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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 >>

GOOOOAL! DLA Piper Advises On Successful FIFA Women’s World Cup Bid

Friday, 10 July 2020, 11:01 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand is thrilled to announce its role in the best kind of own goal - the successful trans-Tasman AsOne bid to secure co-hosting of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. DLA Piper worked alongside the Auckland Council Legal Services Team to ... More >>

DLA Piper Provides Asia Pacific Support To GirlBoss Edge

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 11:09 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has partnered with GirlBoss Edge to support New Zealand's next generation of young female leaders with an interest in Law, Policy and Government. As some countries and businesses emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic in better shape than others, global ... More >>

The Stark Reality: Keep It Simple, Disclose

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 2:18 pm | DLA Piper

The NZX has issued extra guidance for listed companies during the Covid-19 crisis. The obligation ‘to disclose material information promptly and without delay’ is always in the forefront of directors’ minds, to ensure that there is no information ... More >>

DLA Piper Lawyers Included In The Best Lawyers In New Zealand 2021 Edition

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 3:22 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper is delighted to announce the inclusion of eleven of our lawyer's in the Best Lawyers in New Zealand 2021 Edition Awards. Now in its 12th edition, the Best Lawyers in New Zealand awards are based entirely on peer review. This peer-review ... More >>

The Devil In The Detail Of Debt Hibernation

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 4:57 pm | DLA Piper

The Government is moving to safeguard businesses from insolvency with 'safe harbour' legislation for directors’ liabilities and a business debt hibernation regime. Practically, the business debt hibernation regime will see company directors seeking ... More >>

Potential Traps For Businesses In Government Bailout?

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:06 pm | DLA Piper

I want to start with applause for the Government’s wage subsidy; it’s a great lifeline for business and employees, 580,000 of them at last count. But a package designed to ease anxiety itself contains anxieties. The provisions need clarity. ... More >>

Watch Yourself Online During Lockdown, Because Others Are Watching You More

Friday, 3 April 2020, 3:54 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper’s NZ cybersecurity lead, Nick Valentine says keep your guard up. It’s a sad fact of human nature that just as we’re all pulling together to defeat this coronavirus, others are waging war against us online. Sophisticated hackers smell ... More >>

NZ Lawyer Names Five DLA Piper Lawyers In Their Search For Rising Stars

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 3:14 pm | DLA Piper

Special Counsel Nick Valentine and Senior Associates Sam Wilson, Sophie Hudson, Shane Swinerd and Matthew Booth have been named as Rising Stars in the inaugural NZ Lawyer Rising Stars list for 2020. The NZ Lawyer Rising Stars list showcases young ... More >>

DLA Piper assists new style of investment into NZ

Friday, 6 December 2019, 8:34 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has acted for Implemented Investment Solutions Limited (IIS) in the launch of three PIE funds as part of the Hobson Wealth Investment Funds Scheme. Hobson Wealth is well-known to New Zealanders as a leading private wealth advisory team; IIS is ... More >>

DLA Piper advises Seequent on acquisition of GEOSLOPE

Monday, 11 November 2019, 1:28 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has advised Accel-KKR and its portfolio company, Seequent Limited (“Seequent”), in connection with its acquisition of GEOSLOPE International Ltd. (“GEOSLOPE”), a Canadian-based company that creates integrated, geotechnical analysis software. More >>

DLA Piper celebrates 100 years of supporting women in law

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 8:21 am | DLA Piper

Since the 1990s, more women than men have been graduating in law, but the profession has dragged the chain in accommodating women in senior roles. That is changing, which is something to celebrate. We are delighted to have the Right Honourable Dame Helen ... More >>

DLA Piper helps establish Koura

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:50 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has acted for Kōura from inception, finessing its licensing as a managed investment scheme manager and obtaining an authorisation to provide robo-advice. DLA Piper also advised on the actual launch of the Kōura KiwiSaver vehicle. More >>

Booster Boosted

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 8:26 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper is pleased to have advised Booster on the listing of its Private Land and Property Fund (PLPF) on the main board of the NZX. More >>

DLA Piper advises Foodstuffs on its acquisition of Lee Fish

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:16 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper is delighted to have advised Foodstuffs North Island Limited on its acquisition of the business and assets of Leigh Fisheries Limited and Leigh Bait Limited. More >>