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  • Minister of Justice looks at his 2011 law reform agenda

    28 January 2011

    The fast and furious pace of changes in the justice sector that was a feature of 2010 will not slow…

  • Select Committee endorses NZLS submissions on Legal Services Bill

    20 January 2011

    The Justice and Electoral Committee’s report on the Legal Services Bill has accepted a number of the recommendations made by…

  • Government position on Pike River Legal Costs

    15 December 2010

    Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson has confirmed that the Government will meet the reasonable costs of legal services for those families directly…

  • Software patents

    1 November 2010

    New Patents Act and software-related inventions A new Patents Act has prompted substantial debate. Jason Tuck, a technical adviser at…

  • Financial services reg changes

    1 November 2010

    Financial services regulation – what lawyers need to know I wonder how many members of the legal profession are truly…

  • Te Kooti Rangatahi aims

    1 November 2010

    The marae-based youth court, Te Kooti Rangatahi, is an attempt to use the traditional values of tikanga Maori to turn…

  • Name suppression and publication

    1 November 2010

    Name Suppression and Name PublicationTwo recent developments have focused in different ways on the principles behind making the names of…

  • A-G on Rules Committee

    1 November 2010

    Rules Committee speech a ‘safe landing’ Eschewing any suggestion he was recanting, Attorney-General the Hon Christopher Finlayson made a “safe…

  • Why the FMA matters

    1 November 2010

    Why the Financial Markets Authority matters Capital markets provide an interface between companies that need capital, and investors who provide…

Last updated on the 6th July 2015