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International tax update- April 2016
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia, India, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

The United Kingdom (UK) Budget: was handed down on 16 March 2016. Some of the key measures announced include: a reduction in the corporation tax rate


Rent Reviews........What Can Tenants Do?
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • March 29 2016

Market rent reviews are often a source of disagreement between landlords and tenants as to the level of the reviewed rent. If you are a tenant and


Extent of lease obligations for remediation of contamination
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • March 22 2016

The Court of Appeal has held Mobil Oil NZ Ltd liable for the cost of remedying hydrocarbon contamination of land that it has occupied since 1925


Social housing transfers - another brick in the wall
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • February 23 2016

The Social Housing Reform (Transaction Mandate) Act, passed last week, is another brick in the wall of the government's evolving state house reform


Investment Properties Vulnerable to Relationship Property Claims
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • February 18 2016

Unlike the family home, investment properties are not inherently relationship property under the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 ("Act"). If an


First decision by Commissioners under new development contributions regime
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 9 2016

More than a year on from the amendments to the development contributions regime in the Local Government Act, (see our previous legal update for


New Tax Statement Forms Causing Confusion for both Practitioners and Clients Alike
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • December 15 2015

The questions contained in the new Tax Statements are causing confusion for both clients and conveyancing practitioners alike. The information


Classification of receipts as principal or interest
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 8 2015

The recent decision in CBRE Loan Servicing Limited v Gemini involved the classification, as either principal or interest, of rental payments, sale


National Policy Statement on Urban Development
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 3 2015

The Government has today called for public input on a prospective National Policy Statement (NPS) on Urban Development. It is intended that the NPS


RMA Reform Bill - busy with change but less than National wanted
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • November 26 2015

The 'phase two' RMA reforms, initially to have been passed in 2014, have now finally been introduced to Parliament as the Resource Legislation