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How much should you pay your regulator? Have your say on MED's proposed fee scale

New Zealand, USA - June 21 2011 The Ministry of Economic Development (MED) has released a discussion document on the fees and levies to fund the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), External Reporting Board, Companies Office and Insolvency and Trustee Service.

John Holland, Geof Shirtcliffe

All care, all responsibility - duties of an alternate director

New Zealand - April 8 2013 Alternate directors are already quite widely used in New Zealand and may become even more popular when the New Zealand resident director requirements…

Alister McDonald, Geof Shirtcliffe

Directors' backsides exposed if "noses in, fingers out" becomes "hands off, eyes shut"

Australia, New Zealand - March 9 2012 Recent cases in Australia and New Zealand involving directors’ obligations sound a warning for any directors who think the difference between “governance” and “management” means that “directors don’t do detail”.

John Holland, Geof Shirtcliffe

Directors' backsides exposed if "noses in, fingers out" becomes "hands off, eyes shut"

Australia, New Zealand - August 10 2011 Recent cases in Australia and New Zealand involving directors’ obligations sound a warning for any directors who think the difference between “governance” and “management” means that “directors don’t do detail”.

John Holland, Geof Shirtcliffe

"Landmark" Australian case finds the buck stops with the board

Australia, New Zealand - June 28 2011 The Australian Federal Court yesterday issued what the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has described as a “landmark decision” which highlights the dangers of boards uncritically relying on management, or the auditors.

John Holland, Geof Shirtcliffe