Publications

We produce a range of articles, legal publications and resources on a wide range of legal subjects and hot topics critical to our clients needs. These include briefings on key legal issues, newsletters on practice areas and industry developments via the below headings.
Residents' Associations fall under the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 changes. The new Act looks to modernise and regulate the law relating to incorporated societies, which will have a big impact on all existing incorporated societies, particularly Residents' Associations. Three key More »
On this page you can find information and resources regarding the changes to the Incorporated Societies Act 2022. Our experts Partner Scott Moran and Senior Associate Louisa Joblin have provided some key information and steps needed to action the changes that all Incorporated Societies in New More »
The Charities Amendment Bill (Bill)—that amends the Charities Act 2005 to modernise the legislation for the purpose of increasing transparency for the public, improving access to justice services, and reducing the burden on smaller charities—was introduced on 21 September 2022 and had More »
When does the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (2022 Act) come into force? The 2022 Act received royal assent on 5 April 2022 and came into force on 6 April 2022. However, some regulations under the Act need to be developed before societies can reregister under the new regime. It is anticipated that More »
Submissions on the Department of Internal Affairs’ Modernising the Charities Act 2005 Discussion Document ( Discussion Document ) close on 31 May 2019. One of the four main risks for established charities identified in our article last month is the spotlight on the commercial activities of More »
‘What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments but woven into the lives of others.’ Pericles - elected Strategos of Athens, 494-429 BCE These words were said by Pericles during his leadership of Athens, when his city was left in ruins after the devastating More »
If you are thinking about establishing a charitable trust to promote a cause that you support, it’s important to start with the fundamentals. You will need to consider: Why you want to set up a charitable trust; Who or what the Trust is going to benefit; What activities the Trust is likely to More »