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Building law reform – risk and liability proposals
These proposals are found in the Building System Legislative Reform: Discussion Paper (Part Four: Risk and Liability).
New Zealand
10 Jun 2019
Insurance contracts and conduct of financial institutions review – MBIE Options Papers released
Article discusses key changes being considered after MBIE review of insurance contract law.
New Zealand
21 May 2019
Insurance fraud – recovery of exemplary damages - UK case
There seems no reason why NZ courts would not take a similar approach to the United Kingdom for serious insurance fraud.
New Zealand
12 Oct 2018
Statutory demand set aside on appeal
A High Court judgment and a statutory demand for outstanding claims for landscaping work on a development were set aside.
New Zealand
30 Apr 2018
No liquidation where debt disputed
The case is a reminder that a liquidation order will be dismissed when there are grounds to believe a debt is disputed.
New Zealand
30 Apr 2018
Know what you are getting into – personal guarantees carry risk
The takeaway point from this case - care must be taken in providing a personal guarantee when involved in a business.
New Zealand
30 Apr 2018
Interim liquidation order made on Pickwick basis
The respondent to the ex parte application was invited to appear without the need to file written submissions.
New Zealand
30 Apr 2018
Insolvency update - April 2018
These cases discuss liquidation orders on a Pickwick basis, personal guarantees, disputed debt and statutory demands.
New Zealand
21 Apr 2018
Insolvency update - voidable transactions and payments made by third parties
The decision applies the voidable transaction regime to payments made by third parties on behalf of a debtor company.
New Zealand
31 Oct 2017
Arbitration of trust disputes: a new frontier
The Arbitration Amendment Bill 2017 alleviates uncertainty and brings trust disputes clearly under the ambit of the Act.
New Zealand
20 Jun 2017
Proposed changes to voidable transactions: feedback sought
The Government's Insolvency Working Group has this week issued its second report.
New Zealand
21 May 2017
Debtor delays – strategic considerations on debtor appeal
If the debtor decides to appeal your money judgment, in most cases you should continue to take enforcement steps.
New Zealand
11 May 2017
The rule against self-dealing for trustees
Trustees must not, with very limited exceptions, place themselves in a position in which duty and interest conflict.
New Zealand
14 Sep 2015
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