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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


A brave new world for financial disputes
  • Buddle Findlay
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 8 2015

The United Kingdom recently established a new, specialist, financial disputes list under Part 63A of its Civil Procedure Rules. The financial list is


English Court grants relief to Argentina bondholders
  • Buddle Findlay
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2015

The recent case of Knighthead Master Fund is another that arises out of payment defaults by the Republic of Argentina (see our June 2014 update for


Property law investment issues under the Financial Markets Conduct Act
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • January 13 2014

New Zealand financial markets will be affected during 2014 by the phased implementation of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act). This


Reporting for duty: a financial reporting regime for the 21st century
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 11 2013

New Zealand finally has a new financial reporting regime that will replace the clunky Financial Reporting Act 1993 (FRA 1993). Despite numerous


Playing to the crowd: Crowd funding under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA)
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 11 2013

Growth companies in New Zealand are set to receive some additional options for raising capital with the implementation of new rules for crowd


Changes to NZX main boarddebt market Listing Rules
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 11 2013

On 8 November 2013, the NZX notified the market of amendments to the NZSXNZDX Listing Rules (Rules). These Rules, dated 30 October 2013, will come


A safer option? - Y Combinator's alternative to convertible notes
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2013

Last week, Y Combinator announced an alternative to convertible notes for early stage funding of their investee companies, dubbed "SAFE" ("Simple


Business law reform legal update - November 2013
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • November 29 2013

The Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMC Act), and its associated regulations, will replace the Securities Act, Securities Markets Act, and other