The case of the selfish shareholders
The case of the selfish shareholders
04 September 2018 | By  Joshua Woo
The case of the selfish shareholders
The case of the selfish shareholders
04 September 2018 | By  Joshua Woo
How (not) to draft an indemnity clause
How (not) to draft an indemnity clause
02 August 2017 | By  Lowndes Jordan  | Joshua Woo
Changes to Commerce Act 1986 seek to enhance competition
Changes to Commerce Act 1986 seek to enhance competition
05 July 2017 | By  Lowndes Jordan  | Tom Pasley
Limited partnerships become popular
Limited partnerships become popular
20 February 2017 | By  Abbey James
A flexible and convenient option, limited partnerships are an increasingly popular business structure for venture capital and private equity firms looking to enter the New Zealand market.
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When does a director “live in New Zealand”?
When does a director “live in New Zealand”?
20 September 2016 | By  Luke Balmforth
ince 1 May 2015, the Companies Act 1993 has required that at least one director of each New Zealand company “live in New Zealand” or “live in an enforcement country and be a director of a company that is registered … in that enforcement country”
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Parent company liable for debt of subsidiary company in liquidation
Parent company liable for debt of subsidiary company in liquidation
28 September 2015 | By  Luke Balmforth
If you are a director of a company in a corporate group, a recent High Court decision should serve as a timely reminder of the need to preserve each company’s separate legal identity within the group.
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Supreme Court decision on Voidable Transaction Defence
Supreme Court decision on Voidable Transaction Defence
05 March 2015 | By  Karl Stolberger  | Rachael Cederwall
The Supreme Court of New Zealand has recently released a decision giving clarity to the operation of the voidable transaction provisions within the Companies Act 1993.
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The devil’s in the details: validity of financing statements
The devil’s in the details: validity of financing statements
11 December 2013 | By  Rachael Cederwall  | 
In a recent decision, Polymers International Ltd v Toon [2013] NZHC 1897, the High Court held that, when registering a financing statement against a debtor company on the Personal Property Securities Register, the omission of the company number from the financing statement was seriously misleading...
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New Zealand Business Numbers
New Zealand Business Numbers
10 December 2013 | By  Valerie Rey
All companies currently registered in New Zealand have now been assigned a New Zealand Business Number (NZBN)...
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