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FSR Regulatory Update: Government sets FSLAA commencement date and releases new disclosure regulations

New Zealand - July 24 2020 The new Financial Markets Conduct (Regulated Financial Advice Disclosure) Amendment Regulations 2020 were passed in late June 2020 (the Disclosure...

Jan Etwell, Rebecca Green, Lara Wood.

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (UK)

United Kingdom - June 11 2020 In our April newsletter, we noted that the UK Government had announced proposed changes to insolvency laws. On 20 May 2020, the Corporate Insolvency...

Jan Etwell, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Peter Niven, Myles O'Brien, Matthew Triggs, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Maddie Harris, Scott Barker, David Perry, Willie Palmer.

Administrators adopt employment contracts during COVID-19 outbreak

New Zealand, United Kingdom - June 11 2020 The English Court of Appeal in Re Debenhams Retail Ltd 2020 EWCA Civ 600 recently considered the inter-relationship between the UK Government's...

Jan Etwell, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Peter Niven, Myles O'Brien, Matthew Triggs, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Maddie Harris, Scott Barker, David Perry, Willie Palmer.

Administrators relieved of personal liability for rent during COVID-19 pandemic

New Zealand - June 11 2020 The Federal Court of Australia in Strawbridge (Administrator), in the matter of CBCH Group Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (No 2) 2020 FCA 472...

Jan Etwell, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Peter Niven, Myles O'Brien, Matthew Triggs, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Maddie Harris, Scott Barker, David Perry, Willie Palmer.

Guiding principles in relation to the appointment of liquidators

New Zealand, Australia - June 11 2020 The Federal Court of Australia in Frisken, in the matter of Avant Garde Investments Pty Ltd v Cheema 2020 FCA 98 has considered a dispute between a...

Jan Etwell, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Peter Niven, Myles O'Brien, Matthew Triggs, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Maddie Harris, Scott Barker, David Perry, Willie Palmer.