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MinterEllisonRuddWatts Partner Stacey Shortall honoured as distinguished alumni by Victoria University of Wellington 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts Partner Stacey Shortall honoured as distinguished alumni by Victoria University of Wellington

MinterEllisonRuddWatts–MinterEllisonRuddWatts Partner Stacey Shortall has joined Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington’s distinguished alumni, after being named as a Distinguished Alumni Award winner – one of only six selected in the biennial award process. Award …

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MinterEllison: Corporate Governance Symposium 2021 Looks At The Changing Business World 2

MinterEllison: Corporate Governance Symposium 2021 Looks At The Changing Business World

Governing for success in the next decade On Monday 2 August 2021, MinterEllisonRuddWatts held its annual Corporate Governance Symposium for directors and executives. With last year’s symposium being held via webinar due to COVID-19, we …

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MinterEllisonRuddWatts Advises on Infratril’s Stake in Pacific Radiology Group

Source: MinterEllisonRuddWatts–Top law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts, has advised ANZ, CBA and MUFG as the mandated lead arrangers/underwriters on the debt financing of Infratil Limited’s acquisition of a controlling stake in Pacific Radiology Group Limited. Pacific Radiology is …

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‘Zero Tolerance’ and Russell McVeagh’s ‘Hip Cool’ Former Partner . . The Publicity No Firm Wants

The ongoing Law Society tribunal hearing into Russell McVeagh’s former partner facing seven charges before the Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal in Wellington is just the sort of publicity no law firm needs. But it …

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Buddle Findlay's #MeToo Moment - Concern Over Claim of Big Law Partner's Inappropriate Conduct 5

Buddle Findlay’s #MeToo Moment – Concern Over Claim of Big Law Partner’s Inappropriate Conduct

Despite the furore over the Russell McVeagh conduct that is now – some three years later – wending its way through a Law Society disciplinary process, the incident at a Buddle Findlay social event last …

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Chapman Tripp - FMA Releases Guidance for fund managers to ensure their fees are reasonable 6

Chapman Tripp – FMA Releases Guidance for fund managers to ensure their fees are reasonable

Chapman Tripp – Although the statutory obligation not to charge an unreasonable fee is specific to KiwiSaver schemes, the Guidance is directed at all fund managers to assist them to satisfy the FMA’s conduct expectations …

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Bell Gully - Access to justice cuts both ways: Class action law reform must ensure that all parties are treated fairly 7

Bell Gully – Access to justice cuts both ways: Class action law reform must ensure that all parties are treated fairly

Bell Gully – The Law Commission is currently reviewing class actions and litigation funding, and considering whether reform is needed in this fast-growing and mostly unregulated area of the law. The Law Commission soug​ht submissions …

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