Auckland District Law Society

6th Oct 20, 4:55pm
Business needs risk cover for pandemics, but insurers have revealed their fine print exclusions denying most cover. There is 'market failure' for cover at a reasonable cost. Is it the taxpayer who needs to cover these risks?
Business needs risk cover for pandemics, but insurers have revealed their fine print exclusions denying most cover. There is 'market failure' for cover at a reasonable cost. Is it the taxpayer who needs to cover these risks?
6th Oct 20, 4:55pm
28th Sep 20, 9:44am
Travel insurers face risks and pressures that may mean travelers won't be able to buy travel coverage for a reasonable price in future, creating a Catch-22 for the travel industry generally. Should the taxpayer underwrite the risks?
Travel insurers face risks and pressures that may mean travelers won't be able to buy travel coverage for a reasonable price in future, creating a Catch-22 for the travel industry generally. Should the taxpayer underwrite the risks?
28th Sep 20, 9:44am
12th Sep 20, 9:18am
Diana Clement looks in detail at the implications of the new Residential Tenancies Act changes, that come with hardened opinions by landlords, and welcomed by tenant advocates
Diana Clement looks in detail at the implications of the new Residential Tenancies Act changes, that come with hardened opinions by landlords, and welcomed by tenant advocates
12th Sep 20, 9:18am
25th Aug 20, 5:00am
Diana Clement explores how you enforce a court’s judgment when defendants try to hide their assets and when official agencies don't show any special inclination to help enforce the decision
Diana Clement explores how you enforce a court’s judgment when defendants try to hide their assets and when official agencies don't show any special inclination to help enforce the decision
25th Aug 20, 5:00am
19th Jul 20, 8:45am
by Guest
Anthony Grant sees the updated trust law ending a cavalier era that largely ignored legitimate beneficiary concerns and ignored trustee obligations. The standards of trust design and management will need to improve
Anthony Grant sees the updated trust law ending a cavalier era that largely ignored legitimate beneficiary concerns and ignored trustee obligations. The standards of trust design and management will need to improve
19th Jul 20, 8:45am
9th Jun 20, 9:07am
by Guest
A recent court ruling on trustee accountability is raising some legal eyebrows with a court setting aside a discretionary decision of a trustee. Anthony Grant reviews the situation
A recent court ruling on trustee accountability is raising some legal eyebrows with a court setting aside a discretionary decision of a trustee. Anthony Grant reviews the situation
9th Jun 20, 9:07am
24th Feb 20, 10:39am
Diana Clement explores how directors might protect themselves from litigation as climate change risks rise and the courts are increasingly used to resolve 'you should have known' claims
Diana Clement explores how directors might protect themselves from litigation as climate change risks rise and the courts are increasingly used to resolve 'you should have known' claims
24th Feb 20, 10:39am
10th Feb 20, 11:31am
by Guest
Craig Fisher analyses the 2020 BlackRock letter to CEOs, explains why it is important, and why everyone should consider how the issues raised impact them and respond appropriately
Craig Fisher analyses the 2020 BlackRock letter to CEOs, explains why it is important, and why everyone should consider how the issues raised impact them and respond appropriately
10th Feb 20, 11:31am
25th Nov 19, 1:01pm
by Guest
Andy Glenie and Joanna Trezise review the outcomes of more active enforcement activity by the OIO over failure to seek consents, and failure to comply with conditions of consents when granted
Andy Glenie and Joanna Trezise review the outcomes of more active enforcement activity by the OIO over failure to seek consents, and failure to comply with conditions of consents when granted
25th Nov 19, 1:01pm
25th Nov 19, 10:24am
by Guest
From the latest court ruling, businesses are advised to review their standard-form contractual terms to ensure they are fair and transparently presented; and front-foot the upcoming expansion of the UCT regime to some B2B contracts
From the latest court ruling, businesses are advised to review their standard-form contractual terms to ensure they are fair and transparently presented; and front-foot the upcoming expansion of the UCT regime to some B2B contracts
