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Cavell Leitch
A recent Australian court case tested the application of the unfair contract terms regime to small business contracts.
Duncan Cotterill
The bill will clarify and modernise the law, and place obligations on trustees to disclose information to beneficiaries.
Gryphon Management Consultants
Behavioural governance and the Third Team and why they are the future of governance for high performing organisations. .
Gryphon Management Consultants
Corrupt corporate behaviour is caused by poor corporate governance and is not stopped by regulations and fines. .
Gryphon Management Consultants
For world class governance, the NZRFU needs to diversify its board. .
Gryphon Management Consultants
Organisations are lead by 3 teams being the board, the executive and thirdly, a merger of the board and the executive. .
Gryphon Management Consultants
Discusses issues that arise for companies when a person sits as director on too many boards.
Gryphon Management Consultants
Discussion of factors that lead to doping scandals and steps to prevent them including selection of appropriate directors. .
Pinsent Masons LLP
Businesses that issue tokens and cryptocurrencies in return for investment in New Zealand will be considered to be issuing securities, the country's Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has said.
Cavell Leitch
Difficult requirements and significant FMCA penalties can discourage organisations from planning a public capital raise.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Act does not change the substance of existing law, but signals an intention to revise and modernise NZ legislation.
Chapman Tripp
The governance code comparison table has been updated to reflect the recent rewrite of the NZX Corporate Governance Code.
Chapman Tripp
Trust law is hard to get right because of the need for flexibility.
Duncan Cotterill
The Act comes into force on 1 September 2017, with an increasing shift towards user-friendly and modernised legislation.
Chapman Tripp
The new regulations will reduce the need for listed companies to distribute notices in relation to their annual reports.
Chapman Tripp
Listed companies in New Zealand should consider improving the timeliness and focus of their annual shareholder meetings.
Chapman Tripp
The NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has sought feedback on whether a DIN should be introduced.
Chapman Tripp
A personalised DIN could be useful, as long as directors can choose not to have their residential address made public.
Chapman Tripp
The effect of these cases underscores the importance of ensuring that contracts accurately reflect allocation of risk.
Chapman Tripp
This report includes details such as statistics on board composition, size, frequency of meetings and length of service.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
Businesses that issue tokens and cryptocurrencies in return for investment in New Zealand will be considered to be issuing securities, the country's Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has said.
Duncan Cotterill
The Act comes into force on 1 September 2017, with an increasing shift towards user-friendly and modernised legislation.
Duncan Cotterill
We discuss some of the risks and challenges posed by smart contracts, blockchain and DLT.
Chapman Tripp
The effect of these cases underscores the importance of ensuring that contracts accurately reflect allocation of risk.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Act does not change the substance of existing law, but signals an intention to revise and modernise NZ legislation.
Chapman Tripp
Well-governed and managed NZ companies will flourish despite proactive regulatory scrutiny and intervention in 2017.
Chapman Tripp
The directors did not need to consider the creditors' interests when determining the fairness of their own remuneration.
Duncan Cotterill
Online marketplaces or auction sites, such as Ebay and Trade Me, see millions of transactions every year.
Chapman Tripp
Trust law is hard to get right because of the need for flexibility.
Chapman Tripp
Listed companies in New Zealand should consider improving the timeliness and focus of their annual shareholder meetings.
Duncan Cotterill
If you are considering a crowd funding or small offer strategy, here is an overview of the things you need to consider.
Duncan Cotterill
The 7-Eleven case in Australia made international headlines in relation to the exploitation of workers by franchisees.
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