Simpson Grierson - Latest News [Page 1]

Is illegally-created art protected by copyright?

Monday, 23 April 2018, 10:51 am | Simpson Grierson

If Banksy was to ever indulge in a little graffiti on our shores, how would our laws protect his art? More >>

2018 a defining year for privacy says law firm

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 5:40 pm | Simpson Grierson

This year, privacy should be at the top of every boardroom agenda says law firm Simpson Grierson. More >>

Better drone education and enforcement urgently needed

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 2:55 pm | Simpson Grierson

Law firm Simpson Grierson says education around drone regulations, effective enforcement and a review of rules for commercial drones are urgently required in the face of escalating use and high-profile incidents. More >>

Survey shows proposed employment law changes go too far

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 11:10 am | Simpson Grierson

A recent survey conducted by law firm Simpson Grierson found that most employers strongly believe the Employment Relations Act is working well in its current form and does not need a major overhaul. More >>

Green bonds only part of the solution

Friday, 16 March 2018, 4:12 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson partner Simon Vannini sees Auckland Council’s recent move to establish a green bond framework as positive but only part of the overall solution to fund new infrastructure. More >>

Making value capture financing work for NZ

Friday, 16 March 2018, 3:23 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is encouraged that the Government is open to moving beyond traditional funding sources and structures to pay for infrastructure projects – including consideration of value capture funding models. More >>

NZ capital markets – new direction needed

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:38 pm | Simpson Grierson

Just a single IPO and Xero’s decision to leave for the ASX were the biggest disappointments in a difficult year for the NZ capital markets in 2017, says Simpson Grierson. More >>

Innovative solutions required to finance new infrastructure

Friday, 2 March 2018, 10:25 am | Simpson Grierson

The convergence of affordability issues and heightened levels of demand for new infrastructure, has led to financing issues taking far greater significance in the delivery of new infrastructure projects, says Simpson Grierson. The law firm says that both at a ... More >>

Simpson Grierson's Jo Copeland takes home Gold Award

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:12 pm | Simpson Grierson

“Addressing the gender pay gap and inequity generally takes courage. It is time for us all to ask what the gap is in our organisations, speak up, ask your executive team what they are prepared to do to fix it and take action. We can so do this,” ... More >>

Simpson Grierson Launches SchoolSafe

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:12 am | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson has launched a simple, easy-to-use online health & safety management platform developed specifically for schools to improve greater health and safety compliance, Health & Safety Advisory Services Director Terry Johnson says. More >>

Simpson Grierson takes home Supreme Award

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:17 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is thrilled to have won three awards, including the Supreme Award at the White Camellia Awards last night at Government House, says Heather Ash, Partner and Head of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee. More >>

Law Firm Simpson Grierson Wins White Camellia Award

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:58 am | Simpson Grierson

Law firm Simpson Grierson took out the top award at the White Camellia Awards which were presented by the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House tonight. More >>

Employers Call for Overhaul of the Holidays Act

Monday, 4 September 2017, 3:48 pm | Simpson Grierson

In the lead up to this year's general election, Simpson Grierson has released a report that looks at what are the most significant issues facing our employer clients. More >>

Employers have right to know about criminal charges

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 10:17 am | Simpson Grierson

In ASG v Harlene Hayne, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Otago [1] , the Supreme Court has confirmed that an employer's interest in knowing about criminal charges faced by an employee may prevail over a suppression order, where there is a link ... More >>

Fairfax & NZME face difficult decision

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:16 pm | Simpson Grierson

While the Commission's determination to decline clearance and authorisation of the merger is of little surprise, seeing as it reflected the draft determination released last year, the question remains whether Fairfax/NZME will appeal that determination. More >>

Draft Employment Bill released for public consultation

Friday, 28 April 2017, 11:55 am | Simpson Grierson

On 20 April 2017, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released a copy of the draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill (Bill) for public consultation. More >>

What is the Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Bill?

Friday, 21 April 2017, 1:42 pm | Simpson Grierson

The Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Bill ( Bill ) was introduced in March this year to offer greater protection in employment to victims of domestic violence. The Bill is a member's bill, put forward by Jan Logie of the Greens. It passed its ... More >>

The pay equity deal – what will it mean for employers?

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 4:53 pm | Simpson Grierson

Yesterday, the Government announced that it has entered into a 'pay equity' settlement in relation to the government-funded service sectors of aged residential care, home support and disability services. More >>

Simpson Grierson launches Innovation Series

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:24 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson launches Innovation Series Simpson Grierson is delighted to introduce our 2017 Innovation Series, a programme of insightful, interactive and practical events with industry and legal experts, business transformation manager Caroline ... More >>

Senior public law specialist to join Simpson Grierson

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:47 am | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is pleased to announce the appointment of senior lawyer Sally McKechnie as a partner in its Wellington office. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL