Our lawyers keep up with the latest trends and issues in New Zealand law and business, and regularly publish articles and reports on current topics.
The Government has release its plans for reform of the employment laws. A summary of the areas where changes will be happening are attached.
On 25 May 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force.
The GDPR will change the EU’s legislative framework around how organisations collect, store and manage personal data and, as a New Zealand organisation, you may be affected by the GDPR. In this article, we discuss whether the new regulation could apply to your organisation, and what you need to do to ensure that you comply with a rapidly evolving global data protection landscape.
The Commerce Commission has released its 2016/17 Consumer Issues Report. The report identifies key issues and emerging risks that have the potential to affect consumers in New Zealand.
This article discusses whether your franchise system is affected, summarises the “cartel” changes and discusses what franchisors need to do.
The Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (CCLA) will come into force on 1 September 2017. The CCLA repeals a number or Acts relating to contract and commercial laws and replaces them in one consolidated Act.
The Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (Bill) received royal assent on 14 August 2017 and has now become law. The Bill brings changes to the “cartel provisions” of the Commerce Act 1986 (Commerce Act) that will affect many businesses.
Jackson Russell has appointed David Alizade as a partner in its Business Law team. David brings extensive New Zealand and international experience to the team across various sectors such as technology, media, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing and life sciences.