Corporate Reporter - Issue No. 38

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Authors: Glenn Joblin and Torrin Crowther

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to Issue No. 38 of Corporate Reporter, Bell Gully's regular round-up of corporate and general commercial matters, designed to keep you informed on regulatory developments, legislation a​nd cases of interest.​​​​​​​


Items in this issue include:

  • Corporate governance reporting requirements for NZX listed issuers under review;

  • An exposure draft of a new Incorporated Societies Bill has been released for consultation;

  • Changes to organised crime and anti-corruption legislation passed;

  • Overseas case law provides guidance for New Zealand courts on liquidated damages clauses and the meaning of “officer” in health and safety legislation;

  • The Registrar of Companies provides advice on the new resident director requirement;

  • Final provisions of the Financial Markets Conduct Act in force from 1 December 2015 for operators of financial product markets; and

  • The latest media releases from the New Zealand Commerce Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

​​Corporate Reporter - 17 November 2015​​​


Disclaimer

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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