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No satisfactory answer to fate of KiwiSaver balances in a bankruptcy

  • Chapman Tripp
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The High Court has found that a bankrupt member's interest in a KiwiSaver scheme is available for distribution by the Official Assignee to creditors

Accounts receivable more than book debts - Court of Appeal

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 20 2013

Confirmation by the Court of Appeal that "accounts receivable" are more than just book debts and include other legally enforceable monetary

First big Australian PPSA decision consistent with New Zealand law

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 1 2013

The first significant decision under the Australian Personal Properties Securities Act 2009 has followed New Zealand and Canadian law. The case

Due process needed in insolvent transaction recovery

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
  • -
  • July 3 2013

Liquidators must seek a court order to recover an insolvent transaction - even where the creditor has not objected in time to a notice under section

Law Commission wants your comments on trading trusts

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
  • -
  • December 18 2012

Big changes are proposed to the use of trusts as trading enterprises by the Law Commission as part of its ongoing review into trust law

Court of Appeal reinforces PPSA lessons from Crafar receivership

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
  • -
  • November 9 2012

The lessons to be drawn from the Crafar receivership in relation to the Personal Properties Securities Act (PPSA) have now been distilled by the Court of Appeal, which has largely confirmed the High Court’s reasoning

PPSA priority set by date of registration, not perfection

  • Chapman Tripp
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • October 4 2012

The Court of Appeal has reversed the High Court’s decision in Healy Holmberg Trading Partnership v Grant on a PPSA issue it describes as being of “practical significance”

High Court clarifies PPSA priority race rules

  • Chapman Tripp
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • June 11 2012

It’s now official

Court confirms its broad power in voluntary administrations

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
  • -
  • May 24 2012

The High Court has confirmed its broad power to bypass the strict legislative requirements that otherwise govern voluntary administrations

PPSA section 95 creates dilemma for receivers, unless...

  • Chapman Tripp
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • March 26 2012

Making a payment to a creditor (in this case, the IRD) will in and of itself give that creditor priority over competing creditors