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Fun and Games of Interactive Gaming: Legal Issues to Consider Part 1

Filed under: Entertainment

Interactive gaming is big business; the budgets and revenue rival that of films and TV programmes. This area of entertainment involves an interesting and...

Fun and Games of Interactive Gaming: Financing and Distribution Part 2

Filed under: Entertainment

Games are interactive and addictive, and so there is little surprise that gaming is the fastest growing sector of the entertainment industry. This area...

When is a charity not a charity?

Filed under: Charity Law

A recent high profile case, where a well-known charity was removed from the Charities Register for failing to file its annual return, highlights the need...

Development Agreements for Producers – This Option or That?

Filed under: Contract Law, Entertainment

When producing a film or TV programme, it is important that the production company has the necessary rights to do so. This starts in the development stage...

The new government and potential changes to the Study to Work pathway

Filed under: Employment Law, Immigration, Education

How will the recently changed government in New Zealand affect international students? Changes in immigration policy may impact on the Study to Work pathway....

Requesting information from a school

Filed under: Education

Who can access a school's information? Lawyer, Alan Knowsely from Rainey Collins Lawyers, outlines the legal position covering who can, who can't and the...

Charities and Political Advocacy

Filed under: Charity Law

To be registered as a charity an organisation must be charitable. That seems self-evident but what is charitable is not so clear.

What can schools do about bullying?

Filed under: Human Rights, Education

Bullying is still a common occurrence within the New Zealand school system, despite many powerful and prominent anti-bullying campaigns. Fortunately, there...

Establishing a Charitable Entity

Filed under: Charity Law

A charitable entity is an entity which has been established principally for charitable purposes and registered under the Charities Act 2005. Find out ...

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