22nd December 2020
Overcharging at the checkout leads to $78,000 penalty In the lead-up to Christmas and with increased competition for discretionary spend (thanks to... Read More
22nd December 2020
30 January 2021, the Trusts Act 2019 comes into force One of the most significant changes in the Act is a presumption that trustees of a trust will... Read More
22nd December 2020
DOING NOTHING IS NOT A STRATEGY A limited liability company (LLC) is a vehicle frequently used to own and operate businesses. One of the benefits of... Read More
22nd December 2020
Transitioning through a further reform New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme has been under reform since 2015, with the Government announcing... Read More
22nd December 2020
There have been changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (Act) brought in by the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019. Now the Residential... Read More
25th November 2020
Allanah Cunningham has been elevated from Senior Solicitor to Associate within AWS Legal. Born and bred in Southland, Allanah grew up in Invercargill... Read More
9th October 2020
In April this year, we bid farewell to one of our oldest Acts of Parliament, the Partnership Act 1908. You won’t have seen any media about the demise... Read More
1st October 2020
We’ll look back at 2020 as a year defined by COVID-19. Despite the challenging nature of the economic landscape we have endured (and will continue to... Read More
1st December 2020
New Zealand’s highly anticipated Privacy Act will commence on 1 December 2020, replacing the Privacy Act 1993. The new Act aims to modernise New... Read More
7th December 2020
For many of us, the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown was the first experience of what it is like to work from home. Some are now exploring the... Read More