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Radical Reforms: The New Retentions in Trust Regime for Construction Contracts (On Demand)

The new trust regime for retentions under construction contracts is a real game changer for those in the construction industry. The current levels of knowledge and readiness in the industry are low and many will be unable to comply with their obligations. Although the changes only take effect from 31 next year, preparation should already be well underway. Being able to advise clients on the radical changes and their implications will be essential for practitioners in a variety of practice areas. This On Demand webinar, presented by an accountant and lawyer, highlights the main changes and commercial consequences of the retentions trust obligations.

Presenters: James MacQueen, Advisory Partner, Construction and Real Estate Sector National Leader, BDO; Geoff Hardy, Partner, Martelli McKegg
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Criminal & Family Law Interface: Two Worlds Collide (On Demand)

When Criminal proceedings involve a Family law matter or vice versa, what might seem to be two parallel worlds converge and sometimes collide. This On Demand forum aims to address a perceived need for cross-fertilisation of information between Criminal and Family lawyers.

Presenters: Marie Dyhrberg QC; Alissa Bell, Partner, McVeagh Fleming; John Hickey, Principal, Hickey Law | Chair: His Honour Judge Maude
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

CPD On Demand Package 2017: Intellectual Property Law

Demystifying the Cloud: What It Means to You and Your Clients Royalty Clauses: Finding the Winning Formula Finding Your Place in the World: Geographical Indications for Wine (Spirits and Other Products) Coffee Doesn't Scale! How Lawyers Can Use Digital Marketing to Win New Clients Employment and Privacy: Easing the Relationship Commercial Law Series: Understanding Peer-to-Peer Lending: Information & Insights

Presenters:
Recorded Webinar CPD6hrs
Members $290.00
Non-members $350.00

CPD On Demand Package 2017: Property Law #1

Property Law Half-Day Conference - Topic One: End of Lease Obligations: Don’t Be Caught Out! To Pay or Not to Pay? Practical Guidance on the Residential Land Withholding Tax Assisting First-Time Home Buyers: Exploring the Options The ADLSI/REINZ Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate 9th ed 2012 (3) - Charting Recent Changes Property Law Half-Day Conference - Topic Two: The Keys to Unlocking Landlocked Land

Presenters:
Recorded Webinar CPD6hrs
Members $290.00
Non-members $350.00

CPD On Demand Package 2017: Property Law #2

Property Law Pot Pourri 2016 Property Law Half-Day Conference - Topic Two: The Keys to Unlocking Landlocked Land Avoiding the Rocks: Advising Overseas Clients on their Obligations under the Overseas Investment Act Property Law Half-Day Conference - Topic Three: Tenancy in Relation to Sale and Purchase Agreements Coffee Doesn't Scale! How Lawyers Can Use Digital Marketing to Win New Clients

Presenters:
Recorded Webinar CPD6hrs
Members $290.00
Non-members $350.00

Working with the Harmful Digital Communications Act (On Demand)

With the civil enforcement component of the Act in effect in late November 2017 and a number of criminal prosecutions completed or in progress, this On Demand webinar provides a very timely review of the workings of the Harmful Digital Communications Act. Considering the Act’s civil and criminal application, it will also provide insight into the safe harbour provisions for online hosts.

Presenters: Dr David Harvey, Faculty of Law, Auckland University
Recorded Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Criminal Law Pot Pourri 2016 (On Demand)

This Criminal Law Pot Pourri addresses 4 key topics: prosecution disclosure update; regulatory investigations and prosecutions; Land Transport Act 1998 sentencing issues; and difficulties that arise with witnesses and evidence.

Presenters: Paul Borich, Barrister; James Cairney, Associate, Meredith Connell; Steve Cullen, Barrister; Adam Pell, Principal Prosecutor, New Zealand Police; John Munro, Barrister | Chair: Guyon Foley, Barrister
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Rural Law Series: Avoiding Sour Grapes (On Demand)

With exports forecast to reach 2 billion dollars by the end of the decade, the New Zealand wine industry has enjoyed great success. However, behind the scenes, the legal aspects associated with the industry can be both varied and complex and there is much that lawyers need to be aware of when advising clients. This On Demand webinar considers a number of legal issues associated with the wine industry including advice on buying vineyards, difficulties with supply and management agreements, the increasing interest in vineyard leasing and issues arising out of winemaking and selling.

