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Company held liable for executives' A$147m fraud: ASIC v King 2016 QSC 109
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, USA
  • December 15 2016

One of the major regulatory trends to have emerged from the global financial crisis has been a worldwide focus on corporate liability for the actions


International battle against corruption: What does this mean for business in China?
  • Buddle Findlay
  • China, New Zealand
  • December 15 2016

New Zealand has strengthened its commitment to combat bribery following the London Anti-Corruption Summit. In May 2016, Police Minister, Hon Judith


Balancing the receivers' receipt
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 15 2016

In Financial Markets Authority v PTT Limited (in receivership) 2016 NZHC 692 the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) suspected that Mr Steven


Legal update on regulatory and investigations - December 2016
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2016

All in all, the headache is far from over for Tesco. In the interim, it has released the following statement: "We note the decision of the SFO to


The end is nigh but has it all been worth it?
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 12 2016

As the period for transitioning to the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (the FMC Act) draws to an end, attention will turn to whether the aims of


Regulating New Zealand's financial market infrastructures
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 11 2016

Approximately NZ$35 billion flows through New Zealand's retail and wholesale payment systems each day. To put this into context, New Zealand's GDP


Scheme trumps the traditional Code offer
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 1 2016

Readers following NZX listed companies would have noticed that two recent takeovers have involved the use of a court approved scheme of arrangement


Stripping an administrator of his appointment
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

In Australian Securities & Investment Commission v Planet Platinum Ltd 2016 VSC 120, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC


Exemption for wholesale investors
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 10 2016

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has released an exemption notice for certain offers of unsubordinated debt securities using the $750,000


No change in attitude means no change in advice
  • Buddle Findlay
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2015

The English High Court recently heard a case concerning the duties upon banks and financial advisers when they are advising customers to make