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MinterEllisonRuddWatts partner Stacey Shortall says more women in senior law roles "talking about [being working mothers] more openly"

Are we there yet? Women lawyers may well ask

Thu 21 Sep 1

The Law Society is plugging a gender diversity and inclusion charter to resolve a lack of women in the profession’s higher ranks. NBR View's Susan Wood talks to lawyer Stacey Shortall on potential solutions.

Russell McVeagh finance partner Deemple Budhia says it's important to keep on top of developments if you're participating in ICOs

Initial coin offers fall in regulatory grey area

Mon 21 Aug 2

Law firms are seeing more interest in ICOs, often using bitcoin.

BRONWYN CARRUTHERS: "The use of success fees comes down to an independence issue when expert witnesses are giving evidence"

Concerns caused by East West Link success fee

Fri 28 Jul

The exact size of the fee hasn’t been spelt out but it's understood it will also be extended to the construction of the East West Link if it is consented. 

NZSA chairman John Hawkins says "we have had concerns at times because of the large payouts prospectively going to some management"

The problematic popularity of schemes of arrangement

Mon 26 Jun 3

Schemes of arrangement bring things out into the open, Brian Gaynor says: “It puts a company in play, so to speak.”

NZME chief executive Michael Boggs told shareholders today the two companies are sharing the cost of the appeal

NZME, Fairfax NZ merger appeal to be heard in October

Thu 22 Jun 4

Fairfax and NZME filed their appeal on May 26, claiming the regulator was wrong in fact and in law in rejecting their planned merger.

Latest tax crackdown poses risks for NZ economy

Thu 8 Jun

Steven Joyce expects $100 million a year in extra tax but there are worries about increased complexity and problems for businesses.


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