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The dangers of playing fast and loose when trading carbon credits, rare earth metals and coloured diamonds
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • December 13 2016

The English High Court in Re Caledonian Ltd considered whether the business practices of two companies justified the winding up of these companies on


Former directors found to be in breach of their duties
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 29 2016

In CGES Limited (in liquidation and receivership) v Kelly 2016 NZHC 1465, the liquidator of CGES Limited brought claims against the former directors


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


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


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 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