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Leading lawyer wins Women in Property Award

Monday, 30 October 2017, 12:51 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The property industry celebrated exceptional thinking, practice and leadership at the Auckland Property People Awards on Friday night. More >>

International recognition for top firm’s diversity

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3:15 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ leadership towards greater gender diversity in the legal profession has seen the firm shortlisted for five categories in the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards. More >>

NZ's first justice and emergency services precinct opens

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 5:23 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

An anchor project in Christchurch’s rebuild - the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct - opened today, providing more modern and efficient justice and emergency services to Canterbury residents. More >>

MinterEllisonRuddWatts advises on telco network sharing

Monday, 4 September 2017, 9:17 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Three of New Zealand’s largest telecommunications companies - 2degrees, Spark and Vodafone - will work together to improve internet connectivity in rural areas and fix mobile blackspots along main highways and key tourist spots. More >>

Government report a cyber-warning to businesses

Friday, 25 August 2017, 11:22 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The threat of cyber-attacks is becoming an ever-growing concern for New Zealand businesses. The PwC New Zealand CEO Survey 2017 , found that 91 per cent of CEOs are concerned about cyber-attacks, and a 2016 survey of leading directors and executives ... More >>

Tax Reform of Employee Share Schemes

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9:30 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The taxation of employee share schemes ( ESS ) has been an area of recent focus for Inland Revenue. After two rounds of public consultation, proposed reforms were tabled in April this year as part of the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2017 -18, Employment ... More >>

Leading construction specialists advise on convention centre

Friday, 11 August 2017, 2:12 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Ōtākaro Limited awarded the design and construction contract for the development of the Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre project to CPB Contractors this week. More >>

Leading national firm innovates new approach

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 3:44 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Leading conflict management service provider, FairWay Resolution Limited has new ownership model - transitioning with advice and support from MinterEllisonRuddWatts from being a Crown entity to being owned by a trust established for the benefit of ... More >>

Kiwi Innovation Celebrated at Kiwinet Research Awards

Friday, 14 July 2017, 10:23 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is proud to sponsor this premier event recognising the achievements of individuals, teams and organisations commercialising publicly funded research. More >>

Innovative legal model used to unlock train travel

Monday, 3 July 2017, 11:19 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

New Zealand Government and Auckland Council’s decision to establish a new legal entity - City Rail Link Ltd - is key to completing Auckland’s top transport priority, and sets a new precedent for local and central government partnerships. More >>

Safetrac wins top Asia Pacific award

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:36 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Safetrac takes home top honours at the annual LearnX Impact Awards Asia Pacific for the seventh consecutive year. More >>

Top law firm's Chief Digital Officer recognised

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 3:48 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Top law firm's Chief Digital Officer recognised as New Zealand’s emerging ICT leader. Named Emerging ICT Leader of the Year at the CIO Awards held in Auckland last night, Nick Whitehouse’s expertise in leading numerous engaging and challenging technologies ... More >>

Helping farmers return home safely

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:16 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Last year, 18 people died as a result of work-related incidents in agriculture, accounting for 36 per cent of all work related fatalities in 2016. This is significantly higher than any other primary industry. More >>

Commentary: Global business lessons for NZ gig economy

Friday, 2 June 2017, 10:46 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The recent UK rulings against Uber is a timely reminder to businesses to review arrangements with workers as due to the issues which arise if the individual’s working status is not reflective of the reality. Businesses should consider whether their employment ... More >>

The three legged health and safety culture

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9:47 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The three-legged stool is often used as an analogy for three essential elements needed to operate a successful organisation. These three elements are described by Ernesto Sirolli as the Trinity of Management TM as ‘Product/Services’; ‘Marketing’ ... More >>

Sale of Mainland Poultry to Navis Capital

Friday, 28 April 2017, 9:31 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Shareholders of New Zealand's biggest egg producer Mainland Poultry, have reached an agreement to sell to Private Equity firm Navis Capital. More >>

New tax bill to reform taxation of employee share schemes

Friday, 7 April 2017, 11:20 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

A new tax bill, introduced into Parliament yesterday, contains a draft of changes designed to modernise aspects of the current tax regime. Included within these changes are reforms to the taxation of employee share schemes – a recent focus for Inland ... More >>

Tauranga social housing transfer

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 12:54 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

IHC subsidiary Accessible Properties and its special project vehicle have transacted with the Ministry of Social Development and Housing New Zealand (HNZ) to take over the ownership of Housing New Zealand’s properties in Tauranga, and manage their ... More >>

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is New Zealand Law Firm of the Year

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 4:01 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

National law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts was recognised at the prestigious Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards, winning the hotly contested New Zealand Law Firm of the Year category. More >>

Environment expert joins MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 3:00 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Taking the role of Special Counsel, Clare Sinnott brings her extensive knowledge and experience from practising law and advising government agencies in-house to further bolster the firm’s established environment law practice. More >>



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