Corporate & Commercial

July 2014

FYI

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FYI: Corporate Advisory – Changes imminent for companies and limited partnerships

30 Jun 2014

The Companies and Limited Partnerships Bill has passed its third reading in Parliament and will soon come into effect, bringing with it some major changes to certain aspects to New Zealand's company law.

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FYI: Environment, Energy & Natural Resources – "Getting ahead of the game" - comments on the final fracking report

10 Jun 2014

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) released her final report on hydraulic fracturing (aka "fracking") and regulation of the onshore oil and gas industry on 4 June 2014...

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FYI: Banking & Finance – Lenders Beware! Significant changes for consumer credit contracts and guarantees

29 May 2014

Lenders are facing significant and broad-ranging changes following Parliament’s passing of the third reading of the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Amendment Bill on 27 May 2014. Following royal assent, the changes will become law...

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FYI: Corporate Advisory – How will your employee share scheme fit under the new regime?

15 May 2014

The regime governing employee share schemes has recently changed under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013...

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