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Trust eSpeaking ISSUE 33 | SPRING 2021

August 30th, 2021|

In this issue

1.Buying your first home using KiwiSaver funds
2. Estate laws due for a shake-up
3. Britney Spears’ conservatorship

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Buying your first home using KiwiSaver funds

But you’re already the trustee of a trust

The rules around the use of KiwiSaver have evolved over recent years as banks and other financial institutions have developed their understanding of the KiwiSaver regime.

Property Speaking ISSUE 37 | WINTER 2021

June 22nd, 2021|

In this issue

1. Recent property tax changes
2. Clarity around fixtures and fittings
3. Property Briefs

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Recent property tax changes

In March 2021, the government announced three changes to property tax rules that are likely to affect anyone with residential property investments.

COMMERCIAL eSPEAKING ISSUE 58 | WINTER 2021

May 31st, 2021|

In this issue

1. Wellbeing Budget 2021: Key points
2. To jab or not to jab?
3. Business Briefs

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Wellbeing Budget 2021: Key points

A better than expected economic recovery after the scourges of Covid has enabled the government to propose significant investment in health and welfare...

Fineprint ISSUE 84 | AUTUMN 2021

April 23rd, 2021|

1. Social media – intellectual property owner’s friend or foe?
2. Cyber security 101 for business
3. A child’s right to a relationship with both their parents
4. LIM reports and property files
5. Postscript

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Social media – intellectual property owner’s friend or foe?

Social media is a very powerful marketing tool. If used and managed properly, platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter can be a brand’s best friend.

COMMERCIAL eSPEAKING ISSUE 57 | SUMMER 2021

February 10th, 2021|

In this issue

1. Raising capital for your business
2. OIO temporary emergency notification requirement
3. Business Briefs

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Raising capital for your business

The COVID pandemic has paved the way for innovation, and many New Zealanders spent 2020 investing time and money into their new or existing businesses.

Rural eSPEAKING ISSUE 34 | SUMMER 2020

December 17th, 2020|

In this issue

1. Investment in Farming
2. The Finite Supply of Water
3. Over the Fence

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Investment in Farming

With the current low interest rate regime looking set to continue for some time, investors are increasingly looking at ways to generate a reasonable income either for their retirement or for other forms of saving.

Fineprint ISSUE 83 | SUMMER 2020

November 25th, 2020|

In this issue

1. Directorships mean significant obligations
2. Holiday houses
3. We’re buying a house together
4. Building a fence in town
5. Postscript

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Directorships mean significant obligations

Hefty consequences for getting it wrong when a company was in financial distress.

Property Speaking ISSUE 35 | SUMMER 2020

October 24th, 2020|

In this issue

1. Changes to the Building Act 2004
2. Understanding your property title
3. Property Briefs

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Changes to the Building Act 2004

Changes to the Building Act 2004 came into force on 31 August 2020. The changes vary the circumstances under which you are required to obtain a building consent.

COMMERCIAL eSPEAKING ISSUE 56 | SPRING 2020

September 16th, 2020|

In this issue

1. COVID relief roundup
2. OIO temporary emergency notification requirement
3. Property Briefs

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COVID relief roundup

Since the pandemic arrived on our shores, the government has made available multiple types of financial relief; more than one may be available to your business.

FINEPRINT ISSUE 82 | WINTER 2020

September 3rd, 2020|

In this issue

1. Emission control: What the Zero Carbon Act means for business
2. Editorial: Our new normal post-COVID
3. Charities in New Zealand
4. Privacy in an ever-evolving digital age: New Privacy Act
5. Postscript

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Emission control: What the Zero Carbon Act means for business

One of the most significant pieces of new legislation introduced last year was the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Act 2019, more commonly referred to as the ‘Zero Carbon Act’.

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