Presenters: Peter Radich, Partner, Radich Law
Recorded Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Commercial Law Series: Staying Out of Trouble – Companies Act Compliance and Dealing with Potential Shareholder Disputes (On Demand)

This On Demand seminar covers two key topics: various compliance matters for companies and dealing with the fallout of shareholder disputes.

Presenters: Garry Downs, Partner, Bell Gully; Dean Alderton, Partner, Bell Gully; Joyce Tan, Solicitor, Bell Gully | Chair: Garry Downs, Partner, Bell Gully
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Royalty Clauses: Finding the Winning Formula (On Demand)

In the context of any IP licence agreement, royalty clauses are among the most important. Yet, they are often the hardest to negotiate and to draft. This On Demand webinar provides insights into how best to deal with royalty negotiations and ways of determining a monetary value, as well as the considerations that need to be taken when drafting them.

Presenters: Allan Bowie, Partner, Bowie Yorke; Scott Yorke, Partner, Bowie Yorke
Recorded Seminar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Property Law Pot Pourri 2016 (On Demand)

This Property Law Pot Pourri On Demand provides informative content on three important topics: fences views and trees, the purchasing of commercial properties, and problems associated with residential tenancies . Take advantage of this convenient opportunity to receive practical guidance on real issues for property law practitioners.

Presenters: John Burley, Partner, McVeagh Fleming; Anna Crosbie, Senior Associate, Russell McVeagh; Mark Robinson, Principal, Sandringham Law | Chair: Joanna Pidgeon, Principal, Pidgeon Law
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Relationship Property Fundamentals: Middle Stages (On Demand)

The middle stages of a relationship property matter will determine whether the parties go to court or reach a negotiated settlement. This second On Demand webinar in the 'Relationship Property Fundamentals' series outlines disclosure obligations and entitlements, sets out approaches to negotiation, and highlights ‘red flags’ should a matter proceed to court.

Presenters: Claudia Farry, Barrister; Zara Matheson, Barrister | Chair: Antonia Fisher QC
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Ethics: Practical Guidance for Avoiding Common Pitfalls (On Demand)

For the sake of their practice, livelihood and wellbeing, all lawyers should attend this seminar. Topics to be covered are: conflicts of interest; lawyer and client money; ‘duties of civility’; and a ‘state of the nation’ from the legal underwriter’s perspective.

Presenters: Paul Collins, Barrister, Shortland Chambers; Bruce Galloway, Consultant, Jones Young; Matt Atkinson, Partner, Fee Langstone | Chair: Paul Collins, Barrister, Shortland Chambers
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Assisting First-Time Home Buyers: Exploring the Options (On Demand)

The agreements entered into by home buyers when purchasing their first property can take a variety of forms. Very often, the complexities behind the financial and other arrangements are over-looked with real potential for unseen consequences arising later. This On Demand seminar considers some of the options available to first home buyers (including the possible use of trusts) and provide insights into some of the issues that may become apparent only later. It will also cover the conflicts of interest that can arise when advising clients, and the relationship property concerns that need to be dealt with from the start.

Presenters: Bryce Town, Partner, Morrison Kent; Tammy McLeod, Director, Davenports Harbour Lawyer; Stephanie Ambler, Partner, Tompkins Wake | Chair: Ian Jespersen, Senior Associate, Burton Partners
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Commercial Law Series: Commerce Act - Insights and Guidance (On Demand)

Potential and alleged breaches of the Commerce Act are often missed by clients – and their legal advisors. This On Demand seminar addresses various risk areas, and provides guidance for advising your clients and dealing with the regulator.

Presenters: Andy Matthews, Principal, Matthews Law; Katie Rusbatch, Competition Manager, Commerce Commission | Chair: Geoff Hardy, Partner, Martelli McKegg
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Avoiding the Rocks: Advising Overseas Clients on their Obligations under the Overseas Investment Act (On Demand)

Advising a client on their obligations under the Overseas Investment Act 2005 is harder than it looks. The Act contains a number of very complex definitions, and demands a broad understanding of corporate, immigration, and land law. A well-prepared lawyer should be able to navigate these waters well; but increasingly, unprepared lawyers are finding themselves and their clients in rough waters, or even on the rocks.

