The Lombard decision: more important lessons for directors
The High Court has again found that the directors of a failed finance company are guilty of breaches of the Securities Act.
Partnership dissolution: when do partners' obligations end?
A recent Court of Appeal decision sets out the general principles that apply to partners who don't have a formal agreement governing the dissolution of their partnership.
Guarantee continues after guarantor's death
The Court of Appeal has clarified that a guarantee of a lease runs for the duration of the lease, and is not extinguished by the death of the guarantor.
Commerce Commission urges lower-tier lenders to get up to speed with consumer laws
An Auckland-based finance company and its director were fined a total of $55,475 in the Auckland District Court for what was termed "deplorable business practices which took advantage of vulnerable borrowers".
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