Power Law Firms – New Zealand

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MinterEllisonRuddWatts Advise on Sale of MediaWorks 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts Advise on Sale of MediaWorks

Leading law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts advised MediaWorks on its sale agreement to sell MediaWorks TV to Discovery Inc (Discovery), a global leader of ‘real-life’ entertainment.MediaWorks is New Zealand’s largest independent commercial broadcaster, with MediaWorks TV comprising …

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Russell McVeagh advises UDC on $2 billion auto and equipment finance-backed securitisation 2

Russell McVeagh advises UDC on $2 billion auto and equipment finance-backed securitisation

Russell McVeagh has advised UDC on the establishment of its landmark $2 billion AAA rated auto and equipment finance-backed syndicated securitisation programme, New Zealand’s largest ever non-bank securitisation. Partner Deemple Budhia, working closely with senior associate Jesse Fairley, led …

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The Return Of The Former Big Law CEO Demonstrates Part Of The COVID Crisis Upside for New Zealand 3

The Return Of The Former Big Law CEO Demonstrates Part Of The COVID Crisis Upside for New Zealand

Former Big Law Chief Executive Alastair Carruthers is one of the ‘brains’ returning to New Zealand as a result – in part – of the COVID pandemic and establishing a new business at a time …

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Dentons Kensington Swan - How privacy law underpins New Zealand’s contact tracing regime 4

Dentons Kensington Swan – How privacy law underpins New Zealand’s contact tracing regime

In the past two weeks, Aotearoa has experienced its first ‘resurgence’ of COVID-19 in the community, following a 102-day period without community transmission. Whether or not this latest outbreak was inevitable and/or whether future outbreaks …

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In-House Law Teams Having To Deliver More-for-Less, Says Law Firm Survey 5

In-House Law Teams Having To Deliver More-for-Less, Says Law Firm Survey

Simpson Grierson’s NZ In-House legal team survey shows that in-house lawyers are working harder but having to deliver ‘more for less’. The survey of over 45 in-house lawyers across the country, representing sole corporate lawyers …

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COVID-19 cases begin to make their way through the Authority 6

COVID-19 cases begin to make their way through the Authority

Duncan Cotterill – A number of cases concerning COVID-19 employment issues have begun to move their way though the Employment Relations Authority. Recent determinations have explored redundancies, paying employees at “80%”, the minimum wage and …

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The New Financial Markets Infrastructure Bill to Oversee NZ Financial Markets

Anthony Harper – The Financial Markets Infrastructures Bill, introduced to Parliament in December 2019 and reported back from the Select Committee late last week with few changes, will introduce a new regime to oversee New …

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