Presenters: Pedro Morgan, Senior Solicitor - Technical Leader, Overseas Investment Office; Jenna Reid, Senior Solicitor - Technical Leader, Overseas Investment Office
Recorded Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Relationship Property Fundamentals: Preliminary Stages (On Demand)

In a file involving relationship property or a section 21 agreement, knowing what to cover at the initial interview and how to correspond with the other lawyer/party are key. This On Demand webinar provides practical guidance on conducting such files at the vital early stages.

Presenters: Claudia Farry, Barrister; Zara Matheson, Barrister | Chair: Antonia Fisher QC
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

To Pay or Not to Pay? Practical Guidance on the Residential Land Withholding Tax (On Demand)

The new Residential Land Withholding Tax which came into effect on 1 July 2016 will present a number challenges to property lawyers and conveyancers. This On Demand webinar, presented by a technical advisor from the IRD, a taxation expert and a senior property lawyer provides timely guidance on the effect of the Act on property transactions and suggests practical solutions to common problems that may arise

Presenters: Keiran Kennedy, Senior Technical Advisor (Policy), Policy & Strategy, Inland Revenue; Joanna Pidgeon, Principal, Pidgeon Law; Tony Wilkinson, Partner, Buddle Findlay
Recorded Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Litigation Funding: A Practical Guide (On Demand)

Rising legal costs have become a significant barrier to access to justice for civil litigants in New Zealand. The growth of litigation funders in the New Zealand market presents one possible solution for clients who have legitimate legal claims but are unable to vindicate their rights as a result of financial constraints. This On Demand seminar considers litigation funding from both a practical and a legal perspective, including the particular issues that arise from the involvement of litigation funders in representative actions.

Presenters: Bill Wilson QC; Daisy Williams, Barrister, Shortland Chambers; Andrew Hooker, Managing Director, Shine Lawyers
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Employment and Privacy: Easing the Relationship (On Demand)

The interface between privacy and employment law is often a difficult one. Technology, the choice of forum and the disclosure of information are all relevant. This On Demand webinar looks at a variety of problematic situations where these areas of law meet and offers pragmatic advice on dealing with those situations.

Presenters: Helen Gilbert, Barrister and Katrine Evans, Senior Associate, Hayman Lawyers
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Commercial Law Series: Limited Partnerships - Unlimited Potential? (On Demand)

This On Demand seminar covers the basic requirements and features of limited partnerships, consider their uses and tax implications, and delve into issues arising/red flags of which to be aware when drafting documentation.

Presenters: Jeremy Muir, Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts; Andrew Ryan, Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts | Chair: Andrew Lewis, Principal, Andrew Lewis Law
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Trust Law: The Future After Clayton and Erceg (On Demand)

Recent decisions from the Court of Appeal (Erceg) and the Supreme Court (Clayton) have both changed and clarified key aspects of trust law in regard to the rights of beneficiaries to seek information from trustees, when assets held in trusts may be considered to be relationship property and what constitutes a nuptial settlement for the purposes of section 182 of the Family Proceedings Act 1980. This On Demand seminar looks at how the cases have changed the trust landscape as well as offering suggestions on how to adapt to, and deal with the resulting developments.

Presenters: Kate Davenport QC; Andrew Steele, Partner, Martelli McKegg | Chair: Dennis Jenkin, Barrister, Cowan Street Chambers
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Mentally Impaired Clients: Procedural Choices and Ethical Considerations (On Demand)

Representing mentally impaired clients in the criminal context can be complex given the range of legal and clinical options. It becomes even more difficult given the ethical considerations that may arise. This On Demand webinar provides insights into what courses of action are available and how best to balance these with ethical concerns.

Presenters: Ron Mansfield, Barrister, 22 Lorne Chambers; Justin Harder, Barrister, Sentinel Chambers
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $75.00
Non-members $95.00

Commercial Law Series: Understanding Peer-to-Peer Lending: Information & Insights (On Demand)

Presented by an experienced lawyer and the managing director of one of the few licensed providers, this On Demand webinar will equip you with knowledge to assist you to advise both potential investors and borrowers.

Presenters: Presenters: Jeremy Muir, Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts and John Bolton, Managing Director, Squirrel Money Limited
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Accounting Principles You Need to Know to Become an Effective Commercial Lawyer (On Demand)

Understanding accounting principles and financial statements is key in helping commercial lawyers scope due diligence investigations; understand the purchase price and what the effect is on the completion mechanism; understand completion adjustments; and understand deferred consideration/earnouts. This On Demand seminar provides both legal and accounting insights.

