Big Build is our quarterly publication tracking legislative and regulatory reform and other developments affecting the construction and infrastructure sector.

Vaccination assessment tool

16 December 2021

The Government has finally released the Vaccination Assessment Tool to assist employers to determine which jobs can require a job holder to be jabbed.

International trade in 2021 – a story of COVID-19 and climate change

09 December 2021

2021 has been another year of disruption, although predictions of trade collapse have not eventuated. Global merchandise trade fell 5.3% last year but has since been estimated to rebound by 10.8% in response to fiscal and monetary stimuli by governments and central banks in all the major economies. But there are many challenges still to be met, and the solutions in many cases remain elusive.

Decommissioning Bill – a precedent for other sectors?

01 December 2021

The Crown Minerals (Decommissioning and Other Matters) Amendment Bill has passed with most of its most objectionable features still in place.

No jab, no job regime – detail still to come

24 November 2021

The Government has moved to clarify employer’s rights around requiring workers to be vaccinated, in readiness for when New Zealand transfers into the new ‘traffic light’ regime on 3 December.

NZX Corporate Governance Code review

22 November 2021

NZX has released an Initial Discussion Document, setting out eight areas for review within the NZX Code. The response will inform a second consultation paper, containing recommendations and supported by an exposure draft of Code changes, to be published in March 2022.

Chasing design perfection in class action regime

15 November 2021

Chapman Tripp commends the Law Commission for running a second round of consultation on the design of a class action regime for New Zealand.

Government seeks to define energy hardship

12 November 2021

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking to define energy hardship as a first step toward measuring it and developing policies to reduce it.

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News (108)

Winton lands $350m with assistance from Chapman Tripp

17 December 2021

We assisted residential land developer Winton Land Limited to raise $350m through an IPO and to list on both the NZX Main Board and the ASX.

Elite Women recognition for Chapman Tripp partner Te Aopare Dewes

17 December 2021

Our Māori Legal Group head and corporate partner Te Aopare Dewes has been recognised on NZ Lawyer’s 2021 Elite Women list.

Chapman Tripp supports child and youth mental health with Māia Health Foundation

15 December 2021

We are proud to announce a new Community Partner – Māia Health Foundation, raising money for game-changing projects for Canterbury's health system.

Chapman Tripp helps solarZero illuminate NZs solar energy resources

14 December 2021

We are proud to have assisted solarZero to bring climate friendly solar energy to schools across New Zealand, advising the business on new funding from NZGIF.

6th consecutive win for NZ Law Firm of the Year

10 December 2021

We are stoked and stunned to have won New Zealand Law Firm of the Year for the sixth consecutive year in the KangaNews Awards for the Australian and New Zealand debt markets.

Chapman Tripp partners with medical technology innovator Mātai

08 December 2021

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Mātai, a not-for-profit research centre focused on enhancing the capabilities of medical imaging (MRI) using advanced software and machine learning.

The standout winner amongst competition at legal awards

19 November 2021

Chapman Tripp scooped up the most coveted award at the annual New Zealand Law Awards, winning Large Law Firm of the Year, as well as recognition across four deal category awards.

$345m acquisition in retirement village sector

16 November 2021

We advised Arvida Group Limited on the purchase of six retirement villages in a game-changing acquisition, which will increase Arvida’s portfolio in the sector by 24% and provide it with a further growth platform.

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Podcasts (22)

Charting the Top 75 – trends in the data

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.

A time for boardrooms to hold their nerve

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.

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