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Indemnities and insurance for directors and employees
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • August 31 2017

Company directors and employees must be aware of their rights and the requirements that relate to companies indemnifying, and providing insurance for

Commercial eSpeaking - Summer 2017
  • James & Wells
  • New Zealand
  • January 31 2017

The new Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Amendment Act 2015 (CCCFA Amendment Act) which came into full effect in mid-2016 has tightened rules

FMCA relief for overseas issuers
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • July 1 2016

New class exemptions from the disclosure, governance and reporting requirements of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) have been approved

Going to Market - consumer law update - June 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 14 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more

D&O down under
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 18 2014

A December 2013 decision of the New Zealand Supreme Court fundamentally influenced the treatment of competing interests under directors' and

Directors and officers insurance checklist
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 29 2014

This document outlines a checklist of some of the key questions that directors and officers should ask about their D&O cover and the terms of their

BFSL 2007 Ltd v Steigrad 2013 NZSC 156
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • April 28 2014

On 23 December 2013, the Supreme Court delivered a controversial decision on the operation of s 9 of the Law Reform Act 1936 on costs-inclusive

Supreme Court overturns Steigrad decision on directors' defence costs
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • February 17 2014

The Supreme Court released its decision at the end of last year in the Steigrad litigation, ruling that third party claimants do have a statutory

Director's insurance - Supreme Court decides against company directors
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • January 21 2014

Directors routinely ensure that they have D&O insurance to protect them and pay for their defence costs if they are personally sued. However, the

Supreme Court overturns Steigrad decision on directors' defence costs
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • December 23 2013

Christmas came early for investors in failed finance company Bridgecorp, in the form of a Supreme Court ruling that Bridgecorp's claim to insurance