25th Nov 19, 10:24am
11th Nov 19, 11:14am
by Guest
Significant advances in technology and updates in the law are behind the decision to revise the ADLS/REINZ agreement for sale and purchase of real estate
Significant advances in technology and updates in the law are behind the decision to revise the ADLS/REINZ agreement for sale and purchase of real estate
11th Nov 19, 11:14am
14th Sep 19, 10:02am
by Guest
Anthony Grant suggests how most parents can hold the core motivation of their family trust in the face of the new legal obligation to inform; namely, that the prospect of trust wealth will not demotivate and harm their children
Anthony Grant suggests how most parents can hold the core motivation of their family trust in the face of the new legal obligation to inform; namely, that the prospect of trust wealth will not demotivate and harm their children
14th Sep 19, 10:02am
8th May 19, 9:55am
by Guest
Roger Wallis looks at the recent pressures on directors and how they are to apply the moving and widening standards of good governance 'in the bests interests of the company'
Roger Wallis looks at the recent pressures on directors and how they are to apply the moving and widening standards of good governance 'in the bests interests of the company'
8th May 19, 9:55am
22nd Apr 19, 8:02am
Many lawyers are dragging their heels on AML compliance, risking penalties, reputation damage and full-scale police investigations when the regulator begins its inspections later this year
Many lawyers are dragging their heels on AML compliance, risking penalties, reputation damage and full-scale police investigations when the regulator begins its inspections later this year
22nd Apr 19, 8:02am
[Updated]
1st Nov 16, 5:02am
Chapman Tripp, Bell Gully call for a single anti-money laundering supervisor similar to AUSTRAC in Australia
[Updated]
Chapman Tripp, Bell Gully call for a single anti-money laundering supervisor similar to AUSTRAC in Australia
1st Nov 16, 5:02am
24th Sep 16, 6:02am
Auckland District Law Society wants NZ Law Society to supervise lawyers for anti-money laundering compliance, but doesn't want lawyers to pay for it
Auckland District Law Society wants NZ Law Society to supervise lawyers for anti-money laundering compliance, but doesn't want lawyers to pay for it
24th Sep 16, 6:02am
18th Sep 16, 5:02am
Rules around body corporates need tightening before a whole new generation of Auckland apartment buyers are burnt by poor disclosure, inadequate maintenance and dodgy building quality
Rules around body corporates need tightening before a whole new generation of Auckland apartment buyers are burnt by poor disclosure, inadequate maintenance and dodgy building quality
18th Sep 16, 5:02am
25th Aug 16, 10:10am
Accountants more cautious than lawyers and real estate agents about being drawn into the AML/CFT Act
Accountants more cautious than lawyers and real estate agents about being drawn into the AML/CFT Act
25th Aug 16, 10:10am
17th Feb 16, 11:22pm
Tax lawyers and accountants warn IRD drafting of tax aimed at non resident property investors is incoherent and inconsistent; risks slowing rate of new house building Auckland; 'definitions illogical'
Tax lawyers and accountants warn IRD drafting of tax aimed at non resident property investors is incoherent and inconsistent; risks slowing rate of new house building Auckland; 'definitions illogical'
17th Feb 16, 11:22pm
30th May 15, 7:02am
Reverse mortgages, or equity release loans; Socially responsible finance for senior citizens, or risky for borrowers and their bank lenders?
Reverse mortgages, or equity release loans; Socially responsible finance for senior citizens, or risky for borrowers and their bank lenders?
30th May 15, 7:02am
14th Feb 14, 9:27am
Heartland Bank plans to buy reverse equity mortgage businesses Sentinel in NZ and Australian Seniors Finance for NZ$87 mln
Heartland Bank plans to buy reverse equity mortgage businesses Sentinel in NZ and Australian Seniors Finance for NZ$87 mln
14th Feb 14, 9:27am
3rd Dec 10, 4:15pm
BNZ retail boss pleased to see pick up in housing market; Says BNZ looking at reverse mortgage type products
BNZ retail boss pleased to see pick up in housing market; Says BNZ looking at reverse mortgage type products
3rd Dec 10, 4:15pm
30th Aug 10, 4:24pm
CEO Jenny Fagg says ANZ not currently considering reverse equity mortgages
CEO Jenny Fagg says ANZ not currently considering reverse equity mortgages
30th Aug 10, 4:24pm