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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


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


Previous convictions no issue for liquidator
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 30 2016

Mr Kamal was appointed as liquidator of two companies of which the Commissioner of Inland Revenue (CIR) was a creditor. The CIR applied to the High


Director's security set aside
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 30 2016

In Petterson v Browne 2016 NZCA 189 a liquidator successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal and obtained orders under sections 295 and 299 of the


Directors' remuneration held to be reasonable
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 30 2016

The Court of Appeal in Madsen-Ries v Petera considered the reasonableness of directors' remuneration in circumstances when a company is in a dire


Directors' remuneration post-insolvency
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • June 2 2016

Directors do not need to consider creditors' interests when determining the fairness of their own remuneration, even after the company has become


Directors in breach not always liable
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • May 27 2016

A director is not absolutely liable for all losses suffered by a company on his or her watch. So the Court of Appeal has ruled in a recent


Can you sell your customer database?
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • March 11 2016

After failing to sell Dick Smith as a going concern, receivers Ferrier Hodgson are now trying to sell the company's New Zealand and Australian assets


No evidence of agency relationship between administrator and secured party
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 8 2015

Mr Pala and Mr Luthera were directors of Shanton, a large retailer of women's clothing in New Zealand. BTC Group Limited (BTC) was in the business of


Statements to liquidator under oath have immunity High Court
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • September 22 2015

If asked to provide information to a liquidator, the safest course may be to provide it under oath under section 261 of the Companies Act 1993