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What standing does a bankrupt beneficiary have to request and receive information about a trust?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • New Zealand
  • July 6 2016

In Erceg v Erceg the New Zealand Court of Appeal ruled on the standing of bankrupt beneficiaries to bring claims against trustees. In addition, the


Asia Region Funds Passport will facilitate the cross-border offering of managed funds
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Asia-Pacific, New Zealand
  • July 4 2016

The Asia Region Funds Passport will provide a multilaterally agreed framework for offering high quality regulated managed funds across participating


New Zealand Court consider the scope of legal advice privilege as between beneficiary and trustee
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • New Zealand
  • May 31 2016

In Burgess v Monk 2016 NZHC 527, the New Zealand High Court has held that the principle that, in matters relating to the administration of a trust


Residential land withholding tax from 1 July
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 16 2016

After 1 July, many New Zealand companies, partnerships and trusts with an overseas connection will be subject to residential land withholding tax


Supreme Court leaves door open to trust-busting litigation
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • April 20 2016

The Supreme Court has ruled that some family trust structures will be ineffective in protecting assets from claims by former partners and


Trusts - Where are we now?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

In this, the final of our thought leadership papers for the Bermuda conference, we reflect upon the current political and judicial environment for


Creditors and jurisdiction - choose wisely
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Cook Islands, Hong Kong, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2016

The use of trusts for asset protection purposes is well established and - in principle - not improper. However, recent history has seen increasing


Transcontinental trusts conference
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Bermuda, Jersey, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • February 24 2016

When we came together at Herbert Smith Freehills to plan the next 12 months for our contentious trusts practice earlier this year, it became apparent


Trustees take note: FATCA and the family trust
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand, USA
  • December 15 2015

FATCA (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) came into force in July 2014. It is far-reaching and may impose a compliance burden on The trustees of


Attempted stay of $25m Court order dismissed
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 14 2015

Mr Kidd issued proceedings in the High Court alleging that Mr van Heeren had misappropriated funds from an equal partnership the two had operated out