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By Ross Pennington
Chapman Tripp won NZ Law Firm of the Year for the second year in a row - awarded from extensive polling and market feedback.
By Michael Arthur, Michael Harper, Daniel Kalderimis, Hamish Foote
Law Commission is asking whether reform is needed to achieve a fairer balance between the rights of creditors vs partners.
By Michael Arthur, Michael Harper, Natan Karon, Hamish Foote
Liquidators cannot examine directors to obtain private financial information to judge their worth as prospective defendants.
By Daniel Kalderimis
NZ courts must now apply the law of the jurisdiction in which the events constituting the tort occurred (with some exceptions).
By Tim Tubman, Bill Sandston, Simon Peart
The rules for overseas investing into rural land and forest land have been tightened, and further changes are expected.
By Tim Williams, Penny Sheerin, Bradley Kidd
New exemptions in NZ permit digitalised financial advice to retail clients under certain conditions.
By Michael Arthur, Michael Harper, Daniel Kalderimis, Hamish Foote
Despite uncertainty, the Insolvency Practitioners Bill has been picked up by the new government, but could be amended.
By Daniel Kalderimis, Hamish Foote, Kate Yesberg, Tracey Epps
It is likely that the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership will be finalised and signed in early 2018.
By Rachel Dunne, Roger Wallis, Geof Shirtcliffe, Josh Blackmore, Alister McDonald, Fiona Bennett
NZX should be commended for the more proactive approach it is taking in publishing these useful resources for issuers.
By Marie Wisker, Geoff Carter, Garth Gallaway
This article looks closely at the detail and timing of the changes that can be expected from the new Labour government.
By Catherine Somerville, Paula Brosnahan, Jo Appleyard, Luke Hinchey, Ben Williams
The key amendments relate to resource consenting and continue a trend of reducing public participation in the processes.
By Michael Arthur, Michael Harper, Hamish Foote, Edward Scorgie, John McKay, Brian Clayton
This WA decision may have overturned the hitherto accepted view that set-off remains effective against a receiver.
By Tim Williams, Penny Sheerin, Bradley Kidd, Mike Woodbury, Sanna Boow, Emma Harding, Phoebe Gibbons, Brendon Orr
Financial service providers wanting to go on the FSPR will need to provide more than mere administrative services in NZ.
By Rachel Dunne, Roger Wallis, Geof Shirtcliffe, Josh Blackmore, Alister McDonald, Fiona Bennett
All listed issuers and other interested parties are encouraged to engage in the consultation process of this NZX review.
By Bevan Miles, Graeme Olding, Andy Nicholls, Frank McLaughlin
Tax is a top issue this campaign, featuring strongly in the leadership debates, and is a major point of difference.
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