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First big Australian PPSA decision consistent with New Zealand law
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • 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
  • 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


Construction contract creates a security interest
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 14 2013

A High Court decision arising out of the Mainzeal receivership confirms that a construction contract can create a security interest in goods. But


10 years of the Personal Property Securities Act in NZ: lessons and trends
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • February 28 2013

The priority of security interests in personal property has, in New Zealand, been governed by the Personal Property Securities Act 1999 since it came


The Supremes' greatest hits
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • January 22 2013

For those with an appreciation of classic music from the 1960s, the Supremes were the outstanding vocal group on the Tamla Motown label. For those


Law Commission wants your comments on trading trusts
  • Chapman Tripp
  • 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
  • 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
  • New Zealand
  • May 24 2012

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