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27 February 2020

Workplace working under Level 2 (14 May 2020)

14 May 2020 - By Craig Stephen Under Alert Level 2 businesses have more ability to carry out the day-to-day running of the organisation but must meet strict public health requirements.The Financial Markets Authority has provided a guideline for its service members, which will be of use to law... More about Workplace working under Level 2.

‘Remote Justice Stories’ research initiative for New Zealand and Australian litigants started (12 May 2020)

12 May 2020 The University of Otago Legal Issues Centre and Monash University’s Australian Centre for Justice Innovation have partnered on a research initiative for people who experienced the changes to the justice systems to tell their story.The research intends to ask those who experienced participating in remote exercises... More about ‘Remote Justice Stories’ research initiative for New Zealand and Australian litigants started.

Online retailers must adhere to Acts warns Commerce Commission (12 May 2020)

12 May 2020 The Commerce Commission is receiving a “significant increase” in consumer complaints about retailers selling online during the lockdown.It says complaints include traders advertising goods that are no longer available, claims about delivery timeframes that are not being met, cancelled orders, general frustration about lack of communication... More about Online retailers must adhere to Acts warns Commerce Commission.

COVID-19 debt and insolvency legislation needs more work, says Law Society (11 May 2020)

11 May 2020 Legislation being fast-tracked through Parliament to respond to looming debt and insolvency problems needs refinement and to be supported by comprehensive practical guidance, particularly for the small-to-medium businesses that make up the bulk of New Zealand’s business activity, the New Zealand Law Society|Te Kāhui Ture o... More about COVID-19 debt and insolvency legislation needs more work, says Law Society.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020