Presenters: Tom Logan, Senior Associate, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts; Simon Peacocke, Partner, BDO Auckland | Chair: Andrew Lewis, Principal, Andrew Lewis Law
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Company Directors: Risk of Civil Liability to Third Parties (On Demand)

The risks for company directors of civil liability to third parties are many and varied. This On Demand seminar addresses liability in tort, under the Fair Trading Act 1986 and Companies Act 1993, to investors and in relation to Phoenix companies.

Presenters: Daniel Kalderimis, Partner, Chapman Tripp; Chris Noonan, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland | Chair: The Honourable Justice Palmer
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Health and Safety at Work: Getting Reform-Ready (On Demand)

A new health and safety regime came into effect on 4 April 2016. Preparing clients for, and advising them on, the new reforms will be essential for many lawyers. This On Demand seminar sheds light on the new legislation, provide insights into how WorkSafe will enforce the regime, and offers advice on how best to comply with the provisions of the Act as well as how to deal with prosecutions if they occur.

Presenters: Fletcher Pilditch, Barrister, Richmond Chambers; Mike Hargreaves, Chief Legal Adviser, WorkSafe; Sam Moore, Associate, Meredith Connell | Chair: Rob Coltman, Partner, Fortune Manning
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Property Law Half-Day Conference 2016 Topic 1: End of Lease Obligations: Don’t Be Caught Out (On Demand)

With a recent Court of Appeal decision on this topic highlighting the potential for clients to be left out of pocket, having an understanding of both the landlord’s and tenant’s obligations when a lease comes to an end is essential. This On Demand topic assists property lawyers when dealing with the issues surrounding termination of leases.

Presenters: Joanna Pidgeon, Principal, Pidgeon Law;
Recorded Seminar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Property Law Half-Day Conference 2016 Topic 2: The Keys to Unlocking Landlocked Land (On Demand)

Discovering that a property is landlocked is not an unusual occurrence. Knowing how best to navigate towards a good outcome for your client is important. This On Demand topic provides insights into how the problems of landlocked land can be overcome.

Presenters: Elizabeth Toomey, Professor, School of Law University of Canterbury
Recorded Seminar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Property Law Half-Day Conference 2016 Topic 3: Tenancy in Relation to Sale and Purchase Agreements (On Demand)

Tenancy agreements add a further layer of complexity when properties are the subject of sale and purchase. Lawyers need to be well aware of the issues that may arise in such cases. This On Demand topic will look at some of these issues and provide tips on how to deal with them.

Presenters: Amy Johns, Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson
Recorded Seminar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Restraints of Trade in Commercial and Employment Contexts (On Demand)

Is drafting restraint of trade clauses an exercise in utility or futility? Restraint of trade clauses are used and disputed in various contexts: from employment relationships to independent contractors, to shareholder employees and in commercial transactional areas such as franchises, leases, and the sale and purchase of businesses.

Presenters: Greg Blanchard, Barrister, Shortland Chambers and Maria Dew, Barrister, Bankside Chambers
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

DVA: The Interface with CoCA (On Demand)

Domestic violence and care of children issues often arise within the same case. This has many practical implications for the parties and counsel involved. This On Demand seminar explores numerous key topics including supervision, undertakings and psychological abuse.

Presenters: Rebecca Holm, Barrister and Family Mediator, North Shore Legal Chambers and Lisa La Mantia, Barrister, O'Connell Chambers | Chair: His Honour Judge de Jong | Facilitator: John Hickey, Principal, Hickey Law
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Professional Disciplinary Tribunals: Achieving the Best Outcomes (On Demand)

For many practitioners, the realm of disciplinary tribunals is somewhat of an unknown, particularly procedurally. Yet, because clients' livelihoods and reputations are involved, the stakes are high. This On Demand webinar will provide insights from someone who acts for professional disciplinary bodies and someone who represents clients at hearings.

Presenters: Michael Hodge, Partner, Meredith Connell; Sam Wimsett, Barrister, 22 Lorne Chambers
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Rural Law Series: The Ins and Outs of Rural Syndications (On Demand)

As farms have grown in size, value and complexity, there has been a clear movement away from family-owned enterprises to syndicated agricultural entities. This On Demand webinar will provide practical guidance on what factors need to be considered at the outset and how best to protect the interests of all parties involved once the syndication is in place.

