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Russell McVeagh Works with Government on Emergency Services

Monday, 10 July 2017, 10:45 am | Russell McVeagh

10 July 2017 - Announced in May 2017, the Government has established a new system that will provide emergency services with a probable location of a caller when they dial 111 from a mobile phone. More >>

'R U OK?' Week at Russell McVeagh

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10:28 am | Russell McVeagh

A firm-wide 'R U OK?' Week is currently underway at Russell McVeagh targeted at addressing mental and physical health in the workplace and encouraging staff to 'check in' with each other. More >>

Championing Change at Russell McVeagh

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 11:24 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh is proud to be part of a group of New Zealand's leading organisations who are voluntarily committing to a new diversity reporting framework, announced today by Champions for Change. More >>

Russell McVeagh acts on first NZX listing of 2017

Friday, 5 May 2017, 11:17 am | Russell McVeagh

The dual listing of Oceania Healthcare on the New Zealand and Australian exchanges was finalised this morning. More >>

Cryptocurrency & intangible property laws may need overhaul

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:17 am | Russell McVeagh

Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency may be the catalyst for significant developments in New Zealand law. The treatment of 'intangible property' is an area ripe for clarification, and cryptocurrency may well give rise to the case to test the boundaries, according ... More >>

The Warminger trial: the parameters of permissible conduct

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 5:14 pm | Russell McVeagh

For your information, Russell McVeagh's summary of the decision available at the link below. This judgment was significant because it delineates the boundary between legitimate trading strategies and market manipulation. In particular, it confirms ... More >>

Russell McVeagh wins NZ Law Firm of the Year

Friday, 3 March 2017, 9:13 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has been announced as Law Firm of the Year for New Zealand at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Awards held in Hong Kong last night. More >>

Clients rate Russell McVeagh partners

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 10:34 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh partners Sarah Armstrong and David Hoare have been recognised by their clients, with New Zealand category wins at the 2017 International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards. More >>

Russell McVeagh Advises on Purchase of NZ Property Portfolio

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 2:01 pm | Russell McVeagh

Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada (PSPIB) has agreed to sell 50% of the shares in PSPIB its wholly owned subsidiary, Waiheke Inc, to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. PSPIB Waiheke owns a portfolio of commercial and retail property ... More >>

Third publication: "Blockchains: Debugging bad drafting"

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:04 pm | Russell McVeagh

Today, Russell McVeagh released their third booklet in the publication series produced by the firm's Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Team. The booklet, Blockchains: Debugging bad drafting focuses this time on one of the most high-profile smart contract ... More >>

Russell McVeagh disseminates the future of smart contracts

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 9:36 am | Russell McVeagh

On the heels of publishing the Cyber Attack Toolkit , Russell McVeagh has turned the focus onto smart contracts and blockchain. The firm's Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Team – who advise on the full spectrum of ICT matters for ... More >>

Russell McVeagh assists Trustpower with historical milestone

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 4:37 pm | Russell McVeagh

This week, the demerger of Trustpower became effective. This transaction, first announced to the market in December 2015, is a historical milestone for both Trustpower, and for renewable generation in Australasia. Russell McVeagh was involved in all aspects ... More >>

Russell McVeagh leading in equal pay and parental leave

Friday, 21 October 2016, 4:07 pm | Russell McVeagh

Today Russell McVeagh is proud to announce that the firm has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Gold Category in the YWCA Equal Pay Awards. This coincides with an announcement of a new parental leave policy, with increased paid parental leave ... More >>

Russell McVeagh comes out on top at NZAGE Awards

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 10:45 am | Russell McVeagh

Last night, Russell McVeagh was named winner of the Best Graduate Print Campaign at the NZAGE Industry Awards. The Awards commend excellence for graduate and youth employment initiatives, and Russell McVeagh is proud, as a law firm, to be recognised ... More >>

NZ Law Award finalists announced

Monday, 19 September 2016, 12:43 pm | Russell McVeagh

The shortlists for the remaining NZ Law Award categories were announced today and Russell McVeagh features as finalists across all awards. This is a significant achievement and adds to the previously announced deal categories, of which the firm is already ... More >>

Cyber attack – are you ready for the inevitable?

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 11:06 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has today launched a new 'Cyber Attack Tookit', which describes a model on how to prepare for, and how to respond to, a cyber attack. The step-by-step guide covers three key elements: the roles and responsibilities of a cyber response ... More >>

Russell McVeagh achieves Rainbow Tick certification

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 9:45 am | Russell McVeagh

Following a six month audit process, New Zealand’s premier commercial law firm, Russell McVeagh, is proud to have been awarded Rainbow Tick certification. The Rainbow Tick programme is a continual quality improvement programme designed to help an organisation ... More >>

OIO calls into question listed company market practice

Friday, 1 April 2016, 11:43 am | Russell McVeagh

The Overseas Investment Office has recently advised that its interpretation of the definition of "overseas person" under the Overseas Investment Act 2005 is markedly different from what this firm and, to our knowledge, the market generally has previously ... More >>

Russell McVeagh welcomes employment law specialist

Friday, 1 April 2016, 11:06 am | Russell McVeagh

New Zealand employment law and health and safety specialist, Kylie Dunn, has today been promoted to partner at New Zealand's premier law firm, Russell McVeagh. More >>

Proudly Kiwi Made

Friday, 18 December 2015, 4:51 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh congratulates Powershop, a subsidiary of Meridian Energy, the Wellington based power company on the conclusion of its significant new agreement with UK-based electricity generator and supplier npower (an RWE company). More >>



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