• Government Announces $60M Support fund for Businesses
    by (K3) on November 10, 2021 at 1:24 am

    The Government recently announced a new round of funding for business support, to be deployed through the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP).

  • Helping develop the Emissions Reduction Plan
    by Harriet Krebs on October 25, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    The Government is required to provide an Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) to the Climate Change Commission (CCC) to outline the future pathway to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050*. As part of that, the Government is inviting feedback on its ERP consultation document. Read on to find out about the ERP and have your say before 24 November 2021.

  • K3 Legal Making Waves Among Korean Community
    by (K3) on October 18, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    K3 Legal’s growing Korean legal team is rapidly growing in reputation within the Korean community in Auckland. K3’s Korean capability began with the recruitment of Korean born, Kiwi, Julia Leenoh in 2018. A Senior Associate, Julia has since been joined by two strong hires, including Solicitors’, Jane Jung and Sam Kim.

  • The path to hell is paved with good intentions: a light bulb moment
    by (Edwin Morrison) on September 29, 2021 at 2:36 am

    On 28 September 2021, the government proposed changes to the Property Law Act 2007 pursuant to the Covid-19 Response (Management Measures) Legislation Bill No. 77-1.

  • Damned if you do, damned if you don’t!
    by (Edwin Morrison) on September 21, 2021 at 9:45 pm

    No vaccine, no work! Will that fly in New Zealand under the current law?

  • Emissions trading scheme – MFE paving the way for significant reform
    by Evie Bello on September 14, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    The New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) is in a potential state of flux, with significant changes being proposed by MFE. If you are a participant, advisor or trader in the NZ ETS, what is proposed will have a direct impact on you and how you do business. Read on to find out more about the proposed changes and have your say before this Friday, 17 September 2021.

  • Is your Privacy Policy still fit for purpose?
    by Evie Bello on September 8, 2021 at 12:38 am

    New Zealand’s highly anticipated new Privacy Act came into force on 1 December 2020, replacing the Privacy Act 1993. The new Act widely applies to both New Zealand agencies and overseas agencies that carry on business in New Zealand.

  • New Purchase Price Allocation Rules
    by Richard Matson on August 2, 2021 at 4:07 am

    As of 1 July 2021, Inland Revenue introduced the purchase price allocation (PPA) rules, which apply to the purchase of assets, such as commercial property, forestry land or a business.

  • Common pitfalls in mortgagee sales for buyers
    by Ruby Yi on June 21, 2021 at 4:08 am

    Mortgagee sales can be scary, as they often come with very limited vendor warranties and information. The price can appear attractive because generally only sophisticated purchasers are interested – the sophisticated nature of the purchase generally means that a buyer is not paying a premium for the property.

  • Behind the scenes for six60 at eden park
    by (K3) on June 21, 2021 at 3:56 am

    Six60’s concert at Eden Park was the result of months of complex negotiations, involving a huge variety of legal and regulatory issues, with the final conditions only confirmed 24 hours before the band took the stage