Doing Business in New Zealand: a guide

Monday 1 July 2019

​​​​​​​​​​In ​​​response to demand from overseas investors and their professional advisers for information about investing in and trading with ​New Zealand, Bell Gully has produced a guide to doing business in New Zealand.​ The guide sets out the law as at 1 July 2019 unless otherwise indicated.​​

​​​The guide provides an overview of issues for the overseas investor to consider including legislation and regulation covering areas such as immigration, employment, tax and competition (antitrust). It also looks at the requirements for starting a business in New Zealand.

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This publication is necessarily brief and general in nature. You should seek professional advice before taking any action in relation to the matters dealt with in this publication.

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