Presenters: Brett Gould, Partner, Gibson Sheat
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Independent Trustees: Avoiding the Perils of Personal Liability (On Demand)

The role of the independent trustee appears to be increasingly onerous. The consequences of even minor oversights can cost a trustee dearly, both financially and professionally. Understanding a trustee's duties and obligations, and how best to ensure compliance with those duties and obligations, is crucial for lawyers both acting as trustees and advising clients taking on the role of trustee.

Presenters: Tammy McLeod, Director, Davenports Harbour Lawyers
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Hot Topics in Commercial Leasing: Green Leases and Rent Guarantees (On Demand)

The emphasis on sustainability has seen a rise in the use of green leases. Being able to advise clients on the specific requirements of such leases, as well as the novel way in which operating expenses are dealt with, is an important aspect of any commercial property lawyer’s practice. So too is the way in which rent guarantees have evolved recently with consequences for landlords and tenants. This On Demand webinar will look at both developments and provide insights into the particular opportunities and problems they present.

Presenters: Nick Wilson, Partner, Burton & Co, Emma Tonkin, Senior Associate, Kensington Swan
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Privacy in the Digital Age: The Risks and Opportunities of New Technology (On Demand)

Technology and social media are now inescapable aspects of modern life. They provide unique opportunities for individuals to interact with each other and for businesses to interact with consumers and to develop their brands. However, such opportunities raise inevitable legal questions. Privacy issues have, as a result, become increasingly complex. It is essential for lawyers to know how their clients’ professional and personal privacy may be affected by technology and how to advise clients on avoiding privacy breaches or protecting them from unwanted attention.

Presenters: Daimhin Warner, Customer Governance & Privacy Manager, Sovereign Insurance; Joe Edwards, Senior Associate, Russell McVeagh
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Dispute Resolution Clauses: Uses and Analysis (On Demand)

Recent Supreme Court judgments have highlighted the importance of having a good working knowledge of ADR clauses when including them in commercial contracts. All too often, ADR clauses become part of such agreements with little thought to content or whether they are really needed in the first place. Learn how best to advise clients on what form, if any, ADR clauses might take and gain insights into how best to tailor them to suit clients’ needs

Presenters: Paul Cogswell, Principal, Cogswell Law and Nick Gillies, Partner, Hesketh Henry
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Rural Law Series: Best Practice for Tailored Succession Planning (On Demand)

With focus on both legal and financial aspects, this On Demand webinar will equip lawyers with knowledge of how best to advise rural and farming clients according to their individual needs when planning their future, that of the farm and their children.

Presenters: Warwick Deuchrass, Partner, Anderson Lloyd, Queenstown; John Adams, Director – Tax, KPMG, Hamilton
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Bankruptcy: Uses and Abuses (On Demand)

Bankruptcy is a tool available to both debtors and creditors but it needs to be used carefully for the parties to obtain any real benefit. This On Demand webinar explores some of the key issues when advising debtors and creditors on bankruptcy, well as the role of the Official Assignee in the proceedings.

Presenters: Gareth Neil, Partner, Meredith Connell and Nick Moffatt, Senior Associate, Bell Gully
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Research Skills for Lawyers II: Best sources of free legal information - techniques and tips for using them (On Demand)

The second webinar in our 'Research Skills for Lawyers' series. This webinar will arm you with resources and disciplines to help you get the most out of the best free resources.

Presenters: Therese Duffin, National Information Services Manager, Bell Gully and Amanda Wall, Research and Information Librarian, Bell Gully
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

The Reviewable Attorney – Enduring Power of Attorney Update (On Demand)

This practical session will enable practitioners to consider the “how to” of an application for review of the actions of an attorney acting under an EPA in light of recent case law, and will provide useful guidance on steps to take when drafting EPAs to reduce the possibility of review of attorney actions in future.

Presenters: Maria Kazmierow, Barrister & Mediator; Chair & Commentator: Tony Fortune, Partner, Fortune Manning
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Commercial Law Series: Takeovers Code – Refresher & Update (On Demand)

Could you ‘take on a takeover’? Would you be able to advise a company, with close to 50 shareholders, of the implications of the Takeovers Code? Are you aware of the Takeovers Panel’s attitude to schemes and amalgamations? This On Demand webinar will equip you with information about key takeover issues.

