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Adjudicators’ Powers: The ability to award statutory damages and to consider matters already determined
Adjudication under the Construction Contracts Act 2002 (CCA) is a commonly used procedure to determine disputes between parties to a construction contract.  The recent decision of the High Court in H...
02.06.2020 Posted in Construction Law
COVID-19: Weekly Construction Briefings
27 May 2020 New Zealand has moved toward a semblance of normality in the last week as we have settled into Alert Level 2. Under all Alert Levels, businesses must put appropriate health and safety cont...
27.05.2020 Posted in Construction Law & COVID-19
The new Privacy Act: What will this mean for your Business?
The long awaited reform to New Zealand privacy law is currently making its way through the final stages in Parliament, and is expected to become law on 1 November 2020. The Privacy Bill (which when en...
25.05.2020 Posted in Business Advice & Employment Law
Payment schedule dispute causes delay to Commercial Bay completion
The recent judgment in Fletcher Construction Company Ltd v Spotless Facility Services (NZ) Ltd [2020] NZHC 780 and 871 demonstrates the Court’s pragmatic approach to injunctive relief against a subc...
20.05.2020 Posted in Construction Law
COVID-19 – Contact Tracing – Health and Safety and Privacy.  Think! and save us all.
As we slowly venture out into the world, we have noticed some businesses have adopted questionable contact tracing practices.  Businesses need to Think! about the competing obligations they are opera...
19.05.2020 Posted in COVID-19 & Employment Law
Budget 2020: $4 Billion Business Support Package
Yesterday Hon Grant Robertson delivered Budget 2020, which he called “the most significant financial commitment by a New Zealand government in modern history”. The Budget establishes a $50 billio...
15.05.2020 Posted in Business Advice
COVID-19: OIO Update
Government fast-tracks new measures during COVID-19 crisis

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