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FinTech regulation in Australia - lessons for New Zealand?
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • October 4 2016

Australia is initiating a range of policy initiatives to encourage the development of the fast growing FinTech sector. We look at those elements of


Directors' duties: Centro case on approval of financial statements
  • Bell Gully
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • July 8 2011

A recent Australian court decision about the duties of directors of listed companies when considering the company's financial statements raises some important issues for New Zealand boards


Have you duly undertaken due diligence?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • October 31 2014

A recent decision in the High Court of New Zealand, Houghton v Saunders 2014 NZHC 2229 , may provide helpful guidance to directors of Australian


ASX moves to reduce compliance cost of dual listing
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 13 2015

The amendments will allow companies listed on the NZX Main Board to be recognised as ASX Foreign Exempt entities, with the effect that the NZX Main


ASX Consultation Paper: facilitating dual listings by New Zealand companies updating ASX’s Foreign Exempt Listing rules
  • Gadens
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • March 25 2015

On 11 March 2015 ASX released a consultation paper in relation to better facilitating listings on ASX by companies listed on the NZX Main Board


Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 12 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more


New Zealand Mergers and Acquisitions: Trends and insights - March 2017
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • March 2 2017

In this publication we look back at New Zealand's mergers and acquisitions activity in 2016 and identify likely trends for the year ahead. Optimism


New companies search app for smartphones
  • Bell Gully
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • September 26 2013

The Companies Office has partnered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to develop a new smartphone app "NZAUConnect"


Asia Region Funds Passport joint consultation paper issued by Singapore, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Philippines and Thailand
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
  • April 28 2014

A joint consultation paper ("Consultation Paper") on the rules and operation of the Asia Region Funds Passport ("Passport") has been issued by


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, USA, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to