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The importance of registering your security interest, particularly in Australia
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • March 31 2016

In March 2013, four portable gas turbines worth about AU$50m had been leased to Forge Group Power Pty Ltd (Forge) by GE International Inc (GE) as


Bell Group appeal: issues for directors and creditors
  • Bell Gully
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • November 5 2012

In the latest episode in one of Australia's most complex and lengthy commercial disputes, the Western Australia Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal by a syndicate of banks (the Banks) from a decision in favour of the liquidators of the Bell Group (the Group


Voidable transactions in New Zealand - where to from here?
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • March 29 2016

The majority expressly noted that, had they not felt bound by the Supreme Court's interpretation, they would have agreed with the minority and


Order in the land of indefeasible mortgages has been restored
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • April 26 2012

In a decision released in September 2011, the High Court ruled that a mortgagee cannot exercise its power of sale under the mortgage if the Family Court has subsequently made an interim occupation order under the Property (Relationships) Act


Recent GST cases address commissioner's priority to GST in insolvency and criteria for deregistration
  • Russell McVeagh
  • New Zealand
  • May 31 2012

Those statements from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal should be refreshing reading for tax advisors


Bankruptcy: canvassing other creditors not disqualifying conduct
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 17 2010

Bank B sought adjudication in bankruptcy of F


Court rejects 'halfway house' on security for costs
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 14 2015

In Erwood v Official Assignee 2015 NZCA 478 an application was made to review a decision declining to dispense with security for costs. The


Setting aside transactions: the good faith defence
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • December 13 2013

In Madsen-Ries v Rapid Construction Ltd 2013 NZCA 489, the Court of Appeal considered an appeal concerning a liquidator's attempt to have a


Consultation paper on insurance solvency standards
  • Russell McVeagh
  • New Zealand
  • February 13 2013

The Reserve Bank has published a consultation paper on insurance solvency standards: the quality of capital and regulatory treatment of financial


The bankrupt forgives, but will the official assignee forget?
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • March 30 2012

Official Assignee v Mayers and Ors concerns the common practice of forgiveness of debt owed by a family trust and the consequences of such a gifting programme in the event of the bankruptcy of the lender