Business Information

2 Mar 2018

The new Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism laws

Anti-money laundering has recently been in the spotlight in New Zealand with the Ministry of Justice estimating that almost NZ$1.35 billion from fraud and illegal drugs is laundered through ordinary New Zealand businesses each year...

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2 Jun 2017

Default Interest

Default interest is a higher interest rate which is payable if a party to an agreement fails to fulfil an obligation to the other party... Read more
7 Dec 2016

'Best' v 'Reasonable' Endeavours

What does it all mean? Despite these terms being commonly used in contracts, their precise meaning is actually uncertain. Read more
3 Jun 2016

Possible issues with selling shares in a private company

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This article discusses the effect the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMA) may have on selling shares

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25 Jun 2015

Unfair contract terms

The unfair contract term reforms in the Fair Trading Act 1986 (Act), which came into force in March 2015

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12 Dec 2013

Protect your position as a supplier

What can you do to ensure you get paid?
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17 Oct 2013

What would your business do without you?

Why are Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney so vitaly important for the small business owner?
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4 July 2013

Protect your business with contracts

Would you rather invest your time and money in your business, or in costly legal disputes? 

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