Presenters: Andrew Matthews, Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson; Joshua Pringle, Senior Associate, Chapman Tripp
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Property Law Half-Day Conference 2015 Topic 1: Subdivisions - Getting Them Right (On Demand)

The processes involved in obtaining approval for a subdivision are complex. Good planning is key. Benefit from the insights of a lawyer, the Council and a surveyor, to understand the finer details and various factors at play.

Presenters: Michelle Bain, Director, Cato Bolam Consultants; Roger Low, Senior Subdivision Advisor, Auckland Council and Ian McCombe, Partner, Brookfields
Recorded Seminar CPD1.25hrs
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Property Law Half-Day Conference 2015 Topic 3: Compulsory Acquisitions - A View from Both Sides of the Fence

Major infrastructure developments make compulsory acquisitions more relevant than ever. This session will highlight the processes involved in dealing with compulsory acquisitions. It will provide guidance on how to be more efficient and effective in dealing with them.

Presenters: Matthew Casey QC, Barrister Clive Fuhr, Manager Acquisitions and Disposals, Auckland Council Property Limited
Recorded Seminar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Property Law Half-Day Conference 2015 Topic 2: Advising on Cross Leases and Topic 5: Conveyancing Practice (On Demand)

Topic 2: Advising on Cross Leases - Before and After Purchase | Cross leases present a multitude of problems for lawyers and their clients. Despite their prevalence, “easy fixes” are often elusive. This session explores common issues associated with cross leases and gives practical guidance on how best to advise clients both prior to and after purchase. Topic 5: Conveyancing Practice - Making the Conveyancer’s Lot a Happier One | Letters of engagement, undertakings and conflicts of interest can present traps for property lawyers. This session will address practices which commonly come under scrutiny when a complaint is investigated by the Standards Committee and provide solutions and pragmatic advice.

Presenters: Topic 2: Joanne Chilvers, Senior Associate, Hesketh Henry | Topic 5: Paul Collins, Barrister, Shortland Chambers and Tim Jones, Partner, Glaister Ennor
Recorded Seminar CPD1.25hrs
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Property Law Half-Day Conference 2015: All 5 Topics (On Demand)

Receive practical guidance and benefit from the invaluable insights and perspectives of 10 highly respected experts during this intensive four and a half hour session.

Presenters: Michelle Bain, Cato Bolam Consultants; Ian McCombe, Brookfields; Roger Low, Auckland Council; Joanne Chilvers, Hesketh Henry; Matthew Casey QC; Clive Fuhr, Auckland Council Property Limited; Justin March, Senior Partner, DLA Phillips Fox; Reid Quinlan, Principal, Seager & Partners; Paul Collins, Barrister;Tim Jones, Partner, Glaister Ennor Chair; Joanna Pidgeon, Principal, Pidgeon Law
Recorded Seminar CPD4.5hrs
Members $270.00
Non-members $350.00

The Unfair Contract Terms: Taking Standard Form Consumer Contracts to Task (On Demand)

The new provisions of the Fair Trading Act set out the law relating to unfair contract terms. They substantially change the rules that apply to standard form consumer contracts. It is vital for lawyers to be able to advise clients on the changes involved and to know what action the Commerce Commission, as enforcer, will take if the new provisions are breached.

Presenters: Brett Carter, Principal Counsel (Consumer), Competition Branch, Commerce Commission; Troy Pilkington, Senior Associate, Russell McVeagh
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

CPD On Demand Package 2015: Commercial Law

On Demand Package : Uncle Sam Comes to Town – FATCA and the New Tax Obligations for Lawyers and their Clients; Introducing the ADLSI Companies Suite Precedents I: The Shareholder’s Agreement; Using Competitors’ Brands – An Update on AdWords and Comparative Advantage; Commercial Law Series: Navigating Shareholder Disputes; Commercial Law Series: Major Transactions; Value Billing – An Holistic Approach to Fee Setting; Plain English for Lawyers

Presenters:
Recorded Webinar CPD7hrs
Members $290.00
Non-members $350.00

CPD On Demand Package 2015: Property Law

On Demand Package : The Revised ADLSI Commercial Deed of Lease – Using the Standard Form to Best Effect; Commercial Leasing – Emerging Trends & Risks; Interpreting Land Transfer Documents: Contracts, Registers and Third Parties; Unit Titles Unleashed; Pitfalls Around Trsutees Execution of Contracts: Cases and Practical advice; The ABC of GST in Revised Standard Forms

