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Earthquakes and Floods - business consequences - Online CPD

NZ $179.00
Jonathan Scragg 2017 Aaron Sherriff 2017
Jonathan Scragg
Partner, Duncan Cotterill
Aaron Sherriff
Partner, Duncan Cotterill

Package includes:

Online CPD Module  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $149 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $179 - Non-members

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Online CPD Module

Presentation time: 90 minutes

Currently, many businesses will be working through issues caused by the most recent earthquakes, as well as the flooding has affected New Zealand recently. As a practitioner are you alert to the key issues to consider when you client contacts you following a natural disaster?

This module will give you an overview of the legal issues that may arise for your clients in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster.

Topics covered will include:

  • Interaction with Local Authorities
  • Employer’s responsibilities and health and safety issues
  • Insurance issues
  • Business access and business interruption issues
  • Landlord and tenant issues
  • Purchaser/vendor issues.

Learning objectives

After this module you will:

  • Have a general awareness of the key issues following a natural disaster.
  • Know where to find further information regards these issues.
  • Understand the relevant legal authorities, and guidelines to assist in alleviating client concerns.

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Booklet (booklet title: Natural Disasters - business issues)

Authors:  Jonathan Scragg, Aaron Sherriff
Published: 13 June 2017
Pages: 42
Electronic booklet can be downloaded from My CPD > My Online CPD after purchase.


Businesses are now aware, more than ever, of the devastating effects a natural disaster can have on business operations and ongoing business success. Many businesses will be
working through issues caused during what has been an extraordinary period of natural
disasters and severe weather related events – be they earthquakes, floods and even fires.
This webinar focuses on some of the key issues businesses (and their legal advisers) are
likely to need to consider in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster.

Topics covered in the webinar include:
  • interaction with local authorities;
  • employer’s responsibilities and health and safety issues,
  • insurance issues,
  • business access and business interruption issues,
  • landlord/tenant issues, and
  • purchaser/vendor issues.

The webinar is intended to alert practitioners to the key issues that may arise for clients
following a natural disaster, and to provide a summary of where to look for further

PowerPoint Presentation

These are the slides included in the presentation.

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