Issue 481 | 13 July 2020
LexisNexis® News
LexisNexis ONDEMAND webinars are delivered by subject experts and accompanied by a short comprehension quiz. Our latest ONDEMAND webinars are as follows:

Guidance on the principles and practical issues associated with workplace disciplinary processes
and investigations.
Duration: 60 min

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The webinar looks at the recurring issues of fairness and reward that are commonly encountered during inheritance disputes and provides legal advisors, arbitrators and mediators with tools to advise and manage these when drafting or advising clients on wills, estates and succession. 
Duration: 60 min

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This webinar examines the ongoing challenges of knowing your customer and practicalities of ensuring appropriate customer due diligence in an increasingly digital world in order to meet AML/CFT requirements.
Duration: 60 min

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Applying for a court order to administer a deceased estate when a person dies without a will is often complicated. This webinar appraises the requirements for an application of intestacy; the selection of appropriate evidence in support of the application and the recognition of factors that affect entitlement.
Duration: 60 min

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The application process for Letters of Administration with the will annexed differs from probate applications and knowing what matters need to be considered and addressed and supported by evidence, or indeed omitted, when making an application, is not always clear. This webinar provides guidance on recognising the key requirements for the preparation of a valid will and the requirements for making an improperly executed will declared valid.
Duration: 60 min

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Did you know that our LexisNexis training webinars are complimentary and most are 
CPD compliant? 
Tuesday, 14th of July at 4pm

This session shows you how to browse and search your digital versions of key LexisNexis publications. We show you how to quickly find, highlight and annotate content for effective offline use of publications when you are out of the office.
Duration: 45 min

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Thursday, 16th of July at 4pm

This is an overview of LexisNexis employment publications, Mazengarbs and Personal Grievances, the Employment Law Bulletin, NZ Law Journal, Linxplus, Privacy Law and Practice, The Laws of New Zealand Employment titles, including the employment Practical Guidance modules. Use these publications and the Practical Guidance modules, compiled by expert practitioners in their field to enhance your research productivity. View the up-to-date contents, plus various tips for efficient research. Become familiar with constructing search terms and using simple filters, setting up alerts along with specific topic search alerts and folders.
Duration: 60 min

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Tuesday, 21st of July at 1pm

Lexis Draft is a legal drafting solution which contains legal proofreading, editorial review, research and analytical tools for accurate, consistent and efficient drafting. These tools will help reduce professional liability risks whilst improving your competitive advantage through increased productivity. This session uses real life sample drafting documents.
Duration: 60 min

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Tuesday, 21st of July at 3pm

This session will provide knowledge on the basic features and functionalities of Lexis Advance. Make use of the red search box for general searches and be able to filter and narrow your results. Get familiar in using the alerts, favourites. Utilise the different pods such as your history and publications and the availability of creating your own work folders to organise your research, documents and matter you are working on.
Duration: 45 min

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Friday, 24th of July at 10am

NZBA members—Improve your skills and save time researching with
Lexis Advance. In our Bar-focused training session, discover how to make the most of the big red search box, filter your search results, create links to your favourite publications, highlight and annotate content, create your own work folders to organise your research. Makes researching easy for you.
Duration: 60 min

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Tuesday, 28th of July at 1pm

This session will focus on how CaseBase and LexCite work on Lexis Advance. Both of these provide valuable insights into the material on Lexis Advance that relates to the primary law you are investigating. Learn how to access this information with ease, saving time and maximising research efficiency.
Duration: 60 min

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Thursday, 30th of July at 4pm

In this session, you’ll learn how to maximise your efficiency using Lexis Advance, allowing you more time for further legal research and activities. View the extensive legal resources you have on-line, how to filter search results, create links to your favourites publications, learn how to annotate and put leading content into your own work folders for easy access of research materials. We will discuss time saving methods on how to conduct searches to customize your publications pod and find favourites, ensuring that the platform is working for your research needs.
Duration: 60 min

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Unable to attend our webinars? For a whole host of additional learning material including videos and guides, click here to access the LexisNexis Knowledge Network.
Mazengarb's Employment Law

Service 253 is now available online.

This service includes various legislative updates and updates to commentary on the Employment Relations Act 2000, Minimum Wage Act 1983, Social Security Act 2018, Protected Disclosures Act 2000, Smokefree Environments Act 1990, Human Rights Act 1993, Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, Accident Compensation Act 2001 and Selected Topics.

Practical Guidance: Employment Law

Latest legal update
Thousands of NZ businesses must check wage underpayment
Family Law Service

Current developments
Family Court (Supporting Families in Court) Legislation Act 2020

This legislation reinstates legal representation in the early stages of Care of Children Act proceedings and allows legal aid for eligible parties from 1 July 2020.

Family Court (Emergency) Amendment Rules 2020

The Family Court (Emergency) Amendment Rules 2020 amended the Family Court Rules 2002, effective 5 June 2020. The purpose of these rules is to facilitate the continuation of Family Court business during the outbreak of COVID-19 or any other emergency.

Practical Guidance: Family

Latest legal updates
Ministry of Justice announces changes to legal aid in care of children proceedings

Blenheim law firm liable for giving negligent advice over placing relationship property into trust
Mark Henaghan & Bill Atkin

RRP*incl GST: $160.00
ISBN: 9780947514969 (book)
Publication date: March 2020
Intellectual Property Law

Service 89 – June 2020 is now available online.

The service includes updated annotated commentary on Part 1 of the Copyright Act 1994 and Part 5 of the Patents Act 2013. The service also contains an update to the “The Patents Act 2013: a History and an Overview” commentary and an updated Table of Cases.

Electronic Business and Technology Law

Service 41 – June 2020 is now available online.

This service features amendments to the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017, Copyright Act 1994, and Crimes Act 1961.
Alberto Costi (editor)

RRP*incl GST: $220.00
ISBN: 9781877511042 (book)
Publication date: March 2020
Maria Hook & Jack Wass

RRP*incl GST: $200.00 $180.00 (pre-order price)
ISBN: 9780947514112 (book)
Publication date: July 2020
[2020] 2 NZLR Part 2

The following cases are included in Part 2:

  • W (CA661/2018) v District Court at Wellington - [2020] 2 NZLR 153 - 12 March 2019
  • Brooks v R - [2020] 2 NZLR 161 - 3 July 2019
  • Attorney-General v J - [2020] 2 NZLR 176 - 16 October 2019
  • Nottingham v Ardern - [2020] 2 NZLR 197 - 23 April 2020
  • Solicitor-General v Farquhar - [2020] 2 NZLR 214 - 26 March 2019
  • Kiwi Party Inc v Attorney-General - [2020] 2 NZLR 224 - 24 March 2020
  • Christie v Foster - [2020] 2 NZLR 238 - 5 December 2019
  • Prince v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections - [2020] 2 NZLR 260 - 18 December 2019
  • T v New Zealand Police - [2020] 2 NZLR 270 - 18 December 2019
  • McNeish v McArthur - [2020] 2 NZLR 287 - 12 December 2019

[2020] 2 NZLR Part 3

The following cases are included in Part 3:

  • Regan v Brougham - [2020] 2 NZLR 298 - 2 September 2019
  • Zhang v Sealegs International Ltd - [2020] 2 NZLR 308 - 27 August 2019
Editor’s Notes

New Zealand Law Reports Editor Geoff McLay’s Editor’s Notes is a blog that provides readers with regular commentary on the cases we publish in the Reports. It is designed to not only let you know what is significant in terms of the doctrine in cases reported, but to also provide a flavour of how New Zealand judges are deciding important cases and reveal possible links between what seem like disparate decisions. Cases mentioned therein are linked to the reports on Lexis Advance.
Don McMorland

RRP*incl GST: $220.00
ISBN: 9781988546230
Publication date: June 2020
Derek Nolan (editor)

RRP*incl GST: $220.00 $198.00 (pre-order price)
ISBN: 9781988546247
Publication date: July 2020
Practical Guidance: Succession

Latest legal update
Holding a will does not entitle a lawyer to act as administrator of estate
Practical Guidance: Trusts

Latest legal updates
Worthless indemnity clauses in trust deeds are a problem for trustees

Proposed legislative changes to taxation of trusts when settlor of trust migrates to New Zealand
Matthew S R Palmer (general editor)

RRP*incl GST: $200.00
ISBN: 9780947514914 (book)
Publication date: May 2020
Disclaimer: This service is intended to provide a summary of information recently made available on the LexisNexis online legal platform. The contents of Summing Up do not purport to be professional advice on any particular matter. The publishers therefore accept no liability for any claim or other action that may arise from the use of the information provided in this publication.

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