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Whew - big sigh of relief from Penrose384818/01/2018 11:00:00 a.m.The finding by NZX Regulation that Fletcher Building Ltd (FBU) was not in breach of its continuous disclosure obligations in the management of last year’s two earnings downgrades would have been greeted with sighs of relief in the company’s Penrose headquarters.20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.The finding by NZX Regulation that Fletcher Building Ltd (FBU) was not in breach of its continuous disclosure obligations in the management of last year’s two earnings downgrades 151htmlFalseaspx
Strong mandate for change from NZX listing rule consultation384115/01/2018 11:00:00 a.m.NZX has a strong mandate for change in the response to its listing rule review, with approximately 70 submissions received.20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.NZX has a strong mandate for change in the response to its listing rule review, with approximately 70 submissions received The submissions released by NZX this morning in response 607htmlFalseaspx
Payment on principle under principal's bond 378620/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.A recent High Court decision has reinforced the need for principals, bond issuers and contractors to be careful with the wording used in on demand bonds.20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.A recent High Court decision has reinforced the need for principals, bond issuers and contractors to be careful with the wording used in on demand bonds CCB refused to pay on the 124htmlFalseaspx
Bribery is an offence – even if there is no attempt to influence 390013/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.The Court of Appeal has confirmed that bribing a public official is an offence, even if there is no specific intent to influence the official’s decision-making. A corrupt payment, of itself, shows impropriety.20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.The Court of Appeal has confirmed that bribing a public official is an offence, even if there is no specific intent to influence the official’s decision-making 438htmlFalseaspx
AML/CFT supervisors release updated guidelines390213/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.Today, the Financial Markets Authority, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Department of Internal Affairs (the supervisors) released new and updated guidelines for reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime.20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.Today, the Financial Markets Authority, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Department of Internal Affairs (the supervisors) released new and updated guidelines for reporting 936htmlFalseaspx
Government books – on track but tight390413/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.The Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU) and its more political companion, the Budget Policy Statement (BPS), have the new government on track to hit all of its targets – but with very little wriggle room.20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.The Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU) and its more political companion, the Budget Policy Statement (BPS), have the new government on track to hit all of its targets 667htmlFalseaspx
Chapman Tripp submission on FMA Governance Handbook 378110/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.Chapman Tripp has submitted comments on the FMA’s proposed updated Corporate Governance Handbook. 20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.Chapman Tripp has submitted comments on the FMA’s proposed updated Corporate Governance Handbook We broadly support the FMA’s overall approach to move the focus away from listed 102htmlFalseaspx
Creditors vs Property (Relationships) Act claims – who should win?38867/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.In reviewing the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 the Law Commission is asking whether reform is needed to achieve a fairer balance between the rights of creditors and the rights of partners.20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.Share Follow Creditors-vs-Property-(relationships)-Act-claims---Law-Commission-rethinking-who-should-win In reviewing the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (PRA), the Law 717htmlFalseaspx
Directors' private information safe from liquidators 38523/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.Liquidators cannot examine directors to obtain private financial information on which to judge their worth as prospective defendants. 20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.Liquidators cannot examine directors to obtain private financial information on which to judge their worth as prospective defendants This position was reinforced by the Court of 912htmlFalseaspx
Choice of Law Bill passes third reading 38683/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.The Private International Law (Choice of Law in Tort) Bill has passed its Third Reading on Wednesday evening with unanimous support. 20/01/2018 10:59:45 p.m.The Private International Law (Choice of Law in Tort) Bill has passed its third reading on Wednesday evening with unanimous support Chapman Tripp has supported the Bill from the 460htmlFalseaspx