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Legal Trends in tech that impact you

Thursday 9th October, 4:00pm

There’s plenty going on affecting all in ICT, ranging from B2B, B2C, IP, etc.  Especially big for ICT are the changes from June to the Fair Trading act around industry dealings for the big end of town to sales to consumers.  We’ll overview these and work through scenarios delegates choose.


About Michael Wigley

Michael is the principal of Wigley + Company. He started the firm in 1993 after being a partner at Phillips Fox and has experience at other firms in NZ and the UK.

In 2012, Chambers & Partners, the directory of leading lawyers, described Michael as "an IT and telecoms expert with a particular specialism in policy and regulatory advice. Peers describe him as 'a genuine industry expert'." The 2009 edition of Chambers noted he has been described as the "best TMT lobbyist in New Zealand".

Michael specialises in international and New Zealand IT, telecommunications, regulation/competition, public law/policy and procurement. His work extends well beyond pure legal issues to complex strategic policy and advice, often as part of coordinated activities.