Overseas person looking to invest in New Zealand? - Talk to us about OIO consentForeign investment in New Zealand is governed by the Overseas Investment Act 2005 and the Overseas Investment Regulations 2005.
If a transaction requires OIO consent, investors must submit an application to the OIO. There are many criteria and requirements for submitting an application to the OIO. Quality legal advice from an experienced specialist is crucial to ensure an application is processed in a cost effective and timely manner.
Our overseas investment advice specialists work closely with a barrister who previously worked at the OIO and advised New Zealand Ministers on how to decide applications. Our specialists can provide strategic and practical advice about the OIO process and prepare a high quality application to ensure a smooth process.