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Amalgamations: Getting the Application Right

Webinar Paper | Presenters: Calantha Juneja and David Josland, Senior Solicitors, Auckland Legal Team, NZ Companies Office, Market Services, MBIE The Registrar of Companies has rejected a significant number of amalgamation applications in recent months, mainly due to a number of common errors being made. In these materials, specially tailored for lawyers, two senior solicitors from the Companies Office will address these errors as well as provide practical tips to assist with lodging amalgamation applications. It will be beneficial for both first-time and veteran users of the Companies Office online amalgamation service.

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Giving it Away Before Death: The Ins and Outs of Gifting

Webinar Paper | Presenter: Alison Gilbert, Partner, Brookfields Gifting as an estate planning tool or as a way of assisting children into the property market is increasingly common. These materials look first at what needs to be done to make a valid gift and issues such as the mental capacity to do so. They also focus on how to deal with undue influence from family members wanting gifts made in their favour and issues that arise in respect of relationship property, the Family Protection Act 1955 and the Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act 1949. Based on the session on gifting at Cradle to Grave 2019.

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Your Legal Business: Working Flexibly — Making it Work from All Sides

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Trina Lincoln, Associate General Counsel – Construction, Housing New Zealand; Kylie Mooney, Chief Executive Officer, Meredith Connell; Sarah Pilcher, Principal, The Franchise Lawyer; Paula Williams, People and Culture Director, Simpson Grierson | Chair: Geoff Hardy, Partner, Martelli McKegg Chances are, you’ve heard of flexible working. It’s also likely that you are working flexibly, perhaps without even realising it. These materials provide candid insights, both personal and professional, about what flexible working is, the numerous reasons why it’s being adopted, the challenges it presents, and how it can (and can’t) be achieved in the legal arena.

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Successful Settlements: Making the Most of a Mediation Process

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Paul Dale QC; Warren Sowerby, Mediator; Cecily Brick, Partner, Fee Langstone | Chair The Honourable Rodney Hansen CNZM QC With mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution the norm for the disposal of most litigation in New Zealand, best practice requires the lawyers involved to decide whether to mediate and, if so, who is the best person for the job; ascertain the right timing; prepare fully, including conducting due diligence on the respective parties’ interests and drafting a suitable heads of agreement; cover off all the necessary details to safeguard against any agreement falling apart; and manage insurance aspects where applicable. Delving into these and other key considerations, these materials aim to assist litigators with the ins and outs of the settlement process.

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Commercial Law Series: International Distribution Agreements

Webinar Paper | Presenters: Grant Dunn, Partner, Buddle Findlay; Craig Armstrong, Customer Director – Auckland, NZTE. Taking a product to overseas markets might be an attractive proposition for a business client but it carries varied and multiple risks. There are numerous considerations such as freight, customs and jurisdiction; and country-specific factors to add to the matrix. These materials provide guidance on how your clients can safely and successfully sell their products to the world, and in turn offer you an opportunity to enhance your relationships with them.

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