Corporate

Safe harbours for directors’ duties & debt hibernation regime during COVID-19
On 3 April 2020 the New Zealand Government announced that they are introducing changes to the Companies Act 1993 (Act) in order to help provide relief to both individuals...
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The impact of COVID-19 on your funding arrangements
Accessing funding during COVID-19 As the extent of the economic impacts of COVID-19 continues...
Supporting you through COVID-19
Lane Neave is a proud Service Provider affiliate of the Regional Business Partner Network...
Leading through uncertainty
At a time of crisis, the leaders of a business need to take action...
We can get through this together
The potential impact of COVID-19 is constantly evolving as case numbers in New Zealand...
Coronavirus’ impact on New Zealand business
The number of infections and fatalities arising from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to...
Rising from the ashes: what is a phoenix company?
If a company is failing or in financial trouble and feels it has more...
Lane Neave advises Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific on $150m acquisition of CSG Limited
Leading national law firm, Lane Neave has advised Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific on the...
Higher FMA levies on the way, but relief for unlisted Code companies
Proposed increases to Financial Markets Authority levies Financial service providers are facing significant increases...
Hotel price-comparison website ‘Trivago’ found to have misled consumers
Price-comparison and booking websites are increasingly attracting the attention of competition and consumer law...
Is your business ready to take on the new decade?
It is the new year and the end of a decade. Whether you are...
Are your standard contract terms fair?
In October 2019, the Government announced its plan to strengthen the existing unfair contract...
Investing in a limited partnership? Some legal points to consider
With over 2,500 reportedly registered in New Zealand, limited partnerships have proven to be...
Farm Debt Mediation Bill Enacted
The Farm Debt Mediation Bill (No 2) passed into law on 13 December 2019...
Alert: Government releases algorithm charter and examines artificial intelligence regulation
On 4 November 2019 the Department of Internal Affairs announced a new project, ‘Re-imagining...
Key protections when buying the assets of an insolvent business
The government has recently announced proposed changes to insolvency law to better protect consumers...
Climate related financial disclosures – submissions sought
Company annual reports may soon feature a mandatory section on climate change, if recent...
Banking and finance: CCCFA and FSLAA Update
Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill On 11 November 2019, the Finance and Expenditure Committee...
Zero Carbon Act – a starter for ten
The second week of November saw Parliament pass the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon)...
Lane Neave launches book – “One man’s story of a legal firm”
Lane Neave celebrated 150 years in 2018 and the book “One man’s story of...