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.

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The aim of a director is, for the most part, to maximise the financial position of a company for the benefit of its shareholders. However, the Companies Act 1993 sets out a number of duties that directors must also adhere to. These directors’ duties are an important aspect of company law. More »
The Government has proposed that ‘build-to-rent’ investors will get an exemption from the interest deductibility limitation rules provided they meet certain conditions. The current interest limitation rules were introduced by the Government in March 2021. To ensure continued investment More »
From 16 September until 8 October 2022, New Zealanders will head to the polls to cast their votes at the 2022 Local Elections. The key difference this year is local elections will no longer include District Health Board elections, with these having been replaced by Health New Zealand. In the lead More »
Cloud computing offers significant benefits to businesses and organisations in terms of scalability, availability, and cost. However, entities that store information in the cloud still have responsibilities for that information under the Privacy Act 2020. A business or organisation that stores More »
Duncan Cotterill is the sponsor of the Most Innovative Hi-Tech Software Solution category at the 2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards . Our sponsor video was broadcast at the Awards event in Wellington on Friday 5 August 2022. As a full-service law firm, we can support our technology clients with employment, More »
Key points: The healthcare sector remains an attractive investment option in challenging economic times. Healthcare providers are increasingly looking at M&A opportunities in light of the competitive landscape, funding and cost pressures and vendor retirements. The digitisation of the patient More »
New legislation which is set to bring fair treatment of consumers who are purchasing financial products and services passed its final reading. The law introduces a requirement for certain financial institutions such as banks, insurers, and non-bank deposit takers to gain a licence from the 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 »
The Government has announced new financial support measures for businesses affected by Omicron. New targeted COVID Support Payment Top up loan available under the Small Business Cashflow Loans Scheme Flexibility on tax payment dates and terms extended by Inland Revenue New COVID Support Payment More »

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