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New NZX code gives significant boost to shareholder rights
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 10 2017

The updated NZX Corporate Governance Code, released this morning, has gathered strength as it went through the process. It significantly advances


New rules on company creditor compromises
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • March 9 2017

Two High Court decisions setting aside creditors' compromises give new guidance on the parameters of Part 14 of the Companies Act 1993


FMA releases final conduct guide
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • February 8 2017

As we outlined in our earlier Brief Counsel, the Guide sets out what the FMA will focus on when determining whether financial service providers


NZX governance review significant step forward
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • September 2 2016

The NZX review of its Corporate Governance Code, now in the final stages of what has been a meticulous process, is shaping up as a big event. NZX


Thumbs up for NZX corporate governance review
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 31 2016

The reform directions indicated in the consultation paper on the review of the NZX Corporate Governance Code represent a significant step forward


Appeal court keeps parent company on the hook
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 17 2016

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Steel & Tube Holdings Limited (STH) against the legal basis and quantum of a $750,000 judgment based


Court defines what it means to live in New Zealand
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2016

Since 2015 the Companies Act has required that a company registered in New Zealand must have at least one resident director. The Registrar of


Significant decision on Part 15A voluntary administration
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 9 2016

The High Court has issued its first major decision under Part 15A of the Companies Act, rejecting a multi-faceted challenge by Cargill International


FMA on governance reporting - could do better
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 8 2016

The Financial Markets Authority's (FMA) survey of corporate governance disclosure shows room for improvement - particularly in relation to listed


Governance reporting - could do better
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 5 2016

Listed companies need to be more transparent about remuneration policies, Chapman Tripp says. The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) sampling of