Monthly Archives: May 2014

Selling and buying goods internationally

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 (‘CISG’) was the end result of a lengthy process towards unifying international trade law. The CISG became New Zealand law when the Sale of Goods (United Nations Convention) Act 1994 came into force on 1 October 1995, and as such New Zealand

By | May 15th, 2014|

Consumer Law Reform – what does it mean for you?

Consumer law is changing in New Zealand and some of the changes have already taken effect. In early December 2013, the long awaited Consumer Law Reform Bill went through its final reading in Parliament and  on  17  December  2013 was passed into law by way of six separate amendment Acts. The law reform has been

By | May 1st, 2014|