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16 April 2020

Lockdown Level 3 – What You Need to Know

On 16 April 2020 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern provided more detail on what New Zealand might look like when we move to Lockdown Level 3.

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14 April 2020

Family Support Services

Family Violence: support is readily available during lockdown  There is concern for the increased risk of family violence incidents during, and following, the lockdown period.

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8 April 2020

Tax Considerations for Returning Kiwis

When returning to New Zealand tax is most likely one of the last things people consider (if they consider it at all).

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6 April 2020

Force Majeure Clauses

Does your contract contain a force majeure clause entitling a party to suspend the performance of its contractual obligations, without incurring any liability? If you’re unsure of the relevance of your force majeure clause and how it may be applied...

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6 April 2020

Support for Businesses during COVID-19

Introduction   0n 3 April 2020, the Government has proposed further measures to support businesses by way of introducing new legislative changes to the Companies Act.

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6 April 2020

How to Divide Joint Assets

Contracting Out Agreements   (commonly known as pre-nuptial agreements)   Being in national lockdown in response to COVID-19 is a difficult time for everyone. Many couples will find it puts pressure on their relationship.

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