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New Zealand is heavily reliant on agricultural exports and the fall in commodity prices has therefore impacted the country’s economy. Infrastructure projects continue to fuel growth however the multibillion-dollar rebuild of Christchurch after the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 is reaching the peak of its construction phase.
In the legal market, the firms traditionally regarded as the local elite – Bell Gully, Chapman Tripp and Russell McVeagh – have strong brands and remain dominant in many practice areas, though in sectors such as corporate and employment law there is growing room for boutique practices to flourish. The newest niche practice is corporate firm Flacks & Wong formed by two lawyers from Bell Gully. Simpson Grierson, one of the market leaders in employment and intellectual property, is the largest firm by headcount.
DLA Piper New Zealand and Minter Ellison Rudd Watts are well positioned to handle the flow of international capital into the country, particularly from Asia. Anderson Lloyd has steadily increased its profile nationally, particularly in real estate and projects, following the opening of its Auckland office in 2014. Anthony Harper is the fastest growing firm and is now among the 10 largest.
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A leading New Zealand climate change lawyer is recommending the substantive part of a review of New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme be held until after a major international climate change conference scheduled for the end of the year.
The Bundesverfassungsgericht, Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court, recently had to grapple with the issue of whether greater value ought to be attached to artistic freedom or copyright law in a given case. In its judgment of May 31, the Court chose to bolster artistic freedom (Az. 1 BvR 1585/13).
On September 7, 2016 VEGAS LEX organized a roundtable on Private Investment and PPP in the Defence Industry: Participants, Mechanisms and Prospects as part of the ARMY 2016 international military technical forum.
Anyone who does not wish to have their estate distributed in accordance with the rules of intestate succession needs to prepare a will or contract of inheritance. In order to prevent disputes from occurring, it is important that the testator’s final wishes be clear.
Schoenherr Bratislava has advised the Albéa group ("Albéa") on the acquisition of 100 % of the shares in SCANDOLARA TUB-EST, s.r.o. ("Scandolara"), a Slovak subsidiary of the Italian Scandolara Group, which produces laminate tubes. read more...
Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB) and the Swiss robo-advisor True Wealth AG have entered into a strategic partnership. BLKB further acquired a minority stake in True Wealth.
Recordati, an international pharmaceutical group listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, acquires the Swiss pharmaceutical company Pro Farma AG.
On 22 July 2016, the shareholder sold a majority stake in the AutoForm Group to Astorg Partners. AutoForm Group is a leading provider of software solutions for the design and sheet metal forming simulation. Astorg Partners is one of the most successful independent private equity companies in Europe.
Kyiv, 9 September 2016 - AVELLUM advises Custos Invest & Finance Inc., one of the Datagroup’s shareholders, in connection with the increase of the stake of Horizon Capital in Datagroup from significant minority to over 70%.
If a car dealership advertises with a manufacturer’s logo without being an authorized dealer, this may constitute misleading advertising vis-à-vis consumers and violate competition law.
Baker & Partners will be holding a Breakfast Briefing on fraud and asset recovery cases involving financial institutions on 22 nd September, 8.00-9.30am, at The Royal Yacht Hotel.