Presenters:
Recorded Webinar CPD7hrs
Members $290.00
Non-members $350.00

CPD On Demand Package 2015: General Practitioner's Toolkit

On Demand Package : Probate and Administration Matters!; Conveyancing Pot Pourri II (2013); Probate and Administration Matters!; Introducing the ADLSI Companies Suite Precedents I: The Shareholders’ Agreement; Pitfalls Around Trustees’ Execution of Contracts: Cases and Practical Advice; Value Billing – An Holistic Approach to Fee Setting; Communicating Effectively with Clients

Presenters:
Recorded Webinar CPD7hrs
Members $290.00
Non-members $350.00

Introducing the New ADLSI Mortgagee Sale Forms (On Demand)

Mortgagee sales can be problematic for both mortgagees and purchasers. Yet, to date, all mortgagee sales have been completed on non-standard forms prepared by the mortgagee’s lawyer. ADLSI is releasing two standard mortgagee sale forms: Particulars and Conditions of Sale for a Non-Registrar’s Sale; and Particulars and Conditions of Sale for a Registrar’s Sale.

Presenters: Jonathan Flaws, Principal, Sanderson Weir (and drafter of the forms)
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Commercial Law Series: Navigating Shareholder Disputes (On Demand)

Understanding litigation risk when dealing with shareholder disputes is essential. Getting it right at the negotiation stage can save your client time, money and other adverse fallout. This On Demand recording of the first webinar in this successful series covers the statutory remedies available to shareholders and developments in recent case law.

Presenters: Rebecca Edwards, Barrister, Bankside Chambers
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Journey into the Unknown: Update on Auckland’s Proposed Unitary Plan (On Demand)

Some 95,000 primary submission points have been lodged on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan, with further submissions due by 22 July. The outcome of the hearings process into those submissions will affect Aucklanders for years to come. Hear about what’s happening from lawyers acting for Auckland Council and developers respectively.

Presenters: Jennifer Caldwell, Partner, Buddle Findlay & Sue Simons, Partner, Berry Simons
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr

Interpreting Land Transfer Documents: Developments and Problems (On Demand)

What materials or situations may impact on the manner in which a document is interpreted? What are the implications, especially for contracts, registers and third parties, of a contextual approach to contractual interpretation? This recorded webinar compares the different approaches and apply them to the conveyancing context.

Presenters: Rod Thomas, Barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law, AUT University and Dr Matthew Barber, Senior Lecturer in Law, AUT University
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Using Competitors’ Brands – An Update on AdWords and Comparative Advertising (On Demand)

It is relatively easy for someone to purchase a competitor’s brand as a Google AdWords search term to direct traffic to their own website. This On Demand webinar looks at the legal consequences of doing this in light of recent cases, both from the perspective of advertisers and potentially aggrieved brand owners.

Presenters: Kevin Glover, Barrister, Shortland Chambers
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Introducing the ADLSI Companies Suite of Precedents I: The Shareholders’ Agreement (On Demand)

The new Shareholders Agreement has been drafted to work together with the ADLSi constitution. The drafting style is a deliberate move in the direction of plain English and the structure and grouping of clauses is intended to make it easy for clients to access and understand it.

Presenters: Chris Bradley, Director, Carson Fox Bradley Ltd; Bruce Patterson, Partner, Duncan Cotterill
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Preparing Clients for Consumer Law Reform (On Demand)

The majority of changes to consumer law come into effect in June. The changes are intended to strengthen consumer rights and ensure consumer protections are clear and accessible. Penalties will increase, the Commerce Commission will gain new powers and consumer legislation will extend into new areas.

Presenters: Brett Carter, Principal Counsel Competition, Commerce Commission and John Dixon, Partner, Meredith Connell
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Mandatory CPD - Getting Started (On Demand)

All lawyers who provide regulated services need to become aware of the mandatory requirements under the CPD Rules issued by NZLS. This timely webinar provides an efficient way to gain an understanding of what will be required under the CPD Rules and tools available to create efficiencies.

Presenters: Melissa Fini, Manager CPD and Learning Solutions, and Michele Dodds, GM Marketing and Member Services, Auckland District Law Society Inc.
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr

Unfair Contract Terms: Revisiting Consumer Contracts (On Demand)

The Consumer Law Reform Bill represents the biggest reform of consumer law in New Zealand in the last twenty years. This recorded seminar focuses on the new unfair contract terms law. Businesses and professionals will need to ensure their contracts and practices comply with the new law, as it will be an offence for standard form consumer contracts to include an unfair term.

Presenters: Associate Professor Alex Sims, University of Auckland and Antony Holmes, Barrister; Chair: Paul David
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Research Skills Refresher (On Demand)

The ability to provide up-to-date and reliable legal advice and submissions you and your clients can have confidence in depends to a large extent on your research skills. Advances in technology and internet resources mean now is a good time to update your research skills. With the advent of mandatory CPD you can use these new skills to write articles and deliver seminars which you could count as CPD activities.

Presenters: Stephanie Carr (Law Library Manager) and Melanie Brebner (Subject Librarian) of the Davis Law Library, University of Auckland
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

The revised ADLSI Commercial Deed of Lease – Using the Standard Form to Best Effect (On Demand)

ADLSI’s commercial Deed of Lease and ancillary documents (Agreement to Lease and Deed of Sublease) have undergone further revision. This webinar explains what changes have been made to these forms and the reasons for those changes. In addition, it discusses common legal practices that occur during the course of a tenancy relationship from a practical legal perspective and in relation to the use of these standard forms.

Presenters: Joanna Pidgeon (Partner, Pidgeon Law) and Justin March (Partner, DLA Phillips Fox)
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Effective Dispute Resolution (On Demand)

Early facilitation of disputes using a client focused approach can lead to more effective achievement of clients’ desired outcomes. This webinar will provide guidance on resolving commercial disputes in a way which involves analysing commercially and legally viable solutions in order to deliver optimum results for your clients.

Presenters: Paul Sills, Mediator, Barrister & Facilitator
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Managing Tax Distress - Dancing with the IRD (On Demand)

The Inland Revenue (IRD) has a presence in almost everyone’s lives and yet it remains an enigma when looking to assist a client in dealing with a dire tax situation. Are you aware of how to most effectively and appropriately approach IRD in order to achieve the best result for a client seeking to make an arrangement or compromise?

Presenters: Geoff Clews, Barrister, Old South British Chambers; Nigel Foster, Director, Armillary Management Limited and Phil Latimer, Principal Advisor, IRD
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

In the line of fire? Personal Liability of Body Corporate Committee Members (On Demand)

Committee members of unit title bodies corporate commonly range from unsophisticated volunteers to more savvy owners who choose to become involved in managing commercial, industrial or mixed use complexes to protect their business interests. Nevertheless, few understand that a body corporate is limited as to its powers and, as such, committee members risk personal liability for acts of the body corporate that are subsequently found to be invalid.

Presenters: Rod Thomas, Barrister, Author and Senior Lecturer in Law at AUT University
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Distribution Arrangements and the ADLSI Distribution Agreement – Delivering the Details (On Demand)

The use of independent distributors is one of the most widely used methods for distributing goods and services. This recorded webinar focuses on distribution arrangements generally before introducing the new ADLSI Distribution Agreement. A sample copy of the ADLSI Distribution Agreement will be provided to all registrants to follow while hearing from our expert presenter who drafted it.

Presenters: Jonathan Wood, Partner, Morrison Kent
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00

Retirement Villages Refresher – Getting it Right for Residents and Operators (On Demand)

Due to our ageing population, contracting for an occupation right agreement with retirement villages is increasingly common. The complex and specialised nature of this area of law means that legal advice should be provided by lawyers who know how retirement villages operate and who remain current with developments in this area.

Presenters: Jenny Baldwin, Partner, Burke Melrose and Anthony Segedin, Consultant, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
Recorded Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00

Anti-Money Laundering 101: Immediate Implications for Lawyers (On Demand)

With traditional money laundering avenues now closed and global trends for more sophisticated techniques requiring the services of lawyers, trust accounts have become an “alluring prospect” for money launderers.

Presenters: Ashley Balls, Principal, LegalBestPractice; amlAssurance.com and Ron Pol, Lawyer & Legal Consultant, Team Factors; amlAssurance.com
Recorded Webinar CPD1hr
Members $85.00
Non-members $110.00