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Significant Increase In GDPR Fines And Data Breach Notifications - Survey By DLA Piper

Friday, 21 January 2022, 11:18 am | DLA Piper

Significant increase in GDPR fines and data breach notifications - survey by DLA Piper More >>

DLA Piper Sets Science-based Target To Halve All Emissions By 2030

Monday, 4 October 2021, 1:42 pm | DLA Piper

1 October 2021 – DLA Piper International LLP has set a science-based target (SBT) to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 2019/20 pre-pandemic levels. Approved by the Science Based Target initiative, the target spans DLA Piper’s entire ... More >>

DLA Partner Selected To 'Top Diverse Board-Ready Directors List 2021'

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 1:27 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper Partner and Board member, Laura Scampion, has been selected for the inaugural Superdiversity Institute and the Ministry for Ethnic Communities 'Top Diverse Board-Ready Directors List 2021’. Over 300 applications were considered for the List with only ... More >>

James Fletcher joins DLA Piper as NZ Chief Operating Officer

Monday, 13 September 2021, 11:17 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper in New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of James Fletcher as NZ Chief Operating Officer with effect from 1 October 2021. In making the announcement Country Managing Partner, Martin Wiseman says, "James is a leader for the times, ... More >>

DLA Piper's Market-leading Parental Leave Policy

Monday, 9 August 2021, 12:18 pm | DLA Piper

Global law firm DLA Piper has been ahead of the curve on inclusiveness policies for some time. Now DLA Piper in New Zealand are leading the private practice legal sector again with their new parental leave policy. The new policy takes large strides ... More >>

DLA Piper Auckland Office Fitout By Jasmax Wins Architecture Award

Monday, 31 May 2021, 10:35 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper's Auckland office fitout by Jasmax has been named in the 2021 Auckland Architecture Awards, winning an award for Interior Architecture. The global law firm's new flagship premises in Commercial Bay were designed to embody its values of approachability ... More >>

DLA Piper Strengthens Banking & Finance Offering In New Zealand With New Partner Hire

Monday, 5 April 2021, 4:00 pm | DLA Piper

Global law firm DLA Piper announces the appointment of new Auckland based partner, Rachel Brown. Rachel is a specialist banking and finance lawyer and joins Michael Thompson and Katie Carson. Rachel was recognised as a 'rising star' earlier this ... More >>

DLA Piper Advises Accel-KKR And Seequent On The Sale Of Seequent Group

Friday, 2 April 2021, 4:39 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has advised Accel-KKR and its portfolio company, Seequent Holdings Limited on the sale of Seequent Holdings Limited to Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY) for ~NZD 1.46 billion (USD 1.05 billion). Seequent, head-quartered in Christchurch, ... More >>

New AI Technology By DLA Piper Helps To Detect Cartel Activity

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 8:42 am | DLA Piper

Global law firm DLA Piper announces the launch of Aiscension, a ground-breaking AI-enabled service designed to find cartel risks within corporations. Aiscension revolutionises risk detection by combining DLA Piper’s legal know-how with cutting-edge AI technology ... More >>

Global Regulators Taking A Hard-line Approach To Data Protection, Finds Law Firm DLA Piper

Monday, 25 January 2021, 4:48 pm | DLA Piper

We are only just into 2021 but already privacy and cybersecurity are back on the radar as essential issues facing New Zealand businesses, with the high-profile data breach affecting the Reserve Bank. A DLA Piper global survey makes sobering reading: ... More >>

Capital Shift For DLA Piper

Monday, 18 January 2021, 12:46 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has moved its Wellington office into new waterfront premises in the Deloitte building. DLA Piper's New Zealand Country Managing Partner, Martin Wiseman, says “Our move in Wellington is another exciting step in our firm's ongoing pursuit ... More >>

DLA Piper Partner With The Prince’s Trust New Zealand To Launch Head Start

Monday, 21 December 2020, 10:56 am | DLA Piper

21 December 2020 – Global law firm DLA Piper have launched Head Start in New Zealand, a global social mobility initiative that improves access to and increases diversity within the legal profession. The Head Start programme supports talented young people ... More >>

DLA Piper And Aldersgate DLS Launch TOKO

Friday, 6 November 2020, 9:34 am | DLA Piper

Global law firm DLA Piper in collaboration with Aldersgate DLS (Digital Ledger Solutions), has launched TOKO, a unique tokenisation engine and vital component in the digital asset ecosystem. Developed with Aldersgate DLS, TOKO provides smart contract functionality ... More >>

DLA Piper Assists Happy Valley Nutrition To Secure Overseas Investment Office Consent

Monday, 2 November 2020, 3:34 pm | DLA Piper

Global law firm DLA Piper has assisted premium dairy product manufacturer Happy Valley Nutrition Limited (ASX:HVM) to secure Overseas Investment Office (OIO) consent for the freehold acquisition of over 300 hectares of sensitive land at Otorohanga, ... More >>

DLA Piper Advises Discovery Inc. On Its Acquisition Of MediaWorks TV

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9:34 am | DLA Piper

17 September 2020 – Global law firm DLA Piper has advised media giant Discovery Inc. on its agreement to purchase MediaWorks' TV business, comprising of: free-to-air channels, Three, Bravo, Three+1, Bravo+1, The Edge TV and The Breeze TV; streaming ... More >>

DLA Piper Boasts Four Young Private Practice Lawyer Of The Year Finalists At NZ Law Awards

Monday, 14 September 2020, 4:13 pm | DLA Piper

14 September 2020 – Global Law Firm DLA Piper has four senior lawyers named as finalists in the 2020 New Zealand Law Awards for the Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year category. Finalists for this category are selected based on the quantity, ... More >>

DLA Piper Moves To The PwC Tower At Commercial Bay

Monday, 7 September 2020, 10:36 am | DLA Piper

 Global law firm DLA Piper is moving its Auckland office to new premises in the PwC Tower in Commercial Bay on 7 September 2020. DLA Piper's New Zealand Country Managing Partner, Martin Wiseman, says “I’m incredibly excited to be shifting ... More >>

DLA Piper Appoints Three New Partners

Friday, 28 August 2020, 4:23 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has promoted three new partners, Emma Moran, Nick Valentine and David Johnston. Nick Valentine has extensive experience in, and is regularly quoted on, technology transactions and data protection/cybersecurity advisory work. He has a More >>

DLA Piper And LCM Collaborate With New Third-party Funder For DLA Piper Clients

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 8:58 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has entered into a non-exclusive arrangement with publicly listed disputes financier Litigation Capital Management (LCM), and a newly formed litigation funder, Aldersgate Funding Limited to offer clients of DLA Piper access to £150m for funding ... More >>

DLA Piper Recognised In NZ Lawyer's 2020 Employer Of Choice List

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 12:50 pm | DLA Piper

22 July 2020 – DLA Piper is delighted to be included in NZ Lawyer's 2020 Employer of Choice list . The list showcases New Zealand legal employers that are leading the way with policies and initiatives that engage their people. Key areas include ... More >>