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27 February 2020

Internal Affairs develops AML/CFT identity verification guidance (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 The Department of Internal Affairs has published guidance for complying with AML/CFT verification requirements during COVID-19 Alert Levels.The guidance is for reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act) during COVID-19 Alert Levels."While New Zealand is subject to COVID-19... More about Internal Affairs develops AML/CFT identity verification guidance.

Chief Ombudsman’s plea for fairness and understanding during crisis (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is urging both agencies and people requesting official information to act fairly, reasonably and with understanding during the course of the COVID-19 emergency.Mr Boshier says he recognises central and local government agencies are operating in a rapidly evolving environment.“I appreciate that the... More about Chief Ombudsman’s plea for fairness and understanding during crisis.

IBA and other law bodies condemn ‘concerning’ suspension of lawyer (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 A joint statement from a number of organisations including the International Bar Association (IBA), Lawyers for Lawyers, and the International Association of Young Lawyers is expressing “grave concerns” about the suspension of a Tanzanian lawyer without notice and the failure to ensure an expeditious and fair... More about IBA and other law bodies condemn ‘concerning’ suspension of lawyer.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020