Fineprint

Fineprint is a quarterly magazine published by NZ Law for its member firms. The magazine covers topical legal issues and editorial.

2017

Fineprint Winter July

Today we’ve published the Winter edition of our newsletter, Fineprint -

Inside:

- A Helping Hand for First Home Buyers: Options for parents to help

- Up in the Air; using your drone

- Time to Update your T’s & C’s

- Getting your Enduring Powers of Attorney sorted out

- Postscript: Enforceable undertaking accepted by WorkSafe after two students hurt in St Kentigern’s School - Sweeney Todd production - Comparing KiwiSaver providers

If you’d like to talk further with us about any of the above topics, or indeed any other legal matter, please be in touch.

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Fineprint April

Today we’ve published the Autumn edition of our newsletter Fineprint.

Inside:

- How Private is Private when taking photos in a Public Place?

- Rural Fires: Who is liable for the damage?

- Buying off the Plans: The advantages, pitfalls and the Kawarau Falls case.

- DIY at the Disputes Tribunal

- Postscript: Minimum wage review 2017 - Retirement Village Code of Practice update - keeping your energy costs down.

If you would like to talk further with us on any of the topics above, or indeed on any legal matter, please be in touch.

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2016

Fineprint December

Today we’ve published the Summer edition of our newsletter, Fineprint.

Inside are these articles:

- Do all your Employees have Employment Agreements? And do they comply?

- Letting your Holiday House: make sure you know the rules

- Why is there Name Suppression in Court?

- Holiday Care Disputes involving Children

- Postscript: Knowing your credit score and new pool fencing law comes into force on 1st January 2017

If you would like to talk further with us on any of these topics, or indeed on any legal matter, please be in touch.

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Fine Print June

Today we’ve published the Winter edition of our newsletter - Fineprint -

Inside there are articles on:

- Protecting the elderly, using an Enduring Power of Attorney

- Easements: You want to do what on my land?

- Ni Hao; - Doing business with Chinese investors

- Drinking & driving - don’t do it

- Postscript: Proposed business tax changes - Smoke alarms & insulation are now required for rental properties - Health & Safety conference in September

If you’d like to talk further with us on any of the topics above, or indeed on any legal matter, please be in touch.

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Fineprint March

Today we’ve published the Autumn edition of our newsletter, Fineprint.

Inside there are articles on:

- Protecting Shareholder Advances & Guarantees

- Changing Landscape in the Workplace: New health & safety legislation comes into force in early April

- Are we in a De Facto Relationship?: there could be significant financial implications if you or your partner dies

- Cyberbullying - stopping the trolls

- Postscript: Computer virus scams - Getting organised for a new employee

If you would like to talk further with us on any of the topics above, or indeed any legal matter, please be in touch.

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2015

Publication November

Today we’ve published the Summer edition of our newsletter - Fineprint

Inside there are articles on:

- Legal Health Check for Businesses: It’s essential for your business to be compliant

- Getting your Personal Affairs in Order

- Teenagers & Alcohol

- Ensuring Sufficient Feed for Stock when Buying a Farm

- Postscript: Significant changes ahead in construction industry - exchanging gifts - be safe this summer when you’re in the water

If you’d like to talk further with us on any of the topics above, or indeed on any legal matter, please be in touch.

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Fineprint Winter 2015 July

​Today we’ve published the Winter edition of our newsletter - Fineprint

Inside there are articles on:

- Developing an Intellectual Property Strategy: an integral part of your business strategy

- Rural Fires - who is liable?

- Ending Marriages of Short Duration: “I give this marriage a year”

- Reading of the Will: - Busting some of the myths regarding Wills

- Postscript: Select Committee’s recommendations on Health & Safety Reform

If you’d like to talk further with us in any of the topics above, or indeed on any legal matter, please get in touch

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Fineprint Autumn 2015 March

​Today we publish the Autumn 2015 edition of Fineprint. We hope you find the articles interesting and of use to you.

Inside:

40 Business Tips for every small & medium enterprise: keeping your business in tip-top condition

The Rural Lease: It’s not just another piece of paper .

Helping your Children into their first home: mitigating your risk if their relationship breaks up .

“Who let the Dogs out?”

Postscript: Parental leave changes - debt collectors will now need a licence - Tradies win in “claw back” case

If you’d like to talk further with us on any topic in Fineprint, or indeed on any other legal issue, please don’t hesitate to be in touch with us.

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2014

Fineprint Summer 2014 November

​Inside:

The Health & Safety Reform Bill: Be prepared early for significant changes

Business Succession Planning

Good fences: Significant responsibilities for rural landowners

Family Dispute Resolution: A new service to help families in conflict

Postscript: 90-day trial period - New drink driving laws introduced in time for Christmas - Relationship Property update

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Fineprint Issue 64: Winter 2014 June

Satisfying Conditions in Agreement for Sale and Purchase: Must use your best endeavours to satisfy. Criminal Sanctions for Those Involved in Cartels: Proposed changes beef up the Commerce Act 1986. Farm Succession Planning: What’s important - is it the family or the farm? Careful Planning Needed for Blended Families. Postscript: Locate cables before you dig; Planning to go into business? Get yourself a head start on health and safety.

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Fineprint Issue 63: Autumn 2014 March

Major Revamp of Consumer Law: Implications for your business. The Dismissal Process: Getting it right and being fair. The Perils of Effluent Discharge: Sorting out the muck in the air. Relationship Property Developments. Postscript: Latest IRD phishing scam; Helping prevent workplace bullying.

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2013

Fineprint Issue 62: Summer 2013 November

Sources of Cash for Business: Evaluating what best suits your business needs. The New Patents Act: How it could affect your business. Door-to-Door Salespeople: Protecting yourself. Animal Welfare: Caring for your herd or your family pet. Postscript: Employment law update; New tax deduction law for bach owners; Trust law to be overhauled.

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