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Under what circumstances should you form a trust?
Some of the common purposes of a trust, and the structures which can be utilised, will be discussed in this article.
New Zealand
22 Jun 2019
Mainzeal directors liable for reckless trading - what could this mean for other directors?
This Mainzeal decision should be carefully considered by anyone currently holding or contemplating a directorship.
New Zealand
12 Apr 2019
The Mainzeal collapse and what could have been done differently
Article focuses on actions of directors, analysis of their actions in the context of their duties & their subsequent liability.
New Zealand
6 Mar 2019
Directors and officers (D&O) insurance and criminal conduct
One of the main benefits of D&O insurance is the cover for defence costs in civil, criminal and regulatory proceedings.
New Zealand
3 Sep 2018
To govern or not to govern – why is it important? - the role of corporate governance
Many directors and business owners see corporate governance as secondary to the day to day operations of the company.
New Zealand
11 Apr 2018
Successful succession planning for SMEs
The article provides guidance for directors assisting owners, managers and shareholders with succession planning in SMEs.
New Zealand
7 Nov 2016
The Health and Safety at Work Act - Prosecution of directors and officers
A director, partner or officer can be charged independently of the person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU).
New Zealand
1 Apr 2016
Directors and officers - What are your health and safety obligations under the HSW Act?
An officer must personally exercise due diligence to ensure that the PCBU complies with its HSW duties and obligations.
New Zealand
21 Jan 2016
Holding company responsible for liabilities of subsidiary
Directors and boards should be actively turning their minds to the implications of this decision to pool the companies.
New Zealand
8 May 2015
Conviction of Easy Rider owner provides timely reminder of director duties
This case illustrates the trend towards greater director liability in companies involved in health and safety breaches.
New Zealand
22 May 2014
Conviction provides timely reminder of director duties
When eight people died when the vessel sank, the sole director of the company which owned the vessel was convicted.
New Zealand
30 Mar 2014
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