What TPP could mean for NZ’s IP
With Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations tipped to be soon underway again, two pre-eminent NZ IP specialists discuss potential implications of the treaty on NZ’s intellectual property space.
Five Minutes with… Glen D'Cruz
South Pacific Pictures is the company behind TV shows such as Shortland St, Step Dave 2 and Westside. The company’s new in-house lawyer Glen D’Cruz takes five minutes to chat with NZLawyer.
Firms advise on landmark $1.81b deal
Two top tier firms have advised on one of the largest deals ever undertaken in New Zealand.
Quick turn-around for $5m sale
Two NZ firms advised on the sale of a finance company to Turners Group.
Lighter side: Lawyer forges client signature, keeps cash
A bold US attorney successfully negotiated a settlement over a highway expansion then strangely forged his client’s signature to take off with the cash.
Firms could face fines
A cyber expert believes reporting of data breaches will soon be mandatory in New Zealand, and law firms could face fines or criminal liability for non-disclosure.