Regulatory and Compliance
Advising you on your compliance obligations
We provide advice relating to a businesses' ongoing compliance obligations including:
  • ongoing licence requirements;
  • financial reporting requirements;
  • disclosure obligations and
  • responding to regulatory audits.

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19/03/2018

A new infringement system for conservation related offending

The Conservation (Infringement System) Bill is currently with the Environment Committee and is open for submissions until Friday, 6 April 2018. The Bill provides central and local government agencies with infringement notices as another tool for dealing with lesser offences under conservation legislation.

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17/01/2018

Do councils now owe a duty of care to building developers?

Jonathan Pow and Isabella van Woerkom discuss the recent Supreme Court decision in Southland Indoor Leisure Centre Charitable Trust v Invercargill City Council.

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15/01/2018

Earthquake-prone buildings: an update

On 1 July 2017, the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 came into force. It amends the Building Act 2004 to include special provisions for earthquake-prone buildings and replaces the individual earthquake-prone building policies.

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27/04/2017

Wellington Fish and Game Council v Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council [2017] NZEnvc 37 – summary of the One Plan Declarations

This decision of the Environment Court concerns an application for various declarations made by Wellington Fish and Game Council and the Environmental Defence Society Inc, that the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council has been failing to correctly implement the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Plan.

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Reported Decisions

  • Southland Regional Council v Hardegger [2017] 2 NZLR 852



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