What all advisers dealing with building businesses need to know
The building sector is the fifth largest sector in the New Zealand economy, and a $30 billion plus industry. It is also a sector dominated by small businesses, with 87% of business in the sector having 9 or fewer workers.
If you advise SME businesses in New Zealand, you are likely to advise businesses in the building sector.
Construction law is a complex mix of common law, and industry-specific statutes which impose mandatory requirements for certain contracts and even terms of trade for this industry.
This webinar will cover the fundamentals of building law that advisers need to know, including:
Attendees will learn:
As construction law has a particular focus on enabling cash flow, this course will be of interest to accountancy practitioners as well as general legal practitioners. It will be valuable to all persons who advise construction businesses. It assumes an understanding of legal concepts, but is set at an introductory level and assumes no prior experience of construction law.
9 May 2017
Karen Overend, Principal, Overend & Associates
1.5 CPD hours