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Articles

  • The Tax Working Group: recommendations coming soon
    Thursday, 07 March 2019

    The Tax Working Group: recommendations coming soon

    The Tax Working Group (TWG), established by the government to consider the future of tax in New Zealand, intends publishing its recommendations very soon.

  • Electronic signatures – uses and risks
    Thursday, 28 February 2019

    Electronic signatures – uses and risks

    With the rise of technology, it is usually easier and faster for an agreement or terms to be accepted electronically, as opposed to the traditional signing of a physical document. ...

  • Directors have personal liability for company debt in liquidation
    Thursday, 21 February 2019

    Directors have personal liability for company debt in liquidation

    A recent decision in the Court of Appeal has made a director liable for almost $500,000 of company debt due to the company’s failure to keep adequate accounting records. The ...

  • Potpourri of employment law changes ahead
    Thursday, 14 February 2019

    Potpourri of employment law changes ahead

    Monday, 6 May 2019 is D-day Last year saw many changes in the employment law sphere, with the Labour-led government delivering on promises of reform in this area. Of particular ...

  • Construction industry and its retentions scheme
    Thursday, 07 February 2019

    Construction industry and its retentions scheme

    High Court provides useful guidance for subcontractors The collapse last year of Ebert Construction Limited took many in the construction industry by surprise, particularly its ...

  • Forest Practice Guides launched
    Thursday, 31 January 2019

    Forest Practice Guides launched

    The Forest Owners Association has launched a series of 28 Forest Practice Guides which contain a set of nationally-applied rules and conditions for plantation forestry. A joint ...