On 6 December 2018, the Government passed its flagship Employment Relations Amendment Bill.
The Bill seeks to restore a number of minimum standards and protections for employees, as well as strengthen collective bargaining and union rights in the workplace.
The recent decision of the High Court in Department of Internal Affairs v Qian Duoduo Limited comes as a timely reminder to reporting entities about the risks associated with failing to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism regime under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009.
Boundary trees block your views, access to light, or even Wi-Fi signals. What can you do? This was the issue that came before the High Court on appeal from the District Court in Vickery v Thoroughgood  NZHC 2303.