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27 February 2020

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.

International report highlights COVID-related risks to ML/FT (7 May 2020)

07 May 2020 Risk of crimes, including fraud, cybercrime, misdirection or exploitation of government funds or international financial assistance are at heightened levels due to the pandemic, the Financial Action Task Force says.The international money laundering and terrorism financing watchdog reports the risks associated with ML/FT and identifies challenges,... More about International report highlights COVID-related risks to ML/FT .

Practising fee set for 2020-21 (7 May 2020)

07 May 2020 The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa will hold the practising certificate fee for lawyers for the 2020-21 year at $1,040, the same rate as for the past two years.This practising certificate fee is used solely to enable the Law Society to... More about Practising fee set for 2020-21.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020