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Government officials warn well-resourced property owners, resident associations and developers may use covenants to limit intensification; Say 'further intervention' could be considered
1st Nov 21, 4:06pm
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Government officials warn well-resourced property owners, resident associations and developers may use covenants to limit intensification; Say 'further intervention' could be considered
Parties seeking to sell or issue shares should be emboldened by the fact that doing so will now be far less likely to result in the forfeiture of prior year tax losses
5th Jul 21, 4:24pm
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Parties seeking to sell or issue shares should be emboldened by the fact that doing so will now be far less likely to result in the forfeiture of prior year tax losses
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
5th May 21, 8:03am
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
A recent Supreme Court decision will change the nature and impact of class actions in New Zealand, with consequences for consumers, investors, corporates, litigation funders and insurers
3rd Dec 20, 8:06am
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A recent Supreme Court decision will change the nature and impact of class actions in New Zealand, with consequences for consumers, investors, corporates, litigation funders and insurers
Top courts confuse with starkly differing positions, leaving directors with personal liabilities over issues even judges can't agree on. "Perfectly sensible business decisions" tossed in favour of legal niceties and after-the-fact perspectives
26th Oct 20, 9:31am
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Top courts confuse with starkly differing positions, leaving directors with personal liabilities over issues even judges can't agree on. "Perfectly sensible business decisions" tossed in favour of legal niceties and after-the-fact perspectives
Bell Gully's Simon Watt and Kate Redgewell say mandatory climate-risk reporting for the financial sector will be a relatively big shift for a number of organisations
29th Sep 20, 11:41am
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Bell Gully's Simon Watt and Kate Redgewell say mandatory climate-risk reporting for the financial sector will be a relatively big shift for a number of organisations
Bell Gully poses the question of whether NZ will follow Australian move to ease responsible lending rules as Morgan Stanley assesses the impact of the move on the parents of NZ's big four banks
29th Sep 20, 9:37am
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Bell Gully poses the question of whether NZ will follow Australian move to ease responsible lending rules as Morgan Stanley assesses the impact of the move on the parents of NZ's big four banks
From the latest court ruling, businesses are advised to review their standard-form contractual terms to ensure they are fair and transparently presented; and front-foot the upcoming expansion of the UCT regime to some B2B contracts
25th Nov 19, 10:24am
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From the latest court ruling, businesses are advised to review their standard-form contractual terms to ensure they are fair and transparently presented; and front-foot the upcoming expansion of the UCT regime to some B2B contracts
Bell Gully's Richard Massey and Timothy Shiels summarise the extensive additional changes proposed to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act by Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee
15th Nov 19, 9:22am
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Bell Gully's Richard Massey and Timothy Shiels summarise the extensive additional changes proposed to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act by Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee
Changes to the Commerce Act to address anti-competitive behaviour could be one step closer as MBIE prepares policy advice for the Government
28th Oct 19, 9:08am
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Changes to the Commerce Act to address anti-competitive behaviour could be one step closer as MBIE prepares policy advice for the Government
Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers features a high-level fair treatment standard across all retail customer related parts of their business
26th Sep 19, 9:38am
Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers features a high-level fair treatment standard across all retail customer related parts of their business
Bell Gully's Richard Massey takes a look at what ASIC's loss in a landmark responsible lending case against Westpac means for New Zealand lenders
19th Aug 19, 9:49am
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Bell Gully's Richard Massey takes a look at what ASIC's loss in a landmark responsible lending case against Westpac means for New Zealand lenders
Bell Gully's David Craig details how a new bill gives regulators sweeping crisis management powers over financial market infrastructures deemed to be systemically important, mirroring powers the RBNZ has over banks
5th Aug 19, 11:37am
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Bell Gully's David Craig details how a new bill gives regulators sweeping crisis management powers over financial market infrastructures deemed to be systemically important, mirroring powers the RBNZ has over banks
Will a new digital services tax backfire? Is it an 'ugly tax' that will bite some local companies hard, despite being aimed at tax-avoiding FAANGS? Should we worry about potential US retaliation? LawNews investigates
29th Jul 19, 11:56am
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Will a new digital services tax backfire? Is it an 'ugly tax' that will bite some local companies hard, despite being aimed at tax-avoiding FAANGS? Should we worry about potential US retaliation? LawNews investigates
The enforcement of e-commerce terms and conditions have not been tested in New Zealand courts yet. Can firms bind online customers with such terms, and how will 'fairness' standards apply?
9th Jul 19, 10:07am
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The enforcement of e-commerce terms and conditions have not been tested in New Zealand courts yet. Can firms bind online customers with such terms, and how will 'fairness' standards apply?
The Law Commission dusts off a review of class actions and litigation funding after getting a green light from Minister of Justice Andrew Little to resume stalled project
29th Jun 19, 10:02am
The Law Commission dusts off a review of class actions and litigation funding after getting a green light from Minister of Justice Andrew Little to resume stalled project
Bell Gully says New Zealand business needs to accept the growing impact of climate change 
26th Feb 19, 1:00am
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Bell Gully says New Zealand business needs to accept the growing impact of climate change 
Company with a website where access is by invitation only, that claims to both manage US$11 bln of oil & gas assets & have expertise in blockchain technology, eyes NZX IPO
1st May 18, 9:46am
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Company with a website where access is by invitation only, that claims to both manage US$11 bln of oil & gas assets & have expertise in blockchain technology, eyes NZX IPO
Bell Gully calls for a more proactive attitude to open banking from the Government, ponders how it could legislate for open banking if required to
23rd Feb 18, 5:02am
Bell Gully calls for a more proactive attitude to open banking from the Government, ponders how it could legislate for open banking if required to
Is Harmoney merely an intermediary or is it really a creditor? Here's a look at the key issues in the P2P lender's fees court case brought by the Commerce Commission
1st Sep 17, 3:23pm
Is Harmoney merely an intermediary or is it really a creditor? Here's a look at the key issues in the P2P lender's fees court case brought by the Commerce Commission
Helpful clarifications seen by law firm in Commerce Commission's finalised Consumer Credit Fees Guidelines
6th Jul 17, 9:55am
Helpful clarifications seen by law firm in Commerce Commission's finalised Consumer Credit Fees Guidelines
Chapman Tripp, Bell Gully call for a single anti-money laundering supervisor similar to AUSTRAC in Australia
1st Nov 16, 5:02am
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Chapman Tripp, Bell Gully call for a single anti-money laundering supervisor similar to AUSTRAC in Australia
ANZ and Fair Play on Fees settle bank exception fees litigation with bank not admitting liability, no mention of payout for bank customers
5th Oct 16, 2:11pm
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ANZ and Fair Play on Fees settle bank exception fees litigation with bank not admitting liability, no mention of payout for bank customers
Rarely used land tax rule could catch gains from sales of land rezoned in the Unitary Plan
30th Jul 16, 5:02am
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Rarely used land tax rule could catch gains from sales of land rezoned in the Unitary Plan
Chinese investor challenges NZ to stop treating foreign investors as 'privileged'; Calls for OIO to be revamped; Experts question whether Govt has public support to make changes
10th Nov 15, 10:55am
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Chinese investor challenges NZ to stop treating foreign investors as 'privileged'; Calls for OIO to be revamped; Experts question whether Govt has public support to make changes