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Counter-signing of Valuation Reports

19/10/2017

This article is to address the counter-signing of valuation reports prepared by an unregistered valuer for a “third party”.

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Professional Indemnity Insurance Relief for Wet Building Liability

16/08/2017

There have been many recent litigation cases using a shotgun approach to issues with wet buildings and weathertightness.

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NZIS GOOD BUSINESS PRACTICE

28/06/2017

The LPMS Claims Committee has recently experienced a disturbing incidence of déjà vu. It appears that some members consider that small jobs do not require any formal Conditions of Engagement.

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The New World Order of Cyber Threats

14/06/2017

The WanaCry and Adylkuzz incidents highlight what is becoming almost an everyday occurrence. Cyber risk mitigation strategies utilising tailored insurance policies are now a must for prudent organisations.

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CYBER LIABILITY INSURANCE

24/05/2017

No doubt you were all holding your breath when you went to work on Monday morning, hoping that the computer system that you left on Friday was still working as...

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International Valuation Standards (IVS) 2017

06/04/2017

Members would be aware of the new IVS standards which are to become effective as of 1 July 2017.

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40th Anniversary for LPMS

22/03/2017

Consulting Surveyors New Zealand was constituted as a division within NZIS on 10 December 1973. This resulted from a series of meetings of interested parties over the proceeding couple of...

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Statutory Liability - Part of your Business Insurance

06/09/2016

On 4 April 2016 the Health and Safety at Work Act came into force. There has been much discussion regarding the potential implications for Consultants working in the Land Development...

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Continuity of Indemnity in Professional Indemnity Insurance and Companion Liability Insurance Policies

22/08/2016

Professionals in NZ purchase Professional Indemnity and other Companion Liability Insurance Policies to minimise the financial impact of claims that may be made against them and their businesses.

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What To Do in the Event of a Professional Indemnity Insurance Claim

18/08/2016

No matter how well you run your business, there is a good chance that at some stage one or more of your clients will claim you have made an error...

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