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Property Speaking, Winter 2019

16 May 2019. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we publish the Winter 2019 edition of Property Speaking. Attached is the PDF. We hope you find this material interesting and useful.

Inside you’ll find articles on:

  • Property sale and purchase agreements: getting the GST right
  • Looking for your first home?  Help to get your foot in the door
  • Property Briefs: Unit Titles […]

Fineprint, Autumn 2019

17 April 2019. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Autumn 2019 edition of our newsletter, Fineprint. A PDF is attached for your reading interest and enjoyment.

Inside:

*    Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman: Getting help when you have difficulties with your insurer or financial services provider

*    Capital gains tax: Tax Working Group proposals

*    Wiping the slate clean: The seven year itch

*    Property […]

Trust eSpeaking, Autumn 2019

27 February 2019. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Autumn edition of Trust eSpeaking. We hope you find the articles both interesting and useful.

Inside:

  • Accessing a trust’s assets: the future for separating couples with a trust
  • No enduring power of attorney?  It’s a time-consuming and expensive process if you don’t
  • The bank of mum and dad: Helping your children […]

Commercial eSpeaking, Summer 2019

1 February 2019. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Summer 2019 edition of our business-focussed e-newsletter Commercial eSpeaking; your PDF is attached. We hope you find the articles both interesting and useful.

Inside:

  • Construction industry and its retentions scheme: Court’s guidance for subcontractors
  • Potpourri of employment law changes ahead: Monday, 6 May 2019 is D-day
  • Business Briefs:
    • Electronic signatures – uses and risks
    • Directors can be […]

Fineprint, Summer 2018

30 November 2018. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Summer edition of our newsletter, Fineprint. A PDF is attached for your reading interest and enjoyment.

In this issue:

  • Retirement village life: The upside of downsizing
  • Guest editorial from ANZ: NZ has the perfect environment for blockchain technology
  • Make sure you have a Will: Gives your family some certainty
  • Enforceable undertakings: An alternative to […]