A more activist shareholder culture, more boardroom diversity, more intense accountability and enhanced disclosure requirements are among the themes identified by Chapman Tripp.
Well-governed and managed companies will continue to flourish despite increasingly proactive regulatory scrutiny and intervention in 2017.
Continued growth in the Māori economy off the back of what has been a tumultuous Treaty settlement process is one of the trends identified by Chapman Tripp.
Chapman Tripp has launched its technology and innovation business, Zeren.
New Zealand exporters need to maintain a dialogue with Government in a time of flux, Chapman Tripp says.
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