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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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5 April 2020

Shared Care of Children

COVID-19, Alert Level 4 and what it means for contact and care arrangements for children   The elevation by the Government of the COVID Alert Level to Level 4, and the institution of a nationwide lockdown, has given rise to a lot...

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3 April 2020

IP in the time of COVID-19

IPONZ and IP Australia employees are all working remotely which means we can still protect your brands, ideas, and designs in these jurisdictions without delay.   The ability to file with offices in other jurisdictions is variable.

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3 April 2020

New Leave Scheme for Essential Workers

On 2 April 2020, Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced a new scheme for essential workers who are unable to work during the lockdown. This Leave Scheme will be available from Monday 6 April 2020.

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