Corporate

The events of 2020: another reminder that foundation documents matter for your business
Not many people would say that 2020 has been a smooth run. For business owners, this has meant they have had to re-assess strategic goals, pivot in their delivery...
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Debut homes: a warning for directors of financially distressed businesses
The very recent and eagerly waited Supreme Court decision of Debut Homes Limited (in...
A clear warning for directors of financially distressed businesses
The recent and significant Supreme Court decision of Debut Homes Limited (in liquidation) v...
Charities: keeping an eye on your charitable purpose
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal has again brought a focus to...
Directors’ fees and benefits – it’s all about fairness
When authorising directors’ fees or other benefits such as salaries or loans, the Board...
Privacy update: COVID-19 and contact tracing
Today, 24 August 2020, the Prime Minister announced that the current Alert Level restrictions...
More support for business under the government’s BFG scheme
The Minister of Finance yesterday announced a number of changes to the Business Finance...
Privacy alert: COVID-19 contact tracing
At 11:59am Wednesday 12 August 2020 the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3...
A proposed overhaul of the ‘.nz’ domain system
Last month, InternetNZ, which administers the .nz domain name system, released an Options Report,...
Consumer data right – have your say
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking feedback on a discussion document...
Schrems II – EU-US cross border data transfers
On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its...
Algorithm charter – a world first!
The New Zealand Government has released its Algorithm Charter for Aotearoa New Zealand (Charter)....
Opportunistic but not unlawful: when minority shareholders leverage their position for a bigger piece of the pie
The Court of Appeal has recently found that it was opportunistic, but not unlawful,...
Privacy Law seminars – Your world is changing
Parliament has now passed the Privacy Act 2020 and there will be a number...
Unenforceable penalty or protecting a legitimate interest?
Now is a good time to review any damages clauses contained in your commercial...
Are you ready for the new Financial Services legislation?
On 25 June 2020 the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released...
Online entrepreneurs: legal tips for your e-commerce business
Ever evolving technology solutions designed to connect businesses to a global customer base mean...
Overseas Investment Act changes come into force
Lane Neave’s Corporate team published an article on our website on 18 May 2020...
New privacy laws come into force in December
New privacy laws are now set to come into force on 1 December 2020...
50 Shades of Green: classification and disclosure requirements for green bonds
As we enter into a post COVID-19 New Zealand, alternative